WhatsApp could be testing the ability to make video and voice calls via its desktop app, as per a tweet by The Guardian’s Alex Hern. This facility is currently not available through WhatsApp Web or through the desktop app either, but it could arrive soon to all users. Hern shared an image on Twitter that
YouTube is introducing new features to its platform to support diverse communities and encourage respectful interactions. The streaming platform will warn users when a comment they are about to post may be offensive to others, giving them the option to reflect before posting. YouTube will also test a new filter in YouTube Studio for potentially
Apple has announced its annual Apple Music Top 100 charts. Arijit Singh is the top artist of the year in India, followed by The Weeknd and Post Malone. Drake took the fourth position, followed by Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, Taylor Swift, Sidhu Moose Wala, Diljit Dosanjh, and Eminem. Apple also shared the Top Most-Read Lyrics
Micromax In 1b is set to go on its first sale in India starting 12pm (noon) on December 10. The smartphone will be available for purchase via Flipkart and the Micromax website, as announced by the company. Micromax In 1b was launched in the country in November and was scheduled to go on sale on
The Trump administration on Thursday sued Facebook, accusing it of discriminating against American workers by favoring immigrant applicants for thousands of high-paying jobs. The Department of Justice’s lawsuit opens a new front in the administration’s push against tech companies, and in its clampdown on immigration, as President Donald Trump enters his final weeks in office. The suit
Facebook on Thursday said it is revising its systems to prioritise blocking slurs against Black people, gays and other groups historically targeted by vitriol, no longer automatically filtering out barbs aimed broadly at whites, men or Americans. The change in Facebook’s algorithm is a shift from the social network’s ethnicity and gender-neutral system that removed
Xiaomi could be preparing to launch the Mi TV 5 series in India, which consists of the Mi TV 5 and the Mi TV 5 Pro, suggests a new teaser by the company. New posts on social media, as well as emails sent out by Xiaomi to media outlets, tease an upcoming product launch that
Apple will bring two new MacBook Pro laptops next year, TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests. These new devices will feature a new design, be powered by Apple Silicon chips, and have mini-LED displays. Furthermore, Kuo also suggests that a new MacBook Air with the Apple Silicon chip and mini-LED display will launch in 2022,
If you own an iPhone, the only smartwatches you should be looking at are the various Apple Watch models. This is just a fact. Even though you can use smartwatches from many other brands with an iPhone, none of them offer the same level of integration, in my opinion. Like clockwork, we got the Apple
Yaatra is a new augmented reality (AR) game launched in India by Krikey in collaboration with Jio. The game is playable within the Krikey app that is available for free on App Store and Google Play. Yaatra uses your phone’s camera to provide AR-based action-adventure gameplay that involves combat and puzzle solving. Jio led the
Wonder Woman 1984 will now release Christmas Eve, December 24 in cinemas in India, a day earlier than originally announced. Warner Bros. India revealed the new release date on Thursday via its social media channels, though it provided no reason as to why this was happening. It’s possible that Warner Bros. is concerned over piracy,
iPhone 8 series now supports FaceTime calls at 1080p over Wi-Fi. With iOS 14, Apple added support for 1080p FaceTime calls on iPhone X and beyond, but the comparison page on Apple’s website has been updated to show the iPhone 8 is also among the phones that support this feature. Originally, FaceTime calls on older
Infinix, the smartphone brand owned by China’s Transsion Holdings, is set to enter the TV market in India by launching two new smart TVs. The brand said in a statement on Thursday that the launch will take place by the end of December. Both new Infinix smart TVs will run on Android OS. In addition
A federal appeals court said on Wednesday it will hear oral arguments on December 14 on the government’s appeal of an order that blocked a ban on Apple and Alphabet’s Google offering TikTok for download in US app stores. US District Judge Carl Nichols in Washington on September 27 blocked the Commerce Department order hours before it was
Google Maps’ latest beta introduces a new menu entry called ‘Ride Services’ in the settings of the app, as per a report. This setting will help get more accurate fare, by sending route information from Maps to the ride-sharing company. Uber seems to be the only supported partner in this ride services setting, but this
Microsoft has announced a list of 17 titles that will be available in December on Xbox Game Pass, the subscription-based game service available on Xbox Series S/X, Xbox One, PC, and/or Android (via game streaming). The biggest of the lot is Remedy Entertainment’s award-winning action-adventure Control, considered one of the best video games of 2019.
