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Mohammad Faisal


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Mohammad Faisal is a Sub-Editor at The Indian Express. He writes about Cyber Security, Consumer Technology, and everything about Gadget Trends and Science. He takes a keen interest in Politics, Policies, and Social Issues. When he’s not binging on Anime shows, he can be found on Twitter @itsmeFSL.

TikTok’s Indian alternative Chingari garners 25 lakh downloads: What does it offer?
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

Indian TikTok competitor Chingari app garnered 2.5 million downloads on Google Play Store. We take a look at how the app works and what does it offer.

5 gifts ideas under Rs 2,000 you can buy for your father this Father’s Day
Sat, Jun 20, 2020

Father's Day 2020 Gift Ideas: Here are five gift ideas for you under Rs 2,000 that you can gift your father. Check it out.

RRB Gorakhpur makes error in 2018 ALP vacancy numbers, qualified candidates await placement
Thu, Jun 04, 2020

Instead of making a new list with the new cutoff for 1099 vacancies, RRB Gorakhpur gave the joining to candidates based on the older cutoff that was made for 1681 candidates, neglecting the reserved category candidates that qualified for unreserved seats.

We tried Delhi Corona app; here are 10 things you need to know
Wed, Jun 03, 2020

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today launched the Delhi Corona app to inform the public about the availability of beds and ventilators in the national capital’s Covid-19 designated hospitals.

Govt denies data breach of 7 million BHIM users, cybersecurity firm maintains its claim
Tue, Jun 02, 2020

Rotem and Locar of vpnMentor said that developers of the CSC-Bhim website could have easily avoided exposing user data if they had taken some basic security measures to protect the data.

Excitel CEO: We are among top 10 ISPs in just 4 years, aiming for top three by 2021
Tue, May 26, 2020

Excitel co-founder and CEO Vivek Raina explains how Excitel managed to activate so many broadband connections during Lockdown 1.0, how it aims to compete with the top 9 ISP in the country, as well as the rising demand of broadband connections.

EMI moratorium scam: Fraudsters trick people in the name of postponing EMI, loan payments
Tue, May 05, 2020

Banks like SBI, Axis, ICICI and others are warning their customers to protect themselves against the EMI moratorium frauds.

This app can help you perform social distancing
Sun, May 03, 2020

How to perform social distancing? This app aims to teach you just that.

Jio, Facebook giving free 25GB daily data for 6-months? Beware, it’s a new COVID-19 scam
Tue, Apr 28, 2020

A message claiming Facebook and Reliance Jio are offering free 25GB data for 6 months is fake and the whole thing could be a malware attack.

India among top 10 sextortion email source countries: What is it, what happens to ransom money?
Tue, Apr 28, 2020

Sextortion is a widely used form of spam attack where cybercriminals extort money by claiming to have receiver’s compromising pictures or evidence of their sexual activity.

PlayGo BH70 wireless headphones review: Rs 14,999 for ANC, but is it worth it?
Tue, Apr 21, 2020

PlayGo BH70 review: Should you invest Rs 14,999 in a pair of wireless noise cancellation headphones from Play?

Microsoft Translator adds 5 more Indian languages: How to use real-time translation
Thu, Apr 16, 2020

Microsoft has added support for five new Indian languages in its Translator app for real-time translation. Here's how it works.

Govt giving Rs 25,000 under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana? No, it’s a scam
Thu, Apr 16, 2020

A message is circulating on Facebook and WhatsApp claiming that the government is offering Rs 25,000 to every family of the country. We found the whole thing to be a scam.

Bored of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar? Time to dive into the world of Anime
Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Bored of usual Netflix and Amazon Prime movies and shows? It is time for you to take a look at Anime and what it offers.

The OnePlus Blog | OnePlus 8 Pro under $1,000: What does it mean for the brand?
Thu, Apr 09, 2020

The OnePlus Blog | In this week's OnePlus Blog we talk about what it means for the brand to launch a product that will be close to $1000 like Apple and Samsung's offerings.

Love endless run games? Slash & Girl brings a fresh take on the genre
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Stuck at home during the lockdown, this might be a good time to acquaint yourself with Slash & Girl.

Lockdown has Panipat’s migrant workers in a tangle
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had announced direct money transfer of Rs 1000 per week for people hit by the lockdown, including labourers and street vendors.

Fake educational website scams UPSC aspirants with cheap online test-series
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

UPSC CSE candidates often receive promotional messages from coaching institutes marketing their preparation material and fraudsters also try to exploit students with similar messages. Now, cybercriminals are sending alerts to aspirants regarding “important notification released due to Novel Coronavirus” with a link.

Mi Dual Driver In-ear Earphones review: Balanced audio at a budget?
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Mi Dual Driver In-ear Earphones review: The Xiaomi earphones are priced competitively at Rs 799 and here’s what I think about the product after a month of usage.

Coronavirus pandemic: We checked out the WhatsApp chatbots by WHO and Indian government
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

We tried the WhatsApp chatbots developed by WHO and the Indian government to share authentic information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Likee reaches 330 million downloads: What does this short video app offer?
Mon, Mar 23, 2020

The rise of TikTok in India revolutionised the short video scene in India and the world. Likee is another such platform that has registered impressive growth. Here's everything you need to know about this one.

Confused between Realme 6 and Redmi Note 9 Pro? Ditch them both and go for Poco X2
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Are you confused between the Realme 6 series and the Redmi Note 9 Pro series? We recommend you to ditch them all for the Poco X2. Here's why.

The OnePlus Blog | OnePlus needs to bring out bigger guns
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

The OnePlus Blog: In this week's OnePlus Blog we talk about why OnePlus needs to bring something other than 5G to the table to compete with Apple.

Realme 6 review: Premium features at affordable price
Wed, Apr 15, 2020

6 is the new Pro. Chinese smartphone company Realme recently launched the Realme 6 in India. We spent some time with the Realme 6 and here's our full review of the phone.

Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker review: We want more of these
Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker review: For Rs 1,399, the Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker is a value for money deal.