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Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok among most popular apps of 2020

14 Jan 2021

Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok among most popular apps of 2020

The market of mobile apps continued to grow in 2020 in spite (or rather because) of the pandemic.

Honor 10X Lite, with Kirin 710A chipset, launched in Europe

11 Nov 2020

Honor 10X Lite, with Kirin 710A chipset, launched in Europe

Expanding its line-up of budget-friendly smartphones, Honor has launched the 10X Lite model in Europe.

Honor 10X Lite to be launched globally on November 10

05 Nov 2020

Honor 10X Lite to be launched globally on November 10

Honor is all set to launch its budget-friendly 10X Lite model in the global markets on November 10. To recall, it was announced in Saudi Arabia last month.

Honor 10X Lite, with Kirin 710 chipset, goes official

31 Oct 2020

Honor 10X Lite, with Kirin 710 chipset, goes official

As the latest addition to its portfolio of budget-friendly smartphones, Honor has launched the 10X Lite model.

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.

ProtonMail CEO alleges Apple forced them to add in-app purchases

09 Oct 2020

ProtonMail CEO alleges Apple forced them to add in-app purchases

Lately, the legal battle between Apple and Epic Games has been the talk of the town.

Paytm to host app developers conference on October 8

06 Oct 2020

Paytm to host app developers conference on October 8

Indian payments decacorn Paytm is gearing up to take on the dominance of Google.

#WeeklyRecap: Android 11, affordable Xbox Series S, and more

13 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Android 11, affordable Xbox Series S, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, especially in the consumer tech department.

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.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple hits $2 trillion, Gmail suffers outage, and more

23 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple hits $2 trillion, Gmail suffers outage, and more

This week, both Apple and Google made major headlines in the world of tech.

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

21 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.

#TechBytes: How to get Fortnite back on iPhone?

21 Aug 2020

#TechBytes: How to get Fortnite back on iPhone?

Apple and Epic Games' dramatic showdown, with all the lawsuits, parodies, tweets, has left Fortnite lovers in trouble.

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.

#WeeklyRecap: Trump's 90-day deadline for TikTok, Fortnite row, and more

16 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Trump's 90-day deadline for TikTok, Fortnite row, and more

This week, several big players made headlines in the world of technology.

NewsBytes Briefing: Russia orders Apple to stop its 'power abuse'

11 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Russia orders Apple to stop its 'power abuse'

In the updates since last night, Russia's competition watchdog slammed Apple for abusing its App Store dominance by requiring third-party developers to distribute apps through the marketplace and then blocking them unlawfully.

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.

Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

30 Jul 2020

Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

On Wednesday, Big Tech went on trial as the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook appeared before Congress for a hearing on antitrust.

Big Tech CEOs to testify before Congress: All details here

27 Jul 2020

Big Tech CEOs to testify before Congress: All details here

On Wednesday, the Chief Executives of four of US' largest technology conglomerates - Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - are heading to testify before a US Congressional panel.

iOS 14 public beta now available: Here's how to download

10 Jul 2020

iOS 14 public beta now available: Here's how to download

Apple's next big operating system for iPhones, the iOS 14, is now available for early testers.

Meet Chingari, TikTok's latest rival in India

29 Jun 2020

Meet Chingari, TikTok's latest rival in India

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, calls to boycott Chinese goods have gone to a whole new level.

#Alert: TikTok reads the content of clipboard on iPhones

26 Jun 2020

#Alert: TikTok reads the content of clipboard on iPhones

Hours after iOS 14 preview went live, testers discovered its ability to alert when an app reads clipboard.

iOS 14: Is this the biggest update for iPhones?

23 Jun 2020

iOS 14: Is this the biggest update for iPhones?

A few hours ago, Apple hosted its first-ever "virtual" WWDC keynote and unveiled the next-generation of its software products - iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, watchOS 7, and macOS Big Sur.

WWDC 2020: 5 crucial changes needed in iOS, iPadOS

22 Jun 2020

WWDC 2020: 5 crucial changes needed in iOS, iPadOS

Apple's 31st Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is set to kick off in a completely unique, online-only format, starting today.

