Wednesday, July 26
10 New Features on Hike 4.0

10 New Features on Hike 4.0

Apps
Today, A big release for the India's Hike Messaging App. One of the biggest update on Hike as stated on the blog of hike app. The twitter is trending #AllNewHike on the top list as there are 10 awesome features released on the the new version of Hike App (4.0) On the Blog post they say : "We’re super psyched to unveil Hike 4.0. It’s been 6 months in the making and boy o boy are we excited to show it to you. Hike 4.0 comes with a brand new coat of paint including Material Design and host of new features...." they have also added "The new 4.0 rendition isn’t only better looking it’s also lightning fast, 5x to be exact on performance and speed and has been optimized for extreme poor network conditions to target the next billion Indias that come online."     Note

Facebook introduces ‘Donate Now’ button for NGOs

Social Media, Technology
Facebook users would now have the option of a 'donate' button on the pages of all non-profit organizations and linked advertisements on Facebook, Techcrunch.com reported. Facebook had rolled out a 'Donate' button in late 2013 with specific partners like the American Cancer Society and The Red Cross. "Every day, people use Facebook to raise awareness and support for causes they care about and to motivate others to do the same.; We are inspired by how much good comes from these connections, so we have added 'Donate Now' calls-to-action on Pages and link ads to make those connections easier than ever," a Facebook spokesperson was reported as saying. However, now when you click the 'Donate Now' button on an NGO's page you are first alerted that the organization is 'Not endorsed by o...
WhatsApp for Android gets 5 new features

WhatsApp for Android gets 5 new features

Apps, Technology
The New version of WhatsApp has finally arrived v2.12.250 to Android users after a month of beta testing which brings a number of features to the popular messaging app. Now you not only get more control over your messaging options but gives you more emojis, custom notifications and decreases the amount of data used in WhatsApp calls. Google Drive integration is in the beta testing stage, the latest Android update for WhatsApp has excluded it. We expect it to be rolled out in the near future, and make backing up chats, images, videos, voice messages etc much easier. I personally waiting for the integration of the Facebook Timeline feature instead of Facebook Calls as it is owned by the Facebook Owner Mark Zuckerberg.
Now Ads on Instagram

Now Ads on Instagram

Business, Social Media
According to ReCode.net Instagram Starts Getting Serious About Ads. Expect More Buttons, More Targeting — And More Ads. Instagram : Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them via app on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. The service was acquired by Facebook in April 2012 for approximately US$1 billion in cash and stock.  Instagram app is used by a large number of a people on their mobile phones and smartphones because there is no availability of accessing and uploading the pictures and videos on the instagram website. The users love instagram for its multi functioning, creativity features and easy to use interface and main
Net Neutrality in India

Net Neutrality in India

News, Technology
Net Neutrality, Now this is something very serious issue which lets you choose Internet Freedom in India. First of all what does it mean : "The principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favouring or blocking particular products or websites." Websites like www.netneutrality.in and www.savetheinternet.in helps you understand and also in resolving this issue. NetNeutrality.in says "The internet's success in fostering innovation, access to knowledge and freedom of speech is in large part due to the principle of net neutrality — the idea that internet service providers give their customers equal access to all lawful websites and services on the internet, without giving priority to any website over anoth
Supreme Court strikes down Section 66A of IT Act

Supreme Court strikes down Section 66A of IT Act

News, Social Media
The Supreme Court today declared Section 66A of Information Technology Act as unconstitutional and struck it down. Section 66A prescribes the punishment for sending offensive messages allowed arrests for posting offensive content on social media sites through computers or any other communication device such as a mobile phone or a tablet on the internet or posting on social networking sites an offence punishable by up to three years in jail. According to the act, any person who sends, by means of a computer resource or a communication device : (a) any information that is grossly offensive or has menacing character; or (b) any information which he knows to be false, but for the purpose of causing annoyance, inconvenience, danger, obstruction, insult, injury, criminal intimidation, enmity,
10 Incredible Features of U&Me Messenger

10 Incredible Features of U&Me Messenger

Apps
U&Me Messenger is a mobile chat app that allows users to message and stay connected with their friends across mobile platforms. It is a free to download application that is available on Google Play, iPhone App Store, BlackBerry and Windows World. The U&Me Messenger is somewhat as similar to popular mobile instant messaging app called ‘WhatsApp’. But, U&Me has additional and advanced features that allow users to find places, theaters, ATMs and many more around them using “Around Me”.  Here is a list of 10 Incredible Features of U&Me Messenger :   Group Chat— Groups can be created simply by selecting the ‘plus’ button and choosing the option ‘Create New Group’. You can add up to 500 group members on U&Me. Users can share files, images, videos and stickers on g
Hike Messenger looking forward for Voice Calling Feature

Hike Messenger looking forward for Voice Calling Feature

Apps, Technology
The Smartphones has taken the world by storm. As with the help of Instant messaging apps like Whatsapp, Line, Vibe etc. connectivity and sharing has bought smiles on our faces, created togetherness and also helped us in ease of work. But now, Hike Messenger, according to reports on confirmation of purchasing Zip Phone; a US-based Voice Calling Company. The Company, however, has not yet publicly spoken about is nor about of its transactions and details. According to the PC-Tablet "Zip Phone is a US based company, which was founded by Anuj Jain some time back. It is a one man company, where he takes care of all the necessary activities by himself. The company provides voice calling services across the globe. If everything goes well, then Hike will make the official announcement of addi
Apology from Flipkart Founders

Apology from Flipkart Founders

News, Shopping
Hi, Today, i receive an email (and i am sure many of you also have recieved as an flipkart buyers and subscribers to your emails) about an apology for the yesterday's Big Billion Day. But if you haven't know about this then here is what the 2 founders Sachin and Benny has to say. ''Dear Customer, Yesterday was a big day for us. And we really wanted it to be a great day for you. But at the end of the day, we know that your experience was less than pleasant. We did not live up to the promises we made and for that we are really and truly sorry. It took enormous effort from everyone at Flipkart, many months of preparation and pushing our capabilities and systems to the limit to be able to create this day. We were looking at fulfilling the dreams of millions of Indian consumers through dea
Have you gone through Facebook Privacy Checkup

Have you gone through Facebook Privacy Checkup

Security, Social Media
As on the Internet, Privacy is not only about hiding your stuffs from the rest of the world but also knowing about what you share with the people (friends, family, publicly  etc). Today i signed into Facebook and find a message which is about 'Privacy Chekup'. I found to be interesting and also want to know what exactly it means (or does facebook have changed its privacy settings or what.?) So, i click on that link and i found that was about 'What you are sharing with the people on Facebook'. The setup was quick and was divided into 3 easy steps 1) Your Posts, 2) Your Apps and 3) Your Profile. You can see the Images below. // //   It is very important for a blogger like me to have a look on the posts and apps which i used to share with my friends and people on the facebook
Good Bye Orkut – Thank you

Good Bye Orkut – Thank you

Google, Social Media
Hi, Everyone. Today i am a little bit sad to know about the news of orkut shutdown. Yes, ist time now to Good Bye Orkut. Today is the last day of my first social network - Orkut. Orkut was one of the most liked and used Social Network by Google. I have really enjoyed it a lot and it has always been entertaining, fun and i have learnt a lot through the activities which we do while scraping and use the communities as QA (Questioning and Answering) people and also in voting Polls. Many people left orkut because Facebook, Myspace etc. They have overtaken Orkut in Features and Design. The people behind orkut have really tried to make every thing possible to make a space into the heart of the users and they have almost accomplished it any how but later Google's very own Google Plus have laun