OnePlus Confirms New Bullets Wireless Earphones, Will Host AMA With Carl Pei on April 10

While we try and hold onto some semblance of normalcy in these crazy times, it seems as though OnePlus’ marketing team hasn’t lost any steam and is chugging along full-speed ahead for the launch of the OnePlus 8 series on April 14. OnePlus has now officially conformed that a new version of the OnePlus Bullets Wireless earphones will be launching soon, hopefully alongside the OnePlus 8 series. Not only that, the community team of OnePlus will be hosting an AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Carl Pei on Instagram Live, on April 10. If you have any burning questions before the

Read more Continue Reading

Phos, the UK fintech that offers a software-only POS for smartphones, raises €1.3M – TechCrunch

Phos, the U.K. fintech that offers a software-only PoS so that merchants can accept payments directly on their phones without the need for additional hardware, has raised €1.3 million in funding. The round was led by New Vision 3, an early-stage VC based in Bulgaria (where a part of the Phos team is based), with participation from a number of unnamed angel investors.

It brings the total raised by Phos to date to €2.5 million, and will be used to grow the development team. This will see new features introduced, such as ‘PIN on Phone,’ a Software Development Kit

Read more Continue Reading

5 Photo Apps to Save Your Memories in the Cloud for Free

Who doesn’t love photos and with cameras available to pretty much everyone, thanks to mobile phones, humans are taking more photos than ever. But storing tons of photos can be a difficult task, especially if you don’t have plenty of storage available on your phone, and not every photo is worth getting it printed. So, you need a photo app that can easily store your photo on the cloud.

Many photo apps exist for both Android and iPhone users to ease the cloud storage process. Not every app gives you the same level of functionality or same amount of free

Read more Continue Reading

WhatsApp introduces new limit on message forwards to fight spread of misinformation – TechCrunch

WhatsApp is imposing additional restriction on how frequently a message can be shared on its platform in its latest effort to curtail the spread of misinformation.

The Facebook -owned instant messaging service said today that any message that has been forwarded five or more times will now face a new limit that will prevent a user from forwarding it to more than one chat (contact) at a time.

A spokesperson told TechCrunch that WhatsApp will roll out this change to users worldwide today.

Today’s move builds on WhatsApp’s effort from last year when it limited users from forwarding a message

Read more Continue Reading

Uber Ties Up With Flipkart to Deliver Essentials to People Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Uber had recently partnered with Big Basket to make sure essential products are delivered to people even during the coronavirus lockdown. Now, the cab aggregator has partnered with e-commerce giant Flipkart to help with the last-mile delivery of essential products using Uber’s fleet of cars and bikes in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. The partnership between Uber India and Flipkart was announced by the former in a blog post. This is Uber’s third such B2B partnership in the last week, after Big Basket and Spencer’s Retail.

Uber’s partnership with Flipkart to deliver essential goods ordered from Flipkart may get extended to

Read more Continue Reading

Internet of Elephants launches Wildeverse, an AR game about endangered animals and conservation – TechCrunch

On Friday, the Kenyan augmented reality game developer Internet of Elephants launched its latest game in partnership with the conservation science experts from the Borneo Nature Foundation, Goualougo Triangle Ape Foundation, Zoo Atlanta and Chester Zoo.

The new game, called “Wildeverse”, uses AR to create a virtual forest that players can explore to find certain animals — or clues to an animal’s whereabouts.

Though the game was intended to be played outdoors, the COVID-19 crisis forced the team to pivot, creating an option that lets people move about virtually using in-game controls, or walk around in more confined

Read more Continue Reading