Most free fitness apps are shams
Most free fitness apps are shams

 Free fitness apps are of little help, especially for beginners, as most fail to measure up to physical activity standards set by the American College of Sports Medicine, a new study has revealed.

Women's safety: Modi govt wants phone makers to install panic buttons on handsets
Women's safety: Modi govt wants phone makers to install panic buttons on handsets

In times as these, when women's safety is a burning issue in the country, the government has come up with a new initiative. In order to ensure easy access to help to women in need, the Narendra Modi government has asked all mobile phone manufactures to install an emergency panic button on phones sold in the country .

Are some apps taking you for a ride?

Some of the apps you are using may be taking you for a ride by stealthily eating into your data and by other means, says a study.

Challenge is to make everything obvious and easy: Mrinal Desai on app development

With smartphones becoming a necessity and an inseparable part of our daily lives, a lot of smart apps are helping us communicate better and efficiently. 'addappt' is one such application that makes communication easier.

Google Drive rolls out tools to stop others from getting shared files
Google Drive rolls out tools to stop others from getting shared files

Google has released a newInformation Rights Management tools in Drive to help users keep their files safe.

Microsoft announces final version of Office apps for Windows 10

Microsoft has released the final version of its Office apps to Windows 10 testers.

New app to help heart attack patients recover faster

A new app is out there to help heart attack patients recover faster. It may help people cope better with the trauma associated with a heart attack, Fortune magazine reported.

Smartphone that can tell you're pregnant comes closer to reality
Smartphone that can tell you're pregnant comes closer to reality

One day, your smartphone will be able to tell you that you're pregnant.

India'a app usage outpacing global growth: Yahoo Analytics
India'a app usage outpacing global growth: Yahoo Analytics

 Yahoo's Flurry Analytics on Tuesday said India's app usage is growing at a rate of 131 percent year-on-year outpacing global growth.

System to repair software bugs automatically

A new system that repairs dangerous software bugs by automatically importing functionality from other, more secure apps in just two minutes has been found, says researchers.

Despite plenty, people barely use five apps: Study
Despite plenty, people barely use five apps: Study

Smartphone users spend over 85 percent of their time using native applications, but most of their time is spent using just five non-native apps they have installed from the App Store, a new study reveals.

Explore weirdness with these 7 cool mobile apps
Explore weirdness with these 7 cool mobile apps

Zee Media Bureau/ Vasavi Garg

Nowadays we find apps for all the possible things and for impossible things as well. Here are seven weird mobile phone apps for android and IOS. Go ahead and download and experience weirdness.

China arrests 17 for spreading pornography on social apps

 China has arrested 17 people, including a pregnant woman, suspected of spreading pornography on social apps as it stepped the campaign to "clear the internet" with special cells in police stations to sniff out "harmful" online content.

App cuts down time at the counter

Not enough time to wait around for your coffee or lunch to be prepared at your favourite establishment? The solution is in your pocket.

Why new Apple Watch update may not monitor your heart rate reliably
Why new Apple Watch update may not monitor your heart rate reliably

This might not be good news for heart patients but the latest update of Apple Watch bug will no longer take heart measurements when it should.

Women's safety app 'Mo Sathi' launched in Odisha
Women's safety app 'Mo Sathi' launched in Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched 'Mo Sathi', a women's safety app for the women in Odisha's twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

A bowl of water can save a life!
A bowl of water can save a life!

Though it might not be possible to provide water and food to all the stray animals and birds, but it is well within our reach to make a difference!

Facebook to give you control over data sharing

If you are bewildered by the expanse of data that many apps and websites have about you, relax. Facebook is about to give you greater control, now, over how much data you want to share with others.

Telcos propose licence regime for apps like WhatsApp, Skype

To have a level-playing field, telecom operators have proposed a licensing regime for over-the-top (OTT) players like WhatsApp and Skype, a view which is opposed by internet firms and associations.