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Google to reward users who introduce friends to Duo
Jul16

Google to reward users who introduce friends to Duo

The last time I checked, Google’s video-calling app Duo already had over 500 million downloads recorded in its favor in the Play Store. That is not a bad stats for an app that is barely two years old. Though, Duo didn’t hit the ground running, it eventually picked up a couple of months after launch. Not satisfied with the app’s growth, Google is working on a reward program for users who introduce their friends to use Duo. Google,...

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Uber has started monitoring drivers in the US for safety reasons
Jul14

Uber has started monitoring drivers in the US for safety reasons

Uber has been doing a lot work in terms of security and safety in the last couple of months. This is quite understandable considering the incredible amount of below the belt punches it keeps getting from customers and groups. This time around the ride-share company has started monitoring drivers for criminal charges as per Axios. In doing this, Uber will partner with background check provider Checkr, and Appriss to provide safety data...

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WhatsApp adds ‘Mark as Read’ shortcut in Notification Center in new beta
Jul13

WhatsApp adds ‘Mark as Read’ shortcut in Notification Center in new beta

Something new is brewing—WhatsApp could soon be adding a ‘Mark as Read’ shortcut in Notification Center of your phone. What this means is that you will soon be able to mark a WhatsApp message as read right within your Notification Center even without accessing the app itself. As usual, the feature was spotted by tech blogger WABetaInfo. Though, not yet available to all users, there are chances that this new feature could soon hit our...

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Microsoft launches free version of Teams
Jul12

Microsoft launches free version of Teams

Microsoft has launched a free version of its Teams app. Just to refresh our memory, Teams was launched as a replacement for Skype for Business almost two years ago. The plan is to give Slack a run for the money, and the game may just have changed with a free version which is hitting the market from today. A lack of a free version of an app that is available for 200,000 businesses does not give it any edge over its main...

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Smartphone as a Tool for Education: 7 Apps for Students
Jul11

Smartphone as a Tool for Education: 7 Apps for Students

A smartphone is a unique tool. You can use it in so many different ways, that it is hard even to count all of them. In today’s world, a mobile device is more than just a mobile device. It is basically a small laptop, which is used for entertainment, work, communication, working out, travelling, and, of course, education. Not every student knows exactly how to use a smartphone to simplify the process of learning or doing...

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YouTube’s Android app gets Incognito mode for videos
Jul11

YouTube’s Android app gets Incognito mode for videos

There are times when you feel like you need to have your YouTube browsing history or habits covered up—you just don’t like the idea of someone having access to your previously watched videos. Of course, you can erase your browsing history soon afterwards, but that is not enough tweak to keep Google off. There is some good news after all, YouTube is adding an Incognito mode so you can watch your videos privately on your Android device....

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