Newsletter August 28, 2020

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This week's tech spotlight:

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WhatsApp is planning to allow chat history synchronization across platforms. The new app feature is supposed to let you use your account from 4 different devices at the same time.

WhatsApp is one of the most relevant communication tools people use to keep in touch with their loved ones, and we can see how it’s constantly evolving and improving, even though the app is already pretty robust and successful.

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Google’s mobile operating system, Android, will incorporate earthquake alerts. The new feature will be available to most Android users, and it won’t be necessary to download an app since the alert warning tool will be directly embedded into Google’s operating system.

This is a great way to prevent people from getting hurt when it comes to a natural disaster like this one.

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Telegram brings good news to all its users! The company is launching a one-on-one video call feature for Android and iOS, and it’s planning on improving the app in the coming months to allow group calls as well so users can have face to face communication with their loved ones.

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Zoom will be available in more than one smart display device soon, so it’s easier for you to communicate with your loved ones during the pandemic.

If you’re an owner of Facebook Portal, an Amazon Echo Show device, or a Google Nest smart display, you’re one of the lucky ones getting the platform integrated to your gadget to chat and socialize.

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From our perspective:

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What about a Snapchat for older people (with a slower message disappearance rate)?

How about an app that reminds men to wash?

What about a game that lets you pretend to be a samurai and chop fruit?

We all have ideas. If you sit quietly enough in a coffee shop, you’re bound to hear someone talking about one. Some of us have an app idea before breakfast whilst others of us sleep with a notebook by our beds. We have...

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