New smartphone app may help tackle alcohol dependence

A smartphone app designed specifically to help Australians reduce their dependence on alcohol has been launched.

Look slimmer with this new app

A new smartphone app promises to make you slimmer and smarter and that too without any interventions in your workout schedule!

S Korea develops smartphone app to curb student suicide

South Korea has developed smartphone apps to help bring down its high student suicide rate by warning parents when their children might be at risk, the education ministry said on Friday.

Electrical impulses to alter your mood via smartphone
Electrical impulses to alter your mood via smartphone

Feeling low and lethargic? Worry not -- a new device can lift your mood at the touch of a button.

App to alert parents about kids' bad driving
App to alert parents about kids' bad driving

 Since car accidents are a major cause of death among teenagers, researchers at University of Minnesota have come up with a new smartphone app to keep a tab on their driving behaviour.

Smartphone app tells how to protect yourself from sun

A smartphone app that provides personalised, real-time sun protection advice can improve some sun protection behaviour, according to a new study.

Now, app that calculates odds of your plane crashing

A new smartphone app, named 'Am I going down?' has recently been developed that can calculate the odds of people's plane crashing.

New app lets your smartphone aid cancer, Alzheimer's research

A new mobile app developed by an Indian-origin scientist allows your smartphone to help conduct research on breast cancer and Alzheimer's while the device is at rest and charging.

New calorie counting app insults you into losing weight

A new 'talking' smartphone app shames you into counting calories and losing weight through hideous fullscreen ads and tweets.

Rajnath Singh launches women safety mobile app 'Himmat' in Delhi
Rajnath Singh launches women safety mobile app 'Himmat' in Delhi

In a bid to curb rise in crimes against women in the national capital, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday launched a mobile phone-based application "Himmat".

Now, a disk in your trousers that helps you de-stress

Engineers have come up with a clip on disk that tells you to sit up straight and breathe through your belly.

Now, wristband that shocks you into giving up bad habits

An American firm has come up with a wristband that jolts people in to giving up bad habits.

Smartphone app to analyse speech, mental health

 A new smartphone app can analyse your speech and use it to gain information about your mental health, scientists say.

Traceable umbrellas that you can never lose
Traceable umbrellas that you can never lose

If the weather conditions never allow you to leave your home without an umbrella and the thought of losing it bothers you each time you take it out then fret no more! 

Menstrual and lunar cycles may be linked: Study
Menstrual and lunar cycles may be linked: Study

Researchers have used a smartphone app to analyse menstrual cycles of thousands of women and found a link between the menstrual and lunar cycles.

App that enables deaf people to 'hear'

In pleasant news for the hearing impaired, researchers have developed a new app called Transcense which transcribes speech into written words that consequently show up on the smartphone screen.

Smartphone app for the visually impaired launched

An application equipped with Braille typing feature that promises to assist the visually-impaired in using all features of a smartphone was launched here Thursday on World Sight Day.

Indian consulate launches app to guide Haj pilgrims

A free smartphone application launched this year by the Indian mission here that guides Indian Haj pilgrims to their accommodations has become a huge hit with even the Saudi government looking at ways to adopt the novel app.

App can reveal how moral you are

In a bid to track moral judgements in everyday life, researchers used a smartphone app to track moral and immoral acts committed or witnessed by more than 1,200 people as they spent the day.

New smartphone app to detect signs of Parkinson's

A new smartphone app can detect early signs of Parkinson's disease years before people experience tremors, a study has found.