Friday, 21 October 2016

Debit Card Data compromised of Many Banks: How to Change SBI, ICICI, HDFC, Axis Bank, Yes Bank Debit Card PIN Online

A security breach has put 3.2 million debit cards in India at risk due to malware in Bank Servers, with major banks like State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, and Yes Bank being the worst hit.

Considering the scale of this new breach, it is advisable to change your debit card PIN at the earliest, and you don’t even have to go to the ATM or the bank branch to change it. All the above mentioned banks, except SBI, allow netbanking users to change their debit card PIN online.Please follow below mentioned procedure to change your HDFC, ICICI, Yes Bank, and Axis Bank debit card PIN online.

How to change Axis Bank debit card PIN online:

  • Log into your Axis Bank netbanking account
  • Scroll to the hamburger button on the top left (the button with the three horizontal bars).
  • Now Scroll to the option My Debit Cards
  • Click that option and select your active debit card.
  • In the bar below marked More Services, select the Set Debit Card Pin option and press Go.
  • Here, you will be able to change the PIN by entering the new PIN code, expiry date of the card, and submitting the NETSecure code that you received on the phone by SMS.

How to change HDFC Bank debit card PIN online

  • Open your netbanking account and click on the Cards tab.
  • On the left side, in Debit Cards, scroll down and click the ‘Request’ button.
  • the new options listed under Request select Instant PIN Generation.
  • To change your HDFC Bank debit card PIN, simply provide the requisite details on this page, i.e. the new PIN number and the OTP you received on the phone.

How to change ICICI Bank debit card PIN online:

  • Log into your ICICI Bank netbanking account
  • Select the My Card Pin option that is located on the left.
  • Here, you will have the option to change the debit card PIN
  • Do that by selecting the active debit card and providing the CVV number.
  • You will have to verify the OTP you received, and submit the corresponding letters on the back of your debit card.
  • On the next page, just choose the new PIN code for your ICICI debit card and hit submit.

How to change Yes Bank debit card PIN:

  • When you enter your Yes Bank account, browse to the mySPACE tab on the top.
  • Click on the fourth tab on the top right of the mySPACE widget screen.
  • Choose the third option i.e. Debit Card PIN Re-generation/ Change.
  • After clicking it, you will be prompted to choose your preferred debit card from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter you card's validity, followed by the new PIN.
  • You'll need to re-enter the new PIN and proceed further.
  • A confirmation screen will appear; clicking Confirm on it will take you to the OTP page.
  • Input the code that you received in the OTP on your phone.

How to change SBI debit card PIN online:

As per the latest infromation, There is no way to chang the PIN for a State Bank of India debit card online. Only you can do is, You have to visit any of State bank ATM to change ATM PIN.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Samsung Galaxy On8 with 5.5-inch HD AMOLED screen, 4G VoLTE, 13MP camera goes official at Rs. 15,900

Samsung has unveiled a new smartphone in India – Galaxy On8. The smartphone is a 5.5-inch variant unit wrapped in a metal body. Its display comes in full-HD resolution and is AMOLED. Under the hood of Galaxy On8 is a 1.6GHz octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM. There is an internal storage of 16GB that can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.

Located at the rear of Samsung Galaxy On8 is a 13MP snapper with autofocus and LED flash. There is also a 5MP at the front with LED flash. The smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. This dual-SIM smartphone supports 4G VoLTE and is backed by a 3300mAh battery. Samsung Galaxy On8 comes with a price tag of Rs. 15,900. It will be available in three color variants — Gold, Black, and White. It will go on sale on October 2 on Flipkart as a part of its Big Billion Days sale.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Lenovo Z2 Plus launched in India with Snapdragon 820 chipset, starting at Rs. 17,999

Lenovo has finally launched its Z2 Plus smartphone in India. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 17,999 for 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant and Rs. 19,999 for 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant. The device will be up for sale exclusively via, starting from September 25, midnight. Lenovo is also going to sell Chrono and Stealth Cases alongside the Z2 Plus smartphone, priced at Rs. 1299 and Rs. 699, respectively.

Regarding specifications, the Zuk Z2 Plus features a 5-inch Full HD LTPS 2.5D curved glass display. It is powered by a 2.15GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU, 32GB/64GB of internal storage and 3GB/4GB of RAM. There is a 13-megapixel primary camera with dual-tone LED flash on board with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) along with an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zuk’s in-house ZUI 2.0 skin on top.

Moreover, the Z2 Plus also features a U-Touch 2.0 fingerprint sensor, which is embedded into the home button and can unlock the device in merely 0.1 seconds. The device sports ten smart sensors that also includes a UV sensor for sun exposure and heart rate sensor. A 3500mAh battery backs the device with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 that can charge the phone up to 80% in an hour.

Lenovo Z2 Plus Specifications:

  • 5-inch Full HD LTPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2.15GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • Variants: 3GB/4GB of RAM; 32GB/64GB internal storage
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash and 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB 2.0 Type-C, Fingerprint scanner
  • Measures 141.65×68.88×8.45 mm; Weighs 149 grams
  • 3500mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 with 0.4-inch OLED display, heart rate sensor launched in India at Rs. 1,999

Xiaomi has launched the Mi Band 2 in India. It is company’s latest fitness and sleep tracker, which was first unveiled in June. At an event held in New Delhi, Xiaomi has made the Mi Band 2 official in India alongside the Mi Air Purifier 2. The Mi Band 2 has been priced at Rs. 1,999 and will be up for sale on (starting from September 27 at 12 PM) ( starting from September 30, midnight).

