WhatsApp to soon introduce fingerprint authentication feature on Android

WhatsApp announced the soon introduced with fingerprint locking mechanism for Android phones. Once the feature is made available to everyone, WhatsApp users will have to authenticate their identity every time they open the app. “The Facebook-owned app has finally started working on the authentication feature on Android, using your fingerprint.” post by WABetaInfo.

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January 09 2019
WhatsApp Gold is fake! beware before updating app

WhatsApp Gold malware app, if you have received any message for an update to WhatsApp Gold, then beware, it is a fake forward. Downloading it will only install malware into your phone and steal your data, if you end up receiving the update link, do not click on it, delete that type of message and report link to WhatsApp.

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January 07 2019
Paytm apologize after some users get 'hey' notification

Paytm apologize after some users get 'hey' notification on Sunday, some users get random alphabets also. "We apologize for the test push notification some of you may have received from Paytm App. It was a testing error by us." Users think they account has been hacked.

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January 07 2019
iPhone Xs Max explodes man pocket in Ohio, owner reports

iPhone Xs Max is reported to have been exploded in man’s pocket in Ohio, the man realise his pocket started heating and caught fire unexpectedly. "A person put the fire out with a fire extinguisher because he heard me yelling," man said. The affected user is contemplating legal action for the stress he suffered due to the whole incident.

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December 31 2018
Fake news going viral, Maharashtra High Court' hasn't banned PUBG Mobile game

A fake news viral on social media platform that 'High Court of Maharashtra' has banned PUBG Mobile with a fake legal notice. The fake notice with multiple grammatical errors claims the game is being banned after many students 'spoiled their lives'. PUBG makers banned 30,000 accounts players for using a cheat codes hack.

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December 28 2018
Google Doodle on social activist Baba Amte on his 104th birth anniversary

Google on Wednesday honoured the life and legacy of Indian social worker and activist Murlidhar Devidas Amte. The Doodle slideshow followed Amte’s life, which he dedicated to serving those in need. We salute Babe Amte for a lifetime of service to humanity,” said Google. Babe Amte studied law and ran his own successful firm by the time he was in his 20s.

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December 26 2018
Facebook to develop cryptocurrency for WhatsApp users

Facebook to develop Stablecoins for WhatsApp payments to transfer money to family and friends. Facebook is initially targeting the India's remittances market. According to a World Bank report, Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies pegged to the US Dollar and is designed to minimise the effects of price volatility. WhatsApp has been testing the UPI payments since February 2018.

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December 22 2018
Realme U1 on sale with up to Rs 1,500 discount via Amazon India

Realme U1 was launched in India in November end, and has since been sold via flash sales, received up to ₹1,500 instant discount on Amazon India. The discounts are available from December 21, 2018 to January 2, 2019. Realme said that the Realme U1 will be available with up to ₹1,500 instant discount on HDFC Bank debit and credit card EMI transactions.

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December 21 2018
ISRO launches GSAT-7A satellite that will improve communications for armed forces

The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch the country’s newest satellite GSAT-7A. The GSLV-Mk II rocket will launch the satellite into the temporary orbit after a flight of nearly 20 minutes. The satellite will be carried by the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F11 (GSLV-F11), Isro’s 35th communication satellite and the 13th flight of the GSLV rocket to orbit.

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December 19 2018
WhatsApp new feature to watch videos while chatting

WhatsApp new feature Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode to view videos and can now watch them within the chat window without opening any third party pages or apps. Picture-in-picture allows users to watch Facebook, Instagram and YouTube videos within the WhatsApp message tab. It works on both individual chats as well as on the WhatsApp groups.

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December 19 2018
WhatsApp group admin can add you to WhatsApp group without your approval

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology asked the Facebook owned messaging platform to bring a feature that would first ask for the users’ consent before adding them to any WhatsApp Group. The government’s move came after several people complained that they were being added to random groups repetitively without their consent. In response, the messaging platform appointed a grievance officer in September and an India country

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December 11 2018
Nokia Android One phone launch in New Delhi today

HMD Global is all set to unveil Nokia 8.1, the global variant of Nokia X7 in New Delhi, Nokia 8.1 features a notched 6.18-inch Full-HD+ PureDisplay with HDR10 support. It is powered by Qualcomm’s new octa-core Snapdragon 710 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz, coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and runs on Android Pie.

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December 10 2018
PewDiePie vs T-Series, Logan Paul creates subscription link for PewDiePie

Logan Paul created a link for automated subscription to PewDiePie’s channel on YouTube. The YouTuber has created a trackable link which directs one to PewDiePie’s channel. Clicking on this link will automatically subscribe the user to PewDiePie’s YouTube channel, Logan will also contribute 1 Swedish krona for every click on the link created.

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December 08 2018
Xiaomi’s launches new smartphone with 48-megapixel camera in January

Xiaomi’s President Lin Bin has just shared a post through Weibo confirming that Xiaomi’s new smartphone will be launched in January with a 48-megapixel camera, Manu Kumar Jain, who heads Xiaomi India, has also confirmed that the company will be launching a new smartphone with Snapdragon 675 processor and 48-megapixel camera.

