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Apple allows game streaming on iPhones, but there's a catch

13 Sep 2020

Apple allows game streaming on iPhones, but there's a catch

After a series of controversies, Apple has updated its App Store policies to allay some of the concerns of its developer partners.

OnePlus is sneakingly installing its app on phones, without permission

06 Sep 2020

OnePlus is sneakingly installing its app on phones, without permission

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is drawing flak for sneaking an app on its existing devices, without the permission of users.

Randonautica: Why a random number generator app is getting popular?

22 Jul 2020

Randonautica: Why a random number generator app is getting popular?

Most people worldwide have been stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving them yearning for an outdoor adventure.

This app tracks your phone usage to monitor mental health

19 Jul 2020

This app tracks your phone usage to monitor mental health

When a contagion is claiming hundreds of lives on a daily basis, problems like anxiety and depression can increase exponentially.

Meet Chingari, TikTok's latest rival in India

29 Jun 2020

Meet Chingari, TikTok's latest rival in India

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, calls to boycott Chinese goods have gone to a whole new level.

This app tells if a product is 'Made in India'

22 Jun 2020

This app tells if a product is 'Made in India'

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, anti-China sentiments have grown significantly in India.

WeChat to TikTok, 52 'China-linked' apps red-flagged by Indian intelligence

17 Jun 2020

WeChat to TikTok, 52 'China-linked' apps red-flagged by Indian intelligence

As many as 52 'China-linked' apps, including some popular ones, have been deemed unsafe by Indian intelligence agencies.

Now, Twitter will nudge you to read before retweeting

11 Jun 2020

Now, Twitter will nudge you to read before retweeting

Twitter is going to new heights to keep conversations healthy on its platform.

Spotify launches feature for group music sessions: Details here

12 May 2020

Spotify launches feature for group music sessions: Details here

As the world stays under lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Spotify is working aggressively to help with the entertainment side of things.

This Google app will help your kids with reading

09 May 2020

This Google app will help your kids with reading

Last year, Google launched 'Bolo' to help kids in India improve their English/Hindi reading skills.

Shoelace, Google's local meetup app, is shutting down: Here's why

29 Apr 2020

Shoelace, Google's local meetup app, is shutting down: Here's why

Shoelace, a local meetup app developed by Google's 'Area 120' experimental projects unit, is shutting down.

Critical vulnerability detected in Apple's Mail app: Details here

23 Apr 2020

Critical vulnerability detected in Apple's Mail app: Details here

A critical security flaw has been flagged in the Mail app of Apple's iOS.

Samsung announces new app to measure blood pressure: Details here

21 Apr 2020

Samsung announces new app to measure blood pressure: Details here

In a major development, Samsung has announced a new health app to help its customers measure and track their blood pressure.

Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

16 Apr 2020

Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".

Coronavirus outbreak: Chandigarh launches app to track quarantined people

13 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Chandigarh launches app to track quarantined people

In a bid to keep people indoors amid the outbreak of COVID-19, the Chandigarh administration has launched a dedicated tracker.

Now, get latest information on coronavirus via 'WHO COVID-19' app

13 Apr 2020

Now, get latest information on coronavirus via 'WHO COVID-19' app

As rumors continue to grow around the novel coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization has launched a new 'WHO COVID-19' app.

Now, Google has a special Braille keyboard for Android

10 Apr 2020

Now, Google has a special Braille keyboard for Android

In a bid to simplify smartphone typing for those who are blind or are suffering from some kind of visual impairment, Google has launched a new Braille keyboard.

Facebook brings a dedicated chat app for couples: Details here

08 Apr 2020

Facebook brings a dedicated chat app for couples: Details here

After launching dating services and taking on the likes of Tinder and Hinge, Facebook has announced Tuned, a dedicated app for couples.

Learnflix, an affordable app to help kids learn during lockdown

07 Apr 2020

Learnflix, an affordable app to help kids learn during lockdown

The lockdown enforced by the Indian government has hit several sectors of the economy.

WhatsApp working to enable multi-device support, expiring messages

01 Apr 2020

WhatsApp working to enable multi-device support, expiring messages

Despite the hiccups stemming from the outbreak of coronavirus, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is doing everything possible to serve its users around the globe.

Now, Apple can tell if you're at risk of COVID-19

31 Mar 2020

Now, Apple can tell if you're at risk of COVID-19

As the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus disease continues to increase, Apple is striving to help the public screen themselves for an infection.

