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#TechBytes: Handy features coming to Microsoft Teams

09 Jul 2020

#TechBytes: Handy features coming to Microsoft Teams

As the world adjusts with the routine of studying/working remotely, Microsoft is continuing the effort to push its dedicated communication and collaboration tool - Teams.

#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.

#TechBytes: Best non-Chinese smartphones you can currently buy in India

25 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: Best non-Chinese smartphones you can currently buy in India

Growing border tensions at the LAC, mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic, and rising suspicion over Beijing's surveillance have prompted many Indians to boycott Chinese smartphones, apps, as well as other products.

#TechBytes: iOS 14 hidden features you need to know about

25 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: iOS 14 hidden features you need to know about

Apple's all-new iOS 14 has come as a thought-through OS upgrade, a release packing several interesting and handy capabilities for iPhone users.

#TechBytes: These smartphones have become costlier in India

14 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: These smartphones have become costlier in India

Some budget-friendly smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy M21, Redmi Note 8, and Realme C3 have recently received a price hike in India.

#TechBytes: Best laptops in India for work from home

13 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: Best laptops in India for work from home

The nationwide lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced working professionals as well as students to stay indoors.

#TechBytes: All new features coming to WhatsApp

12 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: All new features coming to WhatsApp

After launching dark mode and an enhanced 8-person limit for group calling, WhatsApp appears to be working on additional capabilities for its Android and iOS apps.

#TechBytes: How to test the latest Android 11 Beta

11 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: How to test the latest Android 11 Beta

Google has announced the first public beta of Android 11, its next big OS for smartphones.

#TechBytes: What are Twitter Fleets, how to use them?

10 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: What are Twitter Fleets, how to use them?

Microblogging giant Twitter has launched Fleets, its own version of Stories, in India.

#TechBytes: Best convertible laptops to buy under Rs. 1 lakh

08 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: Best convertible laptops to buy under Rs. 1 lakh

Whatever may be the need, chances are a convertible laptop will check most of the boxes for you. These machines support various working modes while offering top-class performance.

#TechBytes: How to transfer Facebook photos, videos to Google Photos

07 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: How to transfer Facebook photos, videos to Google Photos

A few months ago, Facebook announced a tool to let select users port their photos/videos to Google Photos.

#TechBytes: Best premium smartphones you can currently buy in India

04 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: Best premium smartphones you can currently buy in India

Due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown, the sale of smartphones got affected. However, this was a temporary setback as the market has returned in full-swing and several top-notch devices are up for grabs again (the demand has not picked up though).

#TechBytes: How to enable dark mode on WhatsApp Web

17 May 2020

#TechBytes: How to enable dark mode on WhatsApp Web

Back in March, WhatsApp added the much-coveted dark mode for Android and iOS, and the feature was welcomed by users around the world.

#TechBytes: Best smartphones launched in April 2020

26 Apr 2020

#TechBytes: Best smartphones launched in April 2020

As we stepped into April 2020, we were expecting things to be a little laid back and unexciting due to the global coronavirus outbreak. Our assumption, however, turned out to be wrong.

#TechBytes: Best smartphones launched in Q1 2020

12 Apr 2020

#TechBytes: Best smartphones launched in Q1 2020

Just months into 2020, and we have already seen some of the best smartphones money can buy.

Recharge someone's phone, make money using JioPOS Lite app

11 Apr 2020

Recharge someone's phone, make money using JioPOS Lite app

In the wake of India's nationwide lockdown, businesses carrying out mobile recharges have come to a complete halt.

#TechBytes: How to make group calls using FaceTime

09 Apr 2020

#TechBytes: How to make group calls using FaceTime

When the whole country is on lockdown to prevent the spread of a deadly contagion, you might need a seamless way to stay in touch with friends, family.

#TechBytes: The best laptops for college students

05 Apr 2020

#TechBytes: The best laptops for college students

If you're a college student, having a decent laptop is crucial. Apart from being a companion in your everyday college tasks, it can also serve as a primary entertainment device.

#TechBytes: How to watch movies with friends during lockdown

04 Apr 2020

#TechBytes: How to watch movies with friends during lockdown

The spread of coronavirus may have left you in isolation, waiting desperately for the day you would go out, eat out, and spend time with friends and family.

#TechBytes: How to get the most out of Zoom

03 Apr 2020

#TechBytes: How to get the most out of Zoom

In the wake of the novel coronavirus crisis, video conferencing service Zoom has become the talk of the town.

