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Thursday, May 31

WhatsApp rolls out Predicted Upload feature

WhatsApp, the world's most popular messaging platform is adding many new features in order to improve its platform and offer a better user experience. Recently, we came across a report suggesting that select Android users have received the group vide....

Apple iOS 11.4 update fixes some seriously irritating bugs

Apple has finally released the latest version of its iOS operating system for its iPhone and iPad. Yes, the iOS 11.4 is officially made available to the public. The company has added support for Messages in iCloud, along with many other

Patanjali launches Kimbho messaging app as desi WhatsApp rival

Update: Right now, the Kimbho app has been removed from Google Play Store. While the reason remains unknown, a Twitter user claims that the swadeshi app has been removed as it featured Pakistani model Mowra Hocane. We believe that the app w....

Tuesday, May 29

WhatsApp group audio and video calls live for select Android users

At the annual F8 developer conference earlier this month, Facebook announced that it will add a slew of new features to WhatsApp in the near future. The ability to make group audio and video calls and a new sticker set are

Gmail for iOS gets ‘Smart Unsubscribe’ feature, Android to receive soon

Google's email service platform Gmail had received its share of makeover recently. Google had rolled out a whole new set of features for Gmail. Along with the revamped design, the update that is released for the Gmail brings a whole set

Monday, May 28

10 popular Android apps you shouldn't install

There are millions of apps out there. You can literally find an app for everything. We end up downloading an app even for saving battery as if that app won’t be consuming any energy. There are many apps that claim to

Avast releases fix for incompatibility issue with Windows 10 April 2018 update

Avast has recently released a fix for incompatibility issue with Windows 10 April update. As per Avast, the company was able to recognize the piece of code in its security software which is said to be responsible for the incompatibility issue

Sunday, May 27

7 tips to make your Instagram Stories engaging

Posting on Instagram is so easy, yet all of us end up making plenty of mistakes. Take a photo and immediately put it on your Instagram profile within few seconds. What’s the result of such Instagram stories? Well, no one will

Saturday, May 26

Beware of these 5 recent WhatsApp scams

It would be an understatement to say that WhatsApp is popular. In fact, it is an app that is used by a million users worldwide. The app comes loaded with wonderful features that has something to offer for everyone and allows

WhatsApp new features: Demote as Admin, group video calls and more

WhatsApp is definitely a popular instant messaging platform across the world. The Facebook-owned platform has over 1.5 million monthly active users all over the world. In order to give them a good user experience, the company rolls out new features v....

6 apps to get a customized Mac keyboard behavior

Mac has changed its function keys a lot. If you have been a Mac user for a long time, I am sure you must have preferred the previous version of the Mac’s function key. You must be wondering that the caps

Mobikwik now has UPI support with dedicated VPA handle

Mobikiwik is one of the few active mobile wallet companies in India that had still to adopt the UPI (Unified Payments Interface) platform. Well, that's not the case anymore as the company announced it recently that it is receiving the much

Google One app launched on the Play Store: soon to go live

Google has introduced the Google One earlier this month. This brand will be replacing the non-G-suit Google Drive storage plans with a cheaper paid storage plans. All the consumer who has opted the Google Drive storage plans will be automatically upg....

Friday, May 25

Snapchat now lets a user decide when they want to send or receive location on Snap Map

Snapchat had introduced the Snap Map feature in order to help a user to share his/her location with friends. The Snap Map feature also lets a user view the snaps that their friend has shared that same location. Earlier this year,

WhatsApp's latest update will let users hide media from phone gallery

WhatsApp has recently begun rolling out the new beta update for its Android app. The new update (v 2.18.159) is said to bring a number of useful features for the messaging app. The latest update introduces a new ‘Media Visibility' option

Thursday, May 24

WhatsApp bug likely lets blocked users send messages

For quite some time, WhatsApp is under the spotlight things. A few weeks back, the messaging platform owned by Facebook was plagued by a mysterious timestamp bug. Now, the app appears to be affected by another bug. As per the information

Tuesday, May 22

WhatsApp iOS users get ‘Request Account Info’ feature

WhatsApp is hitting the headlines almost every day as it is introducing new features to enhance the user experience. The latest one is the new update to the iOS app, which lets you request a report of your account settings and

