Google rolling out new feature called ‘Chrome Actions’

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): Tech giant Google is gradually rolling out a new feature to Google Chrome 87 that allows the user to type commands in the address bar that perform specific browser actions.According to Mashable, this…

Google Pay’s old application, website to lose payment features in America in January

Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): Google on Tuesday (local time) said that its payments application Google Pay's iOS, and Android applications along with its website version are set to lose their payment features in America.According to the Verge,…

Twitter to show warning sign when users like a labelled tweet

Washington [US], November 24 (ANI): Expanding its feature of showing a warning when a user tries to retweet a labelled tweet, Twitter on Monday (local time) announced that it will also be showing a warning sign when a…

Twitter to show warning sign when users like a labelled tweet

Washington [US], November 24 (ANI): Expanding its feature of showing a warning when a user tries to retweet a labelled tweet, Twitter on Monday (local time) announced that it will also be showing a warning sign when a…

Instagram Reels, Live to get branded content feature

Washington [US], November 23 (ANI): To help users create, share and amplify branded content across Instagram, the company has announced that it will be launching Branded Content tag in Reels. The testing for the new feature will be…

Microsoft, Apple working on Xbox Series X controller support for iPhones and iPads

Washington [US], November 21 (ANI): Tech companies Microsoft and Apple are working together to make the Xbox Series X and Series S controllers work on iPhones and iPads.According to The Verge, Currently, the new controllers are not officially…

Instagram rolls out ‘Branded Content Tag’ feature in Reels

California [US], November 21 (ANI): Instagram has announced new updates for branded content on its platform, including the 'Branded Content Tag' feature in Reels.Instagram has launched the branded content tag to Reels, and it will soon be launched…

Microsoft Teams now offers 24-hour video calls for free

Washington [US], November 20 (ANI): Microsoft is now rolling out an all-day video calling option that will let Microsoft Teams users use the calls free for 24 hours.According to Mashable, this new feature supports up to 300 participants…

Fitbit adds Google Assistant support to smartwatches

California [US], November 19 (ANI): Fitbit on Thursday rolled out a new feature that provides Google assistant support to Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches in the US.According to the Verge, Fitbit OS 5.1 also adds new blood oxygen…

Facebook rolls out new messaging features on Messenger, Instagram

California [US], November 18 (ANI): Facebook on Wednesday rolled out three new features for messenger and photo and video sharing platform Instagram.The first feature is 'Watch Together' in which users can tune into IGTV, Reels, TV shows, movies,…

Zoom adds new security features to help prevent disruptions, trolls in meetings

California [US], November 18 (ANI): Video conferencing application Zoom has enhanced its security controls to prevent disruptions during virtual meetings and allow users to remove, report disruptive participants, and other cyberattacks on meetings.Acco...

Instagram rolls out new feature – Guides

California [US], November 18 (ANI): Instagram is rolling a new feature - called Guides- to all its users, including those in India.According to Mashable, Instagram Guides enables the creation of curated content that can be more easily discovered…

Twitter rolls out new feature ‘Fleets’

California [US], November 17 (ANI): Social networking service Twitter has got a new feature, called Fleets. The new tool will allow a user to write text, post photos, videos, or add earlier tweets into a little visual info-nugget…

HBO Max set to debut on Amazon Fire TV devices from Nov 17

Washington [US], November 16 (ANI): People with Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, Fire TV Edition smart TVs, and Fire tablets can load HBO Max directly on those devices from November 17.According to The Verge, it is possible thanks…

Google to bring new settings for smart features, personalization in Gmail

California [US], November 16 (ANI): In an attempt to give users more control over their data, Google on Monday announced that it is bringing a new setting for smart features and personalization in Gmail."In the coming weeks, we're…

Google to bring new settings for smart features, personalization in Gmail

California [US], November 16 (ANI): In an attempt to give users more control over their data, Google on Monday announced that it is bringing a new setting for smart features and personalization in Gmail."In the coming weeks, we're…

Facebook Messenger’s ‘Vanish Mode’ makes messages disappear

Washington [US], November 13 (ANI): Social media giant Facebook is adding 'vanish mode' to Messenger. It makes messages disappear after they are seen and the chat is closed. As per Mashable, the idea, according to Facebook, is to…

