Railways To Now Accept Digital Aadhaar, Driving Licence As Valid ID Proof

July 5, 2018

New Delhi: No more worries about losing your identity proofs while travelling by train. Indian Railways announced that they will accept soft or digital copies of Aadhar and driving licence provided they are in your DigiLocker, a digital storage service operated by the government that enables Indian citizens to store certain official documents on cloud. The Railways has sent an official notification to all zonal principal chief commercial managers that these…

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Jio GigaFiber Announced for 1,100 Cities, Registrations Begin August 15

July 5, 2018

Jio GigaFiber launch in 1,100 cities across India was the biggest event of the RIL AGM, which also saw the launch of Jio Phone 2 and a rise in Jio subscribers. A Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband service, Jio GigaFiber has been under testing for about two years now. The service aims to deliver wall-to-wall broadband service for mobile devices; it will also work on TVs with the help of GigaTV set-top boxes…

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Jio Monsoon Hungama Offer Vs JioPhone 2 Vs JioGigaFiber: Details Here

July 5, 2018

Reliance Industries (RIL), at its 41st annual general meeting (AGM) today, launched the latest version of JioPhone as well as a special Jio Monsoon Hungama offer. As expected, Mukesh Ambani also launched the JioGigaFibre, a fixed line broadband service, which was being beta tested until recently. From August 15, customers can start registering your interest for JioFibre from MyJio app and jio.com. Customers can also exchange their old JioPhones with…

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WhatsApp Said to Be Sending Legal Notices to Third-Party App Developers Using Native Android APIs

July 5, 2018

A long time after blocking apps that used its name, WhatsApp is said to have now started sending legal notices to third-party app developers that use Google’s official Android APIs to tweak user experiences for messaging platforms. The initial list of apps that have received threats from the Facebook-owned company includes DirectChat, an app that has over 500,000 downloads and is used to offer Facebook Messenger-like Chat Heads for any…

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Leaked Teaser Suggests September Launch; Alleged Mi Max 3 Display Spotted

July 4, 2018

Following in the footsteps of Oppo and Vivo, Xiaomi is now in the rumours for designing the Mi Mix 3 with a pop-up camera. Some early renders of the new Mi-Series model already suggested that there will be a pop-up selfie camera similar to the Vivo Nex. And now, it is reported that the handset will debut sometime in September. An alleged teaser image has surfaced online to hint at…

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Worried about virality of rumours, WhatsApp to fund research about misinformation

July 3, 2018

WhatsApp is clearly worried at the spate of incidents where misinformation shared on its platform has results in mob violence, especially in India. So to get a better understanding of the safety problems posed by rumours spread on its popular messaging platform, WhatsApp has announced that it is commissioning a competitive set of global awards to researchers interested in exploring these issues. WhatsApp has been tackling the issue of misinformation…

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Best camera phones to buy in India in July 2018

July 2, 2018

Smartphones have virtually replaced point and shoot cameras when it comes to photography. DSLRs are the next target. The camera technology on phones has almost been perfected and some of the phones today come with powerful lens systems. For instance, Huawei P20 Pro is the world’s first smartphone to come with triple rear cameras. Google Pixel 2 comes with a single rear sensor, yet it takes advantage of its software…

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Facebook still evasive over Cambridge Analytica data leak and fake news

June 30, 2018

Facebook continues to be evasive in its answers to a British parliamentary committee examining a scandal over misuse of the social media company’s data by Cambridge Analytica, the committee’s chair said on Friday. Britain’s digital and media (DCMS) committee is examining fake news, and what the consultancy, employed by Donald Trump’s 2016 US presidential campaign, did with the Facebook data, which was improperly obtained. Cambridge Analytica said it deleted the…

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‘Mobile Airbag’ Case Invented by Student Deploys When You Drop Your Smartphone

June 30, 2018

A German engineering student has invented a ‘mobile airbag’ case design that automatically deploys when a phone is dropped. We already have several case options in the market that can protect mobile devices from harm, such as cracks, scraps, water damage, and more. But usually, they come at a price apart from adding more bulk to the handsets that we have to carry around in our pockets. But a solution…

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WhatsApp tweak: Now admins will decide who can post to the group

June 30, 2018

Whatsapp is rolling out a new optional feature that allows only administrators to send messages to the group, the company announced. If the administrator selects this setting, called “Only Admins”, only they will be allowed to publish to the group — they can allow others to publish by adding them as administrators. A WhatsApp spokesperson told The Indian Express that this new setting can help reduce “unwanted forwards into important…

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Absolutely free! Golden chance to get Redmi Note 5 Pro without paying anything

June 29, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 series has crossed 5 million sales in India since its first sale, company’s India MD and global VP Manu Kumar Jain said on Thursday. In a tweet, Jain said that it has surpassed its predecessor Redmi Note 4 to become the ‘fastest selling phone series’ that crossed the 5 million mark. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 series includes two variants of Redmi Note 5 and two variants…

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Nokia A1 Plus with in-display fingerprint sensor, Snapdragon 845 to launch at IFA 2018?

June 28, 2018

Nokia A1 Plus or Nokia 9 as some reports are calling it could be unveiled at the upcoming IFA 2018 in Berlin. HMD Global’s new flagship will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor and Snapdragon 845 processor, according to reports. WinFuture from Germany has reported that Nokia 9 device is codenamed “A1 Plus” and is also being referred to as “A1P” or “AOP” internally. Separately, reports suggest that Nokia A1 Plus could actually be Nokia…

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