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More than 13,500 Vivo phones found using same IMEI number

05 Jun 2020

More than 13,500 Vivo phones found using same IMEI number

In a major shocker, more than 13,500 Vivo smartphones have been seized with the same International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number.

#BugAlert: Airtel security flaw risked over 300 million subscribers' data

07 Dec 2019

#BugAlert: Airtel security flaw risked over 300 million subscribers' data

Leading telecom operator Airtel risked the personal data of its subscribers, more than 300 million people, due to a critical security flaw in its mobile app.

What is OnePlus Care, how it is useful?

11 Oct 2019

What is OnePlus Care, how it is useful?

On the eve of launching the elder sibling of 7T, OnePlus has announced a new after-sales service program in India - OnePlus Care.

Thousands of apps track you without permission: Here's how

09 Jul 2019

Thousands of apps track you without permission: Here's how

If you are using Android, there is a good chance you have encountered data permissions, a dedicated prompt to choose what data an app should get access to.

Hackers can bypass your iPhone's iCloud lock: Here's how

08 Feb 2019

Hackers can bypass your iPhone's iCloud lock: Here's how

If you use an iPhone, you would already know about 'Find My iPhone', the security feature that ties to your iCloud account and is used to lock your device.

Alcatel smartphones came pre-installed with money-stealing malware

12 Jan 2019

Alcatel smartphones came pre-installed with money-stealing malware

Alcatel smartphones may not be popular in India, but they still sell in big numbers, particularly in emerging markets.

Apple gave customers' data to Indian government: Details here

25 Dec 2018

Apple gave customers' data to Indian government: Details here

Apple has released its transparency report, detailing how many customer data requests it got from the Indian government and how many it actually catered to.

How to activate Jio's eSIM on iPhone Xs, Xr

05 Nov 2018

How to activate Jio's eSIM on iPhone Xs, Xr

Finally, Reliance Jio users are getting the eSIM facility to enable dual SIM functions on their iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr.

Beware! This malware can compromise your phone, steal banking credentials

13 Oct 2018

Beware! This malware can compromise your phone, steal banking credentials

Security researchers have flagged a new trojan, one that "pretends" as 'Google Play Marketplace' and can easily compromise your Android device.

Now exchange your old phone with a new Xiaomi one

18 Mar 2018

Now exchange your old phone with a new Xiaomi one

Xiaomi had first introduced a trade-in programme back in November 2017 when the company had partnered with Cashify to allow users to exchange their old smartphones for a new one, across its Mi Home Stores.

Xiaomi users can track phone repair status online; here's how!

28 Dec 2017

Xiaomi users can track phone repair status online; here's how!

It is nothing less than a headache to get smartphones repaired. Everyone knows how annoying it is to repeatedly call the customer service to track the repair/service status.

Beware, OnePlus users! Your private-data is being collected without permission

11 Oct 2017

Beware, OnePlus users! Your private-data is being collected without permission

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus seems to have landed in soup, as it is being accused of "stealing" private data from its users.

Tampering mobile IMEI number can attract upto 3 years jail

25 Sep 2017

Tampering mobile IMEI number can attract upto 3 years jail

The government has made the tampering of IMEI number, i.e. a unique 15-digit number assigned to every mobile device, a punishable offense.

Jagga Jasoos' actress found dead in Gurugram apartment

19 Jul 2017

Jagga Jasoos' actress found dead in Gurugram apartment

Assamese singer-actor Bidisha Bezbaruah, who was recently seen 'Jagga Jasoos', was found hanging from a ceiling fan with a dupatta tied around her neck in her Gurugram apartment.

Delhi Police nabs illegal racket selling old iPhones as new

18 Jun 2017

Delhi Police nabs illegal racket selling old iPhones as new

Four persons were arrested by Delhi Police Crime Branch for passing off old iPhones as new to unsuspecting customers.