Moto X Play Android Update, Facebook facial recognition, Roku new TV hardware and OS, PlayStation VR headset, Bizz professional networking

Moto X Play starts receiving Android 7.1.1 update

As promised, Moto India start rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat in Moto X Play. Considering the Android 7.1.1 update has just shown up for select users in Brazil, but expect it to take some time to reach Moto X Play units in India.

Facebook testing facial recognition to verify your identity

Facebook now verifies your identity and let you back into your account using your facial recognition. As per social giant, feature is optional and only available on devices that users have already used to log into their accounts.

Roku announced new TV hardware and Roku OS 8

Low-cost streaming sticks Roku getting the most interesting updates. Roku rolls out Roku OS8 with new TV streaming products. The new device getting a processor update that claims to be 50 percent faster with voice controlled remote and 4K streaming support.

Sony released a new PlayStation VR headset 

Sony is updating the PlayStation VR headset with a slightly simpler, better design. The new model is distinguishable by the relocation of its headphone jack from the wire hanging from the headset to the back of the unit. It will first release in Japan on October 14th in a bundle with the PlayStation Camera.

Google start certifying third-party accessories for Pixel phones

A certification program for third-party accessories will apparently be called "Made for Google". Third parties want that certification because it lets them put a badge in their box.

Bizz - a new mode for professional networking

Bumble launched a new mode in its app designed for professional networking and mentoring. Bizz may clear up the gray areas in networking that often make women feel uncomfortable.