Uber launches mobile web version in India, pilots offline search, call to get a ride and more

Uber Web app and offline search

Uber today at its ‘Building for India’ event launched  m.uber.com, a light mobile web version. It also piloted new app features – offline search, request for a guest and call to book a ride, ahead of roll out. Continue reading “Uber launches mobile web version in India, pilots offline search, call to get a ride and more”

OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new Do Not Disturb UI, standby battery optimizations and more

OnePlus rolled out the Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones last month . Now it has released new Oreo-based open betas (Beta 18 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 27 for OnePlus 3) that brings new UI for DND, optimizations for standby battery usage, performance improvements along with bug fixes and optimizations

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Airtel, Karbonn launch A1 Indian and A41 Power 4G phones at effective price of Rs. 1799 and Rs. 1849

Karbonn A1 Indian

Airtel partnered with Karbonn Mobiles last month to launch Karbonn A40 Indian, 4G VoLTE phone at an effective price of Rs. 1399. Later it launched the  Celkon Smart 4G at an effective price of Rs. 1349. Now it has launched two more Karbonn 4G VoLTE smartphones – Karbonn A1 Indian with support for 22 Indian languages and A41 Power with a 2300mAh battery
at effective rates of Rs. 1799 and Rs. 1849, respectively. Continue reading “Airtel, Karbonn launch A1 Indian and A41 Power 4G phones at effective price of Rs. 1799 and Rs. 1849”

Twitter is testing tweetstorm feature on Android and iOS

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Twitter has started testing tweetstorm feature on its Android app. The feature was first discovered back in September, but it was hidden. Now the feature has started showing up for some users who are using Alpha version of the app. Twitter has confirmed that it has been testing the feature in alpha and beta programs on iOS and Android for select users. The new features will make it easier to queue several tweets otherwise known as”tweetstorm” and pushed them together, without having to type and send them individually.

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How to flash MIUI Recovery ROM using updater app

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We already talked about different versions of MIUI in a post earlier, and in case you’re willing to update your phone manually (without OTA), this tutorial will be helpful. One of the methods commonly used by the users for manually updating is flashing via updater app, Updater app method should be used only for updating MIUI Stable/Beta ROM.   This method should not be used for downgrading MIUI Stable/Beta ROM or switching between MIUI Beta ROM and MIUI Stable ROM otherwise system apps might crashes frequently, users should prefer flashing using Fastboot Method if downgrading MIUI Stable/Beta ROM or switching between MIUI Beta ROM and MIUI Stable ROM. Continue reading “How to flash MIUI Recovery ROM using updater app”

Xiaomi Redmi 4 MIUI 9 Stable Nightly update starts rolling out

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Xiaomi launched Redmi 4 running MIUI 8 based on Marshmallow back in May, the company rolled out Nougat based Stable ROM to the users a fortnight ago just before the MIUI 9 Global launch. As per the announcement, Redmi 4 was kept in the second batch of devices along with Mi 5, Mi Max and others which were supposed to receive the update in mid-Nov. Yesterday evening, some users started reporting that they are receiving a new OTA update as Nightly build on their Redmi 4 devices. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi 4 MIUI 9 Stable Nightly update starts rolling out”

Instagram adds ability to create Stories, save posts on its mobile website

Instagram Stories Mobile web

Instagram Stories came to mobile web back in September. Previously it was only possible to watch stories on the mobile web, now you’ll also be able to post stories from mobile web. Continue reading “Instagram adds ability to create Stories, save posts on its mobile website”

Facebook Creator app for video creators released

Facebook Creator

Facebook has released a new Creator app for video creators to take on YouTube. It is the same Mentions app that was introduced for celebrities and public figures with verified profiles back in 2014. This has been rebranded to Creator and can be used by all individuals on pages or profiles. Facebook said that it is currently testing shows with a set of creators and plans to roll out more broadly in the future. Continue reading “Facebook Creator app for video creators released”

OnePlus 5 Android 8.0 Oreo Open Beta to roll out this November, final update for 5 and 5T in early 2018

OnePlus 5 Android Oreo early 2018

OnePlus released Android 8.0 (Oreo) Open Beta for OnePlus 3 and 3T last month and said that it will release the update for its OnePlus 5 users soon. Yesterday at the OnePlus 5T launch event Brian Yoon, Head of user experience design division at OnePlus confirmed that the OnePlus 5 will get the Android Oreo Open Beta update this November. He also said that there are over 250 closed beta testers and over 15,000 open beta testers. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 Android 8.0 Oreo Open Beta to roll out this November, final update for 5 and 5T in early 2018”

Apple releases iOS 11.1.2 with fix for unresponsive iPhone X screens in cold weather

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Apple released iOS 11.1.1 update for iPhone and iPad last week to fix an autocorrect bug that caused “i” to autocorrect to A[?] in the keyboard. Now it has pushed out iOS 11.1.2 update that fixes iPhone X screen becoming temporarily unresponsive to touch after a rapid change to a cold environment and working only after several seconds, as reported by a lot of users last week. Apple was quick to acknowledge the issues and promised a fix.

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OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 5 – What’s New

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OnePlus today introduced its flagship OnePlus 5T smartphone. The upgraded version comes just five months after the launch of OnePlus 5 , which was arguably one of the best smartphones in the market.  Having said that, the OnePlus 5T is a mid-cycle refresh, offering a better display, improved camera, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, facial recognition technology and much more. What has changed in the successor? Let’s check it out.
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OnePlus 5T with 6.01-inch full-screen display, dual rear cameras launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 32999

OnePlus 5T

OnePlus just introduced its flagship OnePlus 5T smartphone at an event in  Brooklyn, New York as it had promised. It has a 6.01-inch Full HD+ Optic AMOLED Display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 80.5% screen-to-body ratio and with DCI-P3 color coverage, compared to the 5.5-inch 1080p screen on the OnePlus 5 , but body is almost same. Since it has a large screen, it doesn’t have a home button and ceramic fingerprint sensor has been moved to the back to unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds. Continue reading “OnePlus 5T with 6.01-inch full-screen display, dual rear cameras launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 32999”

Paytm-ICICI Bank Postpaid offers instant interest-free short term credit

Paytm ICICI Bank Postpaid

Paytm has partnered with ICICI Bank to jointly launch Paytm-ICICI Bank Postpaid, a interest-free short-term digital credit service that will offer instant credit to Paytm account. It has instant activation without any documentation or branch visit and there is no transaction, joining or hidden administration fees either, says Paytm. Continue reading “Paytm-ICICI Bank Postpaid offers instant interest-free short term credit”