Homegrown startups like Mitron and Chingari to benefit from TikTok banIs the ban likely to be lifted soon?The allegations against the banned apps are serious and the ban has been put in place keeping in mind the data security of Indians. In such a scenario, it is unlikely that this ban will be lifted anytime soon.Wasn't TikTok banned previously too?Yes. But that was because of a court order. The Madras High Court had ordered the government to ban TikTok app downloads back in April 2019 over allegations that it was "dangerous to children." The ban was lifted in less than a month.What happens to my data on the banned apps?Many of these banned apps do not allow easy downloading of your personal data unlike other popular services from the likes of Google, Facebook, Twitter etc. You might have to download files (if the option is available) individually, which could be a cumbersome process. Deleting your files and information does not necessarily mean the data has been erased from all their … [Read more...] about Why has the clock run out on TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps in India?
While the Snapdragon 865 SoC dominated the list of flagship smartphones, the mid-range was overwhelmingly dominated by the MediaTek Dimensity and Kirin 985 and 820 chips. The only phone in the mid-range with a Snapdragon chip was the Redmi K30 5G Speed Version with the Snapdragon 768G. … [Read more...] about AnTuTu announces list of best-performing smartphones for July 2020
The Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC came in third with 327796 points, while the Kirin 990 5G chip came in fourth with 307979 points. Last year’s Snapdragon 855 managed to score 307662. The Kirin 990 and MediaTek 1000L followed in sixth and seventh spot, respectively. The Kirin 980, Kirin 985 5G, and MediaTek Dimensity 820 chips occupied the rest of the three spots. … [Read more...] about AnTuTu releases list of top 10 fastest CPUs in China for the first half of 2020
The Pixel 4a is for a niche audience here in India that wants one of the best smartphone cameras but are okay with an average performance unit for the price. It is also for someone who wants the best of Google features in a smartphone, just like Google calls the Pixel 4a - the 'everything you love about Google' phone … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 4a vs iPhone SE vs OnePlus Nord: How does the Google Phone hold up against its competition?
The difference between the feature on the two platforms is that Snapchat is focusing more on the individual and personalised creativity for sharing with close friends. A company spokesperson told the website that the feature emphasises on sharing music with “real friends”, and not to a wide collection of public followers like on TikTok. … [Read more...] about Snapchat borrows another TikTok feature allowing users to add music to videos: Report