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Monday, January 15

Truecaller app adds two new useful features for Android users

Popular communication app Truecaller has now launched a new feature called "Truecaller Backup" for Android devices. This new feature will now allow users to backup and restore their contacts, call history, block list and settings to Google Drive. Acc....

Google's new app update allows users to match selfies with artwork

Google's Arts and Culture App has rolled out a new feature that allows users to take a selfie, upload it and then match it with a doppelgänger in one of several art museums worldwide. "The update to the Google Arts and

Sunday, January 14

WhatsApp will soon let you stay away from spam messages

Spam is becoming a widespread concern and the same has made its way to WhatsApp as well. It is common to receive messages from unknown contacts to send you messages stating "WhatsApp is going to cost us money soon." And, such

Microsoft in collaboration with Signal introduces Private Conversation feature in skype

Microsoft collaborates with number of organization including WhatsApp, Google, Facebook, and Signal itself to provide a secure message service platform for the users all over. The Signal has integrated the open source Signal Protocol for their messag....

Saturday, January 13

‘WhatsApp Obsolete’ error: How to fix the issue in simple steps

WhatsApp is a prime messaging app is used by over one billion users across the world. Apparently, a small outage or bug in the platform will affect many users. After the outage issue caused on the New Year's Eve, the next

Google removes 60 games infected with porn malware from Play Store

Google has removed nearly 60 games, many of which were for children, from its Play Store after a security research firm found they were infected with a pornographic malware. Researchers from Israel-based Check Point Software Technologies were the fir....

Google Duo lets you call users who don’t have it installed; Allo gets improved chat window

Google has rolled out an update to the Duo and Allo video calling and messaging applications. The update has brought an updated look to the contact list on Duo and a fun rearrangement of pixels as well. The most noted feature

Friday, January 12

New WhatsApp feature will let you demote group admins

WhatsApp is likely testing a new feature that is meant for the groups. It has been spotted that the messaging platform is testing a button in group conversations that will one admin of the group to dismiss or demote the other

WhatsApp group mentions will send you notifications soon

WhatsApp rolled out the mentions feature for its users back in 2016 in an attempt to improve the overall experience of the users. The mentions feature is something like tagging on Facebook and you can use it with just a ‘@'

Thursday, January 11

Facebook's new update focuses on making friends and family a top priority in News Feed

With an aim to ramp up its platform in 2018, Facebook has now announced a major update to its platform. Well with the update, friends and family will be given priority above pages or celebrities in a user's news feed -

Wednesday, January 10

WhatsApp security loophole can add uninvited members to your groups

WhatsApp is adding numerous features to its platform to enhance the user experience. In the meantime, a team of cryptographers from Germany claims to have uncovered flaws in the security of WhatsApp. It is said that this flaw can comprise of

WhatsApp beta for Android now lets users quickly switch between video and voice calls

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been working around the clock to add several new features to its platform. In November last year, we came across a report suggesting that the messaging app is testing a feature that will let users directly switch between

Tuesday, January 09

Google brings Android Pay and Google Wallet together with the launch of Google Pay

Google has announced the launch of Google Pay to integrate Android Pay and Google Wallet into a single payments platform. This new payment service will be released online over the coming weeks, in store (NFC payments) as well as across various

Uber launches Uber Loyalty Program for driver partners

Uber, one of the largest ride-sharing companies, announced the launch of a Driver Loyalty Program for its tenured driver partners. Uber A-ONE is a pilot project started in various Indian cities including Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi and Chennai. W....

Monday, January 08

Paytm Payments Bank to offer high-return on fixed deposits, instant withdrawals and more

India's largest mobile-first financial services platform, Paytm Payments Bank has now announced its partnership with IndusInd Bank to introduce a first-of-its-kind facility to create a fixed deposit when the balance of a customer's account exceeds Rs....

Saturday, January 06

Apple App Store witnessed record $300 million sales on January 1

Apple users around the world spent a record $300 million on purchasing or downloading apps and games from App Store on New Year's Day 2018. "We are thrilled with the reaction to the new App Store and to see so

HTC releases screen capture tool with new features: Available in Google Play Store

After releasing an update to its Edge Launcher, HTC has also rolled out a new update for its another app. Well, the company is now updating its screenshot tool which will now provide users with very useful features. So

Friday, January 05

Mark Zuckerberg's New Year resolution is all about 'fixing Facebook'

With the coming of the new year, many people generally make new resolutions for themselves. While the trend is very common, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also set a personal challenge for 2018. His goal though might not be as personal

WhatsApp Android beta 2.17.443 to bring Facebook-like stickers and more

WhatsApp is getting many new features on a timely basis so that the users get to enjoy a great user experience. Lately, we saw that Facebook that owns WhatsApp is testing a feature that will let users share their Instagram Stories

Concept BIU introduces smartphone app for media tracking and analysis

Concept Business Intelligence Unit (BIU), country's leading media tracking and analysis platform has now announced the launch of its mobile app for iOS and Android. The main highlight of this app is that it will allow users to track and manage

Thursday, January 04

Facebook and WhatsApp reached a new milestone on new year's eve

We are into the fourth day of the New Year and Facebook has reached a new milestone in terms of Live Broadcasting. According to the company, more than 10 million people around the world went live on Facebook to share their

New Android Malware targets 232 banking, cryptocurrency and e-commerce apps in India

2017 was the year when a lot of cyber attacks and breaches were reported not only around the globe but significantly in India as well. While we were hoping for the governments and cybersecurity companies to come up with a better

Wednesday, January 03

WhatsApp likely gets a two-week grace period on BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp is now dead on select platforms such as BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10 OS and Windows Phone 8.0 and older. We say so as the end of life date for these platforms was December 31, 2017. However, it looks like the

Samsung Music app now gets Android 8.0 Oreo support in a new update

It looks like Samsung is now working on Oreo update for its range of smartphones. While the South Korean giant has been quite slow in bringing the updates, it is gradually working on it. Having said that, the company

Tuesday, January 02

Prisma surpasses 50 million downloads on Google Play Store

Do you remember the Prisma app? Well, this photo editing app was a rage back in 2016 with many people converting their photos into awesome artworks with Prisma and posting the same on their social media accounts. Now, Prisma has

Police stations to open social media accounts for daily communication

Social media networks and applications are always growing in popularity and these new trends have had many positive as well as negative implications for society. Besides, social media has not only had a huge impact but it has revolutionized the way

Monday, January 01

WhatsApp suffered a global outage at midnight yesterday

At midnight yesterday, WhatsApp suffered a global outage. The popular messaging app stopped working in many parts across the world, including India. It seems like the outage lasted for about an hour, from 12 AM to 1 AM. WhatsApp's parent company