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Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India

28 Sep 2020

Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India

Telecom giant Reliance Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India.

Pixel 3 owners are complaining about swollen batteries: Details here

12 Sep 2020

Pixel 3 owners are complaining about swollen batteries: Details here

When Google had unveiled Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with top-end internals and impeccable cameras, they were seen as the company's answer to flagships in the market.

Strange notifications hit Microsoft Teams users; now fixed

29 Aug 2020

Strange notifications hit Microsoft Teams users; now fixed

In the last couple of days, several users of Microsoft Teams reported receiving a flurry of mysterious notifications.

Google Pixel 5 and 4a 5G's image and specifications leaked

24 Aug 2020

Google Pixel 5 and 4a 5G's image and specifications leaked

Google is expected to launch its all-new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G on September 30. In the latest development, the design and key specifications of both the handsets have been revealed in a now-deleted Reddit post.

Instagram caught accessing camera unnecessarily on iPhone

27 Jul 2020

Instagram caught accessing camera unnecessarily on iPhone

Despite being in beta, Apple's latest iPhone operating system, the iOS 14, is doing wonders at bringing sneaky app behaviors into the limelight.

Pixel 4 XL's glass back is coming off: Details here

20 Jul 2020

Pixel 4 XL's glass back is coming off: Details here

Google's Pixel line-up has drawn a lot of attention for its extraordinary camera and software features.

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

09 Jul 2020

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

Amid growing security concerns, the Indian Army has directed its troops to delete 89 smartphone applications.

After TikTok, LinkedIn, Reddit caught snooping on clipboard of iPhones

05 Jul 2020

After TikTok, LinkedIn, Reddit caught snooping on clipboard of iPhones

A few days back, we reported the case of Chinese video app TikTok snooping on the clipboard of iPhones.

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

05 Jul 2020

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of tech, but the story that drew the most attention was the ban imposed by India on 59 Chinese apps.

Why DuckDuckGo is not working in India?

02 Jul 2020

Why DuckDuckGo is not working in India?

Along with Chinese applications that were deemed prejudicial to national security, India has also blocked popular US-based search engine DuckDuckGo.

Acting against hate speech, Reddit bans pro-Trump subreddit

30 Jun 2020

Acting against hate speech, Reddit bans pro-Trump subreddit

As Facebook continues to reel from a massive advertisers' protest against its mishandling of racism, violence, and hate speech, Reddit, which has long been criticized over these issues, has started taking corrective measures.

Skin cream "Fair & Lovely" to drop "Fair" from name

25 Jun 2020

Skin cream "Fair & Lovely" to drop "Fair" from name

Joining the bandwagon of brands that are making their products socially inclusive, the Indian unit of Unilever, Hindustan Unilever, has decided to drop "Fair" from the name of the skincare cream "Fair & Lovely," multiple reports said on Thursday.

2020 MacBooks are running into USB 2.0 connectivity issues

19 Jun 2020

2020 MacBooks are running into USB 2.0 connectivity issues

The latest line of MacBooks - 2020 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air - is running into connectivity issues, creating problems for a number of users around the world.

Don't update! Latest Windows 10 release can break your printer

14 Jun 2020

Don't update! Latest Windows 10 release can break your printer

Microsoft is having a hard time getting a grip on Windows 10 issues.

Meet Michael Seibel, Reddit's first ever black board member

10 Jun 2020

Meet Michael Seibel, Reddit's first ever black board member

Reddit has named seed capital firm Y Combinator's CEO Michael Seibel as the first black member of its board.

#WeeklyRecap: Google's incognito tracking, 'infected' Android wallpaper, Mitron app, more

07 Jun 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Google's incognito tracking, 'infected' Android wallpaper, Mitron app, more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology.

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian quits board, wants a black replacement

06 Jun 2020

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian quits board, wants a black replacement

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has quit from the board of the company he started 15 years ago and wants his position to be filled by a black candidate. Making the major announcement on Friday, he said the decision was long overdue.

Google Home Hub shows stranger's Nest cam footage, now fixed

23 May 2020

Google Home Hub shows stranger's Nest cam footage, now fixed

A few days back, a Google Home Hub owner reported a mysterious (and creepy) case of seeing footage from the Nest security camera of a stranger.

Apparently, OnePlus 8 Pro can see through some objects, clothes

16 May 2020

Apparently, OnePlus 8 Pro can see through some objects, clothes

Last month, OnePlus took the wraps off its latest flagship, the OnePlus 8 Pro.

Facebook led to crashing of several popular apps on iOS

07 May 2020

Facebook led to crashing of several popular apps on iOS

A few hours ago, Spotify, Tinder, TikTok, Pinterest, and many other popular apps started crashing on iOS.

