How to track your lost Android smartphone using Google Maps

March 19, 2019

Have you ever reached in to your pocket to pull out your phone and realised that it is missing? It’s that moment when that sinking feeling kicks in and you start thinking of the worst. What if the phone is stolen? Did you accidentally drop it somewhere? What happens to the data, images and contacts? Your mind starts racing hard to recall that one thought or the last moment, you’ve…


11 new features coming to Android smartphones this year

March 15, 2019

Google has rolled out the first beta version of Android Q, the next version of its Android OS. And for the first time, the company has released beta 1 along with developer preview of its upcoming OS. As widely speculated, Android Q brings several new features for Android smartphone users. So, here are all the new features coming to Android smartphones later this year. System-wide Dark theme is finally here…


WhatsApp Banning Users For Using Third-Party Version of The Messaging App

March 13, 2019

If you have been using an unofficial or third-party app to access WhatsApp, chances are that your account might be temporarily banned. The world’s most popular messaging service in its FAQ says that if you received an in-app message stating your account is “Temporarily banned” this means that you’re likely using an unsupported version of WhatsApp instead of the official WhatsApp app. “Unsupported apps, such as WhatsApp Plus and GB…


Your WhatsApp Search may change soon, here’s how

February 28, 2019

NEW DELHI: If you find yourself struggling on WhatsApp to search any kind of attachments — photos, links, documents, videos and more — then you will love the new feature that WhatsApp is working on. Facebook-owned instant messaging app is testing a new ‘Advanced Search’ feature that will allow users to search different types of messages. According to a new report by WABetaInfo, the website that tracks changes and upcoming…


Reliance Jio Launches New App for Group Calls to Rival WhatsApp

February 26, 2019

Reliance Jio is not the only telecom player and it has proved its credentials by acquiring Saavn to empower its own music-streaming segment. And now, the company has launched a group voice-calling app called Group Talk, which is available to both Android as well iOS users. The app, as claimed on the Play Store listing, lets you talk in conference mode with up to 10 people at the same time….


Amazon Now re-brands itself as Prime Now, promises 2-hour express delivery

February 20, 2019

Amazon India has rebranded its grocery services as Prime Now which promises to provide 2 hours express delivery to its prime members. The Amazon Prime Now app is now available for download on Android and iOS devices. Talking about the launch, Head of Prime Now, Amazon India, Siddharth Nambiar said that they have invested in the customized infrastructure of fulfilment centres (FC) for faster deliveries and chill chains to maintain temperatures…


Here’s how Google, Microsoft, Amazon and others are protecting your data from cyber attacks

February 18, 2019

NEW DELHI: With the dramatic rise in Internet fraud and data breaches in the past couple of years amid nation-state actors now threatening critical and sensitive government data, it has become crucial for the tech companies to put in place top-of-the-line measures to stay ahead of hackers. Since both the consumer and critical data are saved within massive data centres globally, safeguarding the facilities from global-scale cyber attacks has become…


WhatsApp Group to get a major refresh: No one will be able to add you without your permission

February 16, 2019

WhatsApp has been adding new features and options to its platform on a regular basis and while it has now achieved a global user base of over 1.3 billion, it is considered the most popular instant messaging app in the world. Now, in a recent development, it has been reported that WhatsApp is working on a feature through which no one will be able to add you in a WhatsApp…


WhatsApp is deleting these accounts; find out if you are safe

February 12, 2019

As Whatsapp prepares to fight its mammoth fake news problem, the popular messaging app company is now deleting two million accounts every month. WhatsApp has released this information as a white paper publication, detailing the stopping of abuse. WhatsApp has also added that its platform was depending on its users to report accounts which were sending messages in huge volumes – bulk messages. Moreover, WhatsApp also uses machine learning to…


How to schedule WhatsApp messages on Android

February 4, 2019

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is one of the most widely used instant messaging app in the world and almost everyone uses it on a daily basis to communicate. WhatsApp lets users send messages, photos and videos instantly. However, there are times when we want to send a message at a specific time such as birthday wishes, New Year wishes, greetings, etc. WhatsApp does not have a feature to schedule any message within…


Want money? WhatsApp to give away Rs 1.75 crore in India; are you eligible? Find out!

February 1, 2019

Yes, popular messenger app WhatsApp is all set to dole out massive amounts of money. So, if you are in dire need of cash, check to see if you can get a hold of some. In a bid to encourage entrepreneurs and small businesses in India, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp on Thursday announced it will grant top five start-ups $250,000 (nearly Rs 1.75 crore) that can make a change in…


Moments, Facebook’s rarely-used, photo-sharing app to shut down next month

January 30, 2019

Facebook has announced that it is shutting down its standalone photo-sharing app, Moments, next month. The rarely-used app, which was brought around four years back, failed to make waves among users and will no longer be available from February 25. The social media giant made the announcement on the official Facebook page of Moments recently. Here’s more on this. Facebook makes the official announcement App would organize photos by either…