WhatsApp hits 200 million monthly active users in India

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WhatsApp now has 200 million monthly active users in India. The Facebook owned messaging app has reached this milestone by adding 40 million users in just three months at it had 160 million monthly active users in November. Continue reading “WhatsApp hits 200 million monthly active users in India”

Gboard for iPhone gets support for voice typing,15 new languages and Google Doodle

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Google has updated Gboard for iPhone with a number of feature. The update that bumps the app to version 1.3.0 brings support for voice typing,15 new languages and Google Doodle. Continue reading “Gboard for iPhone gets support for voice typing,15 new languages and Google Doodle”

Over 50% of people in India will use digital payments by 2020: BCG Report

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Digital payments industry in India is expected to reach $500 billion by 2020, with over 50 percent of internet users in the country will be using it, according to a latest report by global telecom body GSM Association and Boston Consulting Group.

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Instagram now lets you share up to 10 photos or videos to a single post

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Your Instagram feed is going to be more vibrant now. A new update from the popular Facebook owned video sharing app will now allow users to let its more than 600 million users to post up to 10 photos or videos in a single post.

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Samsung Flow will allow Galaxy smartphone users to unlock Windows 10 PC with fingerprint

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Samsung Flow Android app will soon get an update that will allow Galaxy smartphone users to remotely unlock their Windows 10 PC. Currently, Samsung Flow allows Galaxy Tab Pro S users to unlock their tablet with a compatible Galaxy smartphone’s fingerprint scanner. Continue reading “Samsung Flow will allow Galaxy smartphone users to unlock Windows 10 PC with fingerprint”

Microsoft Skype Lite with Aadhaar integration launched in India

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Microsoft has announced the launch of Skype Lite mobile app which is aimed at low end Android devices. The company CEO Satya Nadella introduced the app at Future Decoded event in Mumbai. The app which weighs just 13MB and works on phones with slower data connections. Furthermore, Skype Lite comes with Aadhaar integration. Continue reading “Microsoft Skype Lite with Aadhaar integration launched in India”

Wunder carpooling platform launched in Delhi

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Wunder, the carpooling service platform is now live in New Delhi. Founded in 2013, the German based ride-sharing platform started carpooling service in Philippines last year and has now expanded to India with New Delhi. Available on Android and iOS, the app connects car owners and commuters. Continue reading “Wunder carpooling platform launched in Delhi”

Telegram for Android gets custom themes, theme editor in latest update

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You can now give your Telegram app a makeover. The popular instant messenger has updated its Android app with support for custom themes. Along with custom themes, the update which bumps the app to version 3.17 also brings a theme editor. Continue reading “Telegram for Android gets custom themes, theme editor in latest update”

WhatsApp Status starts rolling out for Android and iOS, takes on Snapchat and Instagram Stories

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After testing out WhatsApp Status back in November last year and rolling out the feature for beta users last week, WhatsApp today officially announced that it will start rolling the Status feature that lets you add photos, videos and emojis to status messages from today. This is similar to Snapchat and Instagram Stories. Continue reading “WhatsApp Status starts rolling out for Android and iOS, takes on Snapchat and Instagram Stories”

BharatQR Code low cost digital payments solution launched

Bharat QR

Th Indian government has been pushing digital payments post demonetization with mobile wallets and other payment solution apps. Today, the government has gone a step further and has launched QR (quick response) code-based payment solution. Dubbed as BharatQR, the interoperable and low cost payment acceptance solution will allow people to pay for items without swiping their plastic cards.
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Skype Preview for Android and iOS adds Messaging and In-call reactions, Find panel and more

Skype Preview for Android and iOS

Microsoft has updated its Skype Preview for Android and iOS  with a lot of new features that are meant to make conversations more expressive and entertaining. It has new in-call reactions that let people add live emoticons, photos, and text to video calls. Integrated camera now supports emoticons, stickers, and annotations and lots more. Continue reading “Skype Preview for Android and iOS adds Messaging and In-call reactions, Find panel and more”

YouTube will kill 30-seconds unskippable ads in 2018

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YouTube’s most irritating 30-seconds unskippable ad format will go away next year. Google told the Campaign in a statement that it will kill this ad format in 2018. The video service will instead introduce more frequent six-second unskippable ads starting next year.

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WhatsApp tests Snapchat like feature that lets you add photos, videos to your status

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It looks like soon you will be able to do a lot more with your WhatsApp status. The Facebook owned instant messenger is taking a cue from Snapchat and Instagram to bring a feature similar to Stories.

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