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Apr 23, 2022
Truecaller will discontinue its call rec...

Truecaller has stated that its call recording feature will be discontinued as of May 11. The news follows Google's announcement on May 11 that it has revised its Play Store policy to restrict third-party application access to the Accessibility API. It should be noted that in some locations, first-party dialler apps including the Google Dialer that comes pre-installed on phones will still allow users to record phone calls. Google most likely made this adjustment to give Android users more privacy and to comply with call recording laws around the world.

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Apr 11, 2022
Google has launched a self-service repai...

Google has created a self-service repair scheme, allowing Pixel owners to repair their phones themselves. Google announced a partnership with iFixit, an online repair community, for its Genuine Pixel Parts Program. It will offer step-by-step phone repair instructions, as well as real Pixel smartphone spare parts.

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Apr 06, 2022
PhonePe plans to more than double its em...

PhonePe, a digital payments platform, announced on Tuesday that it wants to more than double its total workforce strength across the country to 5,400 by the end of December 2022, up from the current 2,600.

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Mar 05, 2022
Facebook has been blocked in Russia, but...

Ukraine's cities are collapsing one after the other as the world watches in horror, and Meta has now come out in full support. The action comes despite the fact that Facebook has been officially banned in Russia.

The firm said in a statement, "Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the war in Ukraine." We are taking significant efforts across our apps to assist protect the safety of our community and to support the people who use our services — both in Ukraine and globally.

Here are a few of the initial initiatives Meta has taken to assist Ukrainian citizens.

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Mar 05, 2022
WhatsApp is working on the community tab...

WhatsApp is constantly adding new features to its platform in order to improve the customer experience. In the most recent such development, it has been discovered that the corporation is currently working on a new community page for its app. A feature tracker disclosed the information, which claims that the functionality will allow group admins to add certain groups to a "Community." These organizations will then be listed together under the Community category.

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Feb 28, 2022
In Ukraine, Google Maps Live Traffic Dat...

Alphabet's Google acknowledged on Sunday that it had temporarily disabled some Google Maps functions that provide real-time information about traffic conditions and how busy different locations are in Ukraine.

After conferring with sources including regional authorities, the company said it has taken the move of worldwide deactivating the Google Maps traffic layer and live information on how popular businesses like stores and restaurants are in Ukraine for the safety of local populations in the country.

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Feb 28, 2022
WhatsApp is currently testing a feature ...

WhatsApp has been developing a host of features to improve the user experience. Following the introduction of a new search tool and message reactions, WhatsApp has been discovered testing a feature that would allow users to establish links to join calls on the messaging service. Previously, WhatsApp enabled users to join a call even if it had already begun. It will now be possible for the host to create a link for WhatsApp calls and invite other contacts.

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Feb 25, 2022
Google Ditching Chrome Lite Data Saver ...

Google is deleting a Chrome for Android feature that has been used for years to help customers reduce their mobile data usage. Chrome's 'Lite mode' will be phased out with the release of Chrome M100 in late March.

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Feb 23, 2022
Google map न केवल रास्ता दिखाता है, बल्क...

अधिकांश उपयोगकर्ता सही पता खोजने के लिए पूरी तरह से Google मानचित्र का उपयोग करते हैं। हालांकि, आप शायद इस बात से अनजान होंगे कि इस फीचर के इस्तेमाल से कई लोग न सिर्फ सही पते पर पहुंच रहे हैं, बल्कि खूब पैसा भी कमा रहे हैं।

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Feb 23, 2022
Facebook Reels, similar to Instagram and...

Facebook's short video feature Reels is being expanded to more than 150 countries, according to its owner Meta Platforms, in an effort to increase its fastest-growing content format.

The social media behemoth, which just lost a third of its market value following a disappointing earnings report, has identified Reels as a top focus.

Meta debuted Reels on Instagram in 2020 and Facebook in 2021 as a response to the wildly successful short-video app TikTok, which is owned by Chinese internet behemoth ByteDance.

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Feb 17, 2022
Apple shareholders are being urged to vo...

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) urged Apple Inc shareholders to vote against Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook's remuneration, citing concerns about the size and structure of his equity award.

Apple's annual shareholder meeting will take place in the first week of March.

"There are serious concerns about the design and magnitude of CEO Cook's equity award in FY21... Half of the awards are devoid of performance criteria "ISS stated in a letter dated Wednesday.

