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  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on the Apple App Store September 17, 2014

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 15, 2014: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon 3. Goblin Sword, Eleftherios Christodoulatos 4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 5. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective, Inc 6. Sleep Cycle alarm clock, Northcube AB 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. 7 Minute...
  • Timeful: A free app that uses artificial intelligence to get your tasks done August 13, 2014

    Toronto: Too many things to do and not enough time to do them? New apps are designed to act as personal time assistants to get tasks done and improve productivity. Timeful, a free iPhone app available in the United States and Canada, uses artificial intelligence to schedule tasks in users' calendars...
  • Imoji: A new app that lets you convert your mugshots into personalised emoticons July 28, 2014

    New York: Tired of seeing the same yellowfaced smileys? In an age of selfies, how can emojis be far behind? A new iPhone app is here to turn your mugshot into a personalised emoticon. All you have to do is to download the new app, called Imoji, which lets you turn...
  • Nito: A new app that helps you create your animated avatar June 8, 2014

    Washington: A new app can map and track your face to create an avatar that matches your voice and movements. The Nito app tracks your facial features and movements as you talk, and reproduces them in real time via an animated avatar of your choice in recorded 15second videos. Users can...
  • Birdsnap: A new app that helps you identify birds May 30, 2014

    Washington: Crow or raven? New app can tell! Researchers have developed a new smartphone app that allows users to identify up to 500 bird species through uploaded photos. Scientists at Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, led by Computer Science Professor Peter Belhumeur, used computer vision and machine...
  • A new iPhone app that gives you a peep into a stranger's life for 20 days May 21, 2014

    London: What if you can see the virtual world through someone else's eyes? Possible. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have launched a new app designed to let people assume the virtual life of another for 20 days. The app uses services such as Google Maps to give strangers a...
  • Apps make self-destructing posts for Facebook and Twitter September 10, 2013

    Toronto: The Snapchat app popularised the concept of sending photos and videos that self-destruct in minutes and new apps do the same for posts on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Smartphones and mobile apps have made sharing photos faster and easier than ever, but privacy has become a growing...
  • Now, an app that can be used for psychological testing February 10, 2013

    Oslo: An iPhone app, known as iDichotic, places psychological testing at your fingertips, yielding results as reliable as lab tests, says a new study. Dichotic listening, a lab test, indicates which side of the brain is most active during language processing. The iPhone app was launched in 2011. "We found that...
  • Now, a free app to allow you control TV with your phone November 14, 2012

    London: A new iPhone app can allow you to change channels, pause, play and even set programmes you want to record. Owners can swipe on their phone's screen to change channels, and see the programming guide for the coming week with this new Sky+ app, the Daily Mail reported. "People...
  • Now, an iPhone app that can diagnose thyroid diseases September 30, 2012

    Washington: An iPhone and a specially designed image analysis app can diagnose and manage the treatment of thyroid diseases, a new study has claimed. Researchers led by Randy Polson, from the University of Utah have developed a device that uses an iPhone's LED flash, digital camera with collimating lens to...
  • YouTube rolls out new version of iPhone app September 11, 2012

    San Francisco: Google Inc is releasing a new version of its YouTube video app for iPhones that will for the first time feature advertising but won't have the benefit of being preloaded on Apple Inc's popular smartphones. The new YouTube app will be available for download at Apple's App Store beginning...
  • CNNIBN experience on your iPhone gets better with new IBNLive app May 31, 2012

    Get your daily dose of news and a lot more instantly on your iPhone with the new and improved IBNLive application. ...
  • The IBNLive for iPhone app just got better May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The popular IBNLive app for the Apple iPhone just got an upgrade. The IBNLive for iPhone version 2.0 is available for free from the Apple App Store. In its upgraded avatar the app has a refreshed user interface that is not only richer and smarter but lets users delve...
  • iPhone app tells you when to water your plants May 21, 2012

    London: Now your garden plants need not die of neglect, thanks to an iPhone application that tells you when they need watering. The Koubachi Wifi plant sensor and application costs a steep 99 pounds. It requires a sensor which sits with the plant, monitoring it and checking its vital signs against...
  • App finds restaurants using your smartphone September 5, 2011

    Bangkok: Tired of digging through longwinded restaurant reviews to find a great meal? Next time, turn to your smartphone where personalized search engines will lead your stomach in the right direction. A newcomer in the world of personalized search, Ness Computing recently released a free iOS app that provides restaurant recommendations...
  • Nexercise iPhone app offers rewards for exercising August 29, 2011

