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UBER Banned Tecno and Infinix Smartphones on its Platform




Ride-hailing company UBER has delisted some smartphones considered to be below standard for its services.

The delisted devices has reportedly inconvenienced customers, making it hard for drivers to locate customers on time.

Drivers planning to join UBER now or in the future as a driver should check the lists of smartphones that is not acceptable on UBER platform.

However, here are the lists of banned devices Uber drivers can’t use.

Banned Smartphones on Uber Platform


  • Infinix Hot 2
  • Infinix Hot 3
  • Infinix Hot 4 lite
  • Infinix Hot 4 Pro
  • Infinix Hot 7
  • Infinix mobile – X5010 (2018)
  • Infinix Note 4


  • Gionee F103L


  • Nexus 5


  • Tecno Spark 2
  • Tecno L8 (lite)
  • TECNO Pouvoir 2
  • Tecno F2
  • Tecno Camon CX
  • Tecno Camon CX Air
  • Tecno Camon 11
  • Tecno W2


  • Samsung Galaxy S6 (2015)
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 2017
  • Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus


  • Nokia 5
  • Nokia 2 (2017)

iPhone and iPad

  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • IPhone 8
  • iPad 7
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  • HTC One M8


  • itel mobile phone – iTel S12
  • itel mobile phone – itel it1508

UBER Minimum Device Requirements

  • Android version: 6.0 or newer
  • Single SIM slot only. No dual sim devices
  • 2GB RAM minimum
  • Snapdragon or Mediatek (minimum processor model: Snapdragon 630 or the Mediatek Helios P10)
  • Minimum of an 8 core processor running at 2Ghz
  • Minimum Geekbench 4.1 score of 600 (single core) and 4000 (multicore)
  • Minimum screen size of 4.7 inches
  • Device must have both A-GPS and GLONASS

Bolt Minimum Device Requirements For Drivers

  • Use devices that run on the latest OS: Android 9.0 and iOS 13
  • Your device should have a minimum of 1.5GB of RAM
  • We do not recommend rooted phones

Uber drivers need to have phones with great GPS connectivity so that they can be tracked easily by their customers and for accurate positioning.



Facebook New Survey App Will Pay You $5 When You Complete a Survey



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Facebook has launched a new survey app called “Facebook Viewpoints” that pays you to participate in surveys. The app rewards users for helping the company change the face of technology by participating in surveys, tasks, and research.

To participate in the viewpoints survey and earn money at the same time, users will be required to create a Facebook Viewpoint account and earn points which will later be converted to the equivalent dollars.

Facebook says users will be informed of the information that will be collected, how it will be used and how many points will the user earn from that particular study.

The first available survey according to Facebook is the well-being survey, the survey which takes about 15 minutes to completed give users 1000point which is equivalent to $5 and paid into users PayPal account.

How to Participate in Facebook Viewpoints Research Survey

  1. First of, download Facebook viewpoints research app on Android here, or iOS devices.
  2. Set up your account after the installations have been completed.
  3. You’ll then be invited to join “survey programs”, the completions of which earn you points for your account. And for every 1,000 points you accumulate, Facebook will send you $5 via your PayPal account.
  4. You can exchange these points for cash sent directly to your PayPal account. For now, it is not clear what the maximum you can earn from one survey is, or how long the average program will be.
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The app is only available too people in the US (18+) with a Facebook account for now and will be extended to other countries next year, the company says.

You can check out more about it here.

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Microsoft Merges Word, Excel And Powerpoint Apps Into One Single App



Microsoft office app

We all know Microsoft office packages to work as an individual app, Word, Excel, and Power Point, but now the tech giant as adopted WPS office style and merged it office packages into one single app.

Microsoft held its Ignite 2019 event in Florida a few days ago, where the tech giant announced a couple of new updates for its products.

Among them, the company has decided to combine Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a single app for Android and iOS users.

If you’re already familiar with WPS office app, then you know exactly what we’re talking about. This will allow smartphone users to create docs (documents), spreadsheets, PPTs (Presentations) in a single app instead of switching between the three separately.

Apart from this, the new office app will let users conduct various other tasks such as converting images into texts, sharing media between other devices, and creating and signing PDF files.

The new Microsoft Office app is available for public preview for Android users and as a beta app for iOS users. However, there is no word if Microsoft will extend the allinone feature to PCs.

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So, what do you think about the all new office app? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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