WhatsApp to allow users to mute videos before sending, will roll out feature soon

November 21, 2020

WhatsApp is working on a new feature that would let users mute their videos before posting those to their friends, a report by WABetaInfo, a website that tracks WhatsApp, said. The upcoming feature is on a beta update. “WhatsApp has just submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 2.20.207.2,” WABetaInfo said. “After updating to the latest WhatsApp beta for Android 2.20.207.2, a…

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Google Photos: How to download and export photos, videos to your PC

November 21, 2020

Last week, Google ended the free unlimited storage for users globally. Starting June 1, 2021, you will need to pay to use Google Photos once the free 15GB storage cap is over. If you have been using Google Photos for years and want to continue to use the service for free, backup all your data today and create some space. To backup your photo and videos from Google Photos to…

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Free GPay Debit Card For India (Google Debit Card), New GPay App With 5 Latest Features

November 20, 2020

The new Google GPay has some exciting changes, plus this time you could get a free GPay debit card. The new Google Pay app will come with a co-branded debit card alongside the new GPay app. The Google co-branded debit card was leaked in early this year. Apart from the Google debit card, the search giant is also adding digital-first banking accounts within the GPay app. Google is introducing the…

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These will transfer in PUBG Mobile India re-launch

November 20, 2020

PUBG Mobile India launch has been announced though we await a release date. PUBG Corporation is all set to bring back the popular battle royale game to the country after the government banned it a couple of months ago. PUBG Mobile India pre-registration has already begun and the developers also revealed some gameplay details as well. The game has been designed specifically for the Indian market and it comes with India-specific…

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Guaranteed insurance plans find favour amidst falling interest rates

November 19, 2020

The life insurance industry has seen muted growth for the first-year premiums in the first six months of the current financial year. However, guaranteed plans offered by life insurance companies have seen strong response from the policyholders. According to experts, volatile equity markets during the start of the financial year and declining interest rates on bank fixed deposits (FDs) are few reasons why policyholders have been attracted to guaranteed plans….

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Google redesigns Pay app, opens waitlist for bank accounts with Citi

November 19, 2020

By Paresh Dave and Anna Irrera OAKLAND/LONDON: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday relaunched its U.S. payments app, introducing paid promotions to the service and opening a waitlist for bank accounts being launched next year with Citigroup Inc and 10 other institutions. The new Google Pay app, like its predecessor which will be discontinued eventually, enables contactless payments in stores and money transfers. But now users can transact with groups of…

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Twitter launches disappearing ”fleets” worldwide

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it was globally launching tweets that disappear after 24 hours, similar to the stories feature that is popular on Snapchat and Facebook`s photo-sharing app Instagram. Twitter has previously announced its plan for these ephemeral tweets, dubbed “fleets”, and tested the feature in Brazil, Italy, India, and South Korea. “Some of you tell us that Tweeting is uncomfortable because it feels so public, so permanent, and…

November 18, 2020
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Govt. allows ICRISAT to use drones for agricultural research

November 18, 2020

The government has allowed Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute (ICRISAT) to use drones for agricultural research activities, an official release said on Monday. Granting the institute a “conditional” exemption from some of the rules applicable for deployment of drones, the Civil Aviation Ministry said the institute can gather data for agricultural research activities within the ICRISAT research field using remotely piloted aircraft systems or drones. The exemption is valid for…

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Govt Refuses To Censor Netflix, Amazon, Hotstar; But Concerned About Uncensored Content

November 17, 2020

Days after Govt of India put all OTTs and digital news portals under the ambit of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, fueling speculations of online censorship, fresh reports indicate that censorship might not happen. Infact, Govt has refused to censor the OTT content, but is very concerned on the uncensored content being streamed. It seems that the Govt is not willing to reveal, what is their plan regarding OTT content,…

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How to use Skype on an iPad to call or chat with your contacts

November 17, 2020

You can use Skype on your iPad by downloading the app and logging into your Skype account. The Skype app for iPad gives you more screen space, allowing you to keep Skype open while you navigate through other tabs. Here’s how to use all the features of the Skype app on your iPad. Skype for iPad allows you to enjoy the video chat service in an app specifically designed for your…

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Now, order Aadhaar PVC card online for Rs 50

November 16, 2020

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UADAI) has launched a new “Order Aadhaar Card” service which facilitates the Aadhaar holder to get their Aadhaar details printed on a PVC card by paying nominal charges. Residents who do not have registered mobile number can also order using Non-Registered/Alternate Mobile Number. “The facility of ordering Aadhaar PVC card is available online and it costs only Rs 50, which includes all taxes and…

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Stop using your phone as a security device, says Microsoft

November 16, 2020

If you thought two-factor authentication (2FA) was great, Microsoft thinks otherwise. The company has been asking individuals to stop using 2FA tools that use SMS and voice calls instead of more secure modern technology. The standard 2FA works by sending a one-time code to a device of the user’s choice. That means that the account in question can only be accessed if the user has both the correct password and…

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