Aryan Prakash

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How to get Apple iPhone 14 delivered to your doorstep in minutes? Use this app

Apple's new iPhone series has four models viz, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. The starting price of iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus have been set at ₹79,900 and ₹89,900 respectively. The iPhone Pro has a starting price of ₹1,29,900 while iPhone 14 Pro Max has a starting price of ₹1,39,900.

Apple iPhone 14 was launched on Sept 7 and is now available for sale in India.
Apple iPhone 14 was launched on Sept 7 and is now available for sale in India.
Updated on Sep 16, 2022 03:58 PM IST

This malware is targeting gamers through ads on cheat codes, accessing bank data

The RedLine malware is known for its self-propagation functionality. Several files which receive videos and post to the infected users' YouTube channels along with links to a password-protected archive. The videos often advertise cheats and cracks for games.

RedLine is one of the most common Trojans being used to steal passwords and credentials from the browsers, file transfer protocol clients and desktop messengers(Getty Images/ Representational photo)
RedLine is one of the most common Trojans being used to steal passwords and credentials from the browsers, file transfer protocol clients and desktop messengers(Getty Images/ Representational photo)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 01:50 PM IST

Gautam Adani, Elon Musk sole wealth gainers in Top 10 Forbes billionaires list

Gautam Adani is the co-founder of the Adani Group, the largest port operator in the country. The group is also said to be the largest coal trader across India.

Gautam Adani and Elon Musk.
Gautam Adani and Elon Musk.
Published on Sep 16, 2022 01:23 PM IST

Now, this private bank's customers can recharge FASTags through WhatsApp

FASTags help in smooth collection of toll tax without the need for stopping at the toll plazas. The user doesn't need to stop at the toll plaza for card or cash transactions as the toll tax is debited from the bank account linked to the FASTag chip.

Now FASTags recharge can be carried out using WhatsApp chatbot.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Now FASTags recharge can be carried out using WhatsApp chatbot.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 05:15 PM IST

Now, you can monitor your child's activities on Instagram

Instagram said its parent company Meta has been working closely with experts, parents, guardians from India to understand the needs of parents and young people. The tech giant had launched Parental Supervision Controls and Family Centre in the United States in March this year.

Instagram has launched parental supervision tools.(AP)
Instagram has launched parental supervision tools.(AP)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 04:40 PM IST

Flipkart Big Billion Day: Paytm now payments partner for Sept 23 mega sale

Paytm said the Flipkart customers shopping during the Big Billion Days sale will receive ₹25 instant cashback on the purchase of ₹250 and above on paying via Paytm UPI and instant cashback of ₹50 on shopping of ₹500 and above through the wallet.

Paytm is the official payments partner for Flipkart's Big Billion Days sale(File Photo)
Paytm is the official payments partner for Flipkart's Big Billion Days sale(File Photo)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 12:46 PM IST

Apple website down for some users, Twitterati claims ‘403, 404 error’: Report

The problems might be affecting the users who are planning to pre-order the new Apple iPhone 14 series. On Friday, the Apple iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will go on sale.

Apple website is reportedly down for some users(Representational Image: Unsplash)
Apple website is reportedly down for some users(Representational Image: Unsplash)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 11:50 AM IST

On Engineers Day, PM Modi invokes ‘Mann Ki Baat’ to honour M Visvesvaraya

Engineers Day 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted,"Our nation is blessed to have a skilled and talented pool of engineers who are contributing to nation building. Our Government is working to enhance infrastructure for studying engineering including building more engineering colleges".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Sir Visvesvaraya on Engineers Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Sir Visvesvaraya on Engineers Day.
Published on Sep 15, 2022 11:29 AM IST

Elon Musk seeks Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal's help, says ‘my tweets are…’

Elon Musk has accused Twitter of fraud, claiming that the social media giant misled him about the size of user base as well as spam accounts.

Elon Musk and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.
Elon Musk and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.
Published on Sep 14, 2022 05:58 PM IST

Centre's warning on Apple iPhones and iPads shouldn't be ignored

In an advisory, CERT-IN stated that multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple products which could allow an attacker to 'gain elevated privileges, execute arbitrary code, disclose sensitive information and bypass security restriction on the targeted system.

