Tag Archives: App

Famous Pulled From App Store by Apple for Violating Guidelines

Controversial game Famous has again gone missing from the App Store. This time, it is Apple that has pulled the app. Developers behind Famous have confirmed that the Cupertino-based company pulled their app citing violation of its guidelines. The app, in the meantime, continues to exist on the Google Play, Android’s marquee app store. In less than a week since ... Read More »

Telegram Hits 100 Million Monthly Active Users; Updates App

Telegram, an encrypted messenger app that was launched two and half years ago, on Tuesday announced that it has hit the 100 million monthly active user milestone. Update v3.6 was also released for Android and iOS. The company on its blog post additionally claimed that 350,000 new users sign up every day on Telegram and that the app now delivers ... Read More »

Microsoft Hub Keyboard App Launched for Android; Next Lockscreen Updated

Microsoft has new apps for your Android smartphone. The Windows Phone maker on Tuesday announced the release of Hub Keyboard, a keyboard app that aims to make your sharing experience easier on Android. The Redmond, Washington-based company also released Sprightly and Kaizala apps that are aimed at small businesses and teams, apart from updating its Next Lockscreen offering. After its ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Plumbago Digital Notebook App Aim to Retire Pen and Paper

Looking for an alternative to pen and paper to scribble important notes on the go? US-based technology giant Microsoft heard you and has offered a tablet-based app recreating the analogue appeal of writing. For those who carry high-tech digital devices but prefer taking notes with pen or pencil and paper, Microsoft has launched Plumbago – a new app for Windows ... Read More »

The Original Rayman Heads to the App Store

The original Rayman, a side-scrolling platformer that first hit the Atari Jaguar back in 1995, will be re-released for iOS devices on Thursday, Ubisoft Montpellier has announced. In a tweet published on the game’s Twitter account, the developer added that “the original Rayman is back!” with an animated gif image showcasing the disc cover the game released with twenty years ... Read More »

Line Shuts Down MixRadio; Launches Foodie Photography App

Line Corporation, better known for its messaging app Line, on Tuesday made couple of major announcements. The company said it would be shuttering its MixRadio music streaming service in the “coming weeks” and also launched a new app for Android and iOS dubbed as Foodie – Food Photography. The company in a blog post on Tuesday said that it carefully ... Read More »

Google My Maps App Receives First Major Update Since 2014

Google My Maps, an app that lets you create and share custom maps, has received its first major update since 2014. The update brings a redesigned user interface based on the search giant’s Material Design UI, along with other performance improvements and features. The app update v2.0 now has a welcome guide for new users along with other features such ... Read More »

New App Turns Android Smartphones Into Earthquake Detectors

Researchers have developed an app that can turn smartphones into a worldwide seismic network that could eventually warn users of impending jolts from a nearby earthquake. With the help of a smartphone’s accelerometer – the motion-detection instrument – the app, called MyShake taps a phone’s ability to record ground shaking from an earthquake. The android app, which can be downloaded ... Read More »

‘Ticket Jugaad’ App Developed by IIT Student to Tackle Waitlist Woes

Two students, one of them from IIT, have launched a mobile app which uses an unique algorithm to find out alternative routes for getting seats in train. “There are some station-wise quotas for ticket booking. For example if you are booking a ticket from station A, it might show waiting list but when you book it from a previous station ... Read More »

New App Helps Young Iranians Avoid ‘Morality Police’

A new smartphone application that helps Iranians dodge the Islamic Republic’s “morality police” is proving popular with the young, tech-savvy population but has quickly fallen foul of the authorities. The Gershad app allows users who spot checkpoints set up by the morality police, who enforce Islamic dress and behaviour codes, to tag their location on a Google map with an ... Read More »