20 million Aptoide app store users compromised in data leak

19 Apr 2020

20 million Aptoide app store users compromised in data leak

In a shocking development, personal data of more than 20 million users of Aptoide, a third-party store for Android applications, has been leaked online.

Airtel and Apollo Hospitals partner to provide app-based COVID-19 self-testing

15 Apr 2020

Airtel and Apollo Hospitals partner to provide app-based COVID-19 self-testing

Airtel and Apollo Hospitals have come together to offer all Airtel Thanks subscribers free self-testing for COVID-19, the diseased caused by the novel coronavirus.

Apple's iOS 14 update may let you try out apps

10 Apr 2020

Apple's iOS 14 update may let you try out apps

Even though we are months away from the official announcement of iOS 14, tipsters have already started revealing what exactly Apple is planning for the update.

Aarogya Setu COVID-19 tracker app crosses 1 crore downloads

05 Apr 2020

Aarogya Setu COVID-19 tracker app crosses 1 crore downloads

The government's recently launched Aarogya Setu COVID-19 tracker app has recorded over 1.1 crore downloads in India.

Amid lockdown, ICICI launches WhatsApp banking service: How to use

31 Mar 2020

Amid lockdown, ICICI launches WhatsApp banking service: How to use

With an aim to offer easy banking solutions to its customers during the ongoing lockdown in India, ICICI Bank has launched a WhatsApp banking feature.

Siri can do preliminary screening for coronavirus (not for India)

23 Mar 2020

Siri can do preliminary screening for coronavirus (not for India)

As coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to wreak havoc around the world, Apple is doing its bit to help those in need.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more

15 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more

This week, a vast majority of developments in the world of tech were driven by the outbreak of coronavirus in various parts of the world.

Apple banning unofficial coronavirus apps from App Store

15 Mar 2020

Apple banning unofficial coronavirus apps from App Store

In a bid to combat misinformation on the novel coronavirus and its outbreak, Apple is going after unreliable apps on its App Store.

Coronavirus: Apple closes stores outside China, to hold online-only WWDC

14 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Apple closes stores outside China, to hold online-only WWDC

Following President Trump's emergency declaration over coronavirus pandemic, Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced the decision to close down all company stores outside of Greater China.

Apple may let you set third-party apps as iOS defaults

22 Feb 2020

Apple may let you set third-party apps as iOS defaults

Apple is considering giving third-party apps more weightage on its devices, allowing users the freedom to choose 'rival' apps and services as default on their iPhone, iPad or even the HomePod, according to Bloomberg.

WhatsApp for iPhone to get these new features soon

26 Dec 2019

WhatsApp for iPhone to get these new features soon

WhatsApp constantly adds new features to its platform, making the messaging app more functional and secure for billions of users.

Now, get Apple Arcade for a year at Rs. 999

18 Dec 2019

Now, get Apple Arcade for a year at Rs. 999

In a bid to boost its services business, Apple has launched an annual plan for Arcade, its subscription-based gaming service.

#CareerBytes: Top five games to help you build vocabulary

13 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Top five games to help you build vocabulary

Vocabulary is defined as the body of words in any language. Improving vocabulary is important for mastery over a language, and as John Keating said in 'Dead Poets Society', words and ideas can change the world.

Now, you can get Apple News+ free (not in India)

01 Dec 2019

Now, you can get Apple News+ free (not in India)

Apple's News+ is often hailed as the Netflix for news, thanks to its humongous assortment of publications and the tempting $10/month price tag.

Facebook just launched an app to make memes: Details here

20 Nov 2019

Facebook just launched an app to make memes: Details here

From Twitter to Snapchat, the entire social media scene is driven by the culture of viral and funny memes.

Instagram targets app that lets anyone view private profiles

18 Nov 2019

Instagram targets app that lets anyone view private profiles

A few days back, we reported about Ghosty, a scary app that allows anyone to view photos, videos, and stories shared on private Instagram profiles.