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The fast-moving tech era has witnessed many digital transformations over the last few weeks. The end-users happened to experience the ups & downs that trailed along with the latest news in the software industry. 

Here you go with a Quick Wrap-up on that!

Samsung to hit the market on this Valentine's Day

Samsung announced its new arrival's update last Tuesday at a product event launch in San Francisco. This stands as their second attempt on phones with bendable screens & clamshell designs. The launch stands unique from the rest edition with an L shape structure that can be flipped back to the traditional one. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip starts at the price of $ 1380.

Hope Galaxy Z Flip beats the challenges of Galaxy Fold which went on sale last September. Since the last few years, mobile editions missed the tempting factor of making the audience switch their mobile phones.

Dead End for Windows 7 Users

After ruling the OS platforms flawlessly for the past eleven years, Windows 7 has now reached the end of life phase. Window 7 users will no longer be offered with the security fixes from Microsoft, and there is nothing to be shocked about this. As they ended the mainstream support in early 2015 and also reduced its support years then.

Windows 7 users can enjoy the free OS services  if the computing system falls under the following criteria

Software: Windows 7 SP1

Processor: 1GHz or faster processor

RAM: 1GB for 32-bit or 2GB for 64-bit

Hard disk space: 16GB for 32-bit OS or 20GB for 64-bit OS

Graphics card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver

Display: 800 x 600 resolution

Hence, it's time for the Windows 7  loyal users to bid bye to the old operating system and upgrade to Windows 10. 

Chrome Getting Streamlined

Chrome is the most popular browser that is in use for quite a long time. In spite of Chrome being used widely, it holds back a few downsides like high battery and increased RAM consumption. Accounting this, back in August 2019, Microsoft figured out a way to prevent random disk caching, while users watch videos. This approach possibly reduces Chrome’s power consumption and increases battery life. On stating this, Google has come forward to experiment with the new features and possibilities proposed by Microsoft.

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GoogleMaps New Look

GoogleMaps recently celebrates 15 years of mapping the world. Technology has changed so many things in our everyday lives in that order Google Maps definitely has shown us the right path. GoogleMaps embraces its 15 years of routing with an elite icon and few updates. The update includes Commute Tab, Saved Tab, Contribute and Updates Tab. 

Commute Tab: This tab adds on real-time traffic updates, the estimated time along with convenient routes suggestion.

Saved Tab: This tab allows users to save their frequent visit places and post recommendations.

Contribute and Updates Tab: Contribute tab allows users to share details of any place and the Update tab helps to interact directly with businesses.

In a recent tweet, Pichai states that he aims to get digital addresses for people who do not have physical addresses. He also mentioned that the addresses will be based on coordinates and this would help people receive emergency services, personal mail, and deliveries.

Hoping this article helped to have an insight into the recent events. Keep Reading & Keep Sharing!

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