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Work from home has made most of us stick to a computer screen for a major share of our day. And while our eyes and workflow are already locked onto the big screen, you might not feel like using a smaller screen phone always. This is true...
Instagram Reels has seen quite a surge since its debut. The platform was introduced as a short-video tool back in July 2020 following the ban on the TikTok app in India. So, since then, it has been an avenue of short-size videos for content creators all over...
The COVID-19 vaccination drive is running in India for people of age 18 years and above. The central government has made the complete application process digital. The beneficiaries need to register via the Aarogya Setu app or CoWin official website. Post the registration, you have to book...
After a year of exclusivity to iOS, Clubhouse the invite-only audio app finally makes its way to the Android platform. Although it allows for only invite-based entry at the moment, because of the size of the Android user base, it should be easier for new joiners to...
The Indian government has commenced the process of Covid-19 vaccination drive for all the citizens of 18 years of age and above. The vaccine registration will start from April 28 at 4 PM onwards through the Aarogya Setu app or CoWIN web platform. The registered adults will...
Apple has started rolling out the latest iOS 14.5 software update to iPhones. The new version comes with an enhanced privacy feature which Apple calls App Tracking Transparency.  "What is that?" you may ask. Well, an avid smartphone user probably...
The data of Clubhouse users, an invitation-only social media app on iOS, have been leaked on a hacker forum for free. For the uninitiated, the Clubhouse app allows users to create a room of up to 5000 people for audio communication. It's been reported that the SQL...
Samsung has introduced a web app called iTest that lets iPhone users experience Android, particularly Samsung's variant of it called OneUI. This overlay of sorts presents OneUI interface elements like the squircle app icon style, folders, homescreen, app drawer, widgets, Google Feed, etc. This is a neat...
Samsung has announced its digital content services in India that is popularly known as Samsung TV Plus. For the unversed, it is a free service available exclusively on Samsung smart TVs and Galaxy smartphones.  The Samsung TV Plus is an ad-supported service that does...
For a long time, Google has been exploring ways to share phone apps among Android devices. Now, Android's native Nearby Share protocol can let you share Google Play Store apps and updates between two devices. Google has started rolling out the Nearby Sharing...
Dispo Features, tip and tricks
What is Dispo, you may wonder? It was initially launched in 2020 as a disposable camera effect app in the App Store. However, recently a new variant of it spawned with an invite-only social media aspect to it. This latter version is the one that's been buzzing...
ADB or Android Debug Bridge is a tool from Google that helps developers troubleshoot and debug their Apps. It's a powerful tool that opens up doors for all sorts of nifty tricks that grant more access and let you do a lot of cool stuff with your...
Aarogya Setu, India’s COVID-19 contact tracing app, will now let you register for the vaccine. This is possible because of the latest integration between Aarogya Setu and the CoWIN (Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network) app. The latter essentially allows users to get vaccination certificates, information like vaccine drives,...
The tussle between the Indian Government and Twitter has led several ministers, politicians, and celebrities to move on to Koo App — a homegrown alternative to the microblogging site. It all started when Twitter refused to comply with the state order of eliminating...
If you have any 4K HDR Xiaomi TV or even the latest Xiaomi Mi QLED TV, your PS5 will not detect HDR by default and if you try to turn on the same from the settings, you will get a prompt that HDR is not supported on...
If you enter an incorrect Wi-Fi password while setting up your Playstation 5, or if you are getting a "cannot connect to Wi-Fi Network" error, it's better if you make the PS5 forget your Wi-Fi Network and reconnect. If this is your first...
Scrcpy is one of the best screen mirroring tools for Android. It allows you to mirror your Android phone to your PC and to directly operate it using PC peripherals like the keyboard and mouse. It supports seamless copy-paste between your phone and PC, work for both...
While terms like UHD, 4K, and HDR are increasingly becoming common, most apps are not very transparent about the exact content quality being streamed. Thankfully, the developer menu on Fire TV stick lets you check whether you are actually watching HDR or SDR content, the codec being...
How to export Google Photos and Bulk Delete Google Photos
Google Photos will end its free unlimited storage option on June 1st, 2021. As a part of its new storage policy, Google will start counting all the photos, videos, docs, sheets, etc against the free 15GB quota. Once that cap is consumed, you will have to pay...
Seamlessly Casting videos from your phone or other handheld device is a great convenience but when you have many devices connected to the same network there are always chances that someone will inadvertently interact with the media playback card or 'Shared Control' that pops-up in the notification...