APPS

  • Finding it difficult to uninstall the new Microsoft Outlook app for Android? Here's how to do it 19 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Now that Microsoft's new Outlook app is available for everyone, many of you may have installed it on your Android device. And if you, like some of us, are not too happy with the app and want to get it off your phone, go ahead and uninstall it....
  • New Domino's app lets you track your pizza delivery person in real time 20 hours 30 minutes ago

    New York: Now you can track in real time the person who is on his way to deliver a pizza at your place with Domino's new app. The pizza chain plans to roll out shortly the app that lets users track their delivery driver's progress to their home. "In an effort...
  • Watch: How to port Android apps to Windows 10 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Microsoft recently announced that Android and iOS app developers would be able to port their apps to its upcoming Windows 10 OS, much to the delight of Windows Phone users who often felt the absence of certain apps on their semi-restricted platform. In order to demonstrate how easy...
  • Google's experimental Dart language seeks to speed up Android apps 2 days ago

    New Delhi: For 20 years, Google's non-game Android apps have been written in Java and now Google aims to change that with a new language that will focus on speed and responsiveness. The new language, as part of the Dart on Android project, dubbed Sky, is an open source experiment to...
  • Facebook introduces Anonymous Login for apps to let you hide personal info 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to help preserve your privacy when sharing data with third-party apps, Facebook has introduced an Anonymous Login feature that lets you log into apps without sharing personal information. This new way of logging into apps gives more control in the hands of users who can choose...
  • Meerkat launches beta version for Android 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Meerkat has finally introduced a beta version of its app for the Android platform that will allow users to live-stream videos with a single touch of an on-screen button. The company had announced its plans to launch the Android version in April and on May 1, the Twitter-integrated messaging...
  • Pressing Uber's SOS button will now also alert the local police control room 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Taxi hailing app Uber said it has upgraded its 'SOS button', which when pressed will now send a real-time alert to the local police control room directly to respond to the emergency. The US-based firm had introduced the SOS button in February this year, following concerns of safety after...
  • Apple, IBM partner to help senior citizens find a plumber, take medications on time, improve their overall quality of life 3 days ago

    New York: Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country. The companies say they hope other countries will follow suit as the world's population ages. About a quarter of Japan's population, or more than...
  • Anonymous-messaging app Secret shut down 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anonymous messaging app- Secret- is shutting down after a year of going public and raising about $35 million in funding. Co-founder and CEO David Byttow said that he removed the Secret app from the App Store and the company is taking steps to permanently delete the content. The Secret app...
  • Little-known apps from Facebook and why you might need them 5 days ago

    New York: You probably already use Facebook on your phone, along with its Messenger app for chatting with Facebook friends. You might also have Instagram and WhatsApp, two services Facebook bought in recent years. Not content with those successes, Facebook wants to be an even bigger part of your mobile life....
  • Android, iOS apps will also run on Windows 10 phones 5 days ago

    San Francisco: Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they're already using on Apple or Android phones. In a major strategy shift, a top executive told an audience of...
  • The Rs 10,499 Huawei Honor 4X: Photos taken with Huawei's new affordable phone. No edits, no filters 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Huawei recently launched its Honor 4X smartphone in India for a price of Rs 10,499. While the big-screen phone is thin and lightweight, we tested its camera functionality and here is what we found.The Huawei Honor 4X includes a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front...
  • Google adds Now cards from 70 new Android apps 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has extended its Now cards to 70 more Android apps to help you get relevant information at the right time. The Now cards for the Google app on Android provides added information in sync with other apps without you having to ask for it. From flight status...
  • Moved to a new city and struggling to settle down? These apps can help you 6 days ago

