Technology updates worth the hype in October

Arushi Sakhuja
From gadgets to the launch of 5G in India, the world of technology is ever-evolving, with new and exciting releases weekly. Luxebook takes you through the top technology updates for the month of October.
Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a new Meta Quest Pro VR headset
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After Quest 2, Mark Zuckerbergs’ newest release is a new very expensive VR headset priced at $1,499. The advanced headset is in the line of ones aimed at experimenting with a mixed reality. It boasts of thinner lenses, a curved battery around the head strap at the back, and controllers that self-track. The headset also allows users to see their real environment around the periphery of the screen. Meta boss Mark Zuckerberg said mixed reality was ‘the next major step for VR’.
Apple India to roll out 5G software in December 
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It’s faster, it’s better and it’s the next big thing! The announcement of 5G on October 1 is one of the biggest technology updates for the moment. The service has finally made its presence in India, but the question remains, when will brands add 5G support? In a recent statement, Apple announced that ‘5G will be enabled via a software update and will start rolling out to iPhone users in December.’ Currently, Apple is testing 5G in India and has set up special networks for it. Will December 2022 prove to be a game-changer?
The all-new Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro 
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The Google Pixel 7 marks an important update and focuses on software and hardware updates. But much like the older models, one of the key highlights of the phone is the dual camera setup of 50MP+12MP ultra-wide. The Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro are priced at ₹59,999 and ₹84,999 respectively. Further, the Pixel 7 phones come with an IP68 rating and can be used in occasional rain or near a pool. Snow (white), and Obsidian (black) are the two common colours, however, the Pixel 7 comes in Lemongrass a pale yellow-green whereas the Pixel 7 Pro is offered in Hazel a grey tone.
Samsung Odyssey Ark now available in India
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We have some good news for gamers. It’s time to elevate your gaming experience with the new 55-inch Samsung Odyssey Ark comes with a curved QLED display for a more realistic experience. Let an impeccable 60W sound system and 4k display quality transfer you into the virtual gaming zone. Further, the stand has adjustable height with an option to adjust, pivot, swivel, and tilt.
Reliance Jio has launched its first laptop 
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Affordable yet replete with all the latest features, Reliance Jio’s first laptop priced at ₹19,500 has made it to the technology updates for good reason. Called the Jio Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 11.6 Inch Netbook, it is already on sale on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) portal, but not everyone can buy it. The laptop will be made available to the general public during Diwali this year.

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