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WhatsApp Will Bring New Features To Take On Google Duo And Zoom

According to the WhatsApp feature tracker WABetaInfo, you will soon be able to add more people to your video call. At present, WhatsApp allows only four participants in a video call. But it is revealed that WhatsApp is working on the ability to allow more users to participate in a video call.

WhatsApp’s new video call feature

The tracker discovered the new features in WhatsApp v2.20.128 beta and WhatsApp v2.20.129 beta for Android. The strings related to extended Group Call Limit were traced in the WhatsApp v2.20.128 beta. But the feature has yet to be started for public.

WhatsApp is seriously working on increasing the limit of participant from four to unknown as it has yet to declare how many participants will it allow in a video call. The users will come to know about the new limit of participants in a video call once the feature is rolled out. Also, all this feature will become active only after updating their WhatsApp versions.

Warning for the new feature

The tracker gave no idea as to when will the feature will be rolled out commercially but it did issue a … Read the rest

iPhone SE (2020): Price, Specifications And Availability

iPhone SE (2020), the most affordable iPhone model by Apple, has been launched on Wednesday. Called new iPhone SE or iPhone SE 2nd generation, the phone sports a 4.7-inch screen that was a common feature of regular iPhone models except the Plus ones.

iPhone SE (2020) specifications

Display: It is a 4.7-inch Retina HD IPS LCD display with 750×1334 pixels resolution. Also, it features True Tone tech that allows adjusting white balance. Its peak brightness is 625 nits. It supports Dolby Vision and HDR10. Also, it has Haptic Touch support seen in newer iPhone models.

Platform: The phone packs A13 Bionic chip found in iPhone 11 models. Available in 64GB, 125GB and 256GB models, the phone is protected by a sapphire crystal. It offers a Touch ID button instead of the Face ID support. But it lacks 3.5mm headphone jack.

Camera: It comes with a single 12-MP camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture + OIS at the rear. LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync is also provided for better experience. It can record 4K video at up to 60fps. Additionally, it has Smart HDR for photos. But the single … Read the rest

Critics Point To Security Lapses In Arogya Setu App

Survey of India has made public a trove of maps related to the Arogya Setu App that helps in tracing COVID-19 patients. The officials associated with the project said that it would improve geospatial data as well as develop maps customized to different COVID-19 related applications like healthcare facilities, infection clusters and disaster management.

Advantage of Arogya Setu App

The maps released by Survey of India, the apex map making body of India, wouldn’t be directly useful for general public as they are aimed to help government agencies in getting geospatial information related to COVID-19 spread.

The app is developed with the aim to strengthen the public health delivery system of state and central governments by facilitating geospatial information related to health, socio-economic distress and livelihood challenges. The PM in his address to the nation on April 14 urged people to download the Arogya Setu App in their mobiles.

Users need to keep the Bluetooth and location history “on” as much as possible. The app will alert the users if they are in the vicinity of a COVID-19 patient. The app will also help in tracking those quarantined and … Read the rest

Watch Online Launch Of OnePlus 8 Pro And OnePlus 8

OnePlus8 Pro and OnePlus 8 phones will be launched in a global online event on April 14. The company will host the event where it will divulge details including price, availability and specification of the new phones.

Phone specs leaked

The leaked pictures of the phones show OnePlus 8 Pro having a quad camera setup at the rear while the OnePlus 8 has triple rear cameras. According to leaks, the phones will be powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC and they will support 5G. Also, the company has confirmed 120Hz display refresh rate on the two phones.

Live stream link and expected price

The launch of phones will begin at 8:30pm IST today and the event will be live streamed on the official website of OnePlus. Also, it will be available on YouTube.

OnePlus 8 Pro is available in 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256 GB storage. The cost of these phones will be EUR 919 and EUR 929 (roughly Rs. 76,000-76,900) and EUR 1,009 and EUR 1,019 (roughly Rs. 83,500-84,400) respectively.

OnePlus 8 is also available in 8GB and 12 … Read the rest

Top 10 Internet Games Of 2020

It is the gamers that decide whether a game is good or it’s just a time pass. Internet is full of interesting games and the one rules that the list is, obviously, the PlayerUknown’s BattleGrounds (PUBG) but it isn’t the only game available and others could be more interesting than PUBG.

Here’s a list of top 10 Internet games

Frontier Battle Royale

Developed by Epic Games, it has many similarities with PUBG but it scores higher on numbers and dramatic effects in comparison to PUBG. Also, it offers more features, equipment and game stages. The only drawback of the game is that it is only for boys. Today, it has 39 million online players.

Apex Legends

Developed by Respawn Entertainment, it is a battlefield game of six players divided into two squads of three players each. The players are left in an island to look for resources and weapons. The squad with minimum causalities is declared the winner. Recently it is included in the best superhero-themed video games in 2020.

League of Legends (LOL)

Developed by Riot Games, it’s a multiplayer action game popularly known as an evergreen game. As … Read the rest