Cook received a salary of $3 million (roughly Rs. 20 crores) in 2021. In addition, he received $82.3 million (approximately Rs. 620 crore) in stock awards, $12 million (approximately Rs. 90 crore) for exceeding Apple's targets, $1.4 million (approximately Rs. 10 crore) for air travel, 401(k) plan, insurance premiums, and other benefits.

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Feb 15, 2022
Google created a smart lamp, but you can...

Google provides users with a wide range of products, ranging from wireless earbuds to smartphones. There are also a few smart home devices available, such as Chromecast, security cameras, and smart displays. Google has also developed a smart lamp, but you won't be able to purchase one because it is not yet available to everyone.

Google's designer Ben Gold posted a photo of the lamp on Twitter, adding that it "will likely never be for sale outside of the company." The product is known as "delight" by the company. It is intended to provide users with "optimal lighting for video calls." As more people work from home these days, this could come in handy for such use cases.

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Feb 03, 2022
Spotify reports 180 million premium subs...

Spotify shares fell on Wednesday after the music streaming service, which has been embroiled in a controversy over its star podcaster Joe Rogan, forecast lower profit margins in the coming earnings period as subscriber growth slows.

In the fourth quarter, the company reported solid increases in monthly active users and 180 million premium subscribers, which were in line with previous forecasts.

However, the streaming service expects its gross profit margin to fall to 25% from 26.5 percent in the first quarter of 2022. And it expected to add only three million premium subscribers during that time period, a significant decrease from previous quarters.

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Jan 14, 2022
WhatsApp for iOS beta now has iMessage-s...

WhatsApp has long been believed to be working on a feature similar to iMessage's reactions. However, the most recent update indicates that the feature may be ready for public use. The messaging app's Reactions feature would allow users to respond to messages with an emoji. This feature is already accessible on Facebook and iMessage. In fact, it's visible in Instagram DMs as well.

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Jan 05, 2022
Fake Telegram apps are circulating that ...

Fake Telegram apps are a major security risk for Windows users. The unauthentic version of the chat software has been said to be capable of hacking your devices and exposing your personal information. The bogus app has the capacity to evade antivirus systems, according to cybersecurity experts.

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Dec 30, 2021
Employees furious, Food delivery app man...

Food-delivery app based in the United States All non-delivery employees at DoorDash are required to deliver food at least once a month. Even CEO Tony Xu is required to deliver food once a month by the corporation. It has been alleged that when DoorDash was created, it had a programme called WeDash. However, the business is reintroducing the programme for its San Francisco staff, and the employees are dissatisfied.

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Dec 23, 2021
New WhatsApp voice and video calls inter...

WhatsApp appears to be working on a new voice call interface. Both the Android and iOS versions of the instant messaging software would have the interface. Through this new interface, WhatsApp hopes to improve the quality of individual and group voice calls.

According to a report by WABetainfo, WhatsApp is currently working on a revamped voice call experience for consumers. Even for WhatsApp beta testers, though, the modifications are not yet available.

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Dec 14, 2021
After Facebook became Meta, Instagram bl...

Metaverse is Meta's - formerly Facebook's - next big project, and rightly so, because it might be the future of virtual communication. It was a nightmare for Thea-Mai Baumann, an Australian artist and engineer. Baumann's Instagram handle @metaverse, which she founded in 2012 to promote her creative work, vanished after Facebook rebranded itself as Meta, with a renewed emphasis on metaverse.

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Nov 27, 2021
Google Maps Fantastic Tricks! Find the w...

Today there is an app to help us with everything we do. From shopping and completing bank tasks to finding routes, there are tons of apps built-in. One such app is Google Maps. The way to any place in the world can be found with this app. Today we are going to tell you about some such tricks so that you will be able to take full advantage of this app.

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Nov 19, 2021
Now Google Pay will work on one of your ...

Google India has recently finished the seventh edition of the Google for India Event and the announcements made in this event have made the fans very happy. In this event, the company has given many such decisions, which will bring many benefits to Google users and will make it easier for them to use Google and its associated devices. From Google Pay to Google Search, changes have been made in many apps and features related to Google.

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Nov 10, 2021
Netflix will introduce gaming app on the...

Netflix introduced the mobile game for the Android platform earlier this month. Also, Netflix had said that it would bring a gaming service for iOS. Bloomberg's tech reporter Mark Gurman said that Apple's App Store policy could hinder Netflix games because games can be played and downloaded with the help of a single Netflix app. Let us tell you that the policy of Story of Google Playstore is different from the policy of iOS.

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