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December 08 2018
Google is shutdown Allo, its latest messaging app flop

Google’s Allo messaging app going to shutdown, the app which launched in September 2016, google now announced that it’ll close down in March of next year. Instead of Allo, Google is pushing ahead with RCS (Rich Communication Services), the main caveat with RCS is that carriers must develop their own messaging apps that work with the protocol and connect to other apps.

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December 06 2018
India’s Most Powerful Satellite, ‘The Big Bird’, Launched Successfully

Indian Space Research Organisation’s GSAT-11 satellite also called the “Big Bird” was successfully launched into space. The satellite, weighing 5,854 kg, is the heaviest Indian-made equipment, the “Big Bird” has cost about ₹600 crore. The satellite internet, which the GSAT-11 will help to provide, will aid in giving internet connectivity in flights in India.

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December 05 2018
WhatsApp Might Get ‘Night Mode’ Feature Soon

WhatsApp might soon introduce ‘night mode’ feature. No official confirmation is available on the same so far, there have been leaks and rumors that hint that Whatsapp might roll out ‘night mode’ feature like other apps such as Twitter, YouTube, and Reddit. ‘Night mode’ is one of the most preferred modes as it causes less stress to eyes.

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December 05 2018
Man buys iPhone XS with bathtub full of coins in Russia

A man in Russia bought an iPhone XS with an entire bathtub full of coins, the bathtub weighed nearly 350 kilograms in an Apple showroom, the Instagram video shows man and his friends carry bathtub inside the mall and the man can be seen buying an iPhone XS by end of the video. The Instagram video was received over 32,000 views.

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November 15 2018
Samsung launches ₹1 lakh high-end flip phone with dual display

Samsung has come up with a new smartphone with high-end specs and priced above ₹1 lakh Samsung W2019, has two identical 4.2-inch display screens with latest Qualcomm Snapdragon processor on this clamshell phone, the phone has 6GB RAM and 128Gb of internal storage with Android Oreo, version 8.1 will be the operating system and it does not feature a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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November 12 2018
Samsung unveils its first foldable smartphone proto type

Samsung has unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone which opened, transforms into a small pocket-sized tablet. showed a prototype with a screen he said measured 18.5cm (7.3in) diagonally. Folded in two it appeared to resemble a thick phone, Samsung calls its foldable phone technology the ‘Infinity Flex Display’. Samsung did not give media or developers a chance to touch or see the device up close.

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November 09 2018
China plans to launch artificial moon to replace streetlights

China’s Chengdu is reportedly planning to launch an illumination satellite, eight times brighter than the Moon, in 2020, the artificial moon is “designed to complement the moon at night”, though it would be eight times as bright. Wu reportedly said testing had begun on the satellite years ago and the technology had now evolved enough to allow for launch in 2020. The likelihood of Chengdu’s fake moon rising remains to be seen. But there are precedents for this moonage daydream rooted in science, though the technology and ambitions differ.

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October 19 2018
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 explode in purse women sue company

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 smartphone has reportedly caught fire in a woman’s purse in New York, the incident happened earlier this month and now the victim has filed a suit. Woman claimed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 had gotten extremely hot while she was using it when she put it on purse soon after that phone catch fire, after a man picked up the phone with a piece of cloth and put it in a bucket full of water, women sue the company for this incident.

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September 17 2018
Apple iPhone XR, XS, XS Max Price in India and release date

Apple launched new phone’s on Wednesday iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, Apple has also unveiled the price of new phone’s Apple iPhone XS with 64GB storage starts at Rs 99,900, Phone XR will be available at Rs 76,900 in India. top-end iPhone XS Max will be available at a starting price of Rs 109,900. Apple’s new iPhone XS series come with dual SIM support which will be available this fall via a free software update, The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have OLED displays, while the iPhone XR comes with a LCD display.

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September 13 2018
WhatsApp arrives on JioPhone and JioPhone 2 here’s how to get it

WhatsApp has now finally arrived on the JioPhone and the JioPhone 2, for the first time, WhatsApp will be available for JioPhone across India. WhatsApp built a new version of its private messaging app for JioPhone, running the KaiOS operating system, WhatsApp for JioPhone will also allow user to send photos and videos, all fully encrypted. the app will not exactly work the way it does not our smartphones. Being a feature phone, there are going to be some limitations to the app usage, download app from jio app store.

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September 12 2018
ISRO working on smaller launch vehicles to carry satellites up to 700 kg

ISRO is working on building smaller launch vehicles that will carry satellites weighing 500 to 700 kg to up to 500 kilometres from the earth’s surface, demand for small satellites is growing. Small satellites are going to be used for communication purposes in an enormous way. prime minister has approved 30 PSLV and 10 GSLV mark III. It costs Rs 10,400 crore. So, more than Rs 9,000 crore will be for the industry. next three years, we are supposed to launch 59 satellites

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September 06 2018
Xiaomi to launch new Redmi smartphones in India on September 5

Xiaomi is gearing up to launch a new series of smartphones in India, The company’s Twitter handle tweeted a teaser video highlighting the number 6 along with three phones one phone with a notch display. Xiaomi will most likely bring its Redmi 6 series of smartphones to India Redmi 6 has a 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel dual-camera setup. Redmi 6A has a single 13-megapixel camera at the rear smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage, smartphone launch scheduled to take place on September 5.

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September 02 2018