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  • WhatsApp now lets Android users hide their 'last seen at' timestamp. Here's how 22-02-2014 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: Popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp, that is now being acquired by Facebook, has included a much-requested feature - the ability to hide the 'last seen at' timestamp. This feature was so longer available only on WhatsApp for iPhone and was a much desired by many on other platforms...
  • Woman gives three Illinois waitresses $5,000 each 04-02-2014 03:12 PM

    Illinois: Three waitresses at an Illinois restaurant say they could only stare in disbelief when a woman over the weekend handed them each a $5,000 check. The owner of the Boone County Family Restaurant in Caledonia, Matt Nebiu, said business was slow Saturday when the customer handed checks to 25-year-old...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Q-Tip for drama series 12-01-2014 04:13 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor-producer Leonardo DiCaprio will work with rapper Q-Tip for a hip hop drama series. The scripted TV show is loosely based on the Grammy-winning artist's early days and will capture his experiences with hip hop group 'A Tribe Called Quest' and with The 'Native Tongues' collective that 'A...
  • Google Tips: From Android to YouTube, Google's handy tutorials for its services 16-12-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Most of us straightaway get to the Google search engine and look for solutions whenever we encounter problems related to Google's services including Gmail, Maps, Chrome, and YouTube. We visit various websites and keep hunting them until we get the best solution to our problems. But to facilitate...
  • Shah Rukh's 5 valuable tips to men for a romantic life 06-12-2013 11:06 AM

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan, who is considered Bollywood's undisputed king of romance, had some valuable tips on romance to share on his recent visit to the capital. Shah Rukh has featured in a string of romantic films like 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Dil To Pagal Hai', 'Kuch Kuch Hota...
  • How to protect your email, social networking and other online accounts 05-12-2013 10:38 AM

    New York: Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies. Some services including Twitter have responded by disabling the affected passwords. But there are several things you can...
  • Not on Twitter? Here's a guide on how to start tweeting, following, retweeting... 07-11-2013 04:39 PM

    New York: With Twitter in the news because of a public stock offering, you might be deciding it's finally time to start tweeting. But what exactly is Twitter, a tweet and the etiquette for using the popular communication tool? Here are the basics. Keep in mind that the company's service...
  • Upgrading to iOS 7 or buying a new iPhone? 5 tips to make the best of it 19-09-2013 06:20 AM

    Cupertino: Apple's new iPhones and iOS 7 operating system for mobile devices are packed with new features, although not of all them are readily apparent. I've had a chance to learn a few tricks in the week I spent with both the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S, which come...
  • How Twitter's new blue-line conversations feature is a workaround for the 140-character limit 30-08-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: 140-characters - the biggest limitation on Twitter is also its greatest advantage. To say more within that restriction some users get clever with words, others use SMS lingo or third-party services such as TwitLonger. But all this could soon end as more and more users discover an innovative...
  • Mobile manners: 11 dos and don'ts for cellphone users 23-07-2013 06:02 AM

    Washington: Cellphones are ubiquitous and research shows that although most users think they have good mobile manners, many people report being irritated or annoyed by the use of the phones in public places. Clearly there's a lack of understanding of what is and isn't acceptable in terms of cellphone etiquette....
  • Shah Rukh Khan gives tips to become a superstar 11-07-2013 03:13 PM

    Rohit Shetty's Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Chennai Express' will hit screens on August 8 and Shah Rukh Khan gives tips on how to become a superstar. ...
  • Six ways to keep your data safe from spying 15-06-2013 02:48 PM

    London: Phone call logs, credit card records, emails, Skype chats, Facebook message, and more: The precise nature of the NSA's sweeping surveillance apparatus has yet to be confirmed. But given the revelations spilling out into the media recently, there hardly seems a single aspect of daily life that isn't somehow...
  • Gold may be volatile for short term but good in long term: Anil Rego 13-06-2013 06:12 PM

