Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Learn New Words & Improve Your Knowledge with the Best Dictionary Apps

Learn New Words & Improve Your Knowledge with the Best Dictionary Apps

Article Snip: "...The reach of these apps is really broad, so from primary to graduate school, there are resources to help, including traditional mediums like Merriam Webster Dictionary, Oxford Dictionary, and Cambridge Dictionary, as well as French, Latin, Spanish, ASL, and urban dictionarie..."


Reference: www.tapscape.com

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Let the Photomath app do your homework and other math problems


Photomath raises $6 million for its math-solving app

Photomath app
Photomath app
Article Snip: "...After downloading the Photomath app, you just have to point your phone at a math problem. It can be in a book, or it can recognize your own handwriting. The app then gives you a step-by-step explanation to solve the problem..."

Available on Google Play and the App Store Reference: techcrunch.com

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The avalanche of data Google and Facebook can hoover up from apps on your phone

Oxford researchers exposed the avalanche of data Google and Facebook can hoover up from apps on your phone

Article Snip: "...Companies like Google and Facebook can hoover up vast quantities of data from third-party apps on people's smartphones, according to a detailed new study by the University of Oxford..."


Reference: www.businessinsider.com

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Stock Trainer app: Virtual Trading (Stock Markets)


Stock Trainer: Virtual Trading (Stock Markets)

Stock Trainer App
Article Snip: "...An app for Virtual Stock Trading with Real Life World Market Data. Stock Trainer uses real markets and their data to help beginners make their first steps in the world of stock investment. Learn trading with our real market simulator and use it as a guide for your future investments. Keep in mind that while described as a simulator, this app is not a simulation and works with real market data to give you as close to real life results as possible. One of the advantages of this app is that it let's you test the waters before you jump in. If you are new to investment, and think you have what it takes to be a Stock Market Mogul, then I suggest you try this app first before investing your real money. In this simulator, everything is virtual, there is therefore nothing to lose. This app is for stock market investors - both new and experienced. Investors new to stock market can try out the market without investing real money..."

Reference: play.google.com

Friday, October 5, 2018

Is Your Teen Hiding Sexting Photos in a Fake Calculator App?

Is Your Teen Hiding Sexting Photos in a Fake Calculator App?

Article Snip: "...Earlier this year, Apple pulled the popular Private Photos (Calculator%) app from the App store after a police investigation. But more secret calculator apps exist. Here are a few to look out for..."


Reference: lifehacker.com

Thursday, September 27, 2018

5 Best VPN Apps For iPhone and iOS devices in 2018

5 Best VPN Apps For iPhone and iOS devices in 2018

Article Snip: "...Do you want to take advantage of the extra privacy you get with an iPhone VPN? Or, perhaps you have heard about all the extra content you can access? With a VPN, iPhones can access geo-restricted and censored websites from all over the world. A VPN App does this by allowing iPhone users to pretend to be in a different country. A VPN App for iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, encrypts your data..."


Reference: www.bestvpn.com

Monday, September 24, 2018

Sleep Cycle adds ‘snore detection’ to its sleep-tracking Android app


Sleep Cycle adds ‘snore detection’ to its sleep-tracking Android app

Sleep Cycle
Article Snip: "...Sleep Cycle is a great little app that helps you learn about your quality of sleep and helps wake you up at a time where you’re more likely to wake up feeling refreshed than groggy. There are a lot of smart home sleep trackers that do something similar with a linked pillow sensor, but Sleep Cycle just opts to use your phone’s sensors to gather data..."

Reference: techcrunch.com

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The 10 best car-buying apps

The 10 best car-buying apps

Article Snip: "...Conventional vehicle shopping isn't dead, but it can be made better thanks to multiple solutions populating your phone or smart device's App Store and Google Play. These tools are designed to save you time, hassle and most importantly, money. Here are our favorite apps..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Google’s newest app Blog Compass helps bloggers in India manage their sites

Google’s newest app Blog Compass helps bloggers in India manage their sites

Article Snip: "...a note that’s it’s “only available in India.” According to its Play Store description, Blog Compass helps bloggers manage their sites and find topics to write about based on Google’s trending topics. These suggestions will also be based on the bloggers’ interests and posting history, it says..."


Reference: techcrunch.com

Sunday, September 2, 2018

FBI releases fitness app for prospective agents: FBI Physical Fitness Test App by FBI

'Do you have what it takes?' FBI releases fitness app for prospective agents

Article Snip: "...Do you have what it takes?" asks the FBI's website, where users can download the FBI FitTest. Those who want to be FBI agents are required to pass the FBI Physical Fitness Test — a five-pronged exam that includes sit-ups, a 300-meter sprint, push-ups, a 1.5-mile run, and pull-ups. The app, like the real test, gives participants a score on each of those components, and participants must score at least 12 cumulative points to pass..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Monday, July 16, 2018

Google Voice App: free voicemail transcriptions, free phone number for calling, Backed up and searchable text messaging, and voicemail


Google Voice App: free voicemail transcriptions, free phone number for calling, Backed up and searchable text messaging, and voicemail

Google Voice App
Google Voice App
Google Voice gives you a free phone number for calling, text messaging, and voicemail. It works on smartphones and computers, and syncs across your devices so you can use the app while on the go or at home.

