Category Archives: TECHNOLOGY

Battlegrounds Mobile India iOS version: Here’s what to expect

Battlegrounds Mobile India launched officially for all Android devices a month ago, and yet, support for iOS devices has been a mystery so far. Krafton has still revealed no official date for the game coming to iOS. While players on Android could play an open-for-all early-access version of Battlegrounds Mobile India even before the launch date of July 2, […]

e-RUPI: Everything You Need to Know About the Digital Payment Solution Launching Today

e-RUPI is being seen as India’s first step towards having a digital currency. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch e-RUPI, a person and purpose-specific digital payment system, at 4:30pm today (Monday, August 2) via a virtual event. Several programmes over the last few years have been launched to ensure that the benefits reach the intended beneficiaries, […]

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 […]