The Centre has flagged multiple vulnerability in select Apple products.(Representational Image: Unsplash)
The Centre has flagged multiple vulnerability in select Apple products.(Representational Image: Unsplash)
Published on Sep 14, 2022 04:20 PM IST

DDA offers 8,500 flats in Narela. Check application process, fees

There are a total of 8,530 DDA flats offered in Narela area under the online scheme. Out of this, 5,850 one-bedroom flats for lower income group (LIG) are in Narela G-7 locality while 2,880 flats for economically weaker section category are in Sector A1-A4 as well as Pockets 1A, 1B and 1C.

A file photo of DDA flats in Delhi.(Representative image)
A file photo of DDA flats in Delhi.(Representative image)
Updated on Sep 13, 2022 06:37 PM IST

Harvard Fellow slams Zuckerberg, says Meta CEO's ‘poor leadership skills…’

Bill George, who has served as a CEO of medical technology company Medtronic, told CNBC that Zuckerberg's shortcomings continue to derail Meta.

Meta Platforms Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (AFP)
Meta Platforms Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (AFP)
Published on Sep 13, 2022 04:47 PM IST

UNBELIEVABLE! Get 58,730 discount on purchase of Apple iPhone 14 Pro

The Apple iPhone 14 series includes four models including iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. You can now pre-order your favourite iPhone 14 which will be available to you by September 16.

Apple iPhone 14 pre-orders have already begun and will be available from September 16.
Apple iPhone 14 pre-orders have already begun and will be available from September 16.
Published on Sep 10, 2022 04:14 PM IST

You can create multiple IDs in your Google Pay account. Follow these steps

you can create multiple IDs in your Google account to be able to make payments through different bank accounts. In case a UPI route is not available at any given point of time, the app will select the second option.

Now, it is easier to create multiple IDs on Google Pay(Google)
Now, it is easier to create multiple IDs on Google Pay(Google)
Published on Sep 10, 2022 11:48 AM IST

Why has Sony called Microsoft's offer on video game ‘Call of Duty’ inadequate?

First released in 2003, Call of Duty is one of the most successful first-person shooting video game series by Activision. The latest game in the series ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II' releases on September 15. Some of the popular games in the franchise are World War II, Black Ops, Modern Warfare, Ghosts etc.

‘Call of Duty’ is one of the most successful video game series of Activision.  
‘Call of Duty’ is one of the most successful video game series of Activision.  
Published on Sep 09, 2022 11:10 AM IST

Apple iPhone 14 has powerful cameras, satellite connectivity for SOS

Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the flagship iPhone series at the ‘Far Out’ event at the company headquarters in Cupertino, California.

Apple iPhone 14 has been finally launched.
Apple iPhone 14 has been finally launched.
Updated on Sep 08, 2022 12:01 AM IST

Ahead of Apple iPhone 14 launch, Google says it will unveil Pixel 7 on this date

During its keynote event at Google I/O in May this year, Google had given a sneak peek of the three high-end products. The Pixel 7 phones will run on Android 13 and will feature the next generation custom mobile chip Tensor.

Google is set to launch Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel Watch on October 6.(Reuters)
Google is set to launch Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel Watch on October 6.(Reuters)
Published on Sep 07, 2022 06:57 PM IST

How to make UPI payments using WhatsApp? Follow these steps

WhatsApp said that the new feature will allow users to make seamlessly make UPI payments using the ‘ ₹’ button. The payment can be made while chatting with a contact or scanning a QR code across more than two crore QR-code scanning stores in India, WhatsApp said in a statement.

WhatsApp said its new feature enables users to make UPI payments.(REUTERS)
WhatsApp said its new feature enables users to make UPI payments.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 06, 2022 06:28 PM IST

Elon Musk's fresh jibe at Twitter amid legal feud, says ‘And 90% of my…’

Elon Musk has alleged that Twitter undercounted its fake and spam accounts, and said that the social media platform withheld crucial information thereby misleading his team about its true user base.

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk.(AP)
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk.(AP)
Published on Sep 06, 2022 01:45 PM IST

Hacker may have exposed personal data of over 1 billion TikTok users: Report

The hacking claims surfaced at a time when Microsoft issued a warning related to high-security vulnerability in TikTok's Android app which could have enabled the hackers to compromise the user accounts, Independent report stated.

The hackers have claimed to have accessed 34GB data of TikTok users.(File photo)
The hackers have claimed to have accessed 34GB data of TikTok users.(File photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2022 06:06 PM IST

WhatsApp says it banned nearly 24 lakh Indian accounts in July this year

In its monthly compliance report, WhatsApp said it deploys tools and resources to prevent harmful behaviour on the platform.

