Tech News March 18 Updates: There’s a lot going on in the technology industry right now due to coronavirus pandemic. Companies are shutting stores due to fears. Apple just announced that all stores outside China will also be shut until further notice. Meanwhile, several tech conferences have either been cancelled, postponed or moved to online-only. In other news, social media giants such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, and others are battling the spread of misinformation about COVID-19.
Samsung has just launched its Galaxy M21 smartphone for a price of Rs 12,999 in India, and this one comes with a 6000 mAh battery and a 48MP triple camera at the back. The phone will go on sale on Amazon from March 23, 2020.
Google has announced a transcription feature for its translate app. Here’s how it will work and it will be very useful if you are a frequent traveller, though right now it is probably best to take a break. Meanwhile, Poco has also announced that the Poco X2 will be available on open sale during Flipkart Big Shopping Days that will begin tomorrow, March 19.
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HMD Global has announced an online only event for its upcoming Nokia phones. This will include the Nokia 8.3, which is a 5G-ready device, along with other affordable phones such as Nokia 5.3 and Nokia 1.3, according to leaks. The YouTube link for the event is already live.