Over the past week, a new app has made it to the top trending list on Android and iOS app stores. Called Sarahah, it is an honesty app that lets you send anonymous messages to other users on the network. There is a web version of the app too, and in order to send anonymous messages, you don t even need to login. That said, you re likely to see a lot of people posting Sarahah links on Facebook and Twitter to see what others have to say about them.
This Raksha Bandhan, Paytm has enabled a new feature called Postcards on its Android and iOS apps. According to tradition, after the sister ties a rakhi on her brother's wrist, he has to gift her something. While finding the right gift is no less than a challenge, it's not uncommon to resort to giving cash. And since we've moved towards digital transactions, Paytm wants to make it easier to send money at such holy occasions.
Astrophotography produces mesmerizing results, but is also one of the most difficult to achieve. While professional cameras help in capturing the best possible shot of the moon, the milkyway, or a cluster of stars, smartphones have also joined the league. In this article, we ll share some tips on how one can capture the partial lunar eclipse in India on August 7. The partial lunar eclipse is scheduled to take place from 10:52PM and continue till 12:49AM on August 8. It will be visible across India. If you have a smartphone with a decent camera, then you can use these tips to capture the partial lunar eclipse as it happens.
Google Glass has been one of the interesting concepts that we have come across. With an aim of building ubiquitous computer, the Google Glass features an optical head-mounted display with a design in the form of eyeglasses. The expensive piece of technology hasn t gone on sale, but Google made the prototypes available to select developers. If you ve been amazed by the Google Glass and want to have something similar, there is a small DIY project that can help you build your own wearable.
The Aadhaar card is quickly becoming a mandatory document that now serves as an identity and address proof. The government has also recently made it mandatory for tax payers to link their Aadhaar cards with PAN card for income tax filing. In fact, whether you are opening a new bank account, applying for a passport, or getting a new SIM connection, an Aadhaar card now serves as a valid document.
Wireless charging technology has been around for quite some time now, but it is yet to completely evolve. Also referred to as inductive charging, the feature is only seen on a handful of smartphones. It allows you to charge your smartphone without having to tangle around with the cable. Wireless charging also increases the longevity of the charging port as you don t have to put the cables in and out every time you want to charge the smartphone.
Most of us today have high-speed broadband connections at home and office. And we use multiple devices right desktop computers to laptops, smartphones and tablets to connect to internet using Wi-Fi. But let s face it, a poor setup or lack of sufficient wireless coverage throughout your home could completely ruin your experience. A wireless range extender in such a case would be a good solution to boost the existing Wi-Fi network.
There are times when you want to buy a new gadget, but are running short on funds. Other times, you just want to get rid of old working gadgets that you no longer use. Whatever the case, it isn t easy to sell gadgets as there are a lot of strings attached. Say you want to sell a smartphone or a laptop, your best bet is to visit a retailer that sells these products. But then again, you need to purchase something in return from the shop to get the best value. If that sounds like a task, there are online service providers that specialize in dealing with your old electronics.
When surfing the web on your smartphone, there are times when you come across interesting pages or articles. However, you may not have enough time to read it right away, and one possible option is to bookmark the page. There are rare cases where some web pages disappear with the change in URL, and it s difficult to track down the same later. This is where saving the web page to read it later is a good option.
A lot of us listen to music either using wired headphones or Bluetooth-enabled wireless ones. I, for one, prefer wireless headphones as I hate tangling around with those wires every now and then. But Bluetooth-enabled wireless headphones are a little expensive, especially if you go for the top brands such as Bose, Sennheiser and Beats by Dre among others.