Monday, May 21

Facebook likely tests ‘Send in WhatsApp’ sharing button

Many times you might have come across a good message or funny video on Facebook, which you want to share instantly with your friends via WhatsApp. It is possible to share pictures on the social media platform via other apps. But

Fortnite finally coming to Android, and we can't wait to play it

Fortnite is the hottest game right now, for both gaming consoles and iOS. But if you are an Android user, worry no more. Epic Games, the firm behind the gaming phenomenon, confirmed that the Android app might see the sunlight during

Google Duo latest update brings Screen sharing to its platform, but there is a catch

Google has recently begun rolling an update for its video calling service 'Duo'. The new update introduces the much-awaited screen sharing feature to the Duo platform. With the updated Google Duo a user will be able to share his/her screen with

Sunday, May 20

WhatsApp group video calling is live on Android and iOS: How to use

Facebook-owned messaging app is getting many new features to make it easier for you. One such feature is the support for group video calling. Earlier, there were reports that WhatsApp is testing group video calls letting you add up to four

Friday, May 18

Brain Baazi app review: Put your GK to test and earn money

Times Internet Limited (TIL), in February introduced an app called Brain Baazi. It hosts live trivia quiz on the app, which is somewhat similar to the quiz shows on TV. Users just have to answer few general questions to earn a

Instagram now allows a user to share Feed Posts to stories

We all are aware of the Story feature that is available in the social messaging apps. The Stories feature for Facebook including the apps that the social media giant owns have seen a number of updates and improvements over time in

Thursday, May 17

Now, WhatsApp Payments is under the RBI radar for data sharing with Facebook

WhatsApp has announced its UPI-based, peer-to-peer payment service back in February 2018 in India. Following this, it also added the feature where a user can send money to any UPI Virtual Payment Address (VPA). However, as per Paytm WhatsApp's paymen....

Google begins rolling out the AI-powered Google News app for iOS users

Google had concluded the annual I/O developer conference recently. The tech giant has announced a wide range of updates and features for its services and devices. One of such app that received a complete makeover is the Google Newsstand. During the

Instagram will notify if you waste time on its app

Instagram is said to be working on a new feature on its app. The feature will help users understand how they interact with the app. Instagram CEO tweeted saying, "We're building tools that will help the IG community know more about

Wednesday, May 16

Google is testing ‘Material Theme’ card for Google Maps

Google's location-based service Maps is one of the most used applications around the globe. The app has received its share of updates during the annual I/O 2018 developer conference. The new set of features include AR navigation mode, nearby place ma....

Android Malware apps are returning on Play Store under a different name: Report

It seems like that the tech industry is experiencing a tough time in fending off various privacy and security-related attacks on their platforms. With the Cambridge Analytica scandal, users trust issues with the tech giants like Google and Facebook a....

Tuesday, May 15

WhatsApp groups get new features: Admin controls, participant search and more

WhatsApp has announced a slew of new features for groups. These new features will be included in the stable Android and iOS versions of the app. Most of these new features were already included in the Android beta builds and stable

Monday, May 14

Flipkart mobile app now has travel booking feature

Flipkart made an entry in the travel industry last month when it had collaborated with MakeMyTrip. However back then there was no information available regarding the release of the joint venture. Now, it seems like Flipkart is keeping on its side

Saturday, May 12

You can now book a bus in Andhra Pradesh with Paytm

PayTm has become a lot more than just a digital wallet. You can shop clothes, electronic items, book movie tickets and carry out seamless transactions within seconds on the app. The app has now added one more useful service in its

Microsoft wants to work with Apple to bring iMessage on Windows machines

Microsoft wants to work with the rival company Apple to bring iMessage support to Windows 10 powered machines. The ambitious wish was revealed by Microsoft's Shilpa Ranganathan in an interview with the Verge. Ranganathan wants to bring iMessage suppo....

Thursday, May 10

Bored of Instagram? Here are 5 alternatives you can try

Instagram’s popularity has steadily increased over the years, it was not the only platform out there where photos were the central focus of attention but something about the interface and simplicity of the app clicked with the millions of its u....

WhatsApp Business app to get Chat Filter feature

WhatsApp Business app for Android will receive the Chat Filter feature. The Facebook-owned instant messaging app rolled out a new version of the Business app having the version number 2.18.84. This new version appears to have some references to the u....