Instagram adds Reels and Shop tabs on home screen

California [US], November 13 (ANI): Photo and video sharing platform Instagram announced on Thursday that it is adding a Reels tab and a Shop tab to its home screen.The Reels tab makes it easier for users to discover…

Google Maps introduces ‘Trips’ tab to remind of previous vacations

California [US], November 12 (ANI): Google Maps will soon roll out a new Trips tab in timeline on Android that can present customers an abstract of previous holidays and complete kilometres travelled. According to Mashable, Google Photos will…

Apple’s Mac launch event: New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini pack its first in-house chip

California [US], November 11 (ANI): Tech giant Apple in an event on Tuesday (local time) announced Apple has officially unveiled three new pieces of hardware: the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and the Mac Mini. All of them pack…

Apple’s Mac launch event: New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini pack its first in-house chip

California [US], November 11 (ANI): Tech giant Apple in an event on Tuesday (local time) announced Apple has officially unveiled three new pieces of hardware: the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and the Mac Mini. All of them pack…

Whatsapp rolls out new shopping button

Washington [US], November 10 (ANI): In a bid to make the shopping experience easier for customers, WhatsApp Business is introducing the new shopping button.According to Mashable, the shopping button does not bring in any new functionality to the…

Free two months Disney Plus subscription announced for players making in-game purchases in Fortnite

Washington [US], November 9 (ANI): Video game 'Fortnite' developer Epic Games announced a new promotional measure that allows players who make a real-money purchase in-game and are new Disney Plus subscribers to get up to two months of…

Spotify hints at subscription podcast service

Washington [US], November 7 (ANI): Audio streaming app Spotify appears to be interested in launching a subscription podcast service that would offer access to original shows or exclusive episodes for a monthly fee.According to The Verge, the potential…

Google Pay gets revised logo In India

California [US], November 6 (ANI): Tech giant Google's Pay app- Google Pay (formerly known as Tez and popularly called GPay) in India has been spotted with a colourful new logo.According to Mashable, Twitter user Sumanta Das has spotted…

Google Pay gets revised logo In India

California [US], November 6 (ANI): Tech giant Google's Pay app- Google Pay (formerly known as Tez and popularly called GPay) in India has been spotted with a colourful new logo.According to Mashable, Twitter user Sumanta Das has spotted…

Google Pay gets revised logo In India

California [US], November 6 (ANI): Tech giant Google's Pay app- Google Pay (formerly known as Tez and popularly called GPay) in India has been spotted with a colourful new logo.According to Mashable, Twitter user Sumanta Das has spotted…

Snapchat introduces new feature to allow creators to showcase subscriber count

Washington [US], November 4 (ANI): Multimedia messaging app Snapchat has come out with a new feature where creators will now be able to publicise the number of subscribers they have.Mashable quoted a report by Tubefilter, which stated that…

Apple’s first arm-based silicon Macs could be in ‘One More Thing’ event

Washington [US], November 3 (ANI): Apple has announced a 'One More Thing' event for November 10, for the company's first Arm-based Macs that run on Apple Silicon chips instead of the Intel processors, the company has used since…

WhatsApp launches store management tool to help users identify, review, bulk delete content

New Delhi [India], November 3 (ANI): Facebook-owned instant messaging application WhatsApp has redesigned its storage management tool to make the platform more useful for people to easily identify, review and bulk delete content that may be acquiring m...

Google Meet desktop users can now customise backgrounds on video calls

California [US], November 2 (ANI): Tech giant Google is introducing custom backgrounds for its Meet videoconferencing platform, the company announced in a blog post.According to The Verge, if the user makes use of Meet in Google's Chrome browser,…

Some platforms using AI, ML to help students make informed decisions about studying abroad

New Delhi [India], November 2 (ANI): As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grapple the world, things are in the process of coming back to the normal track. Amid the hassle to go back to normal, several universities are…

Intelligent cameras that enhance human perception

Washington [US], November 2 (ANI): Intelligent cameras, that achieve spectral resolution as well, are the next milestone in image and video processing. A team of researchers at the Chair of Multimedia Communications and Signal Processing at Friedrich-A...