#TechBytes: How to view life-sized 'AR animals' using your phone

30 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to view life-sized 'AR animals' using your phone

Since last year, Google Search has been offering the ability to view animals - from tigers to pandas - as life-sized creatures in augmented reality (AR).

#TechBytes: Best smartphones available in India under Rs. 20,000

30 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: Best smartphones available in India under Rs. 20,000

If you are looking to buy a good smartphone, you may not have to necessarily shell out a lot of bucks. From impressive 120Hz displays, mighty 64MP quad-cameras to gigantic batteries, and capable processors, you can now get all these features in a sub-Rs. 20,000 worth handset.

#TechBytes: Upcoming smartphones to be launched in India soon

29 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: Upcoming smartphones to be launched in India soon

Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip and flagship S20 series may have grabbed much of the highlights and headlines but the Indian market will soon be abuzz with new offerings.

#TechBytes: Best Samsung smart TVs to buy in India

23 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: Best Samsung smart TVs to buy in India

Apart from being a global leader in the smartphone segment, Samsung is also known for its innovative electronic gadgets and smart TVs.

#TechBytes: How to use Chrome's secret 'reader mode'

12 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to use Chrome's secret 'reader mode'

Often, disruptive ads and pop-ups can ruin the experience of reading articles and blog posts on the web.

#TechBytes: How to keep WhatsApp group links from being exposed

07 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to keep WhatsApp group links from being exposed

Recently, DW's Jordan Wildon flagged a major bug in WhatsApp - an issue that allowed Google and other search engines to index invitation links to private groups on the messaging service.

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

03 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

Google Chrome notifications are handy but can also create a big mess.

#TechBytes: How to make your Instagram private, dodge creepy stalkers

29 Feb 2020

#TechBytes: How to make your Instagram private, dodge creepy stalkers

With over a billion active users, Instagram dominates as one of the most popular (and controversy-free) products from Facebook.

#TechBytes: New Android 11 features you need to know about

20 Feb 2020

#TechBytes: New Android 11 features you need to know about

Google has dropped the first developer preview of Android 11, its next big mobile operating system.

#TechBytes: How to watch videos while working on Google Chrome

26 Jan 2020

#TechBytes: How to watch videos while working on Google Chrome

If you've gone through the trouble of leaving a video-playing tab to finish up your work or look up something, we know your pain.

#TechBytes: How to secure your WhatsApp from hacking attempts

24 Jan 2020

#TechBytes: How to secure your WhatsApp from hacking attempts

In the digital age, people value their data just as much as their money.

#TechBytes: Top 5 smartphones with 64MP main camera

12 Jan 2020

#TechBytes: Top 5 smartphones with 64MP main camera

2019 was nothing less than eventful for smartphone lovers, especially for mobile photography enthusiasts.

#TechBytes: Some fun tricks you can try on Echo speaker

26 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: Some fun tricks you can try on Echo speaker

Amazon's Alexa-powered Echo device can be a really powerful digital aide - if you know how to use it.

#TechBytes: How to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iOS

26 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: How to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iOS

WhatsApp has long been protecting private conversations by backing them up on phones as well as on the cloud.

#TechBytes: 5 new features you can try on WhatsApp

17 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: 5 new features you can try on WhatsApp

Unlike Telegram and Signal, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been incredibly slow with feature upgrades.

#TechBytes: How to watch Netflix with faraway friends?

15 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: How to watch Netflix with faraway friends?

Binging movies with friends is a real treat, as you can spend hours together, creating some of the most precious memories to cherish.

#TechBytes: How to enable official dark mode in WhatsApp

10 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: How to enable official dark mode in WhatsApp

Even as Android, iOS and a bunch of apps available on both platforms continue to embrace dark mode, WhatsApp, the leading messaging app on the planet, remains devoid of the dark theme.

#TechBytes: How to block strangers from messaging on Instagram

06 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: How to block strangers from messaging on Instagram

On December 4, Instagram introduced major changes to keep users of the platform safe from harassment and other potential problems stemming from social media.

#TechBytes: Understanding Samsung's DeX mode and how to use it

02 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: Understanding Samsung's DeX mode and how to use it

Samsung's DeX mode is a dedicated desktop mode that you can find on a number of Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Over the years, the feature has greatly improved to offer a bunch of new capabilities, allowing you to seamlessly switch between devices.

#TechBytes: 4 handy features in UIDAI's new mAadhaar app

25 Nov 2019

#TechBytes: 4 handy features in UIDAI's new mAadhaar app

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has released a new version of the mAadhaar app.