Money plea from Facebook friend? Beware, messenger hacked

October 5, 2018

NEW DELHI: A number of Facebook users in India on Thursday reported hacking of their accounts as their FB chat messenger was accessed without their knowledge, and used for seeking money from the people in their friend list. The incidents, which also saw people getting notifications on their WhatsApp accounts from ‘Facebook’ itself requesting change of their password, comes days after the company reported a breach of 50 million accounts globally, including…

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Facebook blocked users from posting some stories about its security breach

October 5, 2018

Some users are reporting that they are unable to post today’s big story about a security breach affecting 50 million Facebook users. The issue appears to only affect particular stories from certain outlets, at this time one story from The Guardian and one from the Associated Press, both reputable press outlets. When going to share the story to their news feed, some users, including members of the staff here at TechCrunch who were able…

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Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale Dates Revealed, Here’s What You Can Expect

September 29, 2018

The Amazon sale dates have been announced soon after Flipkart revealed its next Big Billion Days sale will run from October 10 to October 14. To nobody’s surprise, the upcoming Amazon Great Indian Festival sale begins on October 10, though it will conclude a day later, on October 15. The Amazon sale will start on October 10 at 12am IST and end on October 15 11.59pm IST. As is the…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro With Four Cameras, Display Notch Launched: Price, Specifications, Features

September 29, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has become official, with the Chinese phone maker announcing the latest mid-range smartphone in Thailand. Successor to Redmi Note 5 Pro, the new Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with key upgrades such as dual selfie camera setup, a 19:9 display with a notch, upgraded rear camera sensors, a slightly bigger display, and AI-based features. However, the processor powering the Redmi Note 6 Pro – Snapdragon 636 –…

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Your Facebook friends may be hurting you unintentionally: Study

September 28, 2018

Your Facebook friends may be harming you without intending to, say scientists who found that social media sites often make users feel left out and more vulnerable to advertising messages. The study, published in the journal Social Science Computer Review, took a critical look at Facebook and the peculiarities of the systems on which similar sites operate. At a glance, the posts at the centre of the study seem harmless. Users open…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Price Leaked Again, Global Variant Seen in New Hands-on Video

September 26, 2018

Xiaomi’s star performer Redmi Note 5 Pro is expected to get a successor soon in the form of the Redmi Note 6 Pro. The upcoming smartphone has been leaked several times in the past few weeks, however an official launch date has not been announced yet. In the most latest round of leaks, the Redmi Note 6 Pro has been spotted on yet another international retail website. Additionally, an alleged…

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iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max India Pre-Orders Begin on Flipkart, Airtel Store, Jio.com

September 21, 2018

Apple announced its three new iPhone models last week, and now pre-orders have effectively begun for the two flagships in India. Apart from 5,000+ retail outlets, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are up for pre-orders on Flipkart. Even the Airtel Online Store has the two premium variants phones up for pre-order, as does the official Jio online store. Flipkart has listed exchange offers and cashbacks from banks as…

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No Whatsapp from 10pm to 6am, says ECI

September 18, 2018

HYDERABAD: Contestants should not disturb the electorate with SMSes or messages on Whatsapp from 10pm to 6am. This is as per the Election Commission of India’s letter written to chief electoral offices of all states and union territories.  In the instructions on prevention of defacement of open spaces and public property, ECI secretary N T Bhutia pointed out that loudspeakers are prohibited for election campaigns between 10pm and 6am. The…

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iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Get Price Cuts in India; iPhones Now Start at Rs. 29,900

September 14, 2018

Apple just took covers off its 2018 lineup of iPhone models – the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. And, in classic Apple fashion, pricing for the company’s older iPhone variants has been reduced globally as well as in the Indian market. The Indian lineup of Apple’s iPhone series now starts with the iPhone 6s 32GB variant that gets a new price tag of Rs. 29,900. As for…

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Here’s how to get a Rs 3000 discount on the Oppo A5 on Paytm Mall

September 13, 2018

Oppo launched the Oppo A5 in India last month for a price of Rs 14,990. However, you can purchase the device on Paytm Mall with a discount of Rs 3,000. Interested buyers can either avail a discount of 10 percent on the purchase of the smartphone, which offers up to Rs 1,499 off. The purchase needs to be made via the Paytm wallet and also enter the promo code of…

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5G is almost here — here’s how everyone’s getting ready

September 11, 2018

5G is coming, and it’s going to have a massive impact on almost every facet of how we use technology, with faster speeds and lower latency theoretically opening up huge new frontiers in everything from smartphones to self-driving cars. But the future of mobile networks isn’t here yet. And with something as complex as 5G, dozens of companies, carriers, and device manufacturers all need to work together for this kind…

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Dual-SIM iPhone could finally be a reality as Apple readies for September 12 event

September 11, 2018

With Apple’s iPhone event approaching, the volume of leaked material has increased more than ever. Apple has announced to unveil new products, speculated to include three new iPhone models, a new Apple Watch, and probably a MacBook refresh, on September 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in California. Over time, the three iPhone models have had a list of tentative names that have cropped up and disappeared eventually, but the…

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