Tag Archives: App

Odd-Even Rule: iUnir Launches Ride-Sharing App

As the city gears up for the second innings of odd-even rule, startup iUnir has launched a mobile application to facilitate ride sharing on personal vehicles. “There are about 1 crore seats that are estimated to be vacant in personal cars and bikes of people in Delhi. These can be utilised during odd and even scheme period. People opting for ... Read More »

Twitter Testing Completely Revamped Android App in Beta

Micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new design for an Android app version to make it more user-friendly and easy to navigate. Several people using Twitter’s alpha and beta apps have begun seeing a design that places Twitter’sfour core areas main feed, Moments, notifications, and direct messages as large tabs across the top of the screen, The Verge reported on ... Read More »

LG Home 4.0 Launcher With App Drawer Now Available for LG G5

LG was criticised by some for removing the app drawer from its stock launcher in the LG G5 smartphone. However, the company later brought the optional drawer in its UX 5.0 custom UI and even showed it in a video. That version now is available to download as Home 4.0 launcher for the LG G5. The new LG Home 4.0 ... Read More »

Baidu Adds Support for More Indian Languages to Its Android App Store

Nearly four months after the app store added Hindi language support for its users, leading Chinese language Internet search provider Baidu on Wednesday announced that its new version of MoboMarket will now support Bengali, Marathi, Tamil and Urdu too. “Even though the technology industry in India is dominated by English, that language is just a tiny sliver when you consider ... Read More »

New App to Enable Mid-Air Commands on Smartphones, Smartwatches

As wearable devices grow and screens shrink, a team of Indian-origin researchers has developed a new sonar technology that allows you to interact with smarwatches by writing or gesturing on any nearby surface – a tabletop, a sheet of paper or even in mid-air. Called FingerIO, it tracks fine-grained finger movements by turning a smartphone or smartwatch into an active ... Read More »

New Virtual Reality App Timelooper Takes You Back in History

Imagine watching frantic shopkeepers busily extinguish the Great Fire of London, or sheltering from Nazi bombing raids during the Blitz. Now, thanks to a new virtual reality app, you can travel back in time to be immersed in these events. The Timelooper app allows users to experience key moments in London history with just a smartphone and a cardboard headset. ... Read More »

Samsung’s New App Turns Your Hums Into Music

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a place where you see some of the geekiest and weirdest things. Sony, for instance, unveiled headphones that don’t need to be plugged into your ears. Now it is Samsung that has taken to the stage to unveil its wacky products and services. The South Korean technology showed off an Android app called Hum On ... Read More »

Food Regulator FSSAI Launches Consumer Grievances App

Food safety regulator FSSAI has launched a mobile app through which consumers can raise their concerns related to quality of packaged food and the food served in ready-to-eat outlets. Since most of the times the form of food consumed is either packed or serviced, the app provides food safety tips and food safety laws as prescribed by the regulator through ... Read More »

Uber Driver Blames App for Michigan Shooting Spree: Report

Police in Michigan say an Uber driver who carried out a shooting spree last month told investigators that the ride-sharing app forced him to commit murder, US media reported Monday. Police charged Jason Dalton, 45, with killing six people and wounding two during his rampage in the city of Kalamazoo, 150 miles (240 kilometres) west of Detroit. Dalton confessed to ... Read More »

Messaging App Is Latest Front in Tech Fight

While the Justice Department wages a public fight with Apple over access to a locked iPhone, government officials are privately debating how to resolve a prolonged standoff with another technology company, WhatsApp, over access to its popular instant messaging application, officials and others involved in the case said. No decision has been made, but a court fight with WhatsApp, the ... Read More »