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Jio, Airtel, other telecom operators to test non-Aadhaar KYC process in these cities

Jio, Airtel, other telecom operators to test non-Aadhaar KYC process in these cities

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Telecom service providers have informed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) about the sites to exercise the Proof of Concept (POC) of the new non-Aadhaar KYC process. Each operator would carry out the process at two sites, as per a DoT notification. The notification dated November 6 said that Bharti Airtel would carry out the process at Delhi and Meerut while Reliance Jio has listed two sites in Mumbai. Vodafone Idea, the newly merged entity would perform the exercise at Delhi and Baramati in Maharastra. The other private player Tata Teleservices has listed two sites in Haryana for the Proof of Concept exercise. Among the public sector players, BSNL would carry out the process at two sites in Telangana, while MTNL has listed Mumbai and Delhi for the same. “Based on the POC resu
WhatsApp for Android gets Private Reply feature

WhatsApp for Android gets Private Reply feature

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WhatsApp has started to roll out an update for its Android beta app that brings a new feature called Private Reply. The new functionality that allows users to privately send messages to a participant in a group without letting others in the same group know is only available for WhatsApp for Android beta testers as of now. This feature has arrived for Android users with beta version 2.18.355. Notably, the update appears to come with a few bugs as well. The latest version of the app reportedly crashes while deleting media files from a group. Last year in December, WhatsApp had mistakenly rolled out the ‘Reply Privately’ feature in a beta update for Windows Phone. The Private Reply feature was found to have appeared and was subsequently dropped from the beta version of WhatsApp. Though, it
Google to launch data-saver version of Search Lite app

Google to launch data-saver version of Search Lite app

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Google has announced Android Go at IO 2017 developer’s conference, which is an Mobile OS being created to overcome in the regions where the internet connectivity is very slow. Android GO is an added app in Chrome, Youtube Go and other services which helps the users to save the data. Sources now reports that, Google is now testing a lighter version of its Search app. Few of the online websites have shared few screenshots of Search Lite. Search app ‘Search Lite’ is being tested in Indonesia where the networks are slow. This app helps to connect the internet much faster. Search Lite is also available in offline. As its name this app might take less on the RAM. Google Search Lite, lets the users to switch to their favorite languages by just swiping the main app’s sideways. Hindi is a
5 upcoming features that will make WhatsApp more exciting

5 upcoming features that will make WhatsApp more exciting

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WhatsApp added a number of new features in 2017, ranging from Snapchat-like Stories to ‘delete for everyone’. WhatsApp’s next top feature is expected to be the long-rumoured payment integration and a dedicated business app. Apart from these, the instant messaging application is set to add various new features that will make WhatsApp more fun to use. Some of these features have already appeared in beta versions of WhatsApp. While features tested on beta mode do not necessarily make it to an official release, but can surely be looked forward to. You can use these features on WhatsApp by enrolling Google’s beta programme, or downloading the latest APK version. Voice to Video Call Switch First spotted by WABeta info, WhatsApp will soon give you the option to switch to video calls during v
Jio Plan Price Cut: 1GB Data at Rs. 149

Jio Plan Price Cut: 1GB Data at Rs. 149

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Jio has slashed prices of its popular 1GB per day plans for prepaid subscribers, with the recharge packs now available at a starting price of Rs. 149. Along with this, Jio launched plans with 1.5GB per day and raised the daily data allowance on the Rs. 509 and Rs. 709 prepaid recharges. This move will help the Mukesh Ambani-backed telecom operator to continue offer its 4G data services at the ultra-low prices, keeping the incumbents on edge. The Jio plan revision is part of the Happy New Year 2018 offer and available for only Prime users. The plans can now be purchased from the MyJio app and the official Jio website. Jio 1GB per day plans The Jio 1GB per day plans have received price cuts of up to Rs. 60 under this revision. Now, buyers will get 1GB data per day for 28 days at Rs. 14
Samsung confirms Galaxy S9 will be unveiled next month

Samsung confirms Galaxy S9 will be unveiled next month

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A few months ago, rumors were floating around that Samsung would unveil the Galaxy S9 – or at least tease it – during CES. Two days into the event, it’s clear that’s not the case; Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh confirmed the device would instead be revealed at Mobile World Congress late February, according to ZDNet. It’s a bit earlier than usual, but no big surprise; MWC has often been the venue for S-series announcements. The S8 launched in New York march of last year, but perhaps Samsung wants to stave off tougher competition from Apple and Google this year. The phones are rumored to come with new processors, even smaller bezels, and fingerprint sensor in a reasonable location. However, those same rumors suggest certain important features will be exclusive to the Plus model, including
Top 5 Best Video Downloading Apps for Android

Top 5 Best Video Downloading Apps for Android

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Video downloading is something that the users feel is still lacking on the internet, even the youtube that is the biggest video storehouse online does not provide the users the function to download the videos. By downloading the videos the users get the option to watch the videos while they are in offline mode. Another thing is that the downloaded videos could be utilized for the many other purposes of video editing, presentation making etc. On the Android, there are tons of fake video downloading apps in the play store and the users might find it really difficult to look for the really best video downloading app. For the convenience of the users and to make them easily search for the video downloading apps we have made this article. After a lot of research and reviews, we have been succ...
Xiaomi India makes it easier to track smartphone repair status

Xiaomi India makes it easier to track smartphone repair status

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NEW DELHI: Xiaomi has introduced a new way that makes it easier for its users to track their device repair status. They can now easily track device repair status from the mi.com website.“You usually call the service centre executive to know the status of your device given for repair. Now with the help of service order status, you can easily track your device and know its service status online,” says the firm in its blog post. All they need to do is to feed their contact details, order, service or the IMEI number to receive an OTP or One Time Password on the registered contact number. Feeding the OTP on the website will show the real time status of the repair request to the users. There are four stages of responses which users will be able to see – under inspection, work in
Verizon will fix your smartphone’s screen

Verizon will fix your smartphone’s screen

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It happens to the best of us. You buy a new mobile phone, you get a case, you try to be extra careful, but you drop it. Cracked screens happen often enough that most major carriers and device manufacturers have a separate section in their mobile protection plans just for replacing a broken display. According to a report on Phandroid, Verizon has just added the repair type to it's own mobile insurance plans with an affordable $30 deductible, down $20 from the previous $50 amount. Verizon's Total Mobile Protection Plan will run you $11 per month for a smartphone, $9 per month for a basic phone or tablet, and you can pay $33 per month to insure multiple devices. If you crack your screen, says Verizon, you may be able to get it repaired that same day, provi
Add wireless charging to any iPhone for under $20

Add wireless charging to any iPhone for under $20

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Wireless charging is expected to be one of the new features coming to this year’s iPhone 8 that Apple will really shine a light on this coming September when it unveils the phone. In fact, rumor has it the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will get wireless charging as well. The technology has been around for what seems like ages, but it looks like Apple is finally getting around to supporting it in the company’s iPhone lineup. Of course, who needs to wait for September to get an iPhone with wireless charging capabilities? The Antye Qi Wireless Charger Case adds wireless charging to the iPhone you already have, whether it’s an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s, or iPhone 6/6s Plus. Best of all, it’s only $20 on Amazon! Here’s what you need to know from the product page: WIRELESS C