WhatsApp said it deleted 23,87,000 Indian accounts in July.(Reuters)
WhatsApp said it deleted 23,87,000 Indian accounts in July.(Reuters)
Published on Sep 01, 2022 04:57 PM IST

‘Not interested’ in an Instagram post? Soon, you can express it on the platform

Meta also announced it is testing feature for the users to tell Instagram that they don't wish to see suggested posts with certain words, phrases or emojis in the caption or hashtags. This feature can be used to stop seeing the content that's not interesting.

Instagram said it is working on a feature to enable users to mark posts as ‘Not interested’. (Reuters)
Instagram said it is working on a feature to enable users to mark posts as ‘Not interested’. (Reuters)
Published on Sep 01, 2022 04:32 PM IST

How to order food during train journey via WhatsApp?

Zoop India, an online platform which delivers food to passengers in train, has partnered with WhatsApp chatbot solutions provider Jio Haptik Technologies Limited for what it calls to enable passengers with ‘seamless food ordering and delivery on train journeys’.

Now, you can order food via WhatsApp while travelling on train.
Now, you can order food via WhatsApp while travelling on train.
Published on Aug 30, 2022 10:00 AM IST

Troubled by unwanted mails on Gmail? Here's how you can block an email address

On a particular day, your Gmail inbox might be flooded by certain emails which are unwanted and have unnecessarily flooded your mailbox. You can either delete them or block the email address.

You can block an email address on Gmail.(Bloomberg)
You can block an email address on Gmail.(Bloomberg)
Published on Aug 27, 2022 09:17 AM IST

After 5G, PM Modi makes BIG announcement on 6G services in India

Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said the government is hopeful of launching 5G services in India by October 12.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2022 via video conferencing, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2022 via video conferencing, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)
Published on Aug 26, 2022 09:40 AM IST

Which social media platform is most popular among US teens? Research reveals

The Pew Research survey report released on August 10 said a growing percentage of American teenagers said they use Instagram and Snapchat since the 2014-15 survey. Microblogging site Twitter and Tumblr witnessed decline in shares of teens who said they were using the platforms.

A new Pew Research Center survey of American teenagers ages 13 to 17 finds TikTok has rocketed in popularity since its North American debut several years ago and now is a top social media platform for teens among the platforms covered in this survey(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A new Pew Research Center survey of American teenagers ages 13 to 17 finds TikTok has rocketed in popularity since its North American debut several years ago and now is a top social media platform for teens among the platforms covered in this survey(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Aug 25, 2022 03:32 PM IST

Ayushman Bharat insurance scheme also on Paytm app. Check your eligibility

With the Paytm app, the users can now access the list of private and government hospitals which offer the benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. The users will be able to locate the nearest hospital enrolled under the scheme and also access the entire spectrum of health insurance.

Paytm has brought Ayushman Bharat-PM Jan Arogya Yojana on its mobile app,(File Photo)
Paytm has brought Ayushman Bharat-PM Jan Arogya Yojana on its mobile app,(File Photo)
Published on Aug 24, 2022 03:57 PM IST

How WhatsApp is informing users about its new features

The messaging platform has shared a video about a conversation between a father and a son centred on WhatsApp’s privacy features.

WhatsApp has recently launched many features with aim to strengthen privacy of its users. ((REUTERS))
WhatsApp has recently launched many features with aim to strengthen privacy of its users. ((REUTERS))
Updated on Aug 24, 2022 09:25 AM IST

This global luxury supercar brand has FINALLY arrived in India

McLaren Automotive, the supercar maker of the McLaren group was launched in 2010 and has an impressive portfolio of GT, supercar, Motorsport and Ultimate models which are sold through over 100 retailers in over 40 markets around the world.

British luxury supercar maker McLaren Automotive has entered the Indian market.
British luxury supercar maker McLaren Automotive has entered the Indian market.
Published on Aug 22, 2022 05:25 PM IST

Centre fact checks this viral claim about WhatsApp chats

Currently, a single tick on WhatsApp shows that the message has been sent. A double tick means that the message has been delivered to the recipient and a blue tick signifies that the message has been read. The blue tick is optional and can be turned off by the user.

The Centre has rejected claims of monitoring WhatsApp chats. (Reuters)
The Centre has rejected claims of monitoring WhatsApp chats. (Reuters)
Published on Aug 22, 2022 03:30 PM IST
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