Telangana govt’s m-governance push: Launches ‘T App Folio’, state’s official app

All public services in Telangana will now be delivered over mobile phone with the government on Wednesday launching T App Folio, the official digital application of the state. The youngest state of India, which claims to be a pioneer in e-governance in the country, has brought on one platform all the apps of government departments. With this, Telangana has become the second state in the country after Karnataka to launch anywhere, anytime, mobile service delivery gateway for all the departments. Using their smart and feature phones, citizens can avail all…

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From wearables to AI-based diet app: What entrepreneurs can do for a healthy lifestyle

Entrepreneurs should focus on their diet and exercise. In India, with so many options for delicious food, entrepreneurs tend to blame stress for their poor food habits, but won’t make active lifestyle changes. The entrepreneurs who take pride in their health and wellness, ensure that they get enough exercise and have fruits, salads regularly. It is with this same passion and conviction that Vishal Gondal started GOQii, which is a wearable device that helps people stay fit. One of his prized accomplishments is completing the 100 km Oxfam Trailwalk in…

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Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ Premium 3D Creator App Updated With Direct to Facebook Feature

HIGHLIGHTS The 3D creator app can upload 3D images to your Facebook timeline Only these two flagship phones have received the update till now Viewers can rotate, pinch, spin the uploaded image Sony Mobiles on Thursday announced the rollout of an update for its 3D Creator app on its smartphones including the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ Premium. In accordance with the update, users of these two phones will be able to upload their 3D scans on to their Facebook accounts using the 3D creator app. The update comes in the wake of Facebook introducing 3D posts and industry-standard “gITF 2.0″ file…

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Go-Jek’s lifestyle services now available in separate app

Online-based transportation app Go-Jek introduced a separate mobile app for its lifestyle-related services on Feb. 1. The Go-Life app features the signature services of Go-Jek, which include Go-Massage, Go-Clean, Go-Auto and Go-Glam. Dailysocial.id reported that the company had also added several new features, such as a two-week prior booking option for Go-Glam and service extension and favorite therapist option in Go-Massage. Read also: Blue Bird taxi becomes Go-Car partner Go-Life co-founder and co-head Dayu Dara said that the new app aimed to ease the company’s efforts in creating new innovations…

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iPhone Messages App Reportedly Permanently Disabled by New Malicious Text Message Attachment

Once again, a malicious text message is being circulated among iPhone users, and this time it is reportedly freezing the Messages app. The message containing a an attachment to a large contacts file sent via iCloud Drive renders the Messages app useless, and a hard reset does not solve the problem either. This new malicious message was discovered by YouTuber vincedes13, and he has also uploaded a video demonstrating the exploit. The text message rendering the Messages app useless is mainly seen on iPhones running on iOS 9 to iOS…

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Bad mood? New app senses emotion and suggests food to lift spirits

Anew app which monitors facial expressions to assess mood and then suggests the perfect food to lift or the spirits, or quell anxiety, has been developed by scientists at Oxford University. Professor Charles Spence an experimental scientist has teamed up with food delivery service ‘Just Eat’ to launch new ‘mood mapping’ technology which is being trialled for the first time this weekend ahead of a roll out later this year. The new app scans the face for signs of emotions, such as downturned lips and eyes and frown lines, and…

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This App Lets You Buy Restaurants’ Leftovers

Food For All is on a mission to reduce food waste in the U.S. The new food ordering service app essentially lets people buy a restaurant’s leftovers in an effort to help restaurants cut back on waste and to keep food from piling up in landfills. Users simply search the app for deals nearby; select the food they want to buy; and then go to the restaurant to pick it up. Food For All is already operating in Boston, where about 30 restaurants have signed up to participate. But this…

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Sony’s weird Future Lab Program N prototype gadget gets an Android companion app

Never let it be said that Android Police discourages innovation. Even so, the “N” device from Sony’s Future Lab Program is a little hard to wrap your head around. At first glance it looks like one of those neckband-style Bluetooth headphones, and indeed, it does fulfill that function (with a pair of “open ear headphones” that are similar to, but not the same as, bone conduction buds). But it also has a pair of open-air speakers on the neckband, like a tiny little boombox. It isn’t limited to music, either:…

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