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Tuesday, July 31

5 common Mac App Store problems and fixes

The Mac App Store ever since its launch in 2011, has become the largest catalog of Mac apps and has become the most reliable place for users to get all the apps that they need. Apple is also previewing an all-new

WhatsApp payments service on hold as the platform awaits government's approval

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is said to be working on the launch of its payment service in India. The company is currently waiting for the green light from the Indian authorities so that it will roll out the service for its Indian users.

Annoyed father develops un-ignorable messaging app for teenagers

It's a relatable situation for most of the parents of teenagers. They text, and text, but never get a reply, unless it really urgent. Well, that might not be the case with Nick Herbert, whose son always responds to his texts,

WhatsApp rolls out group voice and video calling: Here's how it works

Facebook-owned online messaging app WhatsApp has promised that it will roll out the group calling feature in the coming months. The company started testing the feature soon after the announcement at F8 in May. Now finally WhatsApp has announced that ....

Monday, July 30

Fake banking apps on Google Play Store dupe credit card holders: How to stay safe

We have come across several fake apps on Android. Some of these are blatant rip-offs to the original ones meant to dupe users for several reasons. Now, a set of fake banking apps have hit the Google Play Store. These apps

Sunday, July 29

5 apps to clean up bad photos on your iPhone

iPhones have excellent cameras, the person taking the picture might be the best photographer in the world, but there will still be bad photos that you may end up taking. Every gallery will have more than a handful of unwanted photos

Saturday, July 28

Google Go, Maps Go, and YouTube Go apps receives new update

On July 26 Google announced an extensive network of Wi-Fi hotspots across the African country of Nigeria, as a part of its Google Station project. During the event search giant also revealed updates for upcoming Google Go, Google Maps Go, and

Google Maps Go receive Navigation feature, still misses on Assistant

Google has been working hard to enhance its services so that the users can enjoy a seamless platform to work on. The company is also working to bring the lighter version of its apps for low-end devices with the GO program.

Thursday, July 26

VLC media player app blacklisted from Huawei smartphone for negative reviews

You must have used VLC media play once in your lifetime, if yes then this news will be shocking for you. One of the most popular media player VLC app has been blacklisted by Huawei smartphones from Google Play store. The

YouTube will soon fix the broken 'Tap To Seek' feature on Android platform

YouTube, the video service platform from Google has recently released an following which its Android app appears to have lost a feature which was available on the platform for years. Following the update, the users have also reported that they are

Wednesday, July 25

Google Assistant will now allow users to make video calls on Duo

Google has recently introduced an update with which the Google Assistant will now be able to make video calls. This also includes calling international users on Google's video chat mobile app. The new feature will allow users to make calls from

Google Photos, Maps, and Gmail could receive an all-white Material theme design

Google had first announced the Material Theme design guidelines during the Google I/O which took place earlier this year. Following that, the tech giant has been revamping its apps on a regular basis. Recently, Google has revamped Gmail, Chrome, and ....

Monday, July 23

WhatsApp 'Suspicious Link Indicator' rolled out for all Android beta users

WhatsApp is recently on a rage to curb the spread of fake news and spam on its platform. With this intention, the platform recently imposed a limit on the number of forwards that a user can send to five chats. Now,

Saturday, July 21

Yaantra sells 500k refurbished smartphone in two years

Yaantra, an online marketplace for repair, refurb, and resale of smartphones said that it sold 500,000 units of refurbished smartphones in two years. CEO and Co-founder of the company Jayant Jha said that "The response that we got from selling

Friday, July 20

5 handwriting apps for note-taking on iOS

If you enjoy mixing words and sketches, the regular options that are available won’t be able to satisfy you, in order to spice it up a little and make your note a little less boring, you will need to get your

WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to just five chats in India

WhatsApp is recently taking serious steps to curb the spread of fake messages in the form of text, images and videos. Earlier, the messaging platform started rolling out the forwarded label on its messages to make sure the recipient knows that

Thursday, July 19

Rooter launches the latest version of its app- Rooter 3.0

Rooter, which is a live social sports engagement platform, has recently released the new version of its app i.e Rooter 3.0. The new and improved version of the app is a flexible user interface keeping in mind the needs of the

Instagram users will be able to react to stories with the help of animated emojis

Instagram has gradually become one of the most popular image-sharing platforms which is available on the market today for the users. The Instagram Stories has now become a great way for the users to share the interesting moments that they experience

Wednesday, July 18

Instagram working on an app based 2-Factor-Authentication tool to combat SIM hacking

Instagram had first introduced the 2-Factor-Authentication feature on its platform back in Mach 2017. The 2FA feature allowed the users to protect their accounts in case of any potential security breach at the platform. However, similar to other SMS-....

Truecaller brings ‘call recording’ option for Premium users on Android platform

Truecaller has recently introduced a new "call recording' feature for its Premium users on the Android platform. With the introduction of the new feature, the company intends to make its platform more useful for its Premium account holders on the And....