    Toronto: Need some motivation to hit the gym? Perhaps some free merchandise will do the trick. At least this is the premise that Nexercise is built upon, a free iPhone app that tracks activities ranging from running and weightlifting to fencing and polo and rewards users with free and discounted merchandise...
  • Chinese military releases iPhone app August 9, 2011

    Beijing: China's defence ministry has launched its official iPhone app which will allow users to track the activities of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), a media report said. China Daily reported that app will allow users to track what the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is doing. The application is a newsreader...
  • Skyfire unveils app for Flash videos on iPhone July 29, 2011

    Helsinki: Privateequity backed video technology firm Skyfire, best known for its mobile browser, has unveiled an application for watching Flash videos on Apple's iPhones. Apple has been a strong opponent of Adobe's Flash technology, criticizing its power management, among other things, and it has embraced a newer set of tools for...
  • Apple removes Intifada app after Israeli request June 23, 2011

    Jerusalem: Apple Inc has removed at Israel's request an Arabiclanguage application from its iTunes store that called for a Palestinian uprising, an Israeli government statement said on Thursday. Public Diplomacy Minister YuliYoel Edelstein wrote to Apple on Tuesday, complaining that the "ThirdIntifada" application a reference to a future uprising ...
  • New app deletes drunken messages on Facebook March 23, 2011

    London: iPhone has developed a new application using which, one could delete messages on Facebok and Twitter that were put out when one was in a drunk state. The new iPhone application called "Last Night Never Happened" that can be bought for 1.19 pounds, deletes all "embarrassing" social network...
  • Sinned? There's an iPhone app for you February 8, 2011

    New York: An iPhone app aimed at helping Catholics through confession and encouraging lapsed followers back to the faith has been sanctioned by the Catholic Church in the United States. Confession: A Roman Catholic app, thought to be the first to be approved by a church authority, walks Catholics through the...
  • Apple blocks Sony Reader iPhone app February 2, 2011

    San Francisco/London: Apple Inc has blocked rival Sony Corp's electronic book application from the iPhone because it would have circumvented Apple's system for buying content. The scrap is the latest in Apple's long history of tense relations with media companies. They have clashed for years over pricing and how music, movies...
  • Huge parking fines inspired parking watch app January 22, 2011

    Sydney: Massive parking fines inspired one Australian man to create an iPhone app that lets users warn each other when parking officers are spotted lurking near their cars. "The idea was pretty much born out of frustration," said Joseph Darling of "ParkPatrol," the app developed by his Sydneybased firm to help...
  • Skype adds WiFi, 3G video calling to iPhone app December 30, 2010

    San Francisco: A new version of the free iPhone app for Skype SA will let users make and receive video calls. Users of the Internet calling and messaging service will be able to use both WiFi and AT&T Inc.'s 3G cellular network. FaceTime software, which comes with iPhones, works only with...
  • Apple sued over apps privacy; Google next? December 29, 2010

    Bangalore: Two separate groups of iPhone and iPad users have sued Apple Inc alleging that certain software applications were passing personal user information to thirdparty advertisers without consent. In the lawsuits seeking class action, filed in a federal court in California, the plaintiffs sought a ban on passing of user information...
  • Apple removes WikiLeaks iPhone app December 22, 2010

    San Francisco: Apple has removed a WikiLeaks app from its store on the grounds that it violated the company's developer guidelines for applications for use on its iPhones and iPads, the company said Tuesday. The action places Apple among a group of major US companies who have cut ties or services...
  • Your iPhone could be spying on you December 20, 2010

    London: Do you know that dozens of popular iPhone applications could be secretly spying on what you do with them. More than half of the programmes and games for smartphones sent data back to the private company once they had been downloaded, a study has found. It found that of the 101...
  • iPhone app offers virtual love for lonely men December 14, 2010

    Seoul: Stressed out South Korean men without time to date can now at least pretend they have a girlfriend, albeit on their smart phone. Launched on November 30 by Nabix, a South Korean developer, the iPhone application "Honey it's me!" is warming lonely hearts with the voice of "Mina", a 20something...
  • iPhone app aims to fight skin cancer November 26, 2010

    Sydney: Australians enjoying the summer sunshine can now know when it's time to cover up and avoid potentially cancercausing ultraviolet rays thanks to a new iPhone application. Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with more than 1,850 people dying of it each year ...
  • iPhone app can pinpoint cause of pain October 26, 2010

    London: A mobile phone health application can help pinpoint the potential cause of muscle pain by highlighting its 'trigger points'. These are tight places in certain muscles which cause pain elsewhere in the body. For example, tense muscles in shoulder can cause pain in fingers. This Muscle Trigger Points iPhone app shows...