WhatsApp confirms disappearing messages features

New Delhi [India], November 1 (ANI): Facebook-owned instant messaging application WhatsApp has confirmed its new exciting disappearing messages feature which, once enabled, will make new messages sent in individual or group chats disappear after seven ...

YouTube rolls out new feature to filter out liked videos from YouTube Music

California [US], October 31 (ANI): Online video sharing platform for music - YouTube Music is now gaining a new feature that allows users to hide liked YouTube Videos.According to Mashable, the new feature on YouTube Music now no…

No costume, no problem: Snapchat’s new lens helps users celebrate Halloween

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): Snapchat has come up with lenses that can be used with a mobile camera and enable you to dress up in an AR costume or do the Monster Mash dance for celebrating…

No costume, no problem: Snapchat’s new lens helps users celebrate Halloween

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): Snapchat has come up with lenses that can be used with a mobile camera and enable you to dress up in an AR costume or do the Monster Mash dance for celebrating…

Apple One now available for users starting at Rs 195 per month

Washington [US], October 31 (ANI): Apple has availed a bundle combining services under the umbrella of Apple One for its users with various monthly subscription plans.The combined services include Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, Apple Arcade and iCloud.Acc...

Zoom rolls out new feature to see spoken words into caption

Washington [US], October 30 (ANI): Communications tech company Zoom is partnering with transcription service Otter.ai to make the video call experience better.According to Mashable, Otter.ai is partnering with Zoom to launch live captioning for all Zoo...

Snapchat launches AR-enabled Friendship Time Capsule

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI): Snapchat has recently rolled out an AR-enabled Friendship Time Capsule feature that allows users to see how their friendship will look like in the future, in response to findings from its Friendship…

Microsoft introduces new feature in Excel, allows users to import own data

Washington [US], October 29 (ANI): Microsoft has introduced new features in Excel allowing users to import their own data as a custom data type.The tech company is bringing over 100 new data types into Excel for Microsoft 365…

Spotify surpasses 144 million paid subscribers

Stockholm [Sweden], October 29 (ANI): With an increase of 27 per cent year over year, audio streamer Spotify has announced 144 million paid subscribers on the platform.According to the company, the user growth was driven by marketing campaigns…

Instagram to let users live stream for up to 4 hours

Washington [US], October 28 (ANI): Photo-sharing platform Instagram announced on Tuesday (local time) it has extended the time limit for live streams from 60 minutes to four hours. The change is global and applies to all Instagram users.…

Made by Google products go green with recycled materials

California [US], October 27 (ANI): Google announced that it has achieved one of its goals of using recycled materials in all of its Made By Google products.The company had pledged to achieve the goal by 2022 but have…

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold includes some of Z Fold 2’s features for free after update

New Jersey [USA], October 27 (ANI): Tech giant Samsung has announced a software update will bring select popular features of the Galaxy Z Fold2 to the Galaxy Fold.The latest update enables you to launch up to three of…

Zoom rolls out end-to-end encryption feature

California [US], October 27 (ANI): Video conferencing giant Zoom has rolled out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) feature to secure calls.According to The Verge, the application will let both free and paid users secure their meetings so that only participan...

PS5 launch title ‘Destruction AllStars’ postponed to Feb 2021

Washington [US], October 27 (ANI): Sony is delaying the release of 'Destruction AllStars'. Instead of launching alongside the PlayStation 5, the 'Rocket League' - like the title is now slated to come out in February 2021.According to Engadget,…

Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): Facebook has entered the field of cloud-based gaming service and on Monday introduced cloud games to its existing Facebook Gaming application.The tech giant's cloud gaming services differs from those offered by compet...

Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming stick

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): The head of Xbox, Phil Spencer has teased that TV streaming sticks may soon come to the xCloud service.According to The Verge, in an interview with Stratechery, Phil Spencer talked about introducing "lower-priced"…

Apple gets rid of ‘Stadium App’ that let users run Stadia on iOS devices

California [US], October 24 (ANI): Multinational tech company Apple got rid of the 'Stadium' browser app that let users run Google Stadia on iOS devices. The company also shared details about the reason they decided to remove the…