    Anil Rego, personal finance expert and CEO and founder of Right Horizon joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on financial planning and investment tips. Q. I'll be retiring after 10 yrs. Should I invest in fixed deposit or pension plans for retirement planning? Which will give more and guaranteed returns?...
  • Brad Pitt gives generous tip to a lucky waitress 08-06-2013 11:31 AM

    Berlin: Actor Brad Pitt reportedly gave waitress Undine Orth, 24, a tip of over $700 after dinner at Japanese eatery Kuchi here. He was there to celebrate actress-fiancee Angelina Jolie's 38th birthday. "They are so cool. At nine o'clock at night, they were there at the door. They took their...
  • Watch: Basic exercises that can be done at home to keep yourself fit 15-03-2013 11:17 AM

    Global fitness trainer Ramona Braganza demonstrates some basic exercises which can easily be done at home. ...
  • Fitness tips to have a fresh start to the mornings 11-01-2013 10:17 AM

    Health tips from celebrity trainer Leena Mogre for complete body workout schedule. ...
  • What do you want to write?

    Imagination To Ink |  Dr Manjiri Prabhu
    You're here - which means that you do believe that there is a writer in you. Good, so let's get started. You are ...

  • Are you a writer?

    Imagination To Ink |  Dr Manjiri Prabhu
    Have you ever felt a crazy urge to drop everything that you're doing, to write down an idea niggling at the back of your head?...

  • Model Yaana Gupta lists out a healthy diet for you 05-01-2012 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: It's the start of a new year, and a good time to try and stick to plans for a healthier you. In the final part of our series, model Yaana Gupta, the author of a diet book that explores a complex relationship with food - has more on...
  • Have baked samosas instead of fried, says Yaana 30-12-2011 02:52 PM

    New Delhi: Model-actor Yaana Gupta has come out with what she calls a next-gen diet book. She gives out tips on how to maintain oneself according to changing times and lifestyles. ...
  • Bell the CAT: All you need to know 22-10-2011 05:19 PM

    CNN-IBN special show 'Bell the CAT' aims to advise and guide the students aspiring for Common Admission Test (CAT). ...
  • CAT 2011: Tips for Verbal 12-10-2011 01:45 PM

    Chennai: With just over two weeks to go before the CAT test starts, many a candidate would be striving hard to ensure that they get the most out of this shot at success. With CAT now becoming a two-section paper with one section of English and Reasoning, the importance of...
  • How to take control of your Facebook Timeline 29-09-2011 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: Many of us, including me, want to pen an autobiography, but most of us will never be able to do so. Writing a book, even if it is the story of your own life, takes a lot of effort and also a skill for writing engaging prose. Further,...
  • Style check: the bold and beautiful Neha Dhupia 27-09-2011 06:02 PM

    Neha Dhupia gives out style tips and her list of the best dressed from Bollywood. ...
  • Terror attacks: How you can stay safe 08-09-2011 06:30 PM

    New Delhi: The September 7 terror attack at the Delhi High Court is clearly not going to be the last attack on Indian lives. Terrorism is a reality and our geopolitical situation ensures that we have to live with it. It is also a reality that we can't rely on...
  • Space junk reaching 'tipping point' say reports 02-09-2011 11:42 AM

    Cape Canaveral: The amount of debris orbiting the Earth has reached "a tipping point" for collisions, which would in turn generate more of the debris that threatens astronauts and satellites, according to a U.S. study released on Thursday. NASA needs a new strategic plan for mitigating the hazards posed by...
  • How to save on your mobile data usage 06-07-2011 08:57 AM

    New York: If you have a cellphone with a monthly limit on how much data you can use, here are some tips on what types of phone use will gobble up your precious megabytes: - Streaming video and videoconferencing. The biggest offender. One minute of YouTube-quality video eats up 2...
  • How to avoid cancerous cell phone radiation 01-06-2011 09:24 PM

    CNN-IBN's Amrita Tripathi gives you a few tips on how to avoid risk of radiation exposure from cell phones. ...