You're in control
Forward calls, text messages, and voicemail to any of your devices, and get spam filtered automatically. Block numbers you don't want to hear from.

Backed up and searchable
Calls, text messages, and voicemails are stored and backed up to make it easy for you to search your history.

Chat in groups, with photos
Send group texts and share photos instantly.

Your voicemail, transcribed
Google Voice provides free voicemail transcriptions that you can read in the app or have sent to your email.

Reference: play.google.com

Sunday, May 6, 2018

FakeApp Lets Anyone Make Fake Videos of Anyone


Face-swapping videos could lead to more 'fake news'

Article Snip: "...Now there is a way to make fake videos with nothing more than your laptop. FakeApp can be used to make fake videos of people using images or other videos of them..."

Reference: www.businessinsider.com

Monday, April 23, 2018

How to use Google Duo, the video calling app that's better than Apple's FaceTime and works on any phone


How to use Google Duo, the video calling app that's better than Apple's FaceTime and works on any phone

Google Duo
Article Snip: "...Google thought of a solution for people in a cross-platform relationship: a video calling app called Google Duo. Duo is a free app that works on both iPhone and Android phones. It comes standard on the Pixel, and all I had to do was take two minutes to download it for iPhone from the App Store..."

Reference: www.businessinsider.com

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

McDonald’s app

Image of McDonald’s app
McDonald’s app
Article Snip: "...Mobile Order & Pay
Pick a deal, then pick up your meal. Mobile Ordering is now a part of the McDonald’s app, making ordering ahead as easy as a few taps and swipes.
Three Easy Ways to Pick Up
Order from anywhere and pick up from any participating location. There’s three easy ways: Curbside Pick-Up, Inside the Restaurant or Drive Thru.
Exclusive Deals for Tasty Meals
Enjoy app only offers and discounts that are as delicious as the food they’re for.
Save & Name Your Favorites
Add any of the classics to your bag or try something new. Customize your order & save your favorites to reorder with ease.
Restaurant Locator
Where are you going to head when McNuggets® call your name? Open up the map and find your nearest McDonald’s.
Pay Through the App
Save your payment method for even faster checkout with Mobile Order & Pay.
Download the app and register today to get more out of your meals at McDonald’s!
Legal:
Must be 13+. Data rates may apply. Prices and participation may vary. Offers available only at participating restaurants. Check https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/terms-and-conditions.html for Terms and Conditions and more information. ©2018 McDonald’s..."

Reference: play.google.com

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Apple removes secretive Telegram messaging app from App Store


Apple removes secretive Telegram messaging app from App Store

Telegram Messaging App
Telegram Messaging App
Article Snip: "...In the company blog, Telegram wrote that “nobody, including Telegram, can decipher the data exchanged by communicating parties.” The company says secret chat messages cannot be forwarded, and when you delete them, the message on the other side of the communication string will also be deleted. Senders can also arrange to have messages “self-destruct” after a designated time after which they’ve been opened or read. Durov recently tweeted that, “Some politicians tend to blame tools for actions one can perform with these tools..."

Reference: www.usatoday.com

Spying on You? Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

Article Snip: "...The testing also found that all these TVs raised privacy concerns by collecting very detailed information on their users. Consumers can limit the data collection. But they have to give up a lot of the TVs’ functionality—and know the right buttons to click and settings to look for. (See below.)..."


Reference: www.consumerreports.org

Saturday, January 20, 2018

LaunchTime: Keep track of space launches: There's an app for that

Want to keep track of space launches? There's an app for that

LaunchTime
LaunchTime
Article Snip: "...LaunchTime -- an application available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users -- gives users the latest information on all launches, including rocket information, mission details and launchpad locations. Users also can watch liftoffs live, according to the app description..."

Reference: www.chron.com

Monday, January 15, 2018

Google App Goes Viral Making An Art Out Of Matching Faces To Paintings


Google App Goes Viral Making An Art Out Of Matching Faces To Paintings

Google Arts & Culture app
Article Snip: "...the Google Arts & Culture app tapped into the zeitgeist over the weekend, until it seemed like just about everyone with access to a camera phone and a social media account was seeking and sharing their famous painting doppelganger..."

Reference: www.npr.org

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Grammarly is Mistake-Free Writing


Grammarly is Mistake-Free Writing

play.google.comArticle Snip: "...The Grammarly Keyboard helps you write mistake-free and with ease in any app you use on your mobile device. It provides hundreds of checks and features, along with seamless integration. Whether you’re sending an urgent email, important LinkedIn message, or essential Facebook post, you can write from your phone with confidence. Mistake-Free Writing..."

Reference: www.grammarly.com

Apple's board says that Tim Cook has to fly private from now on 'in the interests of security and efficiency'

Apple's board says that Tim Cook has to fly private from now on 'in the interests of security and efficiency'

Article Snip: "...Apple's board of directors is now making CEO Tim Cook fly on private aircraft when he travels, whether it's for work or for pleasure. "This policy was implemented in 2017 in the interests of security..."


Reference: http://www.businessinsider.com