Week in Tech: New Airtel Rs 9 plan, Facebook Messenger Kids, Apple iMac Pro in India and more (Feb 12-18, 2018)

Let’s simply recap everything you may have missed last week in the world of tech!

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Last week in Tech space, we witnessed a pretty solid setback coming from Instagram for stalkers. How, you ask? Well, Instagram is said to work on a feature to notify users if someone takes a screenshot of their story. In other news, Facebook Messenger for Kids announced on Google Play Store amid the severe backlash. So, let’s simply recap everything important from the world of tech last week, in case you might have missed it.

Instagram to alert users when someone takes a screenshot of their story

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Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram is reportedly testing a new feature to alert users whenever someone takes a screenshot of their story, similar to Snapchat.This seems helpful for individuals to keep track of whoever takes a screenshot of their story, and even worse, without their consent. Continue reading…

Apple iMac Pro reportedly comes to India

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Apple authorised Indian retailers have reportedly started receiving shipments of their iMac Pro. If you recall, it was formally announced at their last year’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). So, if the report is to be believed, we hope to see this expensive machine to reach the country anytime soon. However, it costs a whopping Rs 4,15,000. Continue reading…

Young Facebook users are leaving the social networking platform

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The recent eMarketer report suggests nearly 2.2 million users between the age of 13 and 17 in addition to 4.5 million users between the age of 18 and 24 regularly use Facebook in the UK, which is 70,000 less than last year’s. It further denotes while youngsters below the age of 25 are walking out, Facebook sees growth in terms of the number of older users. Continue reading…

Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Google Play Store

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Amid criticism and severe backlash, Facebook Messenger Kids has made it to Google Play Store for Android users. The app offers several features such as texting, video and voice calling. It also lets children within the age bracket of 6 and 12 play with feature like stickers, drawing tools and more. The app is currently available for download only in the US. Continue reading…

Airtel Rs 9 prepaid plan offers several benefits for a day

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Airtel has announced a new Rs 9 daily plan to compete with the likes of Jio Rs 19 prepaid plan. It offers unlimited local, STD and roaming calls, 100 SMS and 100MB data for a day. Meanwhile, here’s how it compares with Jio’s.