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Netflix mobile will automatically download recommended content for offline viewing

23 Feb 2021

Netflix mobile will automatically download recommended content for offline viewing

On Monday, Netflix announced a new Downloads For You feature for its Android and iOS applications. The feature will automatically download recommended TV shows and movies based on your tastes.

Google Chrome beta for iOS allows locking incognito tabs

15 Feb 2021

Google Chrome beta for iOS allows locking incognito tabs

The latest beta version of the Google Chrome browser for iOS reportedly lets users lock incognito tabs using Touch or Face ID.

Apple introduces ads in App Store Search tab. Hypocrisy much?

09 Feb 2021

Apple introduces ads in App Store Search tab. Hypocrisy much?

After pontificating about privacy and the menace of tracking ads, Apple is now deploying advertisements in its App Store app.

Google reportedly developing Android feature mimicking Apple's App Tracking Transparency

05 Feb 2021

Google reportedly developing Android feature mimicking Apple's App Tracking Transparency

Google is reportedly working on an anti-tracking feature for Android. The solution could be similar to the one coming with iOS 14.5, but less strict.

Robinhood reportedly sells GameStop shares without permission from traders

29 Jan 2021

Robinhood reportedly sells GameStop shares without permission from traders

Trading app Robinhood on Thursday prevented investors from buying several stocks in order to facilitate short-selling hedge funds in their battle against the working class investors from the WallStreetBets subreddit.

Plex Arcade enables subscription-based retro game streaming to mobiles, devices

27 Jan 2021

Plex Arcade enables subscription-based retro game streaming to mobiles, devices

Popular media streaming service Plex is foraying into video games. The new Plex Arcade service won't be competing with Stadia, PS Now, or Project xCloud, but will instead focus on the retro gaming scene.

Focos app adds support for Apple ProRAW; sports improved UI

26 Jan 2021

Focos app adds support for Apple ProRAW; sports improved UI

Focos, a popular image editing app on iOS, was recently updated to version 2.4, and the update allows users to edit RAW and Apple ProRAW format images.

Apple iPad mini 6 tipped to feature in-display Touch ID

21 Jan 2021

Apple iPad mini 6 tipped to feature in-display Touch ID

The next-generation iPad mini, likely to be called the iPad mini 6, will undergo a major design change, according to renders and details shared by Italian technology blog Pigtou.

Signal users report encryption errors; Company claims chat security unaffected

18 Jan 2021

Signal users report encryption errors; Company claims chat security unaffected

Signal, the privacy-centric messaging service, spent long hours battling a global outage last weekend. The disruption is reported to have been caused by a high influx of new users.

iPhone 13 tipped to come with a smaller display notch

11 Jan 2021

iPhone 13 tipped to come with a smaller display notch

The next-generation iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 13, will feature a smaller display notch, according to details revealed by MacOtakara.

Ather improves 450X electric scooter's performance via OTA update

26 Dec 2020

Ather improves 450X electric scooter's performance via OTA update

Ather Energy has started rolling out a new update for the Android and iOS apps of the 450X and 450 Plus electric scooters.

How to use WhatsApp's 'Disappearing Messages' feature on Android, iOS

23 Nov 2020

How to use WhatsApp's 'Disappearing Messages' feature on Android, iOS

Earlier this month, WhatsApp introduced a new 'Disappearing Messages' feature that allows users to send self-deleting messages in individual chats as well as group conversations.

Inbase Urban Lite review: Good entry-level smartwatch, half-baked fitness tracker

15 Nov 2020

Inbase Urban Lite review: Good entry-level smartwatch, half-baked fitness tracker

Having a tiny computer wrapped around your wrist is no longer a costly affair. In fact, for around Rs. 5,000, you can buy a smartwatch that offers a wealth of features, fitness tracking, a stylish and durable design, and compatibility with your iOS and Android-based smartphone.

WhatsApp's payments service is finally here: How to use it

06 Nov 2020

WhatsApp's payments service is finally here: How to use it

WhatsApp has launched its payments service in India after receiving a nod from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

Here's how to mute a WhatsApp chat forever

23 Oct 2020

Here's how to mute a WhatsApp chat forever

WhatsApp has finally introduced a new feature that lets you mute a chat forever. So, if you are a part of an annoying group on the messaging app, chances are you are going to love this new option.

Fortnite is not coming back on iOS any time soon

11 Oct 2020

Fortnite is not coming back on iOS any time soon

If you were hoping to see Epic Games' Fortnite return to the Apple App Store, be warned that it is not going to happen any time soon.

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

09 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

Last night, leading Indian lab testing company Dr. Lal PathLabs was caught exposing confidential patient data through an unprotected storage bucket on Amazon Web Services.

