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Messaging App ‘WhatsApp’ To Bring Support for Animated Sticker Packs Soon

Recently, WhatsApp's new feature 'Disappearing Messages' was also spotted in the latest beta version 2.19.275 for Android

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Additionally, long-awaited dark mode feature on WhatsApp is finally ready for release and reportedly some of its users have already tested it. Pixabay

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp’s latest beta update for its Android has claimed that the latter might be bringing support for animated sticker packs soon.

WABetaInfo, a fan website that tracks WhatsApp updates, spotted tracks hinting at the animated stickers in the latest WhatsApp beta for Android.

“All Stickers Packs received a server side update from WhatsApp! Open WhatsApp > Chat > Stickers button > Plus icon and you see “UPDATE” for all packs you have previously downloaded. Reasons of the update are actually unknown. Maybe some improvements,” WABetaInfo tweeted on Friday.

Recently, WhatsApp’s new feature ‘Disappearing Messages’ was also spotted in the latest beta version 2.19.275 for Android.

With the ‘Delete Messages’ feature, group admins will able to select a specific duration for messages on the group and once a message crosses the duration, it will be automatically deleted.

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Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp’s latest beta update for its Android has claimed that the latter might be bringing support for animated sticker packs soon. Pixabay

Initially, the new feature was expected to be available for both individual chats and group chats, but now the report claims that the feature will be limited to group chats only.

The ‘Delete Messages’ feature for group chats will make it easy for the admins to manage old messages and chats.

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Additionally, WhatsApp’s long-awaited dark mode feature is finally ready for release and reportedly some of its users have already tested it. (IANS)

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Samsung Prepares To Update Camera of Newly Launched Smartphone “Galaxy S20 Ultra”

Initial reviews of the Galaxy S20 Ultra have panned it for its poor autofocus performance, aggressive skin smoothening and image processing

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The company has already released a pre-launch software update that cites camera improvements. However, this is available only in South Korea, which some are saying starts to address the auto focus issue. Pixabay

Responding to isses of several reviewers have discovered on the camera system of the newly launched Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphone, Samsung is readying an update to improve the camera.

The company has already released a pre-launch software update that cites camera improvements. However, this is available only in South Korea, which some are saying starts to address the auto focus issue.

“The Galaxy S20 features a groundbreaking, advanced camera system. We are constantly working to optimise performance to deliver the best experience for consumers. As part of this ongoing effort, we are working on a future update to improve the camera experience,” The Verge quoted Samsung as saying on Wednesday.

It is pertinent to note that Reviews from publications including Input and PC Mag have highlighted that the autofocus system is unreliable.

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Responding to isses of several reviewers have discovered on the camera system of the newly launched Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphone, Samsung is readying an update to improve the camera. IANS

Initial reviews of the Galaxy S20 Ultra have panned it for its poor autofocus performance, aggressive skin smoothening and image processing.

The autofocus issue, in particular, has been a major cause of concern among reviewers as well.

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Also, the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s camera system is one of its main selling points, including a huge 108MP sensor and a periscope telephoto lens. (IANS)