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Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day

21 Jan 2021

Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day

Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G), a game by Studio nCore Pvt. Ltd. and promoted by Akshay Kumar is set to hit Android devices on January 26. It will compete with popular battle royale game PUBG for a share of the Indian mobile gaming market.

Hike messaging service shuts down, leaves app stores

18 Jan 2021

Hike messaging service shuts down, leaves app stores

Indian messaging app Hike StickerChat has been shut down. The platform officially closed down today following a Twitter announcement by founder and CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal on January 6.

OnePlus may have two new smartwatches coming, and then some

10 Jan 2021

OnePlus may have two new smartwatches coming, and then some

With the OnePlus Health app going live for early access on the Google Play Store, developers and enthusiasts are already ripping into the code and digging around for clues. Apparently, there is a lot to discover.

Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

03 Jan 2021

Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

Four people, including two Chinese nationals, have been arrested by the Chennai Police in connection with the loan apps case.

Nokia Smart TV 75-inch launched in Europe

27 Nov 2020

Nokia Smart TV 75-inch launched in Europe

Nokia brand-licensee StreamView has launched the 75-inch model of the Nokia Smart TV in Europe. The Android-powered television will go on sale from December 1.

Sony A8H 4K OLED TV launched at Rs. 2.8 lakh

05 Nov 2020

Sony A8H 4K OLED TV launched at Rs. 2.8 lakh

Expanding its range of premium televisions in India, Sony has launched its latest A8H 4K OLED TV in a 65-inch size.

Now, your Android phone can alert about easy-to-miss household sounds

09 Oct 2020

Now, your Android phone can alert about easy-to-miss household sounds

Google is bringing a handy new feature on Android, one that will help people to take note of important but easy-to-miss sounds in their homes.

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.

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.

Sony launches its costliest TV, priced at Rs. 14 lakh

05 Oct 2020

Sony launches its costliest TV, priced at Rs. 14 lakh

Sony has launched its first 8K TV in India, the Z8H at Rs. 13,99,990. (Yes, you read that right!)

Dating app uses Nusrat Jahan's photo without consent; probe initiated

21 Sep 2020

Dating app uses Nusrat Jahan's photo without consent; probe initiated

Actor and Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Nusrat Jahan has accused a video dating app of using her picture without permission.

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

20 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.

Google removes Paytm from Play Store: Here's why

18 Sep 2020

Google removes Paytm from Play Store: Here's why

Paytm, one of India's most valuable start-ups, has suffered a major setback.

Now, Google Duo is available on Android TV

11 Sep 2020

Now, Google Duo is available on Android TV

Keeping its promise, Google has started making Duo available on Android TV.

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.

Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition televisions launched in India

07 Sep 2020

Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition televisions launched in India

Expanding its line-up of smart televisions in India, Xiaomi has launched its Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition series in 32-inch and 43-inch sizes.

Google removes deceptive giveaway apps from Play Store

30 Aug 2020

Google removes deceptive giveaway apps from Play Store

Despite Google's strict review and removal practices, malicious apps have been making their way to the Play Store.

OnePlus TV Y Series' OTA update brings nifty improvements

19 Aug 2020

OnePlus TV Y Series' OTA update brings nifty improvements

OnePlus has started rolling out a system update for its affordable Y Series televisions in India.

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.

#TechBytes: These new features are coming to your Android TV

13 Aug 2020

#TechBytes: These new features are coming to your Android TV

Smart TVs and media streaming devices are all the rage these days, thanks to Google's Android TV.

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.

Flipkart Big Saving Days sale: Top-deals on 4K Android TVs

09 Aug 2020

Flipkart Big Saving Days sale: Top-deals on 4K Android TVs

Flipkart's Big Saving Days sale is currently live with great discounts and deals available across all product categories.

Xiaomi takes on Amazon with affordable new 'Mi TV Stick'

05 Aug 2020

Xiaomi takes on Amazon with affordable new 'Mi TV Stick'

In a bid to cash in on the surging demand of smart televisions, Chinese giant Xiaomi has launched 'Mi TV Stick' in India.

Sony's latest 55-inch 4K TV comes with content upscaling technology

05 Aug 2020

Sony's latest 55-inch 4K TV comes with content upscaling technology

Expanding its line-up of Android TVs in India, Sony has launched a 55-inch smart television in the country.

New Android malware can steal your banking credentials, Government warns

30 Jul 2020

New Android malware can steal your banking credentials, Government warns

The cybersecurity agency working for the Government of India has raised alarms over a dangerous new strain of malware on Android.

Google uses Android to track its rivals apps: Report

26 Jul 2020

Google uses Android to track its rivals apps: Report

In a major shocker, a report from The Information has revealed that Google uses Android to track the applications offered by its rivals.

This malware can steal passwords, card data from 300+ apps

16 Jul 2020

This malware can steal passwords, card data from 300+ apps

After Joker, a new strain of malware called 'BlackRock' has surfaced on the internet.

Police probing origins of money-stealing 'Joker' malware: Details here

16 Jul 2020

Police probing origins of money-stealing 'Joker' malware: Details here

Officials from the Maharashtra Police are looking into the origins of a dangerous new malware called 'Joker'.

Shinco's 43-inch 4K Android TV launched at Rs. 21,000

02 Jul 2020

Shinco's 43-inch 4K Android TV launched at Rs. 21,000

Expanding its range of Android TVs, Shinco has launched the 43-inch model of its Smart TV in India.

Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

01 Jul 2020

Gmail suffers outage, creating work woes for many

In a major shocker, Google's primary email service Gmail has gone down for a number of users around the world.

#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

30 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, the Government of India has taken the decision to ban as many as 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

TikTok's creators begin switching to Instagram, YouTube after government's ban

30 Jun 2020

TikTok's creators begin switching to Instagram, YouTube after government's ban

A few hours ago, the Government of India imposed a ban on popular video-sharing service TikTok as well as 58 other 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

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.

This app tells if a product is 'Made in India'

22 Jun 2020

This app tells if a product is 'Made in India'

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, anti-China sentiments have grown significantly in India.

WeChat to TikTok, 52 'China-linked' apps red-flagged by Indian intelligence

17 Jun 2020

WeChat to TikTok, 52 'China-linked' apps red-flagged by Indian intelligence

As many as 52 'China-linked' apps, including some popular ones, have been deemed unsafe by Indian intelligence agencies.

Nokia's 43-inch 4K Android TV launched; sale on June 8

05 Jun 2020

Nokia's 43-inch 4K Android TV launched; sale on June 8

Expanding its range of Android TVs, Nokia has launched the 43-inch model of its Smart TV in India. Like the existing 55-inch variant, this model has also been manufactured by brand-licensee Flipkart.

TikTok competitor Mitron returns: Here are all the changes

05 Jun 2020

TikTok competitor Mitron returns: Here are all the changes

Mitron, the video-sharing app that shot to fame as 'India's answer to TikTok' before being pulled from Google Play Store, has made an official comeback.

'Remove China Apps' removed from Google Play Store: Here's why

03 Jun 2020

'Remove China Apps' removed from Google Play Store: Here's why

Remove China Apps, a viral application that promised to delete apps made by Chinese firms, has been removed from the Google Play Store.

Mitron app removed from Google Play Store: Here's why

02 Jun 2020

Mitron app removed from Google Play Store: Here's why

Mitron, the video-sharing app that made headlines as India's answer to TikTok, has been pulled from the Google Play Store.

India's new viral app is all about deleting Chinese services

02 Jun 2020

India's new viral app is all about deleting Chinese services

India has got a new viral app that is all about getting rid of Chinese apps/services.