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Nokia smartphones now allow Wi-Fi calling on Airtel, Jio: Here's how to enable

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Nokia smartphone users will now be able to make calls over a Wi-Fi network.HMD Global has started the rollout of Wi-Fi calling feature to a range of Nokia smartphones, supported by Reliance Jio and Airtel.   Wi-Fi calling is the latest advancement to how consumers make calls in the areas with spotty cellular reception, introduced in 2019 in the Delhi-NCR region. HMD Global has now joined the list of brands that are providing their customers with the Wi-Fi calling service. The Wi-Fi calling service, also called VoWiFi, will be rolled out to the following Nokia smartphones on Jio network, as listed by HMD Global:    Nokia 9 PureView    Nokia 8 Sirocco    Nokia 8.1    Nokia 7.2    Nokia 7.1    Nokia 7 Plus    Nokia 6.2    Nokia 6.1 Plus    Nokia 6.1
How to enable and use VoWiFi on your Nokia smartphone?    Firstly, go to your phone's settings     Now, either search for Wi-Fi calling inside the settings or navigate to the option, located  under the mobile network tab    Enable Wi-Fi cal…

Google's Automatic Call Screening Feature To All Pixel Phones

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Google’s automatic call screening is limited to the US market as of now, and only supports the English language. 
Google rolled out the automatic call screen feature for the Pixel 4 users with the first Pixel feature drop in December last year.

Back then, Google promised that the feature will make its way to older Pixel phones as well. Well, it appears that Google has made good on its commitment. The automatic call screen feature has now begun popping up for all Pixel phone users.

Multiple users to have reported that they can now see the automatic call screen option on the Pixel 3a, Pixel 3, and Pixel 2 series phones.

Google has also reportedly confirmed that the first-gen Pixel phones can now take advantage of the feature as well.

Before we get into availability details, here's what call screen actually is. It is an on-device assistant-driven feature that automatically screens spam or robocalls. Once it detects an incoming robocall after matching it against Google's database, it…

PhonePe ATM Feature Launched

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Digital payments platform PhonePe on Thursday launched a unique feature called 'PhonePe ATM' on its platform that will help users in need of cash can get instant money from merchants offering this facility.

A customer in need of cash can simply open the PhonePe app, go to the 'Stores' tab and click on the 'PhonePe ATM' icon to locate nearby shops offering this facility.Currently, a user can avail Rs. 1,000 a day from the merchant via this pilot feature, launched in the Delhi-NCR region to begin with.

Go to the shop, click on the 'Withdraw' button and transfer the required amount to the merchant via the PhonePe app. Once the amount is transferred, the merchant will give the customer the cash equal to the amount transferred, the company said in a statement."The PhonePe ATM allows customers to withdraw cash without any hassle through our trusted merchant partners. It also helps merchants avoid the hassle of storing cash and making multiple trips to the …

4 Secure and Convenient File Sharing Options That You Can Try

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We have a wide range of easy to use online file-sharing options. You can click, zip, and share a file with anybody who has an internet connection. But not all file-sharing options are secure. 

This article lists the most secure and convenient file-sharing options available right now.

1. Dropbox

It’s easy to use, functional, and works on pretty much all platforms. Even with stiff competition from Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, it still captures a massive chunk of the market share.

You can use Dropbox to share files via a URL with a couple of clicks from your device. It offers underlying security like password protection and time limits.

The only real drawback to Dropbox is you only get 2 GB of free storage. But monthly plans are quite cheap. You can get 2 TB of storage for $11.99 per month.

2. Google Drive

You may have noticed that you can only send  files that are no larger than 25 MB in Gmail. But you have an option to upload your file and send the link via Google Drive.

Google Drive is t…

What is Bloatware

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Bloatware is software that uses an excessive amount of system resources, such as disk space and memory. 


