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Destructive Message - ‘Black dot of death’ is even worse in iPhone than Android

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A few days ago, we could have seen the message that can kill the WhatsApp app on Android phones. The gist of it is pretty simple: the string of code contains a couple thousand invisible characters in addition to a black dot emoji, and that’s what causes the WhatsApp to go unresponsive. Well it turns out the same Unicode bug “works” on iPhone, but it’s even worse for iOS device users.




On Android, the black dot only freezes WhatsApp if you tap it. Once the app becomes unresponsive, all you have to do to fix it is to kill the app and restart it. On iPhone and iPad, however, things are a lot worse. It’s enough to crash the Messages app on any iOS that receives it. The victim doesn’t even have to tap on the incoming emoji to trigger the crash.

Closing the app won’t even fix the problem. You’ll have to delete the message in order to restore functionality to your Messages app. But to do that, you’ll either have to log into a different device and delete the entire thread. A second fix involves …

Flipkart Big Billion Day Sale 2017: What is Flipkart ‘Bid and Win’, How it Works, and Other Details You Should Know

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Hey fellas, Today I have got you something very interesting,yeah the high buzz Flipkart Big Billion Day Sale has got a new bid game Bid and Win,Let's  understand What’s ‘Bid and Win’and  How it Works.

The Flipkart Big 10 Sale, scheduled between May 14 and May 18, marks the company being in business for a decade, and is a big deal for the company. While fashion, TVs, home appliances, and furniture will be on discount between May 14 and May 18, the sale on smartphones, electronics, and accessories will start on May 15 and last till May 18. While the Flipkart sale will provide discounts of up to 80 percent on certain products, there’s also the ‘Bid and Win’ part of the sale, details of which many consumers are not aware of. Here’s a primer on what Flipkart Big 10 Sale's Bid and Win is, how it works, and the fine print you need to know.
What is Flipkart Big 10 Sale’s Bid and Win offer?
Flipkart Big 10 Sale’s Bid and Win offer is centred on allowing customers to place bid on certain p…

Google Chrome At Age 9 Now , Know These 11 Hidden Features Of The Chrome Browser

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Hi Folks,I have got some interesting news for you. Yeah !! Google Chrome on Saturday completed its 9th anniversary. The web browser, launched by search engine giant Google on September 2, 2008, has undergone so many updates since then. As the browser completes its 9 years today, I have brought to you 11 hidden features EVERY Chrome user needs to know :

Lets see the Google Chrome's top 11 hidden features:
1. Watch Movies On Your TVGoogle Chrome is a solid media player. Drag and drop an image or video file into a new tab to start playback. If you want to watch on a bigger screen, you can Cast your video to the big screen by heading to the Chrome Settings menu, then tapping Cast. 2. Hidden T-Rex GameGoogle has programmed an addictive little game into one of the most annoying screens on Chrome. Whenever Chrome warns you that it is "Unable To Connect To The Internet", simply tap the spacebar to launch an endless running game. Tap the spacebar again to make the sprinting dinosaur ju…

Getting Back To Blogging Techkish After Long Break

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Hello fellas, this blog post is after a long eight month break.I left my so-called ‘baby’ for so long due to many reasons – work, holidays, exhaustion and most of all, lack of self-motivation. And I quickly realized motivating yourself to keep on blogging is not the hardest part. 


Coming back with “bags of enthusiasm”, new ideas, and most of all – grasping the fact that your own work has been left out there for so long was the most difficult thing. I had this weird feeling of guilt that I failed myself, my ‘own thing’ wasn’t going to be successful and so cool anymore.
Keep in touch with TECHkish - lets get back in further posts 

Google's Go wins the most popular programming language of 2016 award

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Hey Fellas, Google's Go was 2016's programming language of the year, says the TIOBE Index, a highly-regarded resource for ranking the popularity of programming languages.


While the TIOBE Index only catalogues the relative popularity of programming languages via search engines, not how often they're acutally used in real life, it's a handy tool for figuring out what skills to learn if you're chasing a career in technology. Every year, this award goes to " the programming language that has gained the most popularity in a year." And "without hardly any competition Go has won the award for 2016," TIOBE writes. Plus, TIOBE says that among its paying customers, it's seeing more interest in Go in industrial settings. Since 2009, Google has been overseeing the community-led development of Go - a programming language aimed at helping web developers build apps at Google's scale and Google's speed, with a focus on rock-solid performance and ea…

Cyanogen Wanted To Kill Google's Android, But Instead Killed Itself ,Lineage OS is the future

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Hey Fellas , Alas !!! There will be no further updates to the CyanogenMod  OS, no more nightly builds and no further security updates. Cyanogen, the company responsible for the commercialisation of CyanogenMod is to cease all operations by the end of 2016. Phones that run the OS, like the original OnePlus handset, will need to switch to the Open Source version of the OS. The company had some success selling its OS to manufacturers like WileyFox and OnePlus that lacked the resources to build their own customised Android interfaces. And it's true to say that the mod, in its early form, was the go-to build for people who wanted more features than Android offered in the Google build. Sadly, the most high-profile customer OnePlus pulled the plug and moved to its own build of Android called OxygenOS. The open source project upon which Cyanogen was based can, and probably will, continue. The big problem it now faces is the same as any Android mod, namely time and resources. It's hard…

Gooligan, Google Malware: One Million Android Devices And Counting Infected , Here’s How To Check Your Device