Wednesday, 19 December 2018

WhatsApp for Android Gets Picture-in-Picture Feature for All Users

WhatsApp for Android has now brought the anticipated Picture-in-Picture (PiP) feature for all users. The feature, which arrived in beta back in October, is rolling to Android users through the WhatsApp stable version 2.18.380. It essentially lets you watch Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube videos in a small window and continue…

Blizzard Cuts Back Heroes of the Storm Development and Support

Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s answer to Dota 2. And while it has seen a host of updates and quality of life improvements in 2018, it appears that Blizzard will be cutting back on Heroes of the Storm’s development in 2019. In a post on the studio’s website it appears that…

In Annual Ranking of Most Commonly Used Passwords, ‘Donald’ Makes Its Debut

The word “password” and the numbers “123456” are yet again the most commonly used passwords, according to an annual ranking of the worst passwords to use published by the software company SplashData.’ But another password made the list for the first time this year: ‘donald.’ SplashData analysed more than 5…

PlayStation Classic Hacked Easily Due to Missing Basic Security Features

The PlayStation Classic is Sony’s answer to Nintendo’s NES and SNES Mini retro consoles. And while it lacks the games library or build quality of either of Nintendo’s efforts, it appears to be hacked with ease, allowing games that weren’t preloaded on the PlayStation Classic such as Crash Bandicoot to…

Mozilla Firefox 64 Debuts With Smart Recommendations, Improved Tab Management

Mozilla has released Firefox 64 with a system that is designed to recommend new features and add-ons based on how you use the Web. Called Contextual Feature Recommender (CFR), the new system is currently available for US users in regular browsing mode and uses on-device processing to recommend Firefox features…

Oppo R17 Pro, R17 New Year Editions Expected on December 17

Chinese phone maker Oppo is all set to unveil custom New Year edition variants of its flagship R17 and R17 Pro. Much like a limited edition model of the Oppo R11s launched last year, the Oppo R17 and R17 Pro₹ 43,690 New Year editions will expectedly come with a customised retail box,…

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 Skins Revealed

Blizzard has revealed a few of the skins you can expect during the Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 event. The Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 release date is December 11 and it ends on January 2. Alongside new Overwatch skins are emotes, sprays, voice lines, and of course new game modes. With…

HCL to Buy Notes, BigFix, and Other Software Products From IBM for $1.8 billion

International Business Machines Corp said on Thursday it will sell some of its software products business to Indian software services exporter HCL Technologies for $1.80 billion (roughly Rs. 12,700 crores). The software products in scope represent a total addressable market of more than $50 billion (roughly Rs. 3.5 lakh crores), IBM said in a…

Razorpay’s New Feature Aims to Reduce the Pain In OTP-Based Payments

Razorpay, the Bengaluru-based converged payments solutions company, has announced a bunch of new products including a simple-sounding yet effective tweak to the checkout experience. Razorpay has worked with banking partners to bring the OTP page to the merchant’s website. This means that there’s one less point of failure in the…