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Unsend feature coming soon on WhatsApp; embarrassing texts not going to haunt you any more

Unsend feature coming soon on WhatsApp; embarrassing texts not going to haunt you any more

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Following in the footsteps of fellow messenger apps like Telegram, WeChat and Viber, WhatsApp is getting closer to rolling out its ‘Delete for everyone’ feature, which lets you wipe out messages you sent by mistake before your contact has had a chance to read them. The company has finally begun testing the functionality on Android and iOS devices, serial WhatsApp leaker WABetaInfo reports. According to the insider, the dedicated recall server is now working and successfully deleting messages. Still, most users still won’t have access to the feature and will likely have to wait until the Facebook-owned messenger eventually enables it remotely for everyone. https://twitter.com/WABetaInfo/status/907406754488700928 What is particularly nifty about this feature is that, according to
Kirin 970 : Huawei’s New Chipset With On-Device AI Capabilities

Kirin 970 : Huawei’s New Chipset With On-Device AI Capabilities

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Chinese networking giant Huawei has unveiled its Kirin 970 chipset with built-in artificial intelligence (AI), calling it the "future of smartphones". The chipset has a dedicated neural processing unit (NPU), and was built using a 10nm advanced process with 5.5 million transistors contained in an area of just one square centimetre. The Kirin 970 mobile AI computing platform is powered by an 8-core CPU and a 12-core GPU, which Huawei said delivers 25x greater performance and 50x greater efficiency compared to a quad-core Cortex-A73 CPU cluster. A new dual ISP promises better noise reduction in low light and improved photos through automatic tailoring of image parameters to the particular object and scene. 4-Hybrid is Huawei's moniker for its new autofocus system and includes phase and ...
Google Has Now Started Working On Android P (Android 9.0)

Google Has Now Started Working On Android P (Android 9.0)

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We all know very well that recently we have seen the release of the latest version of Android, of course, Android 8.0 Oreo. It is the Google’s Android mobile operating system, which would be arriving soon on Pixel devices and then later on other smartphones. It has literally been only a few days since Google has launched the latest version of its Mobile operating system, Android Oreo 8.0. While it has not even officially reached devices other than the Pixel and the Nexus yet, Google has now started working on the next major software version, the Android P. Some members at XDA have spotted that a new tag called Master-P has been opened up in the Android Open Source project which is presumed to be the upcoming version of Android 9.0. While the name game is still on, it is quite fascinati
How to Shutdown PC/Laptop remotely from your Smartphone

How to Shutdown PC/Laptop remotely from your Smartphone

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For smartphone and PC users, we are here with a cool trick for how to remotely shutdown PC from anywhere with the smartphone. Today smartphones are extraordinarily smart that it can be used for many purposes. Till now we had discussed many cool tricks for smartphones and again we are here with a cool method to shut down your Windows PC using a phone. Yes, it is possible and you can implement this and remotely shut down your PC with your mobile from anywhere by just sending a shutdown request to your computer over the internet. So have a look at the complete guide below. The method is based on a cool Windows program that is essentially designed to schedule shutdown on your PC, you can also call it remote shutdown program. You need to follow some easy steps to shut down your PC using
Airtel launches Android TV powered Internet TV set-top box starting at Rs. 4,999

Airtel launches Android TV powered Internet TV set-top box starting at Rs. 4,999

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Airtel has now made accessing online content on your TV a bit easier by launching its new Internet TV service in India. The service supports 4K content with added support for Dolby Atmos, and comes with a Hybrid DTH set top box, which is powered by Android TV and offers over 500 satellite TV channels alongside online content from Netflix, YouTube, Airtel Movies and more. Further, users will also have access to Google Play Music, Play Games as well as apps from the Play store. This is the first 4K enabled Android TV box in India, which comes with built-in Chromecast functionality. Sunil Taldar, CEO & Director of DTH, Bharti Airtel stated, “Growing broadband penetration is driving the popularity of online content, particularly in urban homes, and with Airtel ‘Internet TV’ we are b
PM Modi’s BHIM app hits 5-mn downloads mark

