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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.

Smartphones can help track flu on campus: Study

 Wearable devices or smartphone apps can provide personal health and lifestyle data which may help identify college students at risk of catching the flu, researchers have found.

Smartphones may help people make better health choices

 Smartphone apps and wearable sensors can help people make healthier lifestyle choices, an American Heart Association (AHA) statement said.

New software holds smartphone alerts when you are busy

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.

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.

Smartphones now 'smart' enough to keep you fit!

Smartphones now 'smart' enough to keep you fit!

All tech and no play makes Jack a dull boy. The question here arises that does the use of technology make us lazier or healthier? Most people would judge that technology helps make work easier, hence we become lazy. According to reports, worldwide, obesity rates have more than doubled since 1980, with almost 2 billion adults classified as overweight in 2014.

New smartphone app can get your household chores done

Your smartphone could soon get your household chores done thanks to a new app that could help you unpack, buy groceries or put away dry cleaning with a few simple taps.

App to help tourists during disasters

App to help tourists during disasters

An app developed by an insurance company in Japan will guide people during natural disasters.

How 'free' mobile apps drain your resources

How 'free' mobile apps drain your resources

There's no such thing as free -- especially when it comes to smartphone apps! A new study by a team, including an Indian-American engineer, reinforces this conventional wisdom.

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.

App to help women tackle abusive behaviour

A mobile phone app has been created to help young women understand the signs of controlling and abusive behaviour in relationships.

Smartphone health apps quite accurate: Study

You can trust your smartphone app to track your physical activity, says a new study.

Apps as good as wearable devices to track physical activity

Apps as good as wearable devices to track physical activity

Smartphone apps can track an individual's physical activity just as accurately as wearable devices, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Your cellphone can help you lose weight

Using smartphone apps with daily text messages or videos may encourage you to think about dieting and eating well, helping you lose more weight, a new study has found.