ChatGPT will be the calculator for writing, top economist says

Teachers and university professors are worried that ChatGPT, made by the Microsoft Corp.-backed Open AI, will have a detrimental effect on students by making cheating easier than ever. ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence system that can produce sophisticated essays on complex subjects in seconds, will become the “calculator for writing,” according to a leading economist. The New York City Department of Education banned chatGPT access on its networks, citing negative impacts on student learning, but a Stanford University professor thinks otherwise. Erik Brynjolfsson, professor of economics and information technology at Stanford…

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How to install WhatsApp on 2 different devices with the same number

WhatsApp is one of the most widely-used instant messaging apps despite lacking several features. For example, Telegram lets you use the same account on multiple devices but unfortunately, the same wasn’t possible on WhatsApp — until now. You can now use the same WhatsApp account on two phones officially! The Linked Devices feature on WhatsApp was introduced last year but you could only use it on your computer or web browser. However, WhatsApp has rolled out a new update that allows you to link a smartphone to your account. If you’ve always wanted to…

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How to see which apps have access to your exact location on Android and how to disable them

Location tracking has become the norm for a majority of apps across Android devices. In each initial setup, we opt for location tracking because it’s the easiest option, though it can be a substantial privacy risk for some. Here’s how you can see what apps have location access and how to adjust those permissions – even disable them on Android. When an app is installed – so long as it needs location access – a window will appear during the app’s first-time setup. In that window, you’ll see several options.…

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Five big technology trends we can expect in 2023

The tech sector will benefit from the continuing digitalization of the Indian economy. The year 2022 has been a sobering one for the tech ecosystem in general. The crypto crash has wiped out more than $2 trillion in wealth, though some might argue it was a mirage in the first place. As per Crunchbase, venture capital-backed companies absorbed $2.9 billion in the third quarter of 2022, down 66% sequentially and 81% year-on-year. This slowdown shows no sign of easing. Also, we have the ongoing Big Tech downsizing, with tens of…

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WhatsApp rolling out ‘Accidental Delete’ for Android and iOS

The new WhatsApp feature called ‘Accidental Delete’ will help prevent those awkward moments when you send a message to the wrong person or group and accidentally click the wrong button HIGHLIGHTS Ever since the WhatsApp beta v2.22.18.13 was released, the company is testing a feature that allows users to undo the messages that were deleted. In the recent updates, this feature was named “Accidental Delete”, and it will be available to a wider audience to use. This feature will be rolled out soon and can be used by both Android…

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4 Ways to Add Polls in WhatsApp Groups

If you’ve been searching for a way to add polls in your WhatsApp groups to know your friend’s views and opinions or plan your weekend, you’ve come to the right spot. This guide will discuss four easy methods to add polls in WhatsApp groups. Additionally, you can learn to exit any WhatsApp group silently and view its past members. Many free third-party apps, online websites, and the latest in-app feature allows you to add polls in Whatsup groups. Let’s quickly look at these methods to create and share your poll conveniently. Use WhatsApp’s Inbuilt…

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How to Use One WhatsApp Account on Two Phones

We explain how to use WhatsApp Web to have the app on multiple phones So you want to share the same WhatsApp account on two separate phones? Technically, you can’t (yet): “There is no option to have a WhatsApp account with two phone numbers”, says the WhatsApp FAQs – an unhelpful answer if you have a second phone but don’t want to deactivate WhatsApp on your first phone. We had hoped that WhatsApp’s multi-device feature would solve this particular gripe, but unfortunately it doesn’t. It simply lets you link four…

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WhatsApp’s new avatars/2 Ways to Create and Use Meta Avatar on WhatsApp

Meta now launches Avatar feature for WhatsApp. Both iOS and Android users can create their Avatar and express their emotions with customized Avatar stickers. Here’s how to set-up and send WhatsApp Avatar stickers. In Short Meta is rolling out Avatar feature for WhatsApp for iOS and Android. WhatsApp users can create their Avatar by using combinations of hairstyles, facial features and outfits. Users can use their avatar as a sticker in chats or make it their profile photo. Meta is rolling out the Avatar feature for its instant messaging app.…

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Twitter is reportedly raising Blue subscription’s pricing on iOS to $11

But it will give users the option to pay through the web for only $7 a month, ‘The Information’ says. When Twitter’s Blue subscription comes back, it may cost a lot more than before if you purchase it straight from the app. According to The Information, the company informed some employees that it’s going to charge users $11 for Blue subscription if they pay through its iOS application. But if they pay through the web, it will only cost them $7 a month for the service, which includes getting the website’s blue verification…

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Android now allows both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to be on when Airplane mode is enabled

Google Pixel Airplane Mode finally lets users connect to WiFi and Bluetooth after previously restricting the former. The search engine giant recently rolled out its new December feature drop for Pixel phones. And it looks like it has refined the Airplane Mode. Google is making a small but useful change to Android handsets. If you turn on Wi-Fi while Airplane mode is enabled, the first time you do this, you will see a notification that says “Wi-Fi on in airplane mode / If you keep Wi-Fi on, it will stay…

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