Bloatware is software you don’t want that burdens and slows down your device.These are programs that are preinstalled on new devices, come bundled with other downloads, or are injected into your system through malicious sites.There are two main ways for bloatware (or Potentially Unwanted Programs – PUP) to reach you. It usually comes pre-installed by vendors, manufacturers or carriers. There can be a few reasons for this:Software developers pay providers to install their products on your device.Manufacturers provide the user with maintenance applications (e.g., Lenovo Solutions  Centre) that also collect user data.    Software or OS updates can push branded solution centers, trialware, or just random add-ons.Not all bloatware is bad. Some pre-installed media suites or control centers can be useful, and some are very easily removable.Another type of bloatware comes from the web. It c…

India to Bring Broadband Access to All Villages by 2022

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India has been making strides to become a digital economy over the past few years. We have seen mobile subscribers grow to 117 crores, with around 10GB Internet data being consumed on average today.
Now, the central government aims to further digitization in India and bring ‘affordable and universal’ Internet access to every corner with the launch of the National Broadband Mission.The mission, abbreviated to NBM, was launched by Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, as part of the National Digital Communications Policy 2018, as reported by IANS.It’s going to help “fast track growth of digital communications infrastructure, bridge the digital divide, facilitate digital empowerment and inclusion, and provide affordable and universal access of broadband for all.“Through the National Broadband Mission, we aim to provide broadband to all villages, increase mobile towers to 10 lakh, ensure 50 Mbps speed and increase mobile tower fiberization to 70%,” stated Mr. Prasad during the announ…

Google Photos finally lets you manually tag people in pictures

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Google is finally adding the ability to manually tag someone in Google Photos, as reported by Android Police.
Google Photos has always been able to automatically recognize faces and sort them for you, which makes managing your library far easier than having to tag people manually.

But the system misses faces sometimes, and there’s never been a way to correct it. Once this feature rolls out — and Google says it’s rolling out now — you’ll finally be able to add in many of the faces it’s been missing.

Basically, if Google sees a face but doesn’t know who it is, you can now identify it. But if Google doesn’t realize that there’s a face in the photo at all, then you still can’t link someone to the photo.

That’s not ideal, but it’s better than nothing. The app tends to miss faces when they’re turned or slightly obscured, which might be times when you’d still appreciate having a person tagged in them.

The feature appears to be part of the latest release of Google Photos, but it’s not available …

Google Will Pay You $1.5 Million for Finding Bugs in Pixel Phones

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Google has announced to pay $1 million as top award to security researchers who can find a unique bug in its Pixel series of smartphones that may compromise users' data.  There is an additional 50 per cent bonus if a security researcher is able to find an exploit on "specific developer preview versions of Android", resulting in a prize of $1.5 million.The Google Bug Bounty programme will reward the top prize to someone who can break into Google's Titan M "secure element."Similar to Apple's "iPhone Secure Elementa, "Titan M" is a security chip that automatically scans hackers trying to load malware when an Android phone is turned on.For the new reward category, Google is looking for "full chain remote code execution exploit with persistence which compromises the Titan M secure element on Pixel devices.""We will reward extra for a full exploit chain (typically multiple vulnerabilities chained together) that demonstrates arbitr…

5 Best Artificial Intelligence Online Courses

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Artificial Intelligence is the big thing in the world of technology. From self-driving cars to automated robots.

And if you are looking to have a long future as a developer and get the highest paying jobs, you need to have the required skills to work in the AI field.

Thankfully, there are tons of online courses that can not only get you started on AI but also help you become a professional AI developer.

we have listed the 5 best Artificial Intelligence online Courses that can help you in your learning journey. 1. Machine Learning by Columbia UniversityIf you want to take a university course like the one featured above but cannot afford to pay for it then you should take this Machine Learning course provide by the Artificial Intelligence faculty of Columbia University.

The course is available on edX which provides university-level courses for free. You only have to pay if you want the certificate from University.

If you just want to learn then the course is free which is great for users w…

XBOX Gamepass for RS50/-??

