Apps

Thanks to the smartphone, we have all got accustomed to the GPS system which helps us navigate and find our way through. We need not stop to ask the locals for direction when your phone helps us find the best route to our desired location. This GPS navigation can be conducted successfully only outdoors, with an internet connection, and radio signals. The major drawback of this system is that it is only beneficial in outdoor spaces with a constant internet connection. It does not help in an enclosed structure or if you have run out of ...
On a cold stormy night, you are lying in your bed feeling bored. You pick up your phone and decide to have some fun with your best friend. It so happens that even he is bored and looking for something fun to do. Both of you fire away in a not-so-logical conversation just to while away time. Emojis don’t instigate the fun element as it’s become a regular feature. To make things more interesting, you two start a GIF war. Not only do you strike a conversation strictly based of GIFs, but you also stalk each other’s social media profiles a...
Just when we thought that a three-dimensional vision was one of the best things that happened due to technology, experts decided to enhance it all the more. 3D would make us feel like we are a part of the ongoing vision. After the launch of virtual reality, 3D seemed like a flat picture. With virtual reality, you can be swimming under the sea’s surface or be surfing in the scorching heat in a desert. All those imaginative dreams come true with VR as it provides a real-time experience. With the demand and craze for VR on the rise, it i...
Last year, a group of people launched an app called Houseparty. Houseparty is an app that comes from the ones who brought us the live streaming app Meerat. Meerat was an app that initiated a feature of group video chat. Eventually, Meerat saw competition in the form of Facebook Live and Periscope owned by Twitter. After this, the owner of the app, Ben Rubin and his team built another app- Houseparty, as reported by The Verge. In this app, a user gets notified whenever his friends have the app opened. Moreover, it invites the user to v...
Social media might be a great platform to connect with the masses but it also has its share of drawbacks. The most common one is the invasion of any such user’s privacy. Various social media experts argue that privacy issues can be taken care of with a little responsible and careful behavior of the user. Despite all such precautions, spammers find a way out to cause a ruckus on your profile. If you want to get rid of any such user or his comment, you delete the useless matter and report the person. At times, reporting the person doesn...
If you own an iPhone, you probably talk more to Siri than to your own family. This feature has made things really convenient for the iPhone user as it has solutions for almost every problem. Even if Siri doesn’t have an answer for your query, it will browse the internet to get you a solution. Looking at its popularity, other such virtual assistants also came up in the market such as Cortana and Google Assistant. Despite such competitors, Siri has its own individualistic appeal. Google Assistant is the virtual assistant available in ga...
For pet owners, taking care of their pets, proper hygiene, vaccination, feeding nutritious food, etc. is of utmost importance to raise a healthy, happy pet baby. But one of their biggest concerns is leaving their pets alone at home due to other important responsibilities; which is sometimes heart-breaking for these pet parents. Now, how amazing it would be if you could talk and play with your pets while being away from home. If you think that this is just another thought popping in your head; then get ready to show some extra love to ...
Highly updated smartphones have made photography much easier and pocket-friendly. One need not carry various separate lenses to get a good shot; this compatible device almost solves the purpose. A major plus point of easy access to highly efficient cameras is that even laymen have started viewing things or locations from a different perspective. Clicking pictures on a regular basis helps to gradually develop the eye of looking at something in an artistic manner. Imagine you are on a holiday Dordogne Valley in France but right when you...
Recently, Twitter user Walking Cat @h0x0d, discovered a new ‘gamemode.dll’ in the latest Windows 10 developer build (14997). The game mode feature will allow users to adjust the resource allocation in Windows 10. To elaborate - when it’s enabled it will adjust CPU and GPU resources to prioritize games over other applications and processes. Although, it’s unclear how far-reaching the Windows 10 game mode would be. Game Mode on Windows 10 As noted by Windows Central, the function will be quite similar to the Xbox OS. The game mode...
Project Cheshire is an upcoming to-do list app which has been under production by Microsoft. For the past 6 months, there have been speculations that Microsoft is working on the development of this app. During this time period, the technological company has made various changes in the app. This is in order to make sure that the end result is efficient enough to attract the target audience. For this, new features and an efficient interface are being designed for the to-do list app. Recently, further reports on the development of Proje...