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.

PocketRocket sends and archives articles from users Pocket account

PocketRocket has launched a service which helps users to receive one article per day from their Pocket account via email, and then, archiving it.

20 million mobile app developers required by 2020: IAMAI President

Country's booming mobile phone industry in India will require about 20 million application developers by 2020, according to Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) President Subho Ray.

When a selfie is not enough – India abuzz over `velfie` craze!
When a selfie is not enough – India abuzz over `velfie` craze!

Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.

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.

Web monitoring mobile apps for parents
Web monitoring mobile apps for parents

A number of start ups are jumping into the market for feature loaded mobile applications that enable parents to monitor their children's activities on the Internet.

Mobile apps can make toddlers smarter
Mobile apps can make toddlers smarter

Using mobile apps in preschool classrooms may help improve early literacy skills and boost school readiness for children, says a new study.

TRAI paper says mobile apps can impact national security

As a debate rages on 'net neutrality', a discussion paper floated by regulator TRAI has said that mobile applications providing free internet-based calls and messaging services can be a threat to individual and national security.

WhatsApp reportedly testing new voice-calling feature

Some WhatsApp users are claiming that they have the option of a new voice-calling feature in their WhatsApp mobile applications, sparking speculations that the company is testing the new feature as it prepares to join the league of other messaging apps that already have the calling feature.

Top 7 mobile apps for smartphone users

Top 7 mobile apps for smartphone users

Texting better than apps to treat mental illness
Texting better than apps to treat mental illness

Simple texting via smartphones can be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile apps, a study has found.

Mumbai: Innovative mobile apps created by Dharavi girls

A team of three 12-13 year-old schoolgirls from Dharavi, Mumbai have developed an app from water to women security.

Infomation on the go

Educational institutions are using mobile apps to update exam schedules, admission notices and offer career counselling to students. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee finds out more.

Facebook upgrades mobile search to let users search old posts by keywords
Facebook upgrades mobile search to let users search old posts by keywords

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Facebook on Friday announced that it has decided to let its mobile app users to retrieve old posts shared with them by their friends.

A career in mobile apps

A growing numbers of smartphone users has led to an increase in demand for mobile app developers who keep you tuned in all the time.

Mobile apps help doctors treat patients via smartphones

Many medical phone apps have recently gained popularity that allows doctors to diagnose their patients through text messages or video-chat on smartphones.

App to save precious data

Here comes an app that can help you save your precious smartphone data even if it is lost or destroyed.

Users spend more time on mobile apps than any other digital media

A new report revealed that time spent on mobile apps is higher than any other digital medium, coming in at 51 percent.

Facebook introduces Anonymous Login, lets users limit data shared with apps

Taking a step forward to ensure data privacy, Facebook on Wednesday introduced a new version of login system for users which allows them to filter how much information they want to share with third-party mobile apps.