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Microsoft Cuts down the prices for XBOX Game pass ultimate.Microsoft announced that they have been cutting the prices for XBOX One game pass ultimate to RS-50/-INR(3MONTHS).  The tech giant announced on the occasion of Black friday.The deals will run on the Microsoft Store from November 24th to December 2nd (that’s a few days earlier than other retailers will kick things off), but Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Live Gold members will be able to access these deals even earlier, starting on November 21st.  For gaming lovers, obviously this is the best deal they can get. The General cost of the pass is 2999/-INR(3MONTHS). Now, you cannot get the better deal than this. They are offering the 98% of discount. This sounds crazy.NOTE- After the expiry of the game pass, it will be auto renewed to 2999/-INR  Make sure you check out our previous article about the BOOTSTRAP

What is Bootstrap

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Bootstrap, or bootstrapping, is a verb that comes from the saying, "to pull oneself up by his bootstraps." The idiom implies a person is self sufficient, not requiring help from others.
Similarly, in the computing world, bootstrapping describes a process that automatically loads and executes commands.

The most fundamental form of bootstrapping is the startup process that takes place when you start up a computer.

In fact, the term "boot," as in booting up a computer, comes from the word bootstrap. When you turn on or restart a computer, it automatically loads a sequence of commands that initializes the system, checks for hardware, and loads the operating system. This process does not require any user input and is therefore considered a bootstrap process.

While bootstrapping is often associated with the system boot sequence, it can be used by individual applications as well.

For example, a program may automatically run a series of commands when opened. These commands ma…

What is Bot

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A Bot (short for "robot") is an automated program that runs over the Internet.  Some bots run automatically, while others only execute commands when they receive specific input. There are many different types of bots, but some common examples include web crawlers, chat room bots, and malicious bots.Web crawlers are used by search engines to scan websites on a regular basis. These bots "crawl" websites by following the links on each page. The crawler saves the contents of each page in the search index. By using complex algorithms, search engines can display the most relevant pages discovered by web crawlers for specific search queries.

Chat bots were one of the first types of automated programs to be called "bots" and became popular in the 1990s, with the rise of online chatrooms. These bots are scripts that look for certain text patterns submitted by chat room participants and respond with automated actions.For example, a chat bot might warn a user if his o…

Facebook trained AI tool facial recognition systems, and it works on live video

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Facebook's artificial intelligence (AI) research team has developed a tool that tricks the facial recognition system to wrongly identify a person in a video, the media reportedThe "de-identification" system, which also works in live videos, uses machine learning to change key facial features of a subject in a video, according to a report in VentureBeat on Friday.

"Face recognition can lead to loss of privacy and face replacement technology may be misused to create misleading videos," reads a paper explaining the company's approach, as cited by VentureBeat.

"Recent world events concerning advances in, and abuse of face recognition technology invoke the need to understand methods that deals with de-identification. Our contribution is the only one suitable for video, including live video, and presents quality that far surpasses the literature methods," said the paper.

The work is scheduled to be presented at the International Conference on Computer Visi…

WhatsApp’s next big update ‘Dark Mode’ is coming soon

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WhatsApp may finally launch the Dark Mode for its users on Android and iOS. Here are key things you need to know about the upcoming update.

WhatsApp may soon roll out the long-awaited ‘Dark Mode’ feature for its users. With Google Android 10 and Apple’ iOS 13 bringing system-wide dark mode, a number of third-party of apps have added the mode. WhatsApp could be the next big app to embrace the feature. Ahead of the official roll-out, ‘Dark Mode’ has been spotted in WhatsApp’s recent beta versions. Here are key things you need to know about the upcoming update to WhatsApp.It’s called Dark ThemeWhatsApp is calling the ‘Dark Mode’ feature as a new ‘Dark Theme’ which will exist alongside Light Theme. The ‘Dark Theme’ converts the app colour scheme to “blue night” colours. There’s also a “system default” option which will help the app automatically recognise the default setting of the phone to change the theme. The ‘Dark Theme’ name, however, is in line with the Android 10 and iOS 13 branding…