Misplaced your phone? Just yell and hear your device yell back at you. A new app can help you find your misplaced smartphone by allowing your device to respond when you shout, giving you clues to its location.
Facing a moral dilemma? New app can help! A new smartphone app can help you do the right thing when struggling with a moral quandary. The Ethical Decision Making app does not ask for the details of your problem or the options you are considering. It works by asking the user to consider each solution and rate it from five standpoints: utility, virtue, rights, justice and the common good.
Those travelling on highways in West Bengal can soon get all information including traffic situation on a mobile application. Official sources said the West Bengal Highway Development Corporation is coming up with GIS mapping of all the state highways which would be be available on the website of the corporation after Durga Puja in October.
Spotting the early warning signs of autism has just become a bit easier for parents and physicians with a software that tracks and records infants activity during videotaped autism screening tests. Early intervention may significantly impact development of autism syndrome disorders (ASD).
The Australian Federal Police have launched a smart phone app that may help parents find their missing children faster. Named 'Police Child ID app', the free app will allow Australian parents to store photos and vital information about their children.
For anyone who has been carrying a few extra pounds, European Obesity Day (May 23) is a call to action to get back into shape. And if you enjoy quantifying and following your progress, there has never been a better time to start a health plan. Three types of smart devices connect to a smartphone to give dieters an instant and highly accurate picture of their health.
Now chat with your girlfriend and the world won't come to know. Billed as "Twitter without usernames", the anonymous messaging app called 'Secret' was made available to users worldwide on Android cell phones. The app lets users share short text and image posts to friends completely anonymously, its developers announced.
As part of an ambitious plan to prepare a recruitment calender for all state government jobs for the next ten years, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi launched a smartphone application today called 'Jobs in GoG', which stands for "Government of Gujarat". "With the help of this application, one can easily find out about all future vacancies in each department for the next ten years. Thus, youngsters can start preparing for competitive exams for that post well in advance" Modi said, while launching the application which runs on Android.
What if a smartphone app can gauge mood swings via voice analysis and alert you to handle the person accordingly? Researchers at University of Michigan have developed an app that monitors subtle qualities of a person's voice during everyday phone conversations. It shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder. "The results give us preliminary proof that we can detect mood states in regular phone calls by analyzing broad features and properties of speech, without violating the privacy of those conversations," explained Zahi Karam, a postdoctoral fellow and specialist in machine learning and speech analysis.
Domestic e-commerce major Snapdeal now gets about 50 percent of its sales through its mobile platform as an increasing number of shoppers place orders using their smartphones. The New Delhi-based firm has seen a 25-fold growth in mobile-based transactions from a year ago.
A palm-sized sensor that can identify everything from the number of calories in a piece of cheese to whether or not those snakeskin boots on offer really were once part of a serpent, the saw Scio has a host of potential uses and could prove to be revolutionary. Created by Israeli firm Consumer Physics, the device, which looks just like a USB flash drive at a quick glance, has just hit Kickstarter with the aim of raising $200,000 over the next six weeks.
Just yesterday, India s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) officially launched the MEAIndia app for Android and iOS smartphones. The app that virtually gives you access to any of the departments under MEA, is already a hit among users and at the time of writing is topping the free category chart on Apple s App Store.
The ministry of external affairs will launch a smartphone application on Monday to inform users about its services and keep them updated on happenings on the diplomacy front.