It’s time to see everything that happened in the world of technology in another edition of TC . duty. If you’ve missed any news, don’t have time to read or would like a ‘summary’ of the week, just scroll down the page to be well informed.
In today’s release, we will mention that WhatsApp for Windows now does not require a connection to a smartphone, and the messenger is testing a version that allows you to return deleted messages.
Another significant novelty is the arrival of the stable version of Android 13, with Microsoft admitting that the Xbox One has sold less than half of the PS4.
And of course, the issues of the week cannot be missed: seven new products from the House of Marley, the Motorola Moto G32 in Brazil and the Moto Tab G62 in India.
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WhatsApp releases a version for Windows that does not require a cell phone connection
this week , WhatsApp finally released a new version For Windows does not require a smartphone connection. The novelty has been in testing for some time and can now be used on the public channel.
Among the improvements to the new original version, we can mention the ability to send and receive messages with the phone without an Internet connection, a reworked and cleaner interface, as well as design elements that follow the Windows 11 standard.
WhatsApp allows you to undo deleted messages
Another novelty being tested by WhatsApp is the possibility of Undo deleting messages.
According to the folks at WABetaInfo, the feature is available in beta, and it’s pretty simple: when you delete a message, the app will show you a notification with an undo button at the bottom.
At the moment, there are no expectations for the release of the new in the public version of the application.
House of Marley launches eco-friendly audio line in Brazil
Announced Pete Marley The arrival of the eco-friendly audio line in Brazil. Made up of seven products, the brand was created in collaboration with the Marley family and aims to continue Bob Marley’s legacy of love for music and the planet.
Starting with Smile Jamaica, we have wired headphones that are small and simple, but built with natural materials and recyclable plastic.
The Smile Jamaica Wireless 2 works through a Bluetooth connection, has 9mm dynamic drivers, and as a distinct feature, we have 99% of its formula in recyclable plastic bottles.
Also in wireless headphones we have the Champion True Wireless Earbuds options, Rebel True Wireless Earbuds developed in collaboration with singer-songwriter Skip Marley, who is Bob Marley’s grandson.
The Positive Vibration 2 Wireless Speaker is an on-ear Bluetooth headphone model, while the Chant Mini is a portable speaker, just like the Get Together Mini portable speaker.
Android 13 released with more customization, security, and more
a Android 13 is officially released this week With a series of modifications and improvements. According to Google, in Android 13 the user gains more customization for app icons, since Material You now allows you to customize the color of third-party app icons.
Tablets and foldable devices now get a fixed taskbar, while an important new feature is a reworked playback control. It features a new design, now showing the album cover in the background in matching colors. There is also a new playback progress bar, which animates when something is playing.
In terms of privacy, we have a new permission that gives the user the ability to decide which photos and videos each app has access to, preventing gallery exposure.
Also, Android 13 now clears clipboard contents when you copy sensitive information like email, phone number, password, login details or credit card numbers.
In Android 13 notifications are blocked by default, and there are improvements to Bluetooth Low Energy and Spatial Audio access. Of course, Google is also expanding the software’s integration with ChromeOS.
Android 12 works on only 13.3% of devices
According to one A survey released by Google itselfAndroid 12 works on only 13.3% of the devices. This shows that Android 11 is the most used version with 27%.
Android 10 has 22.3% and interestingly Android Pie is more popular than 12 as it has a 14.5% share. Not to mention the “grandfather” of Android Oreo at 10.9%.
This means that Android 13 is hitting known system fragmentation and the problem is already a little more than that.
Android 13 statue and controversy
Google is famous for producing statues for every version of Android and this is already a tradition, but the Android 13 statue has become a joke because many users I started seeing ass instead of the number 13.
These statues were fixed in front of the Google Building in Mountain View, California.
In its defense, Google says it’s just a swing where 1 is the top bar in blue and 3 is the seat in green.
Perhaps the problem is in people’s polluted minds. In any case, this error could have been avoided if Google simply painted the top bar green in the form of the number 1.
Microsoft says Xbox One has sold less than half of PS4
Microsoft has recognized that Playstation 4 sold more than twice as much as Xbox One. The information is contained in documents sent to CADE, which continues to evaluate Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
Comparing company numbers, even though the Japanese company is no longer releasing PlayStation 4 numbers, the latest official data indicates that 117.2 million units have been sold by March 2022.
On the other hand, taking into account Microsoft’s statement, the Xbox One did not exceed 58.5 million units sold.
It’s worth noting that the Nintendo Switch has currently sold over 111 million units and should surpass PlayStation 4 numbers still in 2022.
Motorola launched Moto G32 and Tab G62
a Motorola Moto G32 debuted in Brazil. The device has a 6.5-inch IPS LCD screen, clocked at 90Hz and uses a Snapdragon 680 processor to ensure only 4G connectivity.
Its camera array consists of a 50MP main lens, 8MP ultra-wide and 2MP macro lens. The battery follows the sector standard, with a capacity of 5000 mAh and supports 30W fast charging.
We still have stereo sound on the Moto G32 port, the P2 for wired headphones, and of course the original Android 12. The Moto G32 is sold on the company’s official website with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, and its price is R$ 1,440 in cash.
Already Moto Tab G62 is an entry-level tablet. The device was announced in India with a 10.6-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2K, a Snapdragon 680 processor, 8MP front and rear cameras, a 7,700mAh battery with 20W charging and the original Android 12 system.
The tablet is now available in two versions. Prices are 16,000 rupees (about 1040 BRL) for the version that has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage in the WiFi option.
The variant with WiFi and 4G connectivity also comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage, and costs 18,000 rupees, which is about 1,170 BRL. So far, there are no expectations for the release of the new tablet on Brazilian soil.
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