Qualcomm’s next smartwatch chips will give you a ‘No compromise’ WearOS experience

Google had recently renamed its Android Wear to WearOS. The latest Android 2.8 update brings a whole set of new features to the platform along with improved watches' display performance. Wear OS was the updated Android Wear with a much darker di....

Wednesday, May 09

Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart

US retail giant Walmart today announced that it has agreed to take 77 percent stake in Indian e-commerce player Flipkart for $16 billion. While the remainder of the business will be held by some of Flipkart's existing shareholders, including Fl....

Rooter app brings first-ever live fantasy Cricket in India

Rooter, the live social sports engagement platform is now upping its game. Now a new and improved version of its app, Rooter 3.0 has been introduced. Featuring a flexible user interface that caters to global audiences, the latest update makes several....

Google Assistant to get six new voices, John Legend melodic tones and more

Google has introduced a bunch of new features and refinements to its Assistant, during the I/O 2018 event. The search giant has announced that Google Assistant will be available in more than 30 different languages and 80 countries by the end

Tuesday, May 08

Mobikwik join hands with Ola, allows users to cabs and autos

Digital financial services platform Mobikwik has joined hands with ride-sharing app Ola to enable its users to book cabs and autos across 110 cities in India. With this partnership, MobiKwik users will have access to Ola's multi-modal commuting offer....

True Balance adds DTH bill payment service

Softbank backed digital payments company True Balance has added DTH bill payment services to its product portfolio to allow users to pay their DTH bills through an easy and graphical interface. The introduction of DTH feature will enable the app

WhatsApp Business for iOS reportedly in works

WhatsApp is rolling out many new features for its users. The app will soon be supporting features like group video calling and third-party stickers. Now new reports suggest that WhatsApp Business app for iOS is under development. The app was

Monday, May 07

7 Awesome Photo Editing Apps For Android

Smartphones these days have become a handy tool for taking quality images and preserving the best of memories. Long gone are the days when photography was a tool in the hands of a few well-practiced photographers. These days, sophisticated phones wit....

Google is using AI and Machine learning to make its apps better

We all are aware that Google I/0 2018 is right around the corner. Following this Google has published a blog post that gives the users a glimpse of how it uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve their apps, service and the

WhatsApp gets new feature to open chat window: Here’s how it works

WhatsApp with a user base of 1.5 billion active users is rolling out many new features. At the recently concluded F8, Facebook announced that WhatsApp will get the group video calling feature. However, it did not reveal the changes those will

This WhatsApp message can crash your phone

It is not new for WhatsApp to be a source for spreading spam messages. While most spam messages are not problematic, some could be sent with nefarious intentions. The latest news is that a new message being circulated on WhatsApp can

Saturday, May 05

YouTube Music begins testing audio player redesign along with improved shuffle algorithm

It seems that the Google's music streaming plans have gone for a toss. There is a constant sword hanging over the Google Play Music's head. It is most likely that Google Play music will be incorporated with YouTube Music. Now, the

Google to redesign News; YouTube and magazines integration likely

Google News will soon be witnessing some major changes. According to a report by AdAge, the service will be getting a "new design" and will "incorporate elements of the [Google Play] Newsstand app and YouTube." The new Google News will

Truecaller is pushing its customer towards subscription, limits caller ID searches

Truecaller app is well known for its functionality that allows a user to identify unknown callers. Apart from identifying the unknown numbers, the app is also used to tackle spam calls. However, Truecaller is now working on limiting the Caller ID

Wednesday, May 02

Facebook F8 conference: Instagram gets video calling, AR and anti-bullying features

Facebook-owned Instagram keeps on upgrading its camera to compete with the rival app Snapchat. Earlier last month Instagram has introduced the portrait mode in the story feed as 'Focus'. Now the latest reports suggest that the Instagram's camera will....

Facebook F8 developer's conference: Everything to look out for

Facebook F8 conference's first day witnessed many new announcements and updates. The conference is being held in San Jose, California this year. The new updates included changes within the popular apps such as WhatsApp and Instagram. Here are few of ....

Tuesday, May 01

M-tech Mobile partners with Swiftkey keyboard app

M-tech Mobile, a manufacturer of affordable mobile phones has partnered  with the predictive typing keyboard app - Swiftkey. All smartphone models of the brand will now come with the Swiftkey app pre-installed offering a faster, easier typing ex....