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Now, a smartphone app that scans and reveals what is inside objects

Next time you eat an apple, you can know its specific constituents by looking directly inside it using your smartphone, thanks to the engineers who developed an app that can 'scan' an object and reveal the information about it.

Smartphone apps can help deal with depression, anxiety

Smartphone apps can help deal with depression, anxiety

Researchers from Northwestern University in the United States found that 13 speedy mini-apps called `IntelliCare` significantly reduced 50 percent depression and anxiety

Killer apps that heavily drain your smartphone battery

Killer apps that heavily drain your smartphone battery

The main reason behind draining of battery are the background apps that keep running. Here are the killer apps that heavily drain your smartphone battery.

Smartphone apps not the way out for planning or avoiding pregnancy!

Smartphone apps not the way out for planning or avoiding pregnancy!

A new research suggests that depending upon a smartphone app for pregnancy is not at all a good idea.

Three best pedometer smartphone apps inaccurate: Study

Three best pedometer smartphone apps inaccurate: Study

According to a study of pedometer apps Runtastic, Moves and Accupedo by researchers from University of Toronto, fitness apps have lower accuracy than standard pedometers in tracking how much users walk daily.

'Tweak' can help people use 'censored' Facebook on smartphones

'Tweak' can help people use 'censored' Facebook on smartphones

"Tor" software is free and Facebook users with Android smartphones can install a mobile Tor app called Orbot.

Sudden cardiac arrest? This app can help you

The new smartphone application helps connect rescuers with lifesaving AEDs and victims with sudden cardiac arrest.

Snapchat users happier than Facebook loyalists

Snapchat users happier than Facebook loyalists

On the surface, many people view Snapchat as the 'sexting app.

Durga Puja pandal hopping made easy! Thanks to these smartphone apps

Durga Puja pandal hopping made easy! Thanks to these smartphone apps

 Get Durga puja bhog delivered at your doorstep or avail guide to your favourite Puja pandals this year through various smartphone apps.

New software holds smartphone alerts when you are busy

A US-based startup claims to have developed a new software for smartphone apps that can sense when a notification would just annoy you.

Formula behind best-selling smartphone apps found

With more than 1,200 apps being released daily, an Indian-origin researcher and his colleague have discovered a number of ways to determine which smartphone apps will be the most successful.

Almost all smartphones apps have been hacked: Report

The security firm analysed the top 100 paid apps and top 20 most popular free apps in the "State of Mobile App Security" report.

App to gauge happiness

Researchers predicted the happiness of over 18,000 people worldwide in a smartphone game.

'Global mobile app download revenue to touch $26 bn in 2013'

Worldwide mobile app download revenues stood at USD 18 billion in 2012 and 64 billion mobile apps were downloaded during the same period, it said in a statement.

Now, get your medical records on smartphone, iPad

Patients can now access their medical records on devices like iPads and smart phones.

More than 90% of priced smartphone apps eventually become free: Study

Smartphone apps are getting cheaper as many apps that start out costing money are eventually offered for free, a new study has revealed.

New app uses smartphone camera to read pulse in 5 secs

A Japanese multinational company has revealed its new software that can measure a person's pulse rate through a tablet or a smartphone camera.

New smartphone app could help forecast storms

The app, called PressureNet, takes advantage of the latest sensor to show up in smart devices.

Now, smartphones to act as secure and versatile keys

Researchers have developed a new software that makes the technology of opening car and home doors using smartphone apps more secure and versatile.

Smartphone apps to send SOS alert

The smartphone application 'Sentinel' can call friends and family in case of danger on the press of a button. It works in multiple scenarios even without triggering an alert manually, a company release said.