The Mi Band 2 features a 0.42-inch OLED screen, which shows steps taken, time, and heart rate whenever the user taps on the button below the display. Users can also customize it to show time and steps whenever the hand lifts. With the Mi Band 2, Xiaomi claims that it has enhanced pedometer algorithm for accurate heart rate tracking and collection of fitness and sleep data.

It is also integrated with IP67 ratings for water resistance, just like the previous Mi Bands. This time around, the Mi Band features a new wristband design that is made up of skin-friendly material and does not slip easily. The wearable will be up for sale in various colour options for wristbands such as Black, Blue, Green, Orange, and much more.

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Specifications:

  • 0.42-inch OLED display equipped with scratch-resistant glass, anti-fingerprint coating
  • Shows time, steps taken, and heart rate
  • Integrated with Photoplethysmography (PPG) / Heart rate sensor
  • Monitors fitness and tracks sleep; Weighs 7 grams
  • Water resistance (IP67 ratings)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE and
  • 70mAh of Li-Po battery offering up to 20 days of standby

Microsoft launches Nokia 216 feature phone with menial specs, priced at Rs. 2,495

Just before putting Nokia in a cold corner, Microsoft has launched a new feature phone with its brand name, dubbed as the Nokia 216. The device is also available in a dual-SIM variant. It is a basic phone with menial features for non-techy users.

The Nokia 216 has been priced at Rs. 2,495, and it will be available in Black, White, and Mint colour options. For now, the device will be up for sale in India from October 24; Microsoft has not yet revealed any info about its global rollout.

The Nokia 216 comes with a 2.4-inch color LCD at a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. It also sports VGA front and rear cameras that can capture videos at 15fps. Both the cameras are integrated with LED flash. The phone also features 16MB of RAM, which is suitable enough to run Opera Mini Browser and plenty of apps from the Opera Mobile Store. There is only external storage on the device, which can be up to 32GB via microSD card. The internal storage is just to save up to 2000 contacts. The device runs Series 30 software.

Regarding connectivity, the Nokia 216 offers you 2G GSM in the 900MHz and 1800MHz spectrums, and Bluetooth 3.0. There is no support Wi-Fi. However, you do get a micro-USB 1.1 port, stereo FM radio receiver, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It measures 118 x 50.2 x 13.5mm and weighs 82.6 grams. A 1,020mAh battery backs the device.

Google Pixel, Pixel XL arriving on October 4

Google’s renamed flagship smartphones – Pixel and Pixel XL – is expected to be launched on October 4th. The company has sent the launch invites for the day, which is to be held in San Fransisco. A website — – shows October 5 as the launch date for India.

The rumors about their specifications already surfaced online. Accordingly, Google Pixel is a 5-inch smartphone that is powered by a Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 / 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU. The phone sports a 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. In terms of camera, Pixel will have a 12MP in the rear and an 8MP in the front. For connectivity, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C are rumored. The phone will also feature speakers at the bottom, headphone jack on top and a fingerprint sensor. A 2770mAh battery charges the device.

Google Pixel XL is a beefed-up version of Pixel. It comes with a 5.5-inch AMOLED display and is powered by a Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 / 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Two variants 32GB or 128GB are expected for the internal memory. The RAM would be 4GB. A 3450mAh battery would charge the device.

Other features remain the same as the base version. Both Google phones are expected to come with Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS out-of-the-box.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Moto G4 Play goes official in India with 2GB RAM and 4G VoLTE, priced at Rs. 8,999

After teasing it for some time, Lenovo-owned Motorola has finally launched the Moto G4 Play in India. The device will be up for sale in Black and White colors for Rs. 8,999 exclusively on Amazon. The first sale will kick off at 10 PM, tonight.

As far as its specifications are concerned, Moto G4 Play comes with a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with a pixel density of 294ppi. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC clocked at 1.2GHz paired with 2GB of RAM and the Adreno 306 GPU. The internal storage is 16GB, which can be further expanded via a microSD card to up to 128GB.

Moto G4 Play runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. This single micro-SIM smartphone also spots an 8MP camera at the rear with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. In the front, a 5MP snapper decorates the device. There are several images enhancing features housed in the device, including burst mode, auto HDR, panorama, drag to focus, exposure, etc. The users can also tap anywhere on the display to capture the picture. Moto G4 Play can record full-HD videos at 30 fps.

Regarding connectivity, the Moto G4 Play supports GPRS/EDGE, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, and Micro-USB connectivity options. It also packs an accelerometer, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor. A 2800mAh battery completes the package with a 10W rapid charger.

Moto G4 Play Specifications

5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
1.4 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 chipset with Adreno 306 GPU, 2GB RAM
16GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
8MP primary camera with LED flash, 5MP front-facing camera
Measures 144.4x72x8.95-9.9 mm; Weighs 137 grams
dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS
2800mAh battery with Quick Charge