Tuesday, July 17

WhatsApp Android beta gets Mute button in notifications; sticker packs coming soon

Last week, it was reported that WhatsApp is testing new features that will display ‘Mark as Read' and ‘Mute buttons' in the notifications. These features are meant to make it easier for users to act on the new messages directly from

Cleartrip skill for Alexa: Company's top-man shares some interesting insight

While the internet users have been growing every passing month, a lot of enterprise and public sites have also seen a huge surge. From online banking and mobile wallet to booking hotels and tickets for buses and flights, we all have

Saturday, July 14

Patanjali denies Kimbho app’s comeback as Bolo Messenger

Late in May, Patanjali came up with a ‘Made in India' chat app called Kimbho to challenge WhatsApp. But the app was taken down official in less than 24 hours as the security experts claimed it a disaster. The developers of

Friday, July 13

Instagram testing new Request Verification process on its app

It seems that getting the blue tick verification won't be a big deal for Instagram users in the coming days. The company is said to be testing a new verification process with an official request from the app. Currently, the new

WhatsApp ‘Mark as Read’ feature for notifications under testing

WhatsApp is recently rolling out many new features in the recent times to enhance the user experience. The latest feature to be rolled out to the users is the 'forwarded messages label' that is meant to prevent the spread of fake

Gallery app update brings OnePlus 6 video editing features to older models

OnePlus Gallery app available on the Google Play Store has received an update. With this update, a few older OnePlus devices will get the video editing features seen on the OnePlus 6. Notably, the video editing features were already available on

Thursday, July 12

WhatsApp begins labeling forwarded messages on Android platform

WhatsApp has recently started labeling forwarded messages in its beta build v2.1.179 last month. The feature is pretty nifty and it allows a user to differentiate between an original message and forwarded messages. Now, WhatsApp has finally started r....

Mobikwik introduces instant loan of Rs. 5000 on its app, join hands with Bajaj Finserv

Digital financial services platform Mobikwik today announced the launch of an instant loan of Rs. 5000 on its app, in partnership with Bajaj Finserv. This product is designed to target millions of new to credit (NTC) customers as well as

Wednesday, July 11

10 tips to combat fake news spread on WhatsApp

WhatsApp has become the first thing that many look at after they wake up. From annoying 'good morning’ texts to the special message from that special someone, there are a lot of emotions that WhatsApp stirs up inside someone. But despite

Netflix ‘Smart Downloads’ will automatically download new episodes of a TV show

Netflix has begun rolling out the ‘Smart Downloads' feature for the masses. The company previously allowed the users to download movies and TV shows on their devices for offline content viewing. The ‘Smart Downloads' feature will automati....

Instagram will now allow users to apply for a verified account

Instagram which owned by the social media giant Facebook is among one of the best image-sharing platform available for the users. The app gets its share of timely updates and features adding to the positive aspects of the platform. Now, it

Monday, July 09

Amazon India introduces virtual reality experience for Prime Day

Amazon India today said that it offers a one-of-a-kind virtual reality (VR) experience to customers in India's top metros to experience hundreds of new products launching exclusively on Prime Day. Akshay Sahi, Director & Head of Prime, Amazon India,....

Sunday, July 08

7 handy WhatsApp Web tips you should know

WhatsApp Web’s arrival made using the feature seamlessly, the days when you missed an important message from your boss, or more importantly, your girlfriend is long gone. All you have to do is scan the QR code that pops up on

5 best OneNote alternatives you should use

No doubt, Microsoft OneNote is the best note-taking apps available out there. Packed with many features, Microsoft OneNote is available on all platforms and is free to use. Though the app is good, it is not meant for all. The

Saturday, July 07

WhatsApp offering $50,000 reward to researchers to curb rumors and fake news

WhatsApp has been facing a lot of heat lately due to the spread of fake news and rumors on its messaging platform. The Indian government had also asked the platform to take preventive measures which could stop the public lynching in

Friday, July 06

WhatsApp will soon warn users about unsafe links

WhatsApp is accused to be the major source of spreading fake news. In India, the fake news the fake news has resulted in serious issues such as lynching. In the wake of this issue, it looks like the company is all

Tinder ‘Loops’ will allow users to set Looping videos and profile GIFs in iOS app

Tinder has recently announced that it will be releasing a new feature which will allow the users to upload two-second long videos in the GIF format to their profiles along with uploading the regular images. The new feature is named as

Thursday, July 05

Google Duo might soon receive multi-device and tablet support

Google Duo 27 APK teardown back in February 2018 had revealed that the tech giant was looking towards introducing a multi-device support along with Google Account linking with its popular chat app. Google Account linking was functional beginning Marc....

Wednesday, July 04

Facebook and Instagram might soon receive 'Do Not Disturb' feature

Facebook was recently testing a new feature called 'Your Time on Facebook' which allowed the users to keep a tab on how much time they are spending on its platform on a daily basis. The new feature also notifies the users

Tuesday, July 03

8 best Android apps to manage to-do lists

A large amount of information can be processed and juggled by consolidating them into lists and using that as a reference to plan your activities accordingly. While pen and paper feel great, they may not be convenient if you need to

Monday, July 02

Tinder app is now completely encrypted

Tinder, the modern dating app was also not spared from the attacks made by a hacker to steal the user data. It was recently this year in January the match-making app was found to be vulnerable to the hackers who could

Instagram's new feature will allow users to ask questions in Stories

Instagram, in an attempt to make its users' experience smoother, has rolled out a lot of new features lately. Recently, the company added new Lite and IGTV apps to its portfolio. Now, the Facebook-owned company is adding a new feature that

Google Home app to receive an updated design with Material Theme

Google Home is one of the most downloaded app on the PlayStore. The app has about 50 million downloads on the Google PlayStore. Previously, the app was limited to casting external displays through Chromecast and has gained a fair amount of

Sunday, July 01

10 best SHAREit alternatives on Android

SHAREit became the first app that claimed that it could transfer files between two smartphones at a speed which higher than Bluetooth. Since then the app introduced by Lenovo became the most popular app for sharing all kind of data and

Telegram releases new update for Android and iOS devices

Telegram has released a new update for its mobile app for Android and iOS platforms. The new update comes with new features for both the platforms, but a couple of them are exclusively available for only Android. The update introduces