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Google Hangouts 8.0 for iOS Lets You Record and Send 60-Second Videos

Google last week rolled out Hangouts v8.0 on Android and brought the same version to iOS earlier this week. However, the updated app iOS has brought an exclusive feature where users can record and send videos for a much longer duration than before. Hangouts 8.0 on iOS will now let users record and send videos for as long as 60 ... 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 »

Google Search Results Will Soon Let You Try Android Games Without Installing Them

Google has announced a number of interesting features for Play Games, one of which is essentially an interactive ad. The feature, dubbed Search Trial Run Ads, will allow users to try out games for a few minutes without having to install them on your Android device first. The new feature is an extension of “app streaming” that Google had announced ... Read More »

BigScreen Lets You Chill With Your Friends in Virtual Reality

You can enjoy all kinds of experiences with virtual reality (VR) headsets, but what if you wanted to gun down your opponents in Call of Duty or enjoy an episode of House of Cards without taking the headset off? BigScreen – a new VR app developed by Y Combinator alumni and CEO Darshan Shankar along with co-founder Hayden Lee – ... Read More »

You Can Now File Complaints About Misleading Ads via WhatsApp

Consumers can now file complaints against misleading commercials by companies to advertising watchdog ASCI through mobile messaging app WhatsApp. Consumers can now WhatsApp the objectionable advertisement to +91 77-100-12345, from where the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) would lodge ‘suo moto’ complaints using this number. Consumers can send pictures of print ads, hoardings, packaging or screen shots of websites, ... Read More »

Google Search ‘Destinations’ Helps You Plan Entire Vacations on Mobile

With smartphones around, it’s always easier to search for your next vacation and even plan one from the phone itself. Google’s new Destinations feature is aimed to make planning a complete vacation even easier on your smartphone. The new feature works right from the Google Search on the smartphone which will allow you to browse and plan your next vacation ... Read More »

Five Things You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Of all the “women’s cancers,” ovarian is among the most diabolical. A new, congressionally mandated report by the Institute of Medicine spells out, sometimes in unnerving detail, the challenges confronting researchers in understanding the disease and patients in getting good care. About 21,000 women will be diagnosed with the illness this year, and 14,000 women will die from it. Partly ... Read More »

How to Cleanse Out Your Diet: Foods You Should Eat This Spring Season

Spring is the time when the earth comes alive; abundance of sunlight brings life to the surface. Spring is the time of re-birth, the time for opening windows and cleaning the house. Let us just say, the dietary rules for spring are just like house cleaning. Yes, this is the time of the year, when your body really wants to ... Read More »

Levelled Up in a Game? Kiip Wants to ‘Reward’ You for It

Feeling happy after completing a gruelling workout or levelling up in a mobile game? Mobile advertising startup Kiip is looking to capitalise on that moment, by offering you a discount coupon. Kiip, which expects to be valued at $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,729 crores) in the next two years, offers companies the choice to reward people who use some gaming, ... Read More »

mPhone ‘Mango’ Smartphones Launch Controversy: Everything You Need to Know

As the Make in India and Digital India movements announced by the Prime Minister accelerate, all eyes are on Indian firms and entrepreneurs to see what they can achieve in the new, more conducive environment. The Union Budget this year further set the stage for incentivising startups in the country. It is in this scenario that mPhone Electronics and Technologies ... Read More »