Travel Buff? Download These Apps Before Your Next Vacay

Stress-Free Travelling Take the stress out of planning your trip and explore the world with these mobile applications. AR City AR City uses a combination of augmented reality and computer vision technology to let tourists access information as they travel around cities. You can stand in a street and holding your iPhone in front of you, see virtual information such as street names, building names and local points of interest on a live image of the real world in front of you. You can also use it for basic navigation….

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Apple Cracks Down on Apps Sharing Information on Users’ Contacts

Apple changed its App Store rules last week to limit how developers obtain, use and share information about iPhone owners’ friends and other contacts. The move cracks down on a years-long practice. Developers ask users for access to their phone contacts, then use the information for marketing and sometimes share or sell it without permission from others listed in those digital address books. On both Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, the world’s largest smartphone operating systems, the tactic is sometimes used to increase growth and make money. Sharing friends’ data without their consent is what…

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5 Great Apps That Will Help You Get to your Fitness Goals

Have you made a new resolution to get or stay in shape? Well, you may need help along the way to achieve your fitness goals. While it is advisable to work out with a personal trainer or a workout partner, we may not all have that luxury. However, you can achieve your goals without a personal trainer or partner. There is a wide variety of apps on the market that can help you in your fitness journey. Here are a few of them. 1. Map My Fitness Map My Fitness…

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The 5 Best Shopping Apps for iOS

We all buy products from online stores but sometimes it is difficult to continue with the sites so in this case we can install the official app from the stores. For an iOS user sometimes people get confused how to get an online shopping app in their devices. But they don’t need to worry because this article is all about the online shopping apps. Firstly you need to install those apps which offer you the best deals. These sites are useful because they offer discounts on their products and they…

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New face-reading apps determine your preferences for presidents and partners

While the Moveo VR machine, first unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year, was the flashiest part of Krush’s installation at SXSW, it was used to draw people to the company’s new emotion-reading apps (Credit: Michael Franco/Gizmag). View gallery (2 images) If you wander into the installation at SXSW sponsored by software developer Krush, you’ll be immediately taken by the elevated white pod spinning around in the center of the room beneath a black-and-white video-display ceiling. This is Moveo, Krush’s melding of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset…

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Microsoft Office Apps to Play Nice With New Apple Gadgets

One company Apple watchers perhaps did not expect to see at Wednesday’s iPhone event was Microsoft, but Redmond was there to show off how its updated Office software will play well with Apple devices. In a blog post, the Office team said it has “developed a number of new features for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, and Translator” to take advantage of iPad Pro, iOS 9, and WatchOS 2. The Slide Over and Split View multi-tasking functions in iOS 9, for example, will make it easier to switch between Office…

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Advertising Standard Council of India App Lets You Complain Against Misleading Apps

Lodging and tracking complaints against misleading advertisements has become easier courtesy a mobile app launched by the Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI), a statement said on Wednesday.Pegged as India’s first consumer complaint mobile app, the ‘ASCIonline’ app is currently available on Android and iOS platforms. Narendra Ambwani, ASCI chairman, said the app will ease access for lodging complaints. “Today, mobiles devices are more widely used compared to desktops. With growing use of smartphones, consumers want apps to put power of doing transactions in their pocket. ‘ASCIonline Mobile App’ is…

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