You can win Rs. 7.5 crore from Houseparty: Here's how

31 Mar 2020

You can win Rs. 7.5 crore from Houseparty: Here's how

Houseparty, the social networking app that shot to fame ever since governments began imposing lockdowns on their citizens in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, is offering a reward of Rs. 7.5 crore ($1 million).

Discovery's OTT service launched in India, priced at Rs. 300/year

17 Mar 2020

Discovery's OTT service launched in India, priced at Rs. 300/year

Leading infotainment network Discovery has barged into the OTT space with its own content streaming app - Discovery Plus.

Google testing more prominent 'Live View' AR directions for Maps

16 Mar 2020

Google testing more prominent 'Live View' AR directions for Maps

Over the last two years, Google has been developing and testing augmented reality-based 'Live View' directions to help walkers navigate easily using Maps.

Iran's coronavirus 'detection' app is spying on public

15 Mar 2020

Iran's coronavirus 'detection' app is spying on public

As the outbreak of coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in Iran, the government of the country is reportedly exploiting the situation to its own advantage.

Now, there's a dating app for men with 'dinky' penises

11 Mar 2020

Now, there's a dating app for men with 'dinky' penises

Ever since Tinder debuted, the online dating space has evolved to help more and more people find appropriate matches.

China launched an app to detect potential coronavirus cases

13 Feb 2020

China launched an app to detect potential coronavirus cases

As the death toll from the outbreak of coronavirus continues to increase, China, the epicenter of the epidemic, is doing everything possible to isolate diseased patients and prevent the infection from spreading.

Top 5 must-have home decorating apps

13 Feb 2020

Top 5 must-have home decorating apps

There's nothing easy about decorating or renovating your personal space.

Why Paytm is forcing users to uninstall TeamViewer

05 Feb 2020

Why Paytm is forcing users to uninstall TeamViewer

Paytm, India's leading mobile payments platform, has been working on some nifty features to maintain the highest security standards for its users.

Google Tangi: A dedicated space for short how-to videos

31 Jan 2020

Google Tangi: A dedicated space for short how-to videos

For years, YouTube has been the hub for how-to videos on topics ranging from fashion and lifestyle to cooking and technology.

How Truecaller shows caller ID before the call actually connects

25 Jan 2020

How Truecaller shows caller ID before the call actually connects

Lately, Truecaller, a leading caller ID platform, has been doing something that many people find rather puzzling - showing caller IDs before calls actually connect.

#ScareAlert: This app can pull name, other details from images!

21 Jan 2020

#ScareAlert: This app can pull name, other details from images!

As Europe mulls banning public use of facial recognition systems, a new and potentially scary avatar of the technology has come to light.

Soon, Microsoft could enable wireless phone-to-PC content transfer capabilities

18 Jan 2020

Soon, Microsoft could enable wireless phone-to-PC content transfer capabilities

When you have to move some data from your phone to PC (or reverse), the go-to options are fairly limited - Bluetooth, USB cable, or a third-party transfer like via SHAREit.

Microsoft's new app uses AI to help with math problems

17 Jan 2020

Microsoft's new app uses AI to help with math problems

After offering a way to digitize real-world tables, Microsoft has launched 'Maths Solver,' a smart app capable of solving complicated mathematical problems.

YouTube app gets some nifty features for seamless TV experience

25 Dec 2019

YouTube app gets some nifty features for seamless TV experience

Throughout 2019, YouTube tried expanding its product portfolio by launching a Premium subscription service as well as a dedicated app for music streaming.

Meet Zenia, an AI that can guide your yoga sessions

06 Dec 2019

Meet Zenia, an AI that can guide your yoga sessions

The fact that hundreds of millions of people practise yoga is enough to explain how critical discipline is for leading a healthy life.

This app uses blockchain to help sexual assault victims

06 Dec 2019

This app uses blockchain to help sexual assault victims

Often, victims of sexual abuse and assault face the dilemma of whether to reveal the identity of their offenders on the internet.

#OutageAlert: HDFC Bank's website, app go down; services disrupted

03 Dec 2019

#OutageAlert: HDFC Bank's website, app go down; services disrupted

HDFC Bank, one of India's top private financial institution, has run into a major hiccup.

Raya, the dating app Hollywood celebrities use for finding love

02 Dec 2019

Raya, the dating app Hollywood celebrities use for finding love

Today, a large number of adults rely on dating services like Tinder, Bumble, and Hinge to find their partners.

Critical Truecaller flaw risked user IP addresses, location

23 Nov 2019

Critical Truecaller flaw risked user IP addresses, location

Popular caller-identity service Truecaller has fixed a major security loophole in its system.