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Game, set, match: Video gamers get going amid COVID-19 lockdown

Sitting in front of the screen, clearing one level after another, and defeating the opponents — the life of a video gamer has not changed much after the lockdown was announced.

published : 24 May 2020

Google Pixel 4a likely to be launched on July 13

The phone was earlier set to be unveiled during Google I/O 2020, the company's annual developers conference, but the event was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

published : 22 May 2020

Zoom to forcibly install 5.0 update with encryption post-May 30

The new features include improved AES 256-bit GCM encryption, data routing control, improved host controls and more for its over 300 million daily users globally.

published : 22 May 2020

Social media playing important role to keep people motivated

Recently, superstar Shah Rukh Khan had posted a song titled 'Sab Sahi Ho Jaayega' from his Twitter handle, sending out positivity and hope to everyone amid the lockdown.

published : 16 May 2020

Rockstar's GTA V now available for free download on Epic Game Store! This is what you need to do

Learn how to get the 'Premium Edition' of the 2013-released action-adventure game, which has sold over a 100 million copies legal copies, is now available for free, legally.

published : 15 May 2020

Lending a ear to those who seek it

HearMe app allows people to connect with volunteer listeners whenever they feel anxious, lonely or simply want to talk.

published : 14 May 2020

Fighting fake news: Twitter to label disputed COVID-19 tweets

The announcement signals that Twitter is taking its role in amplifying misinformation more seriously.

published : 12 May 2020

Tinder to launch in-app video chats

Dating application Tinder is now testing a new interactive video feature, the company confirmed on Thursday.

published : 08 May 2020

Scientists release app to track COVID-19 symptoms, inform users about hotspots

The COVID Symptom Tracker app has already seen early usage by more than 2.5 million people in the US and the UK, generating valuable data for physicians, scientists, and public officials.

published : 06 May 2020

The 'app' way of learning in this coronavirus lockdown

As you stay home in this extended period of isolation, we bring you the top learning apps to keep you educated.

published : 03 May 2020

WhatsApp group video, voice calls now support 8 participants

To access the new limit on WhatsApp calls, all participants in a call need to update to the latest version of WhatsApp available on iPhone or Android.

published : 29 Apr 2020

WhatsApp sees 70 per cent drop in forwarded messages with new limit on sharing

WhatsApp on April 7 announced to introduce a new limit on forwarding messages where a user can forward such messages to one chat at a time.

published : 27 Apr 2020

Zoom's user base hits 300 million despite privacy issues

Zoom hit the headlines recently for a growing number of security and privacy concerns, but that has not stopped people from using the video conferencing app.

published : 24 Apr 2020

Google Meet now has Zoom-like gallery view with 16 participants

Previously, only four people were seen on-screen at a time, but with an expended tiled layout, you'll be able to see 16 call participants at once.

published : 23 Apr 2020

WhatsApp to soon allow 8 users in group video, audio calls

The latest WhatsApp beta update has revealed the company is set to soon extend the limit of participants in a voice or video group call for its 2 billion users

published : 21 Apr 2020