VideoLAN has launched a new technical preview of VLC media player that lets users play 360-degree videos on Windows and Macs. The VLC 360-degree will be available in technical preview for few more days, while an all-new VLC 3.0 version will be released by the end of this month.
VLC has partnered with Giroptic, who has provided samples, cameras, code and expertise on the features, to become the first major video player app [...]
A day after launching an in-app POS feature, Paytm on Thursday discontinued the service citing security issues. The POS feature was intended to allow merchants to accept payments via all debit as well as credit cards without the need to install the swipe machines.
The payment network majors Visa and Mastercard have raised concerns over customer data privacy and security issues, as the users are required to enter their card [...]
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is apparently testing a new video streaming feature on beta version of Android. The new feature will allow users to view shared videos as they are being downloaded. Consequently, users won’t have to wait now for the entire video to be downloaded in order to watch it.
At present, to watch any shared video on WhatsApp, you have to either download the entire video or wait until the video is [...]
The leading mobile wallet company in India, Paytm has launched a new mobile app POS (Point of Sale) that will allow merchants to accept debit as well as credit cards. Basically, it will function as a virtual POS in shops and stores to make a payment, when a POS machine might not be working or is not present.
This latest move from Paytm will especially help small merchants as they will not need to install swipe machines to [...]
The mobile wallet companies in India such as Paytm, MobiKwik and FreeCharge have seen steep rise in their business, post the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes. People are moving towards digital wallets amidst the cash crunch.
In a bid to reduce the ongoing cash crunch, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased the existing balance limit on all digital wallets. RBI has doubled the balance limit on digital wallets [...]
Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Communications is the new entrant to counter the plans of Reliance Jio by launching an unlimited voice calling plan, named ‘149 Unlimited’ for all the customers from 2G to 4G smartphone users.
With this new ‘149 Unlimited’ plan, customers can make unlimited voice calls to any mobile networks across India, including STD calls. In addition to unlimited voice calls, customers [...]
Reliance Global Call (RGC), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications has launched a new app, dubbed as ‘RGC India’ for making direct international voice calls without the need to enter toll-free or pin numbers.
The Reliance Global Call service is available to all mobile phone and land-line users of the country–including prepaid and post-paid subscribers on the networks of Reliance, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, [...]
Amazon launched Amazon Prime subscription service in India in July this year and stated that the Prime Video service will hit country soon. Now, it looks like Amazon is all set to launch its video streaming service globally to take on Netflix.
Amazon Prime Video is currently available in only five countries, the U.S, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan. At present, only one show “The Grand Tour”, the remake of [...]