Feeling hassled and unable to cope? Here are 5 apps that will relieve stress

Feeling hassled and unable to cope? Here are 5 apps that will relieve stress

There has been a lot written about the ill effects of stress. It is inescapable and it can damage your body. Over a period of time, it can increase risk of cardiovascular disease, can lead to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in your child, and can even be infectious. ) Just Rain: As anyone who has slept soundly to the sound of rainfall will tell you, it is one of the most soothing experiences. But since it can’t rain through the year, the app Just Rain allows you to simulate its noise and visuals….

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WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter in List of Apps Banned in Jammu and Kashmir for One Month

WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter in List of Apps Banned in Jammu and Kashmir for One Month

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday banned all social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp for one month in the Valley in order to prevent “anti-national and anti-social elements” from spreading “inflammatory messages”. Mobile Internet services have remained suspended in the Valley since April 19 following widespread students’ unrest. The Home Department order, written by R.K. Goyal, Principal Secretary to Government, in this regard read: “On careful examination of all relevant factors, it is observed that the use of social media platforms, which are being misused by anti-national…

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Facebook to Pull Messaging Support From Older Versions of Its Apps

Facebook to Pull Messaging Support From Older Versions of Its Apps

Messaging support for older versions of the Facebook and Messenger apps will soon be pulled – specifically, by the end of March. This gives people using older versions of the apps very little time to update. Affected versions include v55 of the Facebook app and v10 of Messenger on Android. Further, it will also stop support for Facebook on Windows Phone. The social media giant said that its team spends countless hours making the platform best. “One of the ways we continue to improve is by consistently introducing rich features,…

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Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From App Store; Limits Names to 50 Characters

Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From App Store; Limits Names to 50 Characters

Apple is cleaning out the trash. The Cupertino giant is sending out emails to developers informing them that the App Store is being scrutinised for unwanted apps. If the app is found to be outdated, no longer functioning as intended, or violating review guidelines, it will be removed from the App Store. Additionally, Apple is also restricting app names to 50 characters on the App Store to avoid search optimisation tactics. Apple will begin the process of review from September 7. “To make it easier for customers to find great…

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These Yoga, Exercise, And Meditation Apps Can Help You Shake That Stress

These Yoga, Exercise, And Meditation Apps Can Help You Shake That Stress

Americans, as many will admit, are perpetually overworked and invariably sedentary. Despite the endless options for getting in shape – gym memberships, trainers, Class Pass – doing so still remains as hard as ever. Fitting in time for a workout between home-and-commute-and-job-and-commute-and-home is next to impossible as work hours extend, stress levels spike, and our daydreams all involve going back to sleep. And while there’s a plethora of apps to make you move more and worry less, choosing the right one can be so daunting that it just adds to…

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Apple Could Soon Finally Allow iPhone, iPad Users to Hide Stock Apps

Apple Could