Category Archives: TECHNOLOGY

Why May 15 is an ‘important’ date for WhatsApp users

NEW DELHI: Ever since the turn of the year, WhatsApp has found itself in a quagmire. It all started when WhatsApp announced its new privacy policy which users had to accept or face their account being deleted. After a lot of hue and cry — and promotional blitzkrieg — WhatsApp postponed the date and explained […]

WhatsApp privacy: What happens to your account if you don’t accept new policy

Last week, Facebook-owned WhatsApp made it clear that it will go ahead with its new privacy policy update. But at the same time, the company will allow users to read it at “their own pace” and also display a banner providing additional information. The banner will appear as an in-app notification in WhatsApp. The company […]

Ptron Bassbuds Vista With Qi Wireless Charger, Ptron Bassbuds Pro TWS Earphones Launched in India

Ptron Bassbuds Vista and Ptron Bassbuds Pro true wireless stereo (TWS) earphones have been launched in India, priced at Rs. 1,299 and Rs. 1,199, respectively. The new true wireless earphones from Hyderabad-based audio brand Ptron are affordably priced, and come with key features that help the headsets stand out in the highly competitive entry-level wireless […]

What features do you want to see in Android 12?

Smartphone manufacturers around the world are on a quest to upgrade their phones to Android 11. Meanwhile, Google is moving on to the next version, Android 12, and might release the first Developer Preview later this month. But prior to its official release, leaked images from a document may have already given us some insight on what to expect. […]

Jio, Vi, and Airtel eSIM: What Is It, How to Activate eSIM

Jio, Vodafone Idea (Vi), and Airtel, the three largest telecom operators in India, offer eSIM functionality for supported devices. eSIM or Embedded Subscriber Identity Module, as the name suggests, is embedded directly into your smartphone or any device in place of or along with your physical SIM card. Not only does it save space in […]

How to Change WhatsApp Phone Number Without Losing Chats

WhatsApp allows you to easily change your phone number without losing your chats, and we’re going to explain how to do that. The instant messaging platform is one of the most actively used apps for most smartphone users. A lot of people use it for sending messages and making voice and video calls. These features […]

Government wants you to use these 7 tools to fight ‘virus’ on your Android phone, PC and more

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) as part of ‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’ (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) is providing seven tools to stay protected from botnet attacks on your PC, smartphones and digital devices. These tools are being operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) along with partners like Quick […]

WhatsApp now using Status updates to clear air on new privacy policy

WhatsApp has now started using its Status Updates page to reach Indian users on the platform. The service is using the medium to inform users of its commitment to privacy amidst the ongoing crisis that started after WhatsApp made its new privacy policy live in India in January. “One thing that isn’t new is our […]

WhatsApp May Be Leaking Phone Numbers On Google Search

Amid the controversy over its new privacy policy, it has been now been discovered that WhatsApp is indexing private phone numbers on public search. If one has been using WhatsApp on one’s personal computer web browser, his/her contact may get scrolled on public Google search. This is a potential risk of attracting spammers, or even […]

Affordable Data Plan for Airtel, Jio, Vi, and BSNL Customers

Airtel, Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea (Vi), and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) offer many affordable data plans for both prepaid and postpaid customers. Out of the four, Vi is the only service provider that does not offer broadband connections. Airtel recently surpassed Reliance Jio and Vi in terms of new subscribers for the month of […]