BHIM App reaches 10 Million downloads in just 10 days

The BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) App was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 30, 2016. Within 10 days of its launch, the app has clocked 10 million installs and recorded over 2 million transactions across the UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) platforms. BHIM App user can easily send to other UPI Payment addresses and also to non – UPI supported banks using IFSC (Indian Financial System…

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WhatsApp stops working in older Android, iOS and Windows devices

Facebook owned WhatsApp drops support for older devices. The company has said that the app will no longer support on devices running on  Android 2.2 or lower , Windows Phone 7 or lower and iOS 6.0 or lower. The company said that it would focus on those platforms that are used by majority of the users and the above platforms don’t offer those capabilities that are required to expand their features. The company has also…

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Snapdeal to deliver cash at your doorstep at just ₹ 1

In a bid to provide relief to its customers facing cash crunch post demonetization, Snapdeal has announced ‘Cash@Home’ service that it will deliver ₹ 2000 cash to their homes. With this, snapdeal users can now order upto ₹ 2,000 cash per booking and needs to pay as ₹ 1 convenience fee. To avail this facility, one needs to download the snapdeal app and the app will use your location details to check the cash availability….

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Reliance Jio brings Pokémon GO to India

Reliance Jio will be bringing the Augmented Reality game Pokémon GO to India through a strategic partnership with Ninatic Inc – the publisher of Pokémon GO Game, the game will be available through Google Play Store in India and you don’t have download APK files from Third Party websites. With this move, Reliance Digital Stores and select partner premises across the country will appear as ‘PokéStops’ or ‘Gyms’ in the Pokémon GO game starting December 14….

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WhatsApp becomes Free Officially and will remain ad-free

World’s leading IM service provider, WhatsApp has confirmed through a blog post that it will axe the annual subscription free. Moreover, the company has also confirmed that it won’t introduce any in-app advertisements. The annual subscription fee of WhatsApp was $0.99 (~ ₹ 55) after the first year of free usage. Though many of us (like me) used to get free extension at the end of every year. “Many WhatsApp users don’t have a debit or…

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WhatsApp faces downtime on New Year’s Eve

  On the eve of New Year, Many users have faced difficulties as the app suffered a brief outage, until it starting working properly after several hours. The issue had began shortly after 4.30PM UK time (10PM IST) on New Year’s eve. The company didn’t reveal the cause behind the outage. For the all latest technology happenings, Join the HiTechUp Club on Facebook,Twitter and Google+. Now, you can download the HiTechUp360 App from Amazon AppStore for Android….

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TRAI drops proposal to impose additional charges on IM platforms

Good News for Instant Messaging Users as they won’t have to shell out extra charges! The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has rejected the idea of Telcos to impose revenue-sharing on Instant Messaging Apps. This proposal made by the telcos citing revenue loses due to declining usage of Voice and SMS services. As reported by the Economic Times, TRAI has dropped the idea and has said it won’t even hold a consultation on this matter. TRAI…

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Foursquare releases Swarm App for Windows Phone 8.1

Foursquare has released the Swarm App for Windows Phone 8.1. The Swarm App for Android and iOS devices were introduced in the May. Last week, Foursquare released its revamped app for Android and iOS devices. As per a blog post, the company will be releasing the revamped Foursquare App for Windows Phone by the end of this year. The Swarm App is available to Windows Phone 8.1 users only. “We’re so excited to announce Swarm…

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Oxigen Wallet now lets you transfer money over Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp

Payment solutions provider Oxigen has launched a mobile wallet (mWallet) service using which users can transfer money, purchase gifts for their friends and family on social networking platforms. Users can also use their wallet for mobile recharges, bill payments, online shopping and for payments on various merchant sites like movie tickets, travel tickets, pizza, music and movie downloads, etc. Currently Oxigen Wallet service (mWallet), is available through Apple Store and Google Play Store. Oxigen Wallet subscribers can send…

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