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Reliance offers Jio users buyback option on Apple’s latest iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is offering to buy back from its customers Apple’s latest iPhone models after a year’s use for 70 per cent of their price as part of a joint strategy to increase Jio’s data sales and help the U.S. firm expand in the Indian market. The move also marks a further escalation of the cut-throat competition in ... Read More »

HTC U11 Edge Sense Feature Can Now Be Configured by Users for Individual Apps

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was launched in India in June Edge Sense allows users to perform tasks by squeezing the sides The beta update is reportedly rolling out already Back when HTC launched its U11 smartphone, we mentioned that its Edge Sense feature sounded gimmicky but was found to be useful in performing certain functions. At the time, we felt that the feature ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Users Buying Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Will Get Up to 100GB Free Data

HIGHLIGHTS This Jio offer is only available for Xiaomi Mi Max 2 buyers Users need to purchase Jio recharge of Rs. 309 or more The free data will be doled out till May 31, 2018 Jio users planning to buy the new Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will get up to 100GB of free 4G data with the new smartphone. This is part ... Read More »

WeChat Go SIM Card Launched by KPN, Lets Users Chat on the Go in Europe

Chinese tourists can now use the popular WeChatmessaging app while soaking up the sights in Europe this summer thanks to Dutch telecom provider KPN. KPN said Thursday it has teamed up with Chinese technology giant Tencent as well as Internet video operator Sunway Culture Media “to launch the WeChat Go SIM card for Chinese tourists travelling to Europe.” WeChat, known as Weixin in ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Replay as It Hits 250 Million Daily Active Users

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram introduced an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video The Live video can shared to Instagram Stories for 24 hours Instagram has also added 250 million daily users on Instagram ‘Stories’ Photo-sharing app Instagram has announced it will introduce an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video to ‘Stories’ feature for 24 ... Read More »

WhatsApp Users Being Tricked by Scam Artists to Pay Subscription Fee

HIGHLIGHTS A few scam artists are making people pay to use WhatsApp WhatsApp became free last year, dropping its annual subscription fee Users are asked to pay GBP 0.99 to continue using WhatsApp WhatsApp users should be on the lookout as scam artists are trying to charge users for using the instant messenger by faking a subscription fee. “People are ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Now Rolling Out ‘Instant Games’ to All Users

Facebook on Tuesday announced that the company is rolling out Instant Games on Messenger to all of its 1.2 billion users and that it is introducing the new features that the social media networking giant previewed to developers at its F8 conference last month. The updated Instant Games on Messenger will be rolling out over the next few weeks worldwide ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Reaches 1.2 Billion Users Reports Good Adoption of New Initiatives

One of the more interesting elements of the recent rollout of Facebook Stories was the backlash, the pervading sentiment that Stories won’t – and doesn’t – work on Facebook. The basis for that perspective, in general, seems to be ‘none of my friends are using it, so no one is’. So it’s a failure. Put a fork in it, it’s done. ... Read More »

Overwatch’s console players are getting wrecked by keyboard and mouse users

Some gamers are using a keyboard and mouse (KBM) instead of controllers to play Overwatch on consoles, and Blizzard isn’t happy about it whatsoever. “The Overwatch team objects to the use of mouse and keyboard on console,” game director Jeff Kaplan said on the Battle.net forums, as first spotted by PC Gamer. “We have contacted both first-party console manufacturers and ... Read More »

Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins

The war on insecure webpages has begun, and Mozilla fired the first shot. Recently, Mozilla rolled out Firefox 51 to its mainstream user base. With the new release comes an insecure warning on any page that offers a login form over an HTTP connection instead of HTTPS. Chrome plans to follow suit with version 56, expected to be released to ... Read More »