WhatsApp is testing as an animated sticker in the beta versions of its Android and iPhone. The feature is reportedly available WhatsApp v188.8.131.52 beta for Android WhatsApp v184.108.40.206 beta for iPhone. The instant messaging app has been reported to be working on animated stickers for a while now; however, details of full rollout are still not known. WhatsApp started supporting stickers in 2019, but it is yet to offer animated stickers beyond testing. The app includes its own default sticker packs and also allows users to download third-party ones. The tracker notes that this feature works on WhatsApp Business as well, and it is only rolling out for specific users on WhatsApp.
Acer has refreshed its Predator series and Nitro 7 gaming notebooks with the latest 10th-gen Intel Core processors, Nvidia GeForce RTX GPUs, and higher refresh rate screens. These updated specifications make their way to the Acer Predator Helios 700, Predator Helios 300, Predator Triton 300, and the Acer Nitro 7 gaming laptops. The company has also improved the cooling technology for these refreshed laptops for better thermal performance. These gaming laptops will be available starting next month with some releasing in the following months.
Acer Swift 5 (2020) has been unveiled at the company’s “next-gen” Intel Core processors that are paired with integrated graphics based on Intel’s Xe architecture. The new notebook also retains the ultrathin and lightweight titles by offering even narrow bezels over what we have on the existing Swift 5. There is also an Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass Protection on the top of the touchscreen display. In addition to the Swift 5 (2020), Acer has brought the conceptD 3 and ConceptD 3 Ezel notebooks for creators.
Samsung Odyssey G9 has been launched as a new entry for the Samsung curved gaming monitor portfolio. The Odyssey G9 was first unveiled at CES 2020 and boasts for high-end gaming features such as a 240Hz refresh rate, 1ms GTG response time, and Nvidia G-Sync compatibility. The massive 49-inch panel is also HDR10+ certified. It carries impressive specifications on the inside but does not compromise on aesthetics with its lighting effects on the back and futuristic design. Samsung says the Odyssey G9 will be available soon, globally, and has detailed all its features.