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Disney+ Hotstar is one of the leading OTT players in the country. The service includes diverse content ranging from live streaming of popular sports including cricket to daily soaps to marvel superhits. Major Telcos in India are naturally stepping up to help users get Hotstar subscription...
How to delete old Facebook posts in bulk using Manage Activity
We all have old Facebook posts that we would like to get rid of. If only, there was an easy way to find and delete all those in bulk. Well, Facebook has listened to your woes. Today, the social media giant introduced a new feature called Manage...
In a matter of a few weeks since its release, Aarogya Setu has become the world's largest contact tracing app. Adhering to privacy concerns, the Government of India has also made it open source. Now, whether that's the proverbial nail in the head solution, is something to...
Xiaomi Mi LED Smart bulb using with Amazon Alexa assistant
Amazon is making Alexa smarter each day. The latest skill it has garnered is to pay bills across categories such as electricity, water, post-paid mobile, cooking gas, broadband on Amazon India. Now, Alexa can also do DTH and Mobile recharges with voice commands on Amazon India...
MIUI 12
Ads are commonplace in MIUI. They are ubiquitous, intrusive, and mars the user experience. Some folks walk away from Xiaomi phones for this exact reason. Still, MIUI is married with adverts because that's the main source of Xiaomi's revenue. Last year, the company CEO...
Google lens has now added tools to Google lens that can help directly read and process handwritten notes and then copy them to your PC. This works flawlessly if your handwriting is neat and works fine when individual letters are discernible. The trick...
How to use AarogyaSetu Mitr
AarogyaSetu Mitr is a new initiative from NITI Aayog and the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Prime Minister. It can be accessed through the Aarogya Setu app or via your phone/PC browser. It basically connects you to crucial health services like doctors, ePharmacy and home lab tests.
How to setup Whatsapp fact-checking Chatbot
WhatsApp has partnered with Poynter Institute's International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) to weed out the fake news circulating in the instant messaging platform. This will be a major measure to curb misinformation and thus ensuring the safety of its users. If you come across...
How to transfer Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos in India
Ever wondered about a way to transfer your Facebook photos and videos to other platforms? If yes, Facebook has a native tool that does just that. For now, it works with Google Photos. And the migration is as seamless as it could get.
JioMeet
Forget Zoom, Google Meet, MS Teams & Facebook Rooms. India's homegrown video-conferencing app is here! Welcome, JioMeet from Reliance Jio, the country's biggest telecom giant. JioMeet “is a platform which has much uniqueness – it actually has an ability to work on any...
MIUI 12's biggest attraction so far has been those cool live Super Wallpapers. Super Wallpaper Earth and Super Wallpaper Mars both look majestic on AMOLED screens. Like us, many of you must be hoping to get them running on your android phone. Right?
How to use Amazon Pay Later
For the uninitiated, Amazon Pay is a service that's been around since September 2018. The "Later" suffix means just as it sounds. It offers instant credit on any of the products (priced up to Rs. 60,000) listed on AmazonYou can even buy groceries...
How to fact check youtube videos
Fake news and Conspiracy theories have been an inextricable part of the pseudo-news outlets and chumboxes. But, this has aggravated lately with the boom of social media news feeds, instant message forwards, and a new crop of visual journalism through video-hosting websites like YouTube. To tackle this,...
How to order from JioMart through WhatsApp
It's been just three days since the big Facebook-Reliance Jio partnership news and JioMart is already available. The WhatsApp-based portal is reportedly live in three localities in Mumbai, viz. Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Kalyan. So, customers in these areas can access JioMart from WhatsApp.
On public demand, Doordarshan is replugging many of its retro classics like Ramayan, Sri Krishna, Chanakya, Shri Krishna, and Mahabharat and these shows are indeed trending in India. If you don't have access to DTH services, but don't want to miss out, you...
How to create movie/show watchlist on Google Search
Most of us love watching movies and shows. We search for "What to watch" on Google, find something new and get on with it. Usually, that's how it goes, innit? Well, if you're a couch potato like me, you'd understand the pain of keeping track on our...
How to book LPG Cylinder using Umang app
As India gets into the second stage of the Covid-19 lockdown, we are compelled to go digital for our everyday purchases and bill-payments. One such essential home item is the LPG cylinder. It comes under the list of necessary items that are available for order during the...
Back in the day, Samsung introduced a blood pressure sensor on the Galaxy S9 (review) but recently launched Samsung flagships no longer feature a BP sensor. While the reasons are unknown, Samsung has just announced that it will be bringing Blood Pressure Monitoring in its Galaxy...
How to protect your Zoom meeting privacy and security
As we are adapting to the new normal, video calling happens to be the major means to stay connected with our friends, family, and colleagues from work. Zoom, a fairly unknown app before the pandemic suddenly became the most downloaded app in a span of few months....
Samsung and Microsoft have been working together with an objective to make communication between a Samsung phone and Windows PC more seamless and efficient. Several Microsoft apps come pre-installed on Samsung phones, including Your Phone app, Outlook, and One Drive.