Big Tech introduces big changes, Xiaomi takes advantage of the world of Augmented Reality (AR), One Plus releases its long-awaited product, here’s a look at the most eye-catching headlines in the tech world this week.
Facebook shuts down Live Shopping feature
From October 1, Facebook will no longer have the live shopping feature. This feature allowed brands and creators on the platform to create a product playlist and go live on Facebook. The public could buy the products tagged in their Facebook live. The decision was made in line with Meta’s efforts to push roles and “short videos.”
OnePlus 10T launches for Rs 49,999
The highly anticipated OnePlus 10T finally hit the market for a starting price of Rs 49,999. With OxygenOS 13, the phone is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. The OnePlus 10T is available in three RAM options – 8GB, 12GB and 16GB – and two storage options – 128GB and 256GB.
Xiaomi introduces smart AR glasses
Xiaomi became the latest entrant in the Augmented Reality (AR) segment and introduced Mijia, a new smart glasses. Powered by a dedicated Snapdragon 8 processor, the Mijia AR glasses have 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. Xiaomi has launched the AR smart glasses for CNY 2,499 (about Rs 29,000).
Three new Asus notebooks starting at Rs 49,990
Asus launched its latest range of notebooks in India, with Vivobook S 14 Flip, Vivobook 15 and Zenbook 14 Flip OLED. The price of the notebooks ranges from Rs 49,990, for the Asus Vivobook 15, to Rs 99,990, for the Asus Zenbook 14 Flip OLED. All models are available on the official Asus website along with both online and offline retailers.
WhatsApp may allow group admins to delete incoming messages
Reports claim WhatsApp is rolling out a feature that allows group admins to delete all incoming messages in the group. The message after it has been deleted will contain a notification that reads “Administrator deleted the message”.