Tech Addict: Snapchat’s and Amazon’s NEW Camera Feature, Google to Allow Crypto Ads + 6 More Latest Tech News

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Nexter.org gathered most interesting  news and announcements for the week. 

Tinder safety feature in India

In the first trial, launched in India, the new feature called My Move will allow women to exclusively message first. “We’re a platform based on mutual respect, consent, and choice,” Taru Kapoor, General Manager for Tinder owner Match Group in India said.

“(Users) can shape their own destiny, connect with people they feel comfortable with and at all points of time, feel in control. Our users have the autonomy, especially women have the autonomy, on how to be engaged, to be empowered, to control their experience.”

Snapchat’s and Amazon’s new cool camera feature

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Source: Snapchat

Snapchat launched a testing feature that will soon allow users to search for products with the help of the app’s camera on Amazon. This feature acquired a name called Visual Search.

Flying car Terrafugia

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Source: Terrafugia

These magical machines were made by a company called Terrafugia, which belongs to Volvo, and they are called a Transition. Such car can fly for up to 400 miles and can reach a top speed of 200mph.

A flying car will go on sale to customers in the US next month with the first orders being delivered next year. Read more here.

Apple closes its $400M Shazam acquisition

Apple bought the music recognition startup and app Shazam for $400M, and only now the company pronounced the deal closed.

“Apple and Shazam have a long history together. Shazam was one of the first apps available when we launched the App Store and has become a favorite app for music fans everywhere,” said Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music. “With a shared love of music and innovation, we are thrilled to bring our teams together to provide users even more great ways to discover, experience and enjoy music.”

Google to allow cryptocurrency ads

Google will let cryptocurrency companies place their online ads after banning such ads earlier this year. In about a month, some of the digital currencies will be able to advertise their products on Google.

It’s still unclear why Google changed its mind and lifted ban.

Instagram founders left the company

Source: The California Review of Images and Mark Zuckerberg

 The resignation of Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger can hurt  significantly, taking into account that it recently appeared in the center of the scandal with the leakage of personal data of users.

Entrepreneurs founded Instagram in 2010, and in 2012 the popular service was bought for a billion dollars by . Analysts call Instagram one of the best purchases of Mark Zuckerberg and .

After the leaving of the founders, the future of the app is vague as it is still unclear who will lead the company, and whether the new executives will succeed in continuing the development of Instagram. Read more here.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2

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Source: Wccftech

It’s rumored that  Xiaomi is to launch another gaming smartphone, which may quite possibly be named Black Shark 2. According to the TENAA listing, the Black Shark 2 will feature a 5.99-inch display and have a 4,000mAh battery.

SoC, RAM, and storage configurations weren’t specified. Black Shark 2 might be powered by the Snapdragon 845, and RAM will reach up to 8GB. The phone’s dimensions are 160 x 75.26 x 8.7 mm.

iPhone XS/XS Max “Beautygate”

Source: Avery Hartmans

Apple presented iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max is the 8-megapixel front-facing selfie camera. The first users spotted that this camera also acquired new feature that makes them look too good. It might be some kind of “beauty mode” filter that to smoothes the skin.

The feature got the name “beautygate” and is basically the same as any other “beauty mode” on the similar devices. Sounds quite good for a selfie-addicted person, right? Nevertheless, people were disappointed when they learn about it as there is no option to turn it off. Check out more beauty modes here.


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