Tag Archives: App

Pokemon GO: Born to Win But its Creator Not Alive to See the Success

The idea for the game was conceived in 2014 by Satoru Iwata of Nintendo (who died in July 2015) and Tsunekazu Ishihara of the Pokémon Company as an April Fools’ Day collaboration with Google called Pokémon Challenge, with geographical location-based tech know-how from Tatsuo Nomura of Google Maps. Nomura later became a full-time senior project manager at Niantic. Niantic is ...

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How to Play Pokemon GO? Some Tips

To play the popular, rather viral, location-augmented Pokemon GO, the player has to download and log into the app to create his or her ‘avatar’ first. They get the option to choose the avatar’s style, hair, skin, and eye color, and can choose from available outfits. Once the avatar is created, it is displayed at the player’s current location along ...

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Delhi Police Launches ‘Found’ Web-App

Inching closer towards complete digitization of procedures, Delhi Police has successfully launched the Found app, a web-based application. The app comes as an extension to the previously launched ‘lost report for missing articles in Delhi’. Found is formulated keeping in mind another major pain point of the general public to locate their missing articles. In the very first week of ...

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Cricket Wireless offers 50% Off on Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, S6

Cricket Wireless is adding to the Cyber Monday excitement by offering new and existing customers 50% off Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, and S6* today through Dec. 3 with activation on a smartphone plan. The offer can be combined with the Black Friday offer where customers switching to Cricket by Dec. 6 get a $100 Cricket Shopping Card**. "Cricket’s Cyber Monday ...

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Government Launches Mobile App on HIV/AIDS to Spread Awareness

Indian government has launched a mobile application called HELP(HIV Education and Linkage to Prevention), which will provide complete information on HIV and will also prompt user to access HIV testing from the nearest center free of cost. Union minister of state, Ayush Shripad Naik on Wednesday launched the mobile app in Goa. The mobile app will also give information of ...

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It’s Official: WhatsApp Voice Calling App Released for Android Mobiles at Play Store

After almost a year of beta testing on specific users and developers, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has released its much-awaited Voice Calling feature (VoIP) for Android phones and the version is available for download on Google’s Paly Store or it can be downloaded directly from the official WhatsApp website. The version in Play Store is 2.11.528 (Click here to visit Paly Store ...

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Tendulkar launches MRF’s cricket fan app for World Cup

Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has launched a real-time app conceived, created and hosted by leading tyre-maker MRF for fans to cheer the Indian team at the World Cup that started Saturday. Available both on Android and iOS platforms, the “Ride Along – Cricket Fan” app seeks to give fans of the Indian cricket team a feel as though they are ...

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Detect Epileptic Attack with Smartphone App Now

A new app developed by Japanese researchers for smartphones can alert epileptics at least 30 seconds before a seizure helping patients take precautions in the nick of time and avoid physical injuries due to the neuro condition. The team of from Kyoto University which developed the system has entered into a partnership with Kumamoto University and Tokyo Medical and Dental ...

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Microsoft launches new Outlook app for iOS, Android users

Taking Gmail and other email apps head on, Microsoft has launched a new Outlook app for iOS and Android devices. The new app is basically a replacement for San Francisco-based email startup Acompli that was acquired by Microsoft for $200 million in December last year, New York Daily News reported. Outlook will support Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Yahoo Mail, Gmail, ...

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NASA Develops New App ‘3DV’ to track Mission to Mars

Smartphone and tablet users can keep tab on the launch pad beneath NASA’s massive new rocket, the Space Launch System or SLS, with a new interactive app from NASA that previews the starting point for the nation’s journey to Mars. Point the device up to see to the top of the rocket, or hold level to see the details of ...

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ICC launches World Cup 2015 app

The International Cricket Council (ICC), in partnership with Reliance Communications, Wednesday launched the official World Cup 2015 app, now available for free download from the App Store and Google Play. The app will have unique features and has been designed to enhance user experience of the World Cup. It will allow everyone to keep themselves up-to-date with all the latest ...

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Google Translate app turns more powerful, no interpreters needed now

The most inhibiting factor for global travel is speaking the local language. Suppose you ask for “pain” in Paris, you get funny looks, and you may confuse “embarazada” with “embarrassed” in Mexico. Now Google Translate has come up with its latest instant Google Translate app on Android and iOS to transform your mobile device into an even more powerful instant ...

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Kim Kardashian’s app to aid AIDS research

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is “thrilled” to help in the fight against AIDS by raising money through exclusive content on her “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” application. The 34-year-old is working with multinational corporations Apple and (RED) in honour of World AIDS Day Dec 1. Through her app, she’s offering exclusive new content and funds of all the in-app purchases will ...

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Facebook launches new app to help groups collaborate on study projects

Flush with cash and urgency, Facebook has launched a new app aimed at helping teams collaborate on projects, a possible rival to Google’s scholars. Called Facebook Group, the app will help people share information faster and more easily with “all the groups in their life”. Aimed at enterprise collaboration, it can also be useful for student groups as well as ...

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Soon, smart phone to help detect counterfeit goods

What about a smartphone-readable device that can help authenticate currency, electronic parts and luxury goods to minimise counterfeit? Chemical engineers from Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) have invented a new type of tiny, smartphone-readable particle that is invisible to the naked eye, contain colored stripes of nanocrystals that glow brightly when lit up with near-infrared light. “These particles can easily ...

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Virtual secretary for you!

New York, April 3 (IANS) Here comes an all-knowing app that combines a plethora of services on your smart phone like email app, restaurant searching app, text messaging app, the calendar app into one. Named Emu, this app is fully integrated with other services on your smart phone and makes what has traditionally been a fragmented and frustrating messaging experience ...

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Try ‘diet & acne’ app to make better food choices

New York, April 2 : Confused if eating chocolate can improve or worsen your acne, go for this new iPhone app. Researchers at Illinois-based Northwestern University have developed an app called ‘diet & acne’ that uses science to help people with acne make better food choices. The app uses data from a systematic analysis of peer-reviewed research studies to show ...

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