APPS

  • Advertorial: Ola cabs, solving commuting problems through technology 5 days ago

    First time users of the Ola mobile app can now get upto Rs 200 discount on their first ride by using the code APP200. For immediate bookings, customers can use the code NOW50 and get Rs 50 discount on Ride Now rides booked through the Ola app. Ola enables an...
  • Are your kids ignoring your calls? Here's a new app that lets you lock their smartphones 1 week ago

    New York: Parents, please note. If your kids ignore your calls, use this app to lock their smartphones immediately to get their attention back. Called "Ignore No More", the app promises to help parents get control back over their child's phone. Just install the app on your phones and your child's phone....
  • WhatsApp, iMessage, Snapchat could be banned in the UK under new surveillance plans January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Messaging apps like WhatsApp, iMessage, Snapchat and Telegram could face a ban in Britain as PM David Cameron aims to stop the use of encrypted communication services in his battle against terror. Cameron vows to introduce a legislation to provide intelligence agencies a legal framework to crack down on...
  • This free Google app turns your smartphone into a real-time translation tool January 14, 2015

    San Francisco: Google began turning smartphones into real-time language translators - of both written and spoken content. The California-based Internet titan is hoping that, along with making it easier for people to understand one another on their travels, Google Translate will serve as a useful tool for teachers, medical personnel, police...
  • New app from Google lets you access your computer from your iPhone, iPad January 13, 2015

    New York: After Android devices, Google has now launched an app for iOS devices that can log into your computer from your iPhone or iPad. Called Chrome Remote Desktop app, the iOS version lets you remotely control your computer using your smartphone or tablet, Venturebeat reported. The app can also give a...
  • Microsoft ties up with Idea for paid apps, games January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Handset maker Microsoft Devices has partnered with Idea Cellular to help subscribers of the telecom services firm pay for apps as part of monthly bills. Under the partnership, Idea users will be able to purchase premium apps and games from the Windows Store on Microsoft Lumia as well as...
  • This app will make you feel bad about your weight, insult you for all the extra calories January 12, 2015

    New York: If you have set your sight on losing weight, here is a calorie-counting app that insults you for all the extra calories you consume in a day. This app, called Carrot Hunger, makes you feel bad about your weight and if you exceed your daily calorie limit it asks...
  • Ideas 2015: More friendly apps January 11, 2015

    In this special show, we bring you the ideas that could define year '2015'. ...
  • Apple users spent $500 million on apps in the first week of 2015 January 9, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple and thousands of mobile software developers are feasting on people's ravenous app-etite for apps. Users of iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches spent nearly $500 million on applications and in-app services during the first week of the year, according to figures released Thursday. That's the highest weekly volume recorded...
  • BlackBerry announces BBM for Android Wear; coming soon January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: BlackBerry has announced at the 2015 International CES that BBM will be available on wearable technologies for a wide range of Android Wear smartwatches. Through Android Wear smartwatches, BBM users will be able to access their BBM messages directly on their smartwatch without the need to reach for their...
  • Want to know if someone is spying on you? Here's an app January 4, 2015

    London: A new app called SnoopSnitch can detect International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) catchers by keeping a tab if someone is spying on you. IMSI catchers are eavesdropping devices used for intercepting mobile phone traffic and tracking the movement of smartphone users, media reports said. Security experts recently revealed a massive security...
  • A new app to help drivers start their cars remotely; to be launched at CES 2015 January 4, 2015

    New York: A new app will help car owners remotely start their cars with a simple tap of the screen. South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai will launch its new Blue Link app at the "Consumer Electronics Show 2015" that begins January 6 in Las Vegas. The app allows Hyundai owners to remote...
  • A new app that lets you delete sent messages, photos January 4, 2015

    Washington: If you have sent some inappropriate text messages to your friend and want to delete it from his/her device permanently, a new app called Strings could help you do so. The app has been developed by Be Labs, a Seattle-based tech firm. It gives users complete control over their personal...
  • Top fitness apps score low in consumer satisfaction January 3, 2015

    Washington: A good number of top fitness apps scored less in consumer satisfaction, a report shows. The inaugural '2015 State Of The US Health & Fitness Apps Economy' ARC 360 report published by Applause looked at 39 health and fitness apps and 28 medical apps. The score ranking was divided into five...
  • Which app will the breakout hit of 2015? January 2, 2015

    New York: Uber, Facebook, Instagram - sure, they've been all the rage, but with 2015 already here we're all ready for something fresh. From ride-hailing to photo sharing, here are a few up-and coming apps and startups to watch in in 2015. Which will be the breakout hit of...
  • Delhi government decides to continue with ban on Uber January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Thursday decided to continue with the ban on app-based cab booking company Uber and has asked it to fulfill the conditions for taxi operations in the national capital before seeking revocation of punitive action. The Transport Department had given a hearing to the US-based cab service...
  • Google lists over a 100 'must-have' Android apps December 31, 2014

