Paytm Mall Republic Day sale packs a ton of cashback and discount offers

Paytm is takig the opportunity of India’s Republic Day to deliver a ton of cashback and discount offers to its users. Paytm Mall has already kickstarted a sale under which it is offering a cashback of up to Rs. 10,000 on smartphones, up to Rs. 20,000 on laptops and cameras, and up to Rs. 20,000 on electronic appliances. The Paytm Mall Republic Day Sale will last till Sunday, January 28. The new sale includes offers, cashbacks, and discounts on a range of smartphones and tablets, including the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, Vivo V7+, apart from iPad models and Kindle …

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Amazon India now accepts payments for purchases via UPI

Amazon has started accepted the homegrown government-backed Unified Payment Interface (UPI) as a means for payment for purchases valuing Rs. 10,000 or less on its mobile app and mobile website. The feature is not available to purchases made via Amazon desktop website. Amazon India’s major competitors Flipkart and Paytm have already been offering UPI as a payment method on their e-commerce sites. Customers need to choose UPI as a payment method after adding their orders to the cart on the Amazon India mobile app or website. Once selected, the UPI ID needs to be verified from the UPI ID-linked mobile …

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Wynk Music app installed more than 75 million times

Airtel’s Wynk Music app has been surpassed the 75 million app installations mark – a huge achievement in a short time. The over-the-top (OTT) music app from Airtel was launched in 2014 and according to latest numbers revealed by Airtel, it has a collection of over three million songs, including music in 12 Indian regional language. Wynk also revealed that music in languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, and Kannada accounted for a majority of the growth in the regional content.Contributing over 3 percent of the overall music streaming, the remixed versions of Bollywood classics continued to grow popular on the streaming …

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Legendary Pokémon Rayquaza lands in Pokémon GO

The Legendary Pokémon Rayquaza which first appeared in Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire has landed in Pokémon GO. The introduction of Rayquaza in Pokémon GO was announced through a press release. Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company say that from February 9 until March 16, Trainers will be able to discover and catch the Sky High Pokémon in Raid Battles around the world. The Pokémon brand is celebrating the year of Legendary Pokémon in 2018 and the introduction of Rayquaza to Pokémon GO is a new addition to the many ways fans can engage with these powerful Pokémon. Rayquaza will be joined by several Dragon- …

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Instagram Stories land support for GIF stickers thanks to Giphy collaboration

Next time you create a story on Instagram, make sure you check out the ample of GIF stickers you can use thanks to a collaboration between Instagram and Giphy. The image sharing platform announced the rollout of a new millennial-focused feature on its Android and iOS app and according to Instagram users will be able to add GIF stickers through the Stickers tab in Instagram Stories. GIF stickers will be available as part of version 29 on Android and iOS. “Users can add as many stickers as they’d like from a growing library, and will have hand-curated recommendations to turn even …

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Reddit rolls out 2FA to everyone

Reddit has released two-factor authentication (2FA) feature to all its users in a bid to help them protect their accounts. Reddit announced roll out of 2FA security feature globally on its blog. The two-factor authentication tool facilitates additional layers of security for online accounts. It connects accounts to a mobile device and sends time-based one-time passwords (TOTP) for additional authentication.Two-factor authentication is the considered a gold standard of security for many reasons. Even if someone were to guess your password or it got leaked as part of a hack, no one can log in to your account without physical access …

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Instagram Type Mode

Instagram ‘Type’ mode launched on iOS and Android

Not able to find images and videos to share on Instagram to express your feelings? Worry not as Instagram Stories have now received a new feature call ‘Type’ mode that will enable you to type in text in your Stories. Similar to the photo and video stories, Type stories will disappear after 24 hours as well. The new Type mode is now available on Instagram for both Android and iOS. Instagram noted in a blog post that through the Type mode users will be able to express their thoughts and feelings – even the most random ones – into something …

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Sony updates 3D Creator app with ‘Direct to Facebook’ feature

Sony has updated the 3D Creator app that ships with Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ Premium smartphones. The update being rolled out includes the ‘Direct to Facebook’ feature that enables users to upload their 3D scans on to their Facebook accounts using the 3D creator app directly. For existing XZ1, and XZ Premium users who have 3D Creator, the application can be updated through Google Play,” said Sony Mobiles in a press statement. The update to the 3D Creator app isn’t surprising considering that Facebook recently introduced support for 3D posts and industry-standard “gITF 2.0″ file format” that will enable creators …

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YouTube TV rolled out on Apple TV, and most Roku devices

YouTube has finally rolled out its YouTube TV app for Apple TV as well as most Roku devices. YouTube TV – the live television streaming service by Google is a paid service and it was originally released for Android and iOS platforms in March 2017. After nearly a year, YouTube TV is now available as a dedicated app for Apple TV and Apple TV 4K, as well as all Roku TVs, Roku Ultra, Roku Streaming Stick+, Roku Streaming Stick, Roku Express/ Express+, Roku Premiere+, Roku Premiere, Roku 4, Roku 3, and Roku 2 devices. YouTube TV isn’t available across the …

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Practo Trinity announced, brings insurance through ICICI Lombard

Practo Trinity – a new platform that has brought ICICI Lombard insurance processing to the medical app – has been announced. This is done through a new app called IL Take Care, which uses Practo’s technology to book an appointment, automatically file an insurance claim, and process it in real time, and you can also use it to order the medicines prescribed to you. Shashank ND, founder and CEO of Practo, explains how it’ll work. “You can go to the ICICI Lombard app, our app, or directly to the clinic and present yourself as a policy holder,” he says, “and …

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