PM Modi’s BHIM app hits 5-mn downloads mark

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The BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) app has seen 5 million downloads since its launch on December 31, reports Shritama Bose in Mumbai. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) MD and CEO AP Hota told FE on Tuesday that the number of user registrations on BHIM so far is 1.5 million. He added financial transactions on USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) — a digital payments platform for feature phones — had jumped to 7,000-8,000 a day, up from 1,000 a day before November 8. Hota said by March the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform can be used to pay utility bills and insurance premiums. He believes more merchants will transact on UPI once the Indian Banks’ Association decides on the interchange rate. “While RBI has capped merchant discount rates, or the
All About BHIM app – How to use and Where to download from

All About BHIM app – How to use and Where to download from

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a mobile payment app– BHIM, while addressing the audience at the Digi-Dhan Mela in New Delhi’s Talkatora Stadium. The app is called Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) has been launched to facilitate e-transactions in the country. “Launch of the BHIM App is significant. In addition to his role in making of the Constitution, Dr Ambedkar was also a great economist. His thesis offers significant insights of various economic issues,” Modi said while launching the app. Developed by the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), BHIM is an initiative by the Modi government to enable fast, secure, reliable cashless payments through your mobile phone. With BHIM you can send and receive money, check your balance and even create a custom paym
How to Manually configure 3G Dongles/Datacard internet – APN settings for Android Tablet

How to Manually configure 3G Dongles/Datacard internet – APN settings for Android Tablet

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Previously we covered about how to connect supported 3G Dongles in any kind of tablets (Android based- BSNL Penta, HCL Me, Karbonn Smart tab, Micromax funbook, Swipe tab, Zync tab, Samsung galaxy tab and others) by using OTG cable. Most of multiSIM or locked or unlocked 3G Dongle and Data cards are capable to use as Plug and Play.What is Plug &play?In simple word, Most of the PC or Laptop running in Windows Xp, Windows Vista, 7 or Windows 8 is supported plug and play type of 3G Dongles (the driver and dialer software installing after plugin 3G Dongle or Data card via USB port).How to edit 3G Dongles or Data card internet APN (Access Point Names) settings on tabletIf your dongle supports plug and play with tablet then check out whether datacard connected to tablet properly (Blinking g...
Karbonn Launched A30 at Rs. 11,500

Karbonn Launched A30 at Rs. 11,500

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Karbonn, the maker of entry level Android smartphones, has launched its newest device called the Karbonn A30. The dual SIM handset runs on Android 4.0 ICS. The smartphone is powered by a 1Ghz dual core processor which promises improved gaming performance and a better web browsing experience. While we’re a bit short on details here, we expect the phone to be powered by Mediatek’s dual core solution. Specs known so far are as below - The screen size is 5.9 inches (which is one of the biggest smartphone displays so far). At rear it has 8MP camera with LED flash and at front with 1.3MP for video calling. For connectivity features it has 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth. The phone is equipped with a 2500 mAh battery which is pretty amazing and rare to see in a pho
[ANDROID] How To Extend The WhatsApp License for Free

[ANDROID] How To Extend The WhatsApp License for Free

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I’ve been using Whatsapp application for my android phone for almost 1 year, and usually they will limit the license only for one year only and charge $1. This is very cheap i know but the problem is the payment is using credit card, I assume many of you (read : youngster) don't have one, so here we go on How To Extend The WhatsApp License for Free : Steps : Login to Whatsapp and go to Whatsapp >Settings> Account Info Find your expiration date then click “Purchase Online” button, a new windows will appears. In the payment page, choose Google Checkout and finish your purchase In the credit card column you don't need to enter anything, just enter the month and year of credit card expiration date (make it make sense!) Follow the instructions When you need to enter PIN, ent