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Google Transit to include Indian Railway

Indian Railway Schedule on Google Maps>>Google announced to include schedules of Indian Railways along with Instant updates regarding the public transport information in Google Transit. At present, the Railway schedules in Google maps facility will be available in eight Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi & Pune. Google Transit is a feature which helps people to plan public transport in an ... Read More »

How to enable WhatsApp Voice Calls?

whatsapp-facebook  WhatsApp enabled its voice calling feature to its android version.  Many people started making calls with WhatsApp – The most popular messaging app in the world with 700 million active users monthly. Activating voice call in WhatsApp is not a straight forward task – Let’s see how we to crack it. STEP 1: Download the latest version of WhatsApp ... Read More »

Microsoft released Office for Android tabs

microsoft  Now the android tab users can download the android version of microsoft office products, like word, excel, powerpoint etc from the google playstore. Please note that Android Office apps won’t run on all devices. Your tablet will have to have a 7-inch or larger display, be running version 4.4 (KitKat) of Android and have at least 1GB of RAM on ... Read More »

Whatsapp to launch free voice calling service in new version

whatsapp-facebook  WhatsApp – The most popular mobile messaging application, is all set to launch free voice calling feature with its new version of WhatsApp messenger this year.   According to a leaked tech news, New voice call featured WhatsApp will have a 4-button series; call mute, switch to text message, directing the call through device speaker and hanging up. The ... Read More »

Facebook launches Safety Check App

facebook, 2014):  The new app – Facebook Safety check app launched by facebook allows the users in a disaster location to communicate their status to their loved ones. The application can understand each users location, and reaching out them if there is a natural disaster in that area, with a text message  – Are you Okay? and send the reply to their ... Read More »

Now you can send money by a tweet – Banking with twitter & facebook!

whatsapp-facebook, 2014):  Social networks are supposed to connect people each other, create groups, discussions, sharing photos etc..but now the social networks are emerging as mini banking solutions – yes, in a recent development a france based bank made an agreement with social networking site twitter to transfer the fund via twitter platform. In India, private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank ... Read More »

Firefox phone now available in India

firefox phone spice mobile, 2014):  The firefox smartphone is now available in India. The Spice Fire One Mi-FX1 has been priced at an unbelievable price of Rs,2,299. This phone is now only available in Snapdeal, and will be available in other retail channels soon. Spice FireOne Mi-Fx1 – 2G-only dual-SIM phone is powered by a single-core 1 GHz processor, which is considered the bare minimum needed to run Firefox OS, ... Read More »

SWIFT – A new programming language from Apple!

apple : Apple introduced a new programming language named – Swift – for designing apps for iOS devices and Mac computers. Apple introduced Swift language in Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. SWIFT is modern and fast language. It is designed to eliminate common errors while programming in languages like Objective-C. The modern capabilities of programming like generics, closures, type ... Read More »

Google updates terms of service for scanning e-mails in gmail.

google_logo (April, 2014):  Largest free e-mail providers Gmail’s owner company-  Google has updated its terms of service  for using the gmail account.  The new terms are to reflect that it analyses user content including emails to provide users tailored advertising and customized search results. Google scans email looking for keywords to target users with paid advertisements.Many people still believes that, the ... Read More »

Chat without internet or cell phone coverage – Firechat!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA, 2014): A new mobile application – Firechat helps users to chat without the internet connection or cell phone connection. Users says, Firechat is the most effective, affordable and secure way to communicate. This free messaging app harnesses a technology called wireless mesh networking, which might someday allow a myriad of devices to connect like links in a chain. Firechat helps ... Read More »

Erweis Launches Internet Enabled Biometric Handheld Device, 2014):Bengaluru-based company Erweis recently launched its latest cost-effective and internet enabled Biometric Mobile handheld compact terminal, eBiosk – H01. The portable device is designed to cater to various identity management needs. It is equipped with Lumidigm’s multi spectral M – Series fingerprint sensor which virtually eliminates the common performance problems experienced when using conventional fingerprint sensors, like failure to ... Read More »

Facebook Buying WhatsApp

whatsapp-facebook (Feb, 2014): Facebook – The No.1 social networking website buying WhatsApp – The leading mobile based messaging service company for $19 million.  The deal amount would be both in cash and stock. Probably this is the biggest acquisition bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have ever done! It is reported that the payment split-up would be $12 billion in ... Read More »

Become a Millionaire by Hacking Google’s Chrome OS!!!

google_logo >  How good you are in breaking something? Do you want to become a millionaire by doing so?  Now you can earn real money legally by hacking google’s chrome Operating system!!! Google announced the target for its third Pwnium hacking contest, to be held on March 7th, 2013 CanSecWest security conference, with $3 Million in prize money for the ... Read More »

A shift in Media trends due to new apps

mobile_apps > With the help of social media the art of communication took a different route altogether. In fact it showed us how to stay connected with each other through “Likes” and “Shares”. Even without spelling a word people knew that they are thought of. Now with so many social media sites the scene is more than normal instead it is ... Read More »

You could be the next phone spying target!

Phone_Spying_Software > You could be talking to your spouse and a friend could be overhearing. You could be roaming in the streets with your friends and your mom could be on it. Thanks to the creation called mobile spy software, you could be the target of the next spying spree without having the last notion of it.   Phone tracking has ... Read More »

Google Acquires Flutter – Founded by Indians!

flutterapp > Flutter – A gesture recognition technology startup based in San Francisco, California, United States (US). Founded by two indians – Navneet Dalal and Mehul Nariyawala, now acquired by google.  It’s reported that the deal could be worth around $40 Million( Approx Rs.250 Crores). Flutter started on 2010. Their “Flutter App” allowed users to control apps such as iTunes, ... Read More »

Kuppi – Android app to find foreign liquors

Kuppi - Android mobile app to find liquor >> There is an app for everything – Here is KUPPI – An app to know the price of foreign liquors in Kerala State Beverages Corporation outlets (BEVCO). Other features include Beverages Outlets list, Dry Days in Kerala, What to buy etc. This FREE android app is developed and released by LEO Softwares. It got features to find and and locate ... Read More »

The Faces Of Facebook – All faces in facebook in a single place.

facebook >> The biggest social media website in the world – Facebook has over 1.2 billion users. What about bringing all of them in a single website, or even a single page? A new web project from programmer Natalie Rojas has brought them all together as a mosaic of user pics on The Faces of Facebook. The faces of facebook ... Read More »

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