    New Delhi: New to a city and still trying to find your moorings? Fret not, for there's a slew of smartphone apps that can help you settle down smoothly. Apps like TimesSaverz, PepperTap and Urbanclap help you seamlessly sift through challenges such as locating an ATM, finding groceries, home fittings, the...
  • Apple rejects fart apps for Apple Watch 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Apple first wanted you to know that its latest Apple Watch is a highly sophisticated piece of wearable you can't afford. Now it wants you to realize that you can't have apps which could taint the reputation of the exquisite smartwatch. Read- No fart apps allowed! Apple doesn't want...
  • Google rolling out Android 5.1.1 to fix camera issues in Android 5.1 April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Within a month of its latest Android 5.1 OS rollout, Google has started issuing new releases to patch bugs in the system. Users of the Nexus 5 and 6 have raised complaints about the smartphones' camera apps malfunctioning after they updated to the latest Android operating system. The latest release...
  • Viber crosses 40 million user mark in India April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Instant messaging player Viber has crossed 40 million user mark in India- its largest user base globally. "We have crossed 40 million registered users, and India is now our biggest market. It's a key milestone for us and this is a clear sign of the surging popularity of the...
  • ICICI, HDFC Bank develop 'watchbanking' apps for Apple Watch April 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Even before Apple's keenly awaited watch hits the domestic shores, the country's two biggest private lenders have announced applications for the device. ICICI Bank Executive director Rajiv Sabharwal today announced that bank has developed an application that is compatible with Apple watch. He claimed ICICI Bank is the first bank...
  • Facebook now has 1.44 billion monthly active users April 23, 2015

    New York: Nearly three-quarters of Facebook's advertising revenue now comes from mobile ads, as many more users access the social network on smartphones and other hand-held gadgets. On that front, the company is doing fine - better, even, than it has in previous quarters. But the rate of its overall revenue...
  • Microsoft Outlook for Android now available for download April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: In January, Microsoft released its Outlook app for iOS along with a preview version for Android. After updating Outlook for Android 17 times during this time, the app is finally out of preview and polished for a full rollout. Outlook notes in its blog that its Android version has...
  • Chef Sanjeev Kapoor plans new food apps, 20 more restaurants April 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor is taking his kitchen savvy up a technological notch by launching two new mobile food applications. A book on curries and forgotten recipes is also on the agenda for the veteran chef. "We are working on a recipe-based mobile application which is a complete...
  • WhatsApp voice calling finally comes to iOS April 22, 2015

    New Delhi: WhatsApp's iOS users will finally be able to place calls over the Internet with the company's latest free calling feature which is now being extended to the Apple platform. Only a few weeks back, calling on WhatsApp was rolled out for the messaging app's Android users and now the...
  • Railways to launch App on Wednesday for paperless ticketing in unreserved segment April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: From Wednesday rail commuters can use a mobile phone App to obtain tickets in the unreserved category as the Indian railways takes forward its initiative for paperless ticketing. "We are launching a mobile-based paperless unreserved ticketing application tomorrow," said a senior Railway Ministry official. Having booked a ticket using the...
  • Uber must face lawsuit claiming bias against blind riders April 21, 2015

    New York: Uber Technologies must defend against a lawsuit accusing the popular ride-sharing service of discriminating against blind people by refusing to transport guide dogs, a federal judge ruled. In a decision late Friday night, US Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Jose, California, said the plaintiffs could pursue a claim...
  • This new app will help you delete your old, offensive posts from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Today employers have gone tech-friendly while hiring new candidates. They read your resume later and look you up on the social media first. Have a potentially offensive history of social media posts? Put your worries to rest for a new app is here to help you. The new app,...
  • Delhi: Vehicle theft FIR registration application set for grand launch April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi police is planning a full-fledged roll-out for its app which registers FIRs online in motor vehicle theft cases, after its trial run went smoothly. Fifteen cases were lodged since the app's trial run which began on Thursday and Delhi police top brass are planning a grand event to...
  • Windows 10 Phone Maps app will now also help you find things to do April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Maps are, well, just maps. They help you find a route to your destination and gauge traffic. But, Microsoft is aiming to bring in more functionality to its mobile maps than just helping you locate places. The software giant is updating its map app, which will now be...
  • WhatsApp now lets you backup conversations to Google Drive. Here's how you can do it April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: WhatsApp has rolled out an update to its Android app that lets you backup your conversations to Google Drive, a feature that had been long requested by users. While there already had been an offline conversation backup option, the online backup feature is more convenient. It is available...
  • Microsoft finally brings touch-friendly Office apps to Windows phones April 18, 2015

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp on Friday unveiled a long-awaited suite of touch-friendly Office apps that allow Windows phone users to work on Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents on their phones with touch commands and to transfer them easily between devices. Test versions of what Microsoft is calling its Office Universal apps...
  • WhatsApp for Android gets a new look: 5 design changes in the restyled app April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The WhatsApp for Android app has got a new design. While the redesigned app is not yet available to download from the Google Play store, you can get an early look at it by downloading the latest build (Version 2.12.41) of the app from the company's official site....