OnePlus

Now get the OnePlus Messages app on Google Play Store

The description of the app says that it would allow for categorisations of messages

Microsoft

Do more with the bold features on Microsoft's video meet app Teams

Coming in October, breakout rooms will allow meeting organisers to split up participants into smaller groups to facilitate brainstorming sessions or workgroup discussions

BTS

Twitter celebrates 10 years of K-pop Twitter and records 6.1 billion K-pop related tweets in the last year

In addition, Twitter is organising an exclusive "Decade of #KpopTwitter" global live party

Reports: Xiaomi patents a smartphone with sliding flexible display

The phone design sports a large display up front that exposes a set of selfie cameras when slid downwards, Android Authority reported on Monday

Google

Pandemic effect: On Google Search 45 percent of the top 100 questions are travel-related

World Tourism Day is coming up on September 27, and Search trends show that people have the travel bug

The pandemic pushes Xiaomi to launch Mi Store on Wheels

The 'Mi Store on Wheels' will showcase newly-launched 9 series models from Redmi

Asus enters the Indian commercial PC market with 11 devices

Powered by Intel Core processors and variants with Windows 10 Pro support, the ASUS 'Expert Series' will offer innovative cutting-edge tech solutions

Amazon Alexa

Amazon all set to launch new Echo and Alexa devices in a virtual event on Sep 24

There could also be updates about a host of hardware that Amazon makes -- smart displays, security cameras. and wireless headphones Echo Buds, among others

Smartphones

People now prefer buying low and mid range smartphones due to the pandemic, new report suggests

73 per cent of smartphone shipments in 2020 is expected to be priced below $400

Chingari

Short-video sharing platform Chingari records 30 million downloads in 3 months

Within just 24 hours of the ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps in India, Chingari gained more than 3.5 million downloads

TikTok is disappointed with the US move to ban the app from Sunday

The US Commerce Department said on Friday that as of Sunday, any moves to distribute or maintain TikTok on app stores such as Apple App Store and Google Play Store will be prohibited

LG Uplus is set to release a self-driving 5G robot next year

The robot will be able to roam around the compound on its own with a margin of error of 10 cm and carry out safety procedures

Microsoft announces the date for Xbox Series X and Series S pre-orders

India is one of the 37 countries where the new Xbox Series family will be up for pre-order from September 22

Google Drive

Google will now delete your trashed files from Drive after 30 days 

Currently, Google Drive keeps all files, including the trashed ones, indefinitely

Sony PlayStation 5

Amazon won't be able to keep up with the demands of the new PlayStation 5; Shipments may be delayed 

The company has sent out emails to many who preordered a PS5 -- both the regular and digital edition -- advising that shipments might not arrive in time