FAU-G mobile game has crossed 1 million pre-registrations in just three days of appearing on the Google Play store, its developer has announced. FAU-G was first expected to arrive in October, but the launch was then delayed to November. The mobile shooter game finally appeared on the Google Play store on November 30 but only for
Microsoft is introducing a new ‘Windows Feature Experience Pack’ as a first to bring improvements to the Windows experience outside of major Windows 10 updates. This new method will help Microsoft improve on features and experiences that are developed independently of the OS. This new ‘Windows Feature Experience Pack’ process is being tested with Windows
TicWatch Pro 3 smartwatch by Mobvoi is now available in an LTE variant in Germany and the UK. The inbuilt cellular network on TicWatch Pro 3 LTE will let users access data on their smartwatch, without having to connect to Wi-Fi. TicWatch Pro 3 GPS was launched in September and besides the added support for
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 is here and it’s called Zero Point. It involves hunters from across realities coming together to fight ‘the loop’ and shape the future of the island. The new hunters include Mancake the fighting Flapjack and Mave the shapeshifter, among others. The most notable addition is Mandalorian along with Grogu (Baby
Apple patched a serious vulnerability earlier this year that could have allowed attackers to gain complete control over any iPhone using Wi-Fi. The vulnerability. that has been fixed since the release of iOS 13.5 in May, was initially reported by a researcher of Google’s Project Zero team. It was also noticed by other security researchers.
Apple on Wednesday released the list of App Store’s best apps and games of 2020. Continuing its annual trend, the Cupertino company named 15 apps and games that its App Store editors have found to be the best — on the basis of quality, design, usability, and the technology they use. The “Best of 2020”
Samsung Galaxy M51 and Samsung Galaxy A31 have started receiving the One UI 2.5 update that brings with it the November 2020 Android Security Patch, as per a report. It is based on Android 10 and has improvements for the smartphone and some fixes. The One UI 2.5 update for Galaxy M51 is reportedly rolling
Wonder Woman 1984 will be the first 4K HDR title on HBO Max, bringing the fledgling streaming service up to speed in time for its biggest release, arriving on Christmas Day. On Tuesday, Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins announced that her new DC movie will be available in 4K Ultra HD resolution, with support
Reddit has reportedly shared that it averaged 52 million daily active users in October 2020. This marked a 44 percent increase compared to October last year. The social media platform has shared this data for the first time and in a bid to rope in more advertisers, along with being in line with industry reporting.
Cyberpunk 2077 is finally set to release in December on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Stadia. The title will also be playable on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X. Arguably one of the most-awaited titles this year, if not the most, the action-RPG game comes from CD Projekt Red, the Polish studio behind the
Vivo V20 Pro 5G is set to launch in India at 12pm (noon) today. The flagship Vivo phone was unveiled in Thailand in September and is now making its way to India. Key highlights of the Vivo V20 Pro 5G include Android 11-based OS, dual selfie camera, a 64-megapixel primary sensor, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Huami Amazfit GTS 2 mini and Amazfit Pop Pro smartwatches have been launched in China. The Amazfit GTS 2 mini is basically a smaller version of the Amazfit GTS 2. It comes with a 1.55-inch AMOLED display and 5ATM water resistance rating. The Amazfit Pop Pro is the GPS model of Amazfit Pop and features
Xbox Game Pass members can now pre-load upcoming games, thanks to the new November 2020 Xbox Console Update — Microsoft should have just waited a day and called it the December 2020 update — announced Monday, and now rolling out for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S. You can pre-install Xbox Game
Xiaomi Mi 11 has been officially announced during a virtual keynote taking place at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020. The new Mi-series flagship will be amongst the first phones to come with the newly unveiled Snapdragon 888 SoC, Xiaomi Co-Founder and CEO Lei Jun revealed. Mi 11 specifications are yet to be revealed officially.