• 05:04 Oct 17, 2018

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WhatsApp could bring Swipe to Reply and Dark Mode

With this, Android users will be able to quickly reply to a message with a gesture. Users can simply swipe right the message, which they want to reply and WhatsApp will automatically loads the message in the reply context.

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WhatsApp Messenger is now available on Reliance JioPhone, JioPhone 2

The brand has revealed that the new application will be available JioPhone AppStore starting September 10, 2018 and it will be rolled out to all JioPhones by September 20, 2018. Interested users can download the application on both JioPhone and JioPhone 2.

Instagram update adds emoji bar for faster comments

The new emoji shortcut has been moved to the upper portion of the text area and can be accessed when commenting on posts with just emojis. While Instagram has certainly been late, the photo-sharing platform has relaxed that emojis are a thing and for many, it’s the only way to convey their expression.

Xiaomi Mi Pay UPI-based payment service to launch soon in India: Report

Xiaomi is currently waiting for Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approval for its payments system in the country. The report further highlights that the brand has started conducting the trials for its Mi Pay service in India

Amazon Prime Music updated with new Alexa voice controls

Users will now be able to create playlists on their Prime Music account by through just voice commands. You can ask Alexa to either create new playlists or add a song you're currently listening to an existing playlist and ask Alexa to play something that you haven’t heard in a long time.

Instagram seeds new security tools with third-party 2FA support

Instagram will be rolling out a new “About this account” option on all profiles. This option will be available under the three-dot menu when visiting an account and will display various information that will help you evaluate the authenticity of the person or organisation using the account.

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Bharti Airtel partners with Netflix to offer three months of free subscriptions on select plans

Once the three months free subscription is over, users will be able to pay for their Netflix subscription using Airtel postpaid or home broadband bill. The company has also announced that existing Netflix users will be also eligible for this gift. Users eligible for the offer will be to avail this offer through Airtel TV and MyAirtel application.

WhatsApp will meet all demands by Indian government except one

WhatsApp has told the government that it has no access to user data as it is end-to-end encrypted. The brand says that deriving such mechanism will strike at its key feature, which is none other complete privacy of the users.

Now backup your WhatsApp chats on Google Drive for free

The changes will be effective starting November 12, 2018, and all backup data from WhatsApp that’ll be stored henceforth will be the treated as free and unlimited. Now you can get your most recent WhatsApp chats available to you even if you lose your old phone or are trying to transfer data to a newer phone, for free.

Twitter Lite now available in India with push notifications, data saver

Twitter lite, like most skinned apps, is designed to load faster on slower cellular connections like 2G & 3G and also take up a smaller footprint on lower end phones that several users might be limited to. The company hopes to address the needs of those users who’re used to lower bandwidth in developing countries.

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