As it waits for the Fortnite ruling, Apple strikes an App Store deal with small developers

Apple agreed to relax App Store rules for small developers on Thursday, reaching an agreement in a class-action complaint as the iPhone maker awaits a decision from the same court in a second App Store dispute brought by the developer of Fortnite. Changes to how all developers interact with customers are included in the agreement, a concern raised by the judge herself in the Fortnite case. However, the great majority

User Screenshots Reveal the Clubhouse's Private Text Messaging Feature

Clubhouse appears to have momentarily pushed out a new Backchannel function that allows users to communicate via text texts. This text capability appears to be an addition to Clubhouse’s main functionality, which is recognised for its audio chat groups. This was discovered by a notice that people screenshotted, but it has not yet been made public. This comes at a time when the market for live audio rooms is becoming

Users report that the Google App on Android phones of all brands is crashing after a recent update

The Google app for Android is crashing on phones from a variety of manufacturers and locations. On Reddit and Twitter, a number of users have expressed their dissatisfaction with the software. After a stable update was pushed out to Android smartphones across brands, a problem appears to have been introduced to the Google app. Google Assistant and Google Lens are apparently malfunctioning for certain users as a result of the

The Netflix 'Play Something' option has been discovered on the Android app

Netflix has been working on a new feature dubbed ‘Play Something,’ which was released for TVs last month, and it appears that the firm is now testing it for its Android app as well. The Play Something function allows you to watch a movie or a TV show without having to think about what to watch next since it plays something for you at random. Engadget was the first to

The Indian government reacts to WhatsApp, stating that it respects people's right to privacy while still being accountable for national security

WhatsApp recently filed a lawsuit against the Indian government over new IT regulations, and the government has now received a response from WhatsApp. The government’s reaction came in the form of a press release, in which the government stated that it has no intention of compromising the privacy of WhatsApp users, even when it requests WhatsApp to track out the message’s author. According to the Ministry of Electronics and Information

This summer the clubhouse will be open to the public

It hasn’t even been a month since Clubhouse launched for Android, yet it appears that the app’s makers have no intention of slowing down. Clubhouse mentioned some of the things it has been working on at a town hall conducted on the app. The social media audio-chat app is aiming for a general release this summer, which means it will be open to the public and will no longer rely

Among Us has 2 million active players and is available for free on the Epic Games Store

On Saturday, more than two million people were playing Among Us, a popular social deduction game (May 29). The increase in player count comes after Epic Games offered the game free until June 3 as part of their mega sale. The game was released in 2018 by InnerSloth, but it only achieved significant popularity last year during the coronavirus-induced epidemic. The popular game also has cross-platform multiplayer and is accessible

A WhatsApp Pink Scam has been circulating, it is a Fake app that can steal user data and gain access to phones

WhatsApp Pink is a malicious app that, once activated, will steal your data and enable hackers to gain access to your account. Any users have sent a notification containing a connection that purports to include the original WhatsApp experience in a pink colour and add new functionality. Rather than making any improvements to the original WhatsApp installation, the connection directs users to a website where they can download the malicious

FLoC is being tested by Google in India and other countries

Google also announced the implementation of Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), which is an important aspect of its Chrome Privacy Sandbox initiative. FLoC can replace cookies, which Google uses to remember your favourite language, make the advertisements you see more important to you, count how many visits a page gets, assist you in signing up for its services, secure your privacy, and remember your ad settings. FLoC runs locally on

BSNL releases a Rs 197 prepaid package of 2GB of regular data and drops four recharge coupons.

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), a government-owned telco, has made changes to some of its prepaid plans. Any proposals’ relevance has been expanded, and others have been rationalised. It’s just put out a new prepaid card and yanked some coupons. Current users with these contracts or STVs will be able to use them before their validity expires. They will not be able to use the same package voucher or STV