Iphone App

  • Apps make self-destructing posts for Facebook and Twitter 10-09-2013 10:49 AM

    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...
  • Now, a free app to allow you control TV with your phone 14-11-2012 05:41 PM

    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...
  • App finds restaurants using your smartphone 05-09-2011 07:16 PM

    Bangkok: Tired of digging through long-winded 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...
  • Nexercise iPhone app offers rewards for exercising 29-08-2011 05:42 PM

    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...
  • Chinese military releases iPhone app 09-08-2011 03:48 PM

    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...
  • Skyfire unveils app for Flash videos on iPhone 29-07-2011 07:13 AM

    Helsinki: Private-equity 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...
  • Apple removes Intifada app after Israeli request 23-06-2011 01:25 PM

    Jerusalem: Apple Inc has removed at Israel's request an Arabic-language application from its iTunes store that called for a Palestinian uprising, an Israeli government statement said on Thursday. Public Diplomacy Minister Yuli-Yoel Edelstein wrote to Apple on Tuesday, complaining that the "ThirdIntifada" application - a reference to a future uprising...
  • New app deletes drunken messages on Facebook 23-03-2011 02:30 PM

    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...
  • Sinned? There's an iPhone app for you 08-02-2011 11:23 AM

    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...
  • Apple blocks Sony Reader iPhone app 02-02-2011 10:03 AM

    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,...
  • Huge parking fines inspired parking watch app 22-01-2011 05:18 PM

    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 Sydney-based firm to...
  • Skype adds Wi-Fi, 3G video calling to iPhone app 30-12-2010 08:18 PM

    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 Wi-Fi and AT&T Inc.'s 3G cellular network. FaceTime software, which comes with iPhones, works only...
  • Apple sued over apps privacy; Google next? 29-12-2010 11:18 AM

    Bangalore: Two separate groups of iPhone and iPad users have sued Apple Inc alleging that certain software applications were passing personal user information to third-party 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...
  • Apple removes WikiLeaks iPhone app 22-12-2010 10:54 AM

    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...
  • Your iPhone could be spying on you 20-12-2010 06:26 PM

    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...
  • iPhone app offers virtual love for lonely men 14-12-2010 02:14 PM

    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...
  • iPhone app aims to fight skin cancer 26-11-2010 02:45 PM

    Sydney: Australians enjoying the summer sunshine can now know when it's time to cover up and avoid potentially cancer-causing 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 26-10-2010 03:55 PM

    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...
  • Apple eases app restrictions 10-09-2010 11:14 AM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc is easing restrictions for building iPhone and iPad applications, a move that should allow for the use of third-party tools such as Adobe Systems' Flash software and could ease the tension between the two companies. Shares of Adobe surged over 12 percent at mid-afternoon on Nasdaq...
  • iPhone app to replace stethoscope 31-08-2010 06:45 PM

    London: The iPhone could replace the stethoscope as millions of doctors worldwide are signing up for a free application created by a University College London researcher. Peter Bentley invented the iStethoscope application which monitors heartbeat through sensors in the phone as just a bit of fun. But it took off...
  • Observing Ramzan? There's an app for that 12-08-2010 11:15 AM

    Paterson: The most ancient traditions of Islam are going high-tech, with a slew of modern offerings for those observing the holy month of Ramzan, which begins this week. Cell phone applications such as "iPray" or "iQuran" offer a beeping reminder of requisite prayer times, while the "Find Mecca" and "mosque...
  • iPhone app allows gays to find one another 11-08-2010 11:52 AM

    Auckland: An application for the Apple iPhone uses global positioning system (GPS) technology to track gay people and help them meet one another. The iPhone application - Grindr - uses the iPhone's GPS system to let its users see a list of other gay men in the vicinity, and also...