Chrome's latest mobile update gives major boost to password security

08 Oct 2020

Chrome's latest mobile update gives major boost to password security

Google is releasing a new 'version 86' of Chrome for Android and iOS, adding some much-needed capabilities into the mobile browser and bringing it on par with the desktop-specific release.

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

08 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

Last night, Amazon expressed discontent over Future Group's deal to sell its businesses to Reliance Retail and issued the former a legal notice.

Now, you can book train tickets on Amazon: Here's how

07 Oct 2020

Now, you can book train tickets on Amazon: Here's how

After buses, flights, and movies, Amazon is expanding into the train ticketing category.

Instagram gets interesting new features on its 10th birthday

06 Oct 2020

Instagram gets interesting new features on its 10th birthday

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform under the umbrella of Facebook, has turned 10 years old.

Scott Disick, Brody Jenner promoted racist AI app, slammed

24 Sep 2020

Scott Disick, Brody Jenner promoted racist AI app, slammed

Celebrities Scott Disick, Brody Jenner, and Danielle Cohn are being slammed on the internet for promoting Gradient, an application that packs an outright racist feature.

Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation

24 Sep 2020

Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation

As COVID-19 cases are surging exponentially, it is more important than ever to be fully aware of the situation prevailing in your local area.

Google teases Gmail facelift, starting with a new logo

21 Sep 2020

Google teases Gmail facelift, starting with a new logo

After adding a bunch of new features into Gmail for personal and G Suite accounts, Google appears to be working on a facelift for the service.

Now, you can have 'watch parties' on Facebook Messenger calls

14 Sep 2020

Now, you can have 'watch parties' on Facebook Messenger calls

In a bid to make virtual connections more fun and exciting, Facebook has launched a new 'Watch Together' feature inside its Messenger app.

Apple allows game streaming on iPhones, but there's a catch

13 Sep 2020

Apple allows game streaming on iPhones, but there's a catch

After a series of controversies, Apple has updated its App Store policies to allay some of the concerns of its developer partners.

Google Meet app gets a new look: Details here

12 Sep 2020

Google Meet app gets a new look: Details here

Countries are opening up, but video conferencing continues to be the most suited (and safest) way for one-to-one and one-to-many communication.

#ThereIsHelp: Twitter launches search prompt to prevent suicides, self harm

10 Sep 2020

#ThereIsHelp: Twitter launches search prompt to prevent suicides, self harm

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people around the world die by suicide.

Huawei phones will start replacing Android next year: Details here

10 Sep 2020

Huawei phones will start replacing Android next year: Details here

Finally, Huawei appears to be gearing up to take on Google's Android and Apple's iOS in the mobile operating system segment.

Watch out! Weird text messages can cause WhatsApp to crash

08 Sep 2020

Watch out! Weird text messages can cause WhatsApp to crash

WhatsApp has been hit by a weird issue, one that can cause the messaging service to crash indefinitely on your Android or iOS phone.

#TechBytes: 5 PUBG MOBILE alternatives you can try

05 Sep 2020

#TechBytes: 5 PUBG MOBILE alternatives you can try

India's decision to ban PUBG MOBILE among 118 Chinese apps has left fans of the battle royale hit reeling.

#BugAlert: Security flaw flagged in Safari, but Apple delayed patch

25 Aug 2020

#BugAlert: Security flaw flagged in Safari, but Apple delayed patch

Apple's Safari browser has been taking on Google Chrome with its promise of safety and security, but that does not mean it is totally bug-proof.

NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more

25 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more

Since last night, the case between Apple and Epic Games has progressed.

Why are Apple, Google and Epic Games fighting?

18 Aug 2020

Why are Apple, Google and Epic Games fighting?

Apple, Google, and Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, are engaged in a dramatic row for the last few days.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple-Epic row escalates, and more

18 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple-Epic row escalates, and more

In the updates since last night, the row between Apple and Epic Games has further escalated.

NewsBytes Briefing: Trump may ban Alibaba, other Chinese companies

17 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Trump may ban Alibaba, other Chinese companies

Over the weekend, a lot happened in the world of technology.

Finally, Telegram launches video calling with end-to-end encryption

16 Aug 2020

Finally, Telegram launches video calling with end-to-end encryption

When you compare WhatsApp with its biggest rival Telegram, the discussion always revolves around the market dominance of the former and the secure, feature-packed experience of the latter.

Facebook Lite is shutting down on iOS: Details here

12 Aug 2020

Facebook Lite is shutting down on iOS: Details here

In an unexpected move, social media giant Facebook is sunsetting the Lite version of its main mobile application.

Now, Google will help you with Math problems: Here's how

12 Aug 2020

Now, Google will help you with Math problems: Here's how

In the wake of COVID-19, millions of kids have been asked to switch to the routine of online 'virtual' classes and studying from home.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

10 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok was reported to be planning legal action against Trump administration.