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Apple drops Bing search for Google

San Francisco: Apple has switched the default provider of its web searches for Siri on iOS and Spotlight on the Mac to Google from Microsoft’s Bing. Now if you ask Siri to search something on the internet, you will get Google results instead of Bing on iOS and Spotlight — a system-wide desktop search feature of […]

New WhatsApp version for iOS comes with bug fixes

San Francisco: WhatsApp has released a new version for iOS devices that has an improved Chat Search feature along with bug fixes. Available for download via the App Store, the new version ‘2.17.50’ would be available for group chats as well, blog website WABetaInfo said on Monday. WhatsApp would finally allow iOS device users to […]

Google to pay Apple $3bn to remain on iPhone

San Francisco: Google will pay Apple nearly $3 billion this year to remain as the default search engine on iOS devices, US-based research and brokerage firm Bernstein has said. According to a note to investors on Monday, Google has increased the amount this year — from $1 billion three years ago to $3 billion this […]

Why you should update your Apple devices immediately

San Francisco: If you are an Apple device user and want to dodge a potential hacking, you must download the new software update for iOS and MacOS that the Cupertino-based giant has released. According to a report in Fortune, for users of iPhones, iPads and Mac computers, downloading the patch is critical to secure the […]

App helps Kashmiri woman become pregnant after 7 years

New Delhi: A young Kashmiri woman who was unable to conceive for the last seven years has got pregnant after receiving medical advices from doctors of Sir Ganga Ram hospital on a smartphone app. The patient, who suffered from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, despite undergoing treatment at the IVF Centre and Human Reproduction at SRGH, was unable […]

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Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips

New York: Google Trips, an app for iOS and Android that makes it easier to plan and organise trips, now allows users to make bus and train reservations. “Previously, it only handled flight, hotel, car and restaurant reservations but now, if users are travelling by train or bus, Trips will organise those reservations for them,” […]

Apple unveils App Accelerator for developers in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Giving its India growth strategy a fresh impetus, Apple on Friday announced the opening of its App Accelerator in Bengaluru that will provide specialised support for developers to build tools for the iOS platform. Each week, Apple’s team will guide developers to design best practices and refine their skills to create iOS apps. “We are […]

Apple acquires iOS automation tool 'Workflow'

San Francisco: US tech giant Apple has acquired ‘Workflow,’ a popular iOS tool that allows users combine the functionalities of various apps together to automate normally complex processes, media reported on Friday. ‘Workflow’ enables users to drag and drop any combination of actions to create powerful workflows for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. “We are thrilled […]

Google introduces shortcuts to its Search

New York: Tech giant Google has introduced shortcuts on the Google Search app for Android, iOS and Google.com on the mobile web that gives users the ability to explore deeper within topics they care about. With shortcuts right on the home screen, users now have access to in-depth experiences across sports, eat and drink, entertainment and […]

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Facebook launches 'Messenger Day'

New York: Facebook has launched “Messenger Day” that let users share with the public or a custom friend decorated photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. Messenger Day is rolling out for everyone at the top of Facebook’s chat app on both iOS and Android. “You are always in control of who can see […]