Acer to launch smart TVs in India in September, confirms company

​​Taiwanese tech giant Acer has announced that it is set to make an entry in the smart TV segment in India. This, the company will do under a license to Bengaluru-based Indkal Technologies, said the company. Acer also said that its smart televisions will be launched at retail through Amazon and Flipkart across a range of sizes varying from smaller 32-inches to larger sizes of up to 70-inches and in a combination of resolutions.

Google has removed these features from KaiOS, which powers JioPhone

The Linux-based KaiOS that powers Reliance Jio’s most-affordable 4G LTE phone, JioPhone, has lost some key Google Assistant features. KaiOS is a popular OS that runs on ‘smart feature phones’ from several brands. As per a report in 9to5 Google, Google Assistant on KaiOS no longer supports the ability to send texts, make calls via voice command and more. This issue reportedly started in mid-April across a wide range of KaiOS devices, including those from Nokia. The company has now confirmed it after a user contacted Nokia for the same issue.