    After releasing a list of the best Android apps of 2014 early this month, Google has now published another list of apps that it thinks you must have on your Android devices. The list on the Google Play Store features 122 apps when accessed from India. It includes popular apps...
  • These 3 apps can help you keep your New Year's resolutions December 28, 2014

    Washington: Do you find keeping New Year's resolutions a Herculean task? Download these apps. A trio of apps called Lift, Workflow and Hours will help you keep your resolutions, the Washington Post reported. The Lift app offers a menu of self-improvement, which helps to set priorities for each day. Lift will also...
  • A new app that lets you take 3D photos with your iPhone December 28, 2014

    New York: A new app that allows iPhone 6 users to take 360-degree pictures of objects and then show them as 3D photographs is here. Called 3DAround, the app made by Swiss software company Dacuda takes pictures that are not just 3-dimensional, but interactive. Free to download, the app was designed to...
  • Facebook apologises after its 'Year in Review' app stirs up sad memories December 28, 2014

    New York: Facebook has apologised for the grief its "Year in Review" app caused some of its users while dishing out good memories along with the bad ones. The social working site compiled a "Year in Review" video for every user, allowing them to reminisce over the highlights of the past...
  • A new Google Glass app that can help autistic kids learn social, communication skills December 27, 2014

    Washington: A Massachusetts-based startup called Brain Power is developing Google Glass app to help autistic kids learn social and communication skills. The app will also provide feedback to care-givers on how to help autistic children cope with their life. Called the Empowered Brain Suite for Autism, the app encourages kids to interact...
  • Tech in 2014: The year of nothing December 22, 2014

    2014 has been a happening year. In politics, in sports, in cinema and elsewhere. But not in consumer technology. The year has almost passed by, and we are still waiting for something that we can remember the year by. Though we saw a lot of new products coming, new categories emerging...
  • Facebook app lets you add stickers on friends' faces December 21, 2014

    New York: A Facebook app now lets you put huge emoticons and cute cartoons over your friends' faces with ease. The app called Stickered for Messenger was launched in the Google Play store Saturday, and is "coming soon" to the iOS App Store, techcrunch reported. So, if you want huge smiley faces...
  • 3DAround app lets iPhone 6 uers capture 3D photos December 21, 2014

    New York: A new app that allows iPhone 6 users to take 360 degree pictures of objects and then show them as 3D photographs is here. Called 3DAround, the app made by Swiss software company Dacuda takes pictures that are not just 3-dimensional, but interactive. Free to download, the app was designed...
  • Ex-Google employees launch an app to make you smarter about health, fitness December 16, 2014

    San Francisco: A group of former Google employees are betting they can boost the world's medical knowledge with a mobile IQ test. Hi.Q, a free app for the Apple iPhone and iPad, includes 10,000 questions across 300 topics, such as food allergies, childhood health, and portion control. After taking the test,...
  • Want someone to wake you up in the morning? Here's an app for you December 15, 2014

    New York: Wish to hear a stranger's voice instead of an alarm bell the first thing in the morning? Then the Wakie app is meant just for you. Already available for download on Android and Windows phone, the app is now also on iOS, a mobile operating system developed by Apple...
  • China's Baidu to invest in taxi-hailing app Uber December 14, 2014

    Beijing: Search engine Baidu will invest in taxi-hailing app maker Uber Technologies, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, becoming the latest Chinese Internet firm to take an interest in the flourishing market for transportation apps. The size of Baidu's investment - and its valuation of Uber - are...
  • Indian Railways to soon launch Safety App for women passengers on trains December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid growing concern over crime incidents involving women travellers, Railways is planning to launch an app for the safety of lady passengers in trains. The Safety App, which is being developed by CRIS, the technolgy arm of Railways, will have to be downloaded on mobile phones and can be...
  • Are Cab Apps safe? December 8, 2014

    Bengaluru: Cab services are increasingly relying on mobile apps to book, track and charge you for journeys. While tech watchers say there is a digital trail. "You can always share your location, the app has a feature for you to share your location through the way to whoever is waiting...
  • Karnataka launches M One App, citizens can access 637 government services December 8, 2014

    Bengaluru: Karnataka launched its ambitious mobile governance project, the first of its kind in the country that allows citizens of the state to access as many as 637 government services at a tap on their cell phones. President Pranab Mukherjee launched the M One app on Monday in Bengaluru. The...