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Now correct Google Now with 'No, I said' command

Google has come up with a new voice command 'No, I said' that helps users correct Google now.

New hack lets you brain-control Google Glass

A new hack for the ingenious Google Glass enables users to control the device, and take pictures, just with brainwaves.

Google Maps now measures distance between two points

In addition to offering directions, the web version of Google Maps now allows users to simply calculate the distance between two points. The feature may come in handy when planning a trip off the beaten path, and it can even be used to calculate the dimensions of a monument or bridge, for example.

UP launches mobile application for HIV awareness

Uttar Pradesh has launched a phone application for iPhone and android users to create awareness about HIV/AIDS, an official said Friday.

Microsoft schedules phaseout for Windows 7 support

Microsoft has updated the list of products for which it will end support in the near future, which now includes Windows 7. 'Mainstream Support' for the operating system will end on January 13, 2015, although security updates will still be available until 2020.

After beating Google, Naver goes global with messaging app Line

The billionaire founder of web portal operator Naver Corp beat back Google Inc to leave South Korea one of few countries where the U.S. search engine does not dominate.

Smartphone app to save kids with heart conditions

A new smartphone app being tested at St Louis Children's Hospital in the US is turning out to be a life-saving experience for children with heart conditions.

App to tell you if your friend's smartphone on

Here comes an app that determines if your phone or your friend's smartphone is on with over 99 % accuracy.

App to turn your selfie into funny stickers

Want to share your face with friends at various social networking sites without them losing interest in you? Try this app that turns your selfies into stickers.

Apple strengthens iCloud security with 2 step verification

Apple has introduced two-step verification to its cloud storage system iCloud, which adds an extra layer of security to users Apple ID.

Facebook Messenger finally arrives on iPad

Facebook has now rolled out a new update to their chatting app which includes a dedicated 'Messenger' app for iPad.

Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases

Amazon said Wednesday that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.

Find Delhi's monuments at click of a button

Seeing his son download apps on his mobile phone, this Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officer had a brainwave - to create an app for Delhi's monuments, both well-known and obscure, so that tourists could keep this information "handy" as a "self guide".

App to help you check stress level

What if your smartphone can test your stress level on the go? With this new app, this will become a reality soon.

How many apps do you really use?

There may be screen upon screen or folder upon folder of apps on the average smartphone, but it turns out that there is a limit to how many a user can launch and engage with over a typical month.
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