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WhatsApp Restricted Groups Feature Spotted in Beta, Lets Admins Place Limits on Posting

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is likely to give group administrators more powers where they will be able to restrict all other members from sending text messages, photographs, videos, GIFs, documents, or voice messages in case the admin thinks so. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the popular mobile messaging platform has submitted the “Restricted Groups” setting via Google Play Beta ... Read More »

WhatsApp Web Reportedly Getting Picture-in-Picture Mode, ‘Reply Privately’ Option

HIGHLIGHTS New WhatsApp Web features have been spotted in the updated app It looks set to add the picture-in-picture mode for videos Web client will also let you send replies to group members privately Months after adding it to mobile devices, WhatsApp is now said to be bringing its Picture-in-Picture mode to desktops through a new update to the WhatsApp Web client. The ... Read More »

‘Heidi’ in Hindi: A translation brings the classic children’s book to new readers. Will they care?

“Yeh kaam sooraj karta hai,” Dadu bole. “Jab woh pahado ko good night kehta hai, woh apni sabse sundar kiraney un par barsaata hai, ki ve use bhoole na, jab tak ki woh subah aakar dobara unse nahi milte.”  “This is the sun’s work,” said Grandpa. “When it says good night to the mountains, it shines its most beautiful rays ... Read More »

Knee surgery outcomes linked with education level

(Reuters Health) – Patients who live in low-income communities and lack a college education may have worse pain after knee replacement surgery than their more educated neighbors, a recent study suggests. Two years after total knee replacement surgeries, patients in poor communities who hadn’t gone to college had average pain scores that were about 10 points worse than patients in ... Read More »

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Akanksha Bapana’s Evaldesign aims to make education effective for all

Scientist Akansha Bapana’s research-based consulting firm focuses on effective learning for children through education programmes The government’s efforts towards the education sector in the past have been restricted to formulating a curriculum and setting up schools. That, however, is changing as policy-makers are putting in efforts of their own, and also partnering with non-government agencies to improve the efficiency of education. Evaldesign is ... Read More »

Honor 7X With 18:9 Display, Dual Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X price in India starts at Rs. 12,999 It will go on sale via Amazon India at 12pm IST on December 7 The smartphone sports a 5.93-inch 18:9 IPS display Honor 7X, the affordable dual camera smartphone from Huawei brand Honor, was launched in India on Tuesday at an event in London. Alongside, the Honor V10 was also announced for a global audience. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus With 18:9 Displays Officially Unveiled Ahead of Thursday Launch

Xiaomi Redmi 5 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus to launch on December 7 Both smartphones can be seen with taller-than-usual 18:9 displays Forgoing hardware capacitive buttons, they bear rear fingerprint sensors Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are due to launch in China on Thursday. Ahead of that launch, Xiaomi global spokesperson Donovan Sung has shared four images of the smartphones on ... Read More »

Pixel 2 at Rs. 39,999 and More as Part of Flipkart’s Mobile Big Shopping Days Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 offer includes a flat discount, apart from a card-based discount Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale will be held from Thursday Phones like Redmi 5A, Canvas Infinity Pro to be launched in the sale The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective ... Read More »

These Kitchen Gadget Makers Want to Avoid a Juicero-Level Fail

With the very public demise of Juicero, smart kitchen appliances are getting a bad rap. From “interactive centerpiece” SMALT (i.e. a salt shaker with speakers) to Tovala, a glorified Easy-Bake Oven with subscription meal kits, smart cooking fatigue may be setting in. At this year’s Smart Kitchen Summit, a new wave of kitchen gadgets went beyond the gimmicks of single-use hardware. Granted, there are still ... Read More »