articles by Nandini Yadav

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Meet Swell, a voice-based social platform that’s like Clubhouse, but also like Instagram and Twitter

Swell, at the first look, seems like a blend of features from WhatsApp, Instagram, and Clubhouse but the final concoction is unique – and its beauty is asynchronicity.

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Twitter needs to rethink its ambiguous verification policies before the blue tick loses its relevance

Twitter has upset many users with its 'arbitrary' verification policies, and the recent 'mistaken' verification of bot accounts made it worse.

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Samsung Galaxy M42 review: A well-rounded 5G phone with cheaper alternatives

The Samsung Galaxy M42 is a good smartphone overall, but the Rs 21,999 price tag still feels unfair just for the added 5G connectivity.

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Clubhouse announces 'Creator First' accelerator program in India: What it means, how to apply

Clubhouse says the Creator First Program in India will cater to the "unique needs of the Indian audience and creators".

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TRAI launches new TV Channel Selector portal: How it works and how to get started

The portal is aimed to facilitate consumers who either don't have a smartphone, or the ones who would simply prefer the web browser.

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Garmin Venu Sq review: A functional fitness tracker without all the bells and whistles

Garmin Venu Sq is loaded with everything you would need to track your health and fitness but it misses the 'wow' factor.

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Explained: Twitter loses legal shield, named in FIR for 'misleading' content

Losing the intermediary status means Twitter will now be liable for all the content on its platform that is considered unlawful or ‘inflammatory’ in nature.

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Apple account password recovery to become easier with iOS 15: All you need to know

Apple also announced the Digital Legacy Program which lets users designate a 'Legacy Contacts' who can access their account and personal information in the event of their death.

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Crash Bandicoot: On the Run Review – An endless runner game I didn’t know I needed

If you are a fan of endless runner games, you’ll feel right at home with Crash Bandicoot: On the Run.

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COVID-19 donations in India: Where the relief money from big tech actually goes

Here’s a look at the timeline of when and how tech companies announced their pledges for COVID-19 relief in India.

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Twitter, Facebook, Instagram yet to comply with India's new digital ethics code as it comes into effect today: What we know so far

Facebook has responded saying it "aims to comply with the provisions of the IT rules and continue to discuss a few of the issues which need more engagement with the government".

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Paytm Payments Bank suspends support for cryptocurrency exchanges: Why banks in India are retreating from digital currencies

In March 2020, the Supreme Court quashed RBI ban and allowed banks to handle cryptocurrency transactions from exchanges and traders.

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Twitter relaunches profile verification process: Who's eligible, how to apply, more

Twitter has also launched a new policy for verification, based on public feedback, to make verification eligibility criteria more clear.

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Snap Summit 2021: Spotlight on web, Bumble CameraKit, Map Layers, voice-controlled Snaps, more announced

Snapchat's daily active users (DAU) in India grew 100 percent year-over-year in each of the last five quarters

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COVID-19 vaccine trackers: Try these bots to locate inoculation centres, book vaccine appointment

Here is a list of some of the COVID-19 vaccine-tracking bots available in India right now.

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Xiaomi confirms Mi 11 Ultra 67 W fast charger to launch in India soon, will have to be purchased separately

Xiaomi bundles a 55 W charger with the Mi 11 Ultra, and the 67 W adapter will have to be purchase as a separate accessory.

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COVID-19 volunteers are being subjected to spam, scam and scum; here’s a Doosra option

Here's a safe and peaceful way to volunteer and share your number without getting spammed or harassed.

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Xiaomi to launch a new Redmi smartwatch along with Redmi Note 10S on 13 May

Xiaomi has confirmed that the Redmi smartwatch will come with built-in GPS/GLONASS for navigation and 11 sports mode.

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iOS 14.5 released: What's new, how to download, compatible devices, more

iOS 14.5 includes features like using an Apple Watch to unlock an iPhone, requiring apps to ask for user permission before tracking data and activity, new voice options for Siri, and more.

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iOS 14.5 to be released this week: From new Siri voices to update to Apple Music, all we know so far

From update to Apple Music to over 200 new emojis, here is a detailed list of all the features expected to rollout with iOS 14.5.