HindustanTimes Fri,19 Dec 2014


Google launches Android device manger app

It’s taken four months but Google’s smartphone and tablet tracking app is finally available to download from Google Play

Cover lands on Google Play Store

The contextually aware lockscreen app, which always offers users the right app, at the right time, is finally out of private testing and is ready for the masses.

Mailbox app now compatible with Yahoo! Mail and iCloud

Previously available only for use with Gmail accounts, the third-party mobile email app Mailbox is now also compatible with Yahoo! Mail and iCloud.

Apps that will help you keep tabs on your all-time favourites

With 2014 unofficially being declared the ‘Year of Sport’, official apps are now available for those looking to track their favourite teams or players.

Google launches Newsstand for Android app

More than just a storefront for buying digital magazines and newspapers, the new service is aimed at helping users manage all of their digital subscriptions.

70% of Snapchat users are women: Report

Photo-sharing app Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has said that 70 % of its users are female. Spiegel shared the usage breakdown along with a few other metrics, but did not share the size of its total user base, according to a new report.

Messaging coming to Instagram before 2014

The famous photo editing and sharing app could soon include an instant messaging feature, according to tech news website GigaOM.

Now, an app to help you stop spending money

A smartphone app has been reportedly developed that lets users keep track of their expenditure and also provide insights based on their spending.

2014 tech trends: messaging apps go mainstream

WhatsApp and Line already have almost 700 million users between them and Snapchat claims to share 400 million pictures a day, but these huge numbers are just the start.

BlackBerry offers premium apps for free

BlackBerry has reportedly announced that it is offering premium apps for free, in a bid to promote adoption of its BlackBerry 10 operating system.

New app turns smartphone into 3D scanner

Scientists have developed an app that allows an ordinary smartphone to capture and display three-dimensional models of real-world objects.

Viber to offer cheap worldwide voice calls

The global launch of Viber Out could see the messaging app out-muscling its growing competition in what is set to become a hugely crowded market in 2014.

Apps to help you diet

Did you put on a lot of weight gorging on sweets and food this festive season? Maybe you should chalk out a plan for losing some of it. Here is how. Gagandeep Singh Sapra writes.

Windows 8.1 gets new Skype

Internet calling and messaging service Skype has been reportedly rolled out for Microsoft's latest Windows 8.1, allowing it to match with the operating system's multitasking feature.

Now, get Vine on Windows Phone!

For the fans of the social-video sharing app, Vine, there is a good reason to be happy about as the company has finally made the app available on Windows Phone.
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