Newsletter: WhatsApp Will Introduce New Features & Galaxy Note Fiasco All Over Again

Newsletter: WhatsApp Will Introduce New Features & Galaxy Note Fiasco All Over Again

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: I think that technology – computers and smart phones and 24-hour availability – often leaves me, and others i know, feeling blank and depressed at the end of a day. I also believe that hyped expectations for raising children leaves many women and men feeling as if their days are a blur of carpools and play-groups and tutors. – Rebecca Traister

WHATSAPP TO ADDRESS DARK MODE ON ANDROID AND IOS

THE STORY

One of the most used messenger apps WhatsApp may soon be coming up with a dark mode feature. The spokesperson said in India that this night feature would be introduced for both Android and iOS platforms.

WHAT IS DARK MODE IN WHATSAPP?

The dark mode in WhatsApp would bring a dark or black color to its app background. The dark mode is useful when you’re using your smartphone at the night time and there is scarce of brightness in the atmosphere. The dark mode or the night mode helps you use the app without putting much pressure on eyes, which makes it tolerable for you to use the phone for a longer period. Also, it is good for your eyes as you’d no longer be encountering a sharp and pentring light when there is dark all around you.

Apart from Dark mode, developers of WhatsApp are also planning to introduce the ‘Swipe to Reply’ feature for Android as iOS already equipped with it. This way, you just have to swipe the message and you would get the reply window opened and ready for you to type.

WHAT IS THERE TO SAY FOR AUTHORITIES?

Although, there is not timeline provided by the authority for the launch of dark mode on both the platforms. However, it is expected to be launched early. In a tweet, WABetaInfo revealed “I’m happy to exclusively give the good news: WhatsApp is finally working on a Dark Mode! It’s a dream. There are many important secret references in recent updates! Be patient to see it out, hoping it will be FULL OLED friendly for Android phones, iPhone X and newer!”


SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 EMITS SMOKE AND HEATS UP

THE STORY

Tech giant Samsung has recently been into news when a lady in New York filed a lawsuit against it as her Galaxy Note 9 started to overheat and emitted an opaque smoke.

WHAT HAPPENED WITH NOTE 9?

According to the reports, a New York woman has filed a lawsuit against Samsung, when her Galaxy Note 9 started to become extremely hot and emitted a thick opaque smoke. The incident left everyone recalling the old memories of Galaxy Note 7 devices, which reportedly had many incidents of battery explosions.

The New York Post explicitly reports the incident stating that Diane Chung was using the elevator to her apartment, when she suddenly felt that her phone became too hot to use. The claim made in court documents include, that “she heard a whistling and screeching sound, and she noticed thick smoke,” after she had put the phone in her bag.

DOES NOTE 9 REALLY HAVE A PROBLEM?

According to Samsung, Galaxy Note 9 boasts a multi stage battery check process for all its devices. A spokesperson stated to the New York Post that the organization has “not received any reports of similar incidents involving a Galaxy Note 9 device and we are investigating the matter.

As far as the battery manufacturing is concerned, Note 9 battery consists a whopping 4000 mAh of cell, which makes it the largest of the Note series. Now that there hasn’t been any complaint registered in regard to its battery condition, it may be one of the rarest case of Note 9 battery malfunction. It also reminds the statement of Koh Dong-Jin, President, Samsung Electronics Koh, the “The battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever. Users do not have to worry about the batteries anymore,”.

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