Apps

Indians are spending 80 per cent more time on apps this year compared to 2020

This is because of remote work and learning as billions stay home during the pandemic

OnePlus unveils '9R 5G' in India; the most apt smartphone for gaming enthusiasts

OnePlus unveils '9R 5G' in India; the most apt smartphone for gaming enthusiasts

The smartphone will be available in two colour options -- carbon black and lake blue

Google

The virtual Google I/O 2021 will be free to attend

Users will have to register for Workshops that are instructor-led and feature Q&A

Facebook

Facebook will now start labelling satire pages to avoid mix up with news pages

The social networking giant said it is already testing a way to give people more context about the Pages they see

Practo

Practo launches online consultation with doctors in 15 Indian languages

The vernacular language support feature will now be available on both Practo app and website

Smartphones

The average storage on mobile phones is now more than 100 GB 

However, the research firm says, it differs in iOS and Android phones

Twitter

Reportedly, Twitter had tried to buy Clubhouse for $4B but 'talks failed'

Alarmed at the growing popularity of Clubhouse, several tech giants are working on a rival app and Twitter has started testing 'Spaces' on Android

Phone Swap India on Snapchat

Snapchat's dating show, Phone Swap India, features influencer Faisal Shaikh in the new episode

The show will have two people go on a blind date, but they have a chance to go through each others phones

WhatsApp

WhatsApp rolls out 'Vaccines for All' sticker pack in association with WHO

These stickers offer people a fun and creative way to connect and privately express the joy and relief about the possibilities Covid-19 vaccines offer

Twitter

Twitter aims to be the most inclusive tech company by 2025

This goal has been defined by the company in its first Global Impact Report that was launched on Wednesday

WhatsApp

Be wary of the 'free Netflix' Android app, it may steal your data through WhatsApp messaging

The Android app offering free Netflix may steal your WhatsApp data

Messaging app Signal

Signal users can soon send money to each other in cryptocurrency

Called Signal Payments, the new feature that is available in the UK first

WhatsApp web

Whatsapp's new features are designed to make shopping on the platform easier

The company said that it is now providing businesses the ability to create and manage their catalog from WhatsApp web/desktop

Spotify

Spotify announces new Indian podcasts like talk shows and true crime series

The company has also signed an exclusive deal for multiple children's podcasts produced by Gaathastory

Apple AirPods Max

Apple AirPods Max review: Luxury wireless audio

Do they live up to the hype, and who are these 59,900-rupee cans meant for?