WhatsApp Block Function: Check if you have been blocked; block and unblock features explained

September 10, 2018

Sending messages to a person on WhatsApp and not getting any response? It is quite possible that you may have been blocked by that person. WhatsApp’s block feature allows you to block or unblock someone. If someone doesn’t want to receive your message anymore, he or she can easily block you. Though WhatsApp provides block/unblock facilities, it doesn’t send any message to any person notifying that he or she has…

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Airtel Payments Bank customer? Now withdraw cash at ATMs without using your card

September 8, 2018

Good news for the customers of Airtel Payments Bank. They can now withdraw cash at over 100,000 ATMs without using a debit or credit card. For this Airtel Payments Bank has entered into a tie-up with Empays, a global provider of cloud-based payment solutions. According to the payments bank, the tie-up will enable its savings account holders to withdraw cash using just their mobile phone through the card-less cash technology…

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Jio Offering Up to 10GB Free Data to Prepaid Users on Its Second Anniversary

September 7, 2018

Jio is celebrating its second anniversary in India; it has been two years since the company’s beta launch in September 2016. In the past 24 months, Reliance Jio has completely changed the scenario of 4G data in India and claims that users consume over 240 crore GB of 4G data on its network every month. The telecom operator currently boasts of a subscriber base of over 215 million recorded till…

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Vivo V11 Pro India launch Highlights: V11 Pro price in India is Rs 25,990, sale on Sept 12

September 6, 2018

Vivo V11 Pro price in India, specifications and features launch Live Updates: Vivo V11 Pro with dual rear cameras, in-display fingerprint sensor has been launched in India. The phone is priced at Rs 25,990 and sale on Amazon India will be held on September 12. Vivo V11 Pro can be pre-booked on the e-commerce site today. Vivo V11 Pro was launched at an event in Mumbai, which was also livestreamed via the company’s…

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LAVA unveils new affordable smartphone

September 5, 2018

New Delhi: Domestic manufacturer LAVA International on Thursday launched a new smartphone “Lava Z60s” at Rs 4,949. The 5-inch HD device — a successor of Z60 — is powered by 1.5 GHz quad core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) and houses 2500mAh battery. “Our go-to-market strategy is aligned with creating value for our customers through improvisation based on constant…

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Redmi 6 Series Launch Highlights: Redmi 6a, 6 And 6 Pro Launched In India

September 5, 2018

Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi is slated to launch three phones namely — Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro at an event in New Delhi at 12.30 pm, today. Out of the three Redmi phones, the Redmi 6 and 6A were launched in China in June, earlier this year and seem to have finally arrived in the subcontinent. Apart from the Redmi 6 and 6A, Xiaomi is also expected to launch…

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OnePlus 6 Gets Android 9 Pie Open Beta Update And Here is How it Works

September 4, 2018

OnePlus has released OxygenOS Open Beta 1 ROM based on Android 9.0 Pie for the OnePlus 6. Google launched Android 9.0 Pie as the latest iteration of its mobile operating system last month. The OnePlus 6 is one of the first few smartphones that are receiving Android Pie. Users who wish to experience the latest Pie features can switch to the beta stream of updates. Users will be able to…

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How to read deleted messages on WhatsApp

August 31, 2018

Have you ever spent hours agonising over that important chat you deleted on WhatsApp? We have all been in that situation and have eventually regretted that inadvertent action. WhatsApp already offers two options if you want to delete the message but there is no easy method to recover that. Things turn worse if you have deleted an entire chat. While this is for the sender and recipient both, the Delete…

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Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Which One’s Best Suited to Your Needs?

August 29, 2018

Xiaomi recently launched the Mi A2 (Review), the successor to the Mi A1 (Review), which was the first Xiaomi smartphone to run a stock build of Android and was well received by buyers and critics alike. The new Mi A2 is also an Android One smartphone that features 4GB of RAM, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, an all-metal body, and a dual camera setup at the rear. Priced at Rs….

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Face recognition to be compulsory for all Aadhaar-based authentications, says UIDAI

August 27, 2018

The ToI report citing sources said this measure is being implemented following ‘official circulars’ by UIDAI (on June 19 and August 17) to Authentication User Agencies (AUAs), Authentication Service Agencies (ASAs), and certified biometric device providers adding that failure to comply to this will be treated as a criminal offence by authentication agencies and will be punishable with imprisonment and fine under Section 42 and 43 of the Aadhaar Act, 2016. “There…

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Android collecting 10 times more data than iOS, claims study

August 25, 2018

Nashville: Soon after reports emerged about how Google continues to monitor a user`s location even if the location services have been turned off, a new study has claimed that the search giant also resorts to passive methods of data collection which are often overlooked. A study by Vanderbilt University claims that Android smartphones are collecting almost 10 times more data than Apple iOS. In the study, the researchers have looked…

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Apple Removes Facebook-Owned Onava App From App Store For Violating Privacy Rules

August 23, 2018

Apple has removed the Facebook-owned Onavo security app from the App Store because it reportedly violated its privacy guidelines. The Wall Street Journal first reported that Facebook will pull a mobile virtual private network (VPN) app called Onavo from Apple’s App Store. Later, a CNBC report on late 22 August said the iPhone maker asked Facebook to voluntarily remove the app as it flouted its privacy rules. “With the latest…

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