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Chingari, a desi alternative to Chinese TikTok, crosses 10 million downloads on Google Play Store

Chingari, a desi alternative to Chinese TikTok, crosses 10 million downloads on Google Play Store

It is now among the top two free apps on Play Store for more than a week now.

Jul 03, 2020, 09:40 AM IST
All about Indian social app Chingari, alternative to Chinese TikTok

All about Indian social app Chingari, alternative to Chinese TikTok

The app which was founded by Bengaluru-based programmers Biswatma Nayak and Siddharth Gautam in 2019.

Jun 30, 2020, 14:18 PM IST
India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, company says in process of complying with it

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, company says in process of complying with it

TikTok has more than 100 million (10 crore) monthly active users in India.

Jun 30, 2020, 10:41 AM IST
Amid boycott China, here are some cool, safe alternatives to Chinese apps

Amid boycott China, here are some cool, safe alternatives to Chinese apps

From gaming to short-video making, you can try these numerous apps that are not Chinese.

Jun 22, 2020, 11:39 AM IST
Google working on Pinterest-like app called Keen

Google working on Pinterest-like app called Keen

Keen which is a web and Android app encourages users to make a "Keen" (like a Pinterest board) about any topic they like.

Jun 19, 2020, 09:50 AM IST
Mitron app may come back to Google Play Store, but not Remove China Apps: Here's why

Mitron app may come back to Google Play Store, but not Remove China Apps: Here's why

The “anti-China” application had gathered about a million users rapidly via the Google Play Store, where it also quickly became the top free application.

Jun 04, 2020, 18:03 PM IST
Mitron app suspended from Google Play Store

Mitron app suspended from Google Play Store

It is not unusual for suspended apps to reappear on Google Play Store.

Jun 03, 2020, 14:33 PM IST
MyGovIndia launches official profile on Likee App to spread awareness on COVID-19

MyGovIndia launches official profile on Likee App to spread awareness on COVID-19

The profile is also being used to encourage users to download Aarogya Setu mobile application.

May 11, 2020, 10:15 AM IST
WhatsApp quietly rolls out tool to share status on Facebook

WhatsApp quietly rolls out tool to share status on Facebook

Just like Instagram, WhatsApp's status Stories let users post images, text and videos on your profile that disappear after 24 hours.

Sep 23, 2019, 11:28 AM IST
Fresh version of PM Narendra Modi App launched ahead of his birthday

Fresh version of PM Narendra Modi App launched ahead of his birthday

This is the first update of the Narendra Modi app since the 2019 elections.

Sep 16, 2019, 17:29 PM IST
Be careful while installing remote desktop app

Be careful while installing remote desktop app

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) earlier this year even alerted banks and payment systems operators against use of such applications.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:53 PM IST
Twitter removes precise location tagging on app

Twitter removes precise location tagging on app

Twitter users can opt out of location-sharing features in its "privacy and safety" menu.

Jun 20, 2019, 11:36 AM IST
App to detect Twitter bots in any language developed

App to detect Twitter bots in any language developed

The study presented at the fourth conference of Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries shows that the application is able to detect auto-generated tweets independent of the language used.

Jun 14, 2019, 16:23 PM IST
Immediately update your WhatsApp as bug installs spyware – Here's how to upgrade

Immediately update your WhatsApp as bug installs spyware – Here's how to upgrade

Following the malicious spyware attack, Facebook-owned company has urged its 1.5 billion global users to upgrade to the latest version of  WhatsApp.

May 15, 2019, 10:05 AM IST
WhatsApp now lets users send 30 audio files at once

WhatsApp now lets users send 30 audio files at once

Previously, users were only allowed to send one audio file at a time on a WhatsApp chat thread.

Apr 10, 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Instagram tests seek-bar for 60-second videos

Instagram tests seek-bar for 60-second videos

Instagram has not disclosed any details about the official rollout of the feature as yet.

Mar 28, 2019, 16:50 PM IST
Samsung partners Indus Bazaar to offer apps in Indian languages

Samsung partners Indus Bazaar to offer apps in Indian languages

The partnership will enable Samsung customers to access their apps on Galaxy Apps Store in 12 Indian languages - Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Assamese, Punjabi, Kannada, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu,

Mar 27, 2019, 11:27 AM IST
LinkedIn adds in-app meeting planner features

LinkedIn adds in-app meeting planner features

The newly added features on LinkedIn Messenger are available on Android and are being rolled out to iOS users.

Mar 22, 2019, 15:55 PM IST
Instagram testing wheel layout for ''Stories''

Instagram testing wheel layout for ''Stories''

Instagram has not commented on the feature yet.

Mar 19, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
Twitter rolls out new updated camera feature for iOS, Android users

Twitter rolls out new updated camera feature for iOS, Android users

The updated camera app will be rolled out to all users on iOS and Android over the next few days.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:00 AM IST