#WeeklyRecap: Free Google Meet, bugs in Chrome, Microsoft Teams, more

03 May 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Free Google Meet, bugs in Chrome, Microsoft Teams, more

The last week of April was all about bugs, glitches, and leaks.

Reddit pulls back 'chatrooms' within a day of launch

01 May 2020

Reddit pulls back 'chatrooms' within a day of launch

Yesterday, Reddit surprised the world by launching a 'chatroom' feature for some 16,000 subreddits.

Apple's new iPhone SE misses out a much-needed feature

28 Apr 2020

Apple's new iPhone SE misses out a much-needed feature

Apple's new iPhone SE is the talk of the town.

Mi A3 gets Android 10 update for the fourth time

26 Apr 2020

Mi A3 gets Android 10 update for the fourth time

After three unsuccessful attempts, Xiaomi has once again released the Android 10 update for its Mi A3 smartphone.

Bored of self-quarantine? Try these tech-backed ways for help

21 Mar 2020

Bored of self-quarantine? Try these tech-backed ways for help

The spread of COVID-19 in India has forced the government to close down public spaces.

Now, Twitter is banning misleading posts about coronavirus

19 Mar 2020

Now, Twitter is banning misleading posts about coronavirus

After Facebook and WhatsApp, Twitter has come into action to combat the spread of misinformation related to the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

Bill Gates backs 'shut down' to combat COVID-19 outbreak

19 Mar 2020

Bill Gates backs 'shut down' to combat COVID-19 outbreak

As the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, Bill Gates is urging the public 'stay calm'.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google I/O cancellation, Twitter's 'stories', costlier iPhones, and more

08 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google I/O cancellation, Twitter's 'stories', costlier iPhones, and more

This week, we have witnessed the continued impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the global tech industry.

Reddit adds tool to help people with suicidal thoughts

06 Mar 2020

Reddit adds tool to help people with suicidal thoughts

In a major move, Reddit has launched a tool to help people with suicidal thoughts.

How this guy turned a rotary phone into Google Assistant

04 Mar 2020

How this guy turned a rotary phone into Google Assistant

Thanks to Amazon and Google's smart home devices, digital assistants run our homes today.

Hackers are mysteriously stealing from PayPal accounts for online shopping

25 Feb 2020

Hackers are mysteriously stealing from PayPal accounts for online shopping

PayPal, one of the biggest payment platforms in the world, has been marred by a major, albeit unknown, security flaw.

In a first, BJP leader used AI-generated videos during campaigning

19 Feb 2020

In a first, BJP leader used AI-generated videos during campaigning

Ahead of the Legislative Assembly elections in National Capital, BJP Delhi President Manoj Tiwari used AI-generated deepfake videos while campaigning.

#BugAlert: Don't update! Windows 10 hides your personal files

17 Feb 2020

#BugAlert: Don't update! Windows 10 hides your personal files

Microsoft is just not getting a grip on Windows 10 and its issues.

Windows 7 bug preventing shutdown: How to fix it

10 Feb 2020

Windows 7 bug preventing shutdown: How to fix it

Within a month of losing official Microsoft support, Windows 7 has started creating major problems for its users.

#BugAlert: Google Home smart speaker breaking after update

29 Jan 2020

#BugAlert: Google Home smart speaker breaking after update

Once again, Google Home smart speakers are breaking - due to an update pushed by the company itself.

Man designs bizarre single pocket jeans, to carry, well, everything!

27 Jan 2020

Man designs bizarre single pocket jeans, to carry, well, everything!

Do you hate carrying extra baggage and wished your pants somehow had room for all your essentials?

#BugAlert: Xiaomi security camera shows live feed from other homes

03 Jan 2020

#BugAlert: Xiaomi security camera shows live feed from other homes

When people install security cameras, they expect a solution to check in on their house and family, whenever needed.

WhatsApp users report battery drain problems after latest update

10 Nov 2019

WhatsApp users report battery drain problems after latest update

WhatsApp is constantly introducing new features, general bug fixes, and performance improvements to its messaging platform. However, some updates do not perform as intended.

WhatsApp may ban you permanently if...

09 Nov 2019

WhatsApp may ban you permanently if...

If you are a part of a group that has an illegal and suspicious name, WhatsApp may ban you from using the messaging app, permanently.

Going offline: Elon Musk says he's disconnecting from Twitter

02 Nov 2019

Going offline: Elon Musk says he's disconnecting from Twitter

As far as his social media activities are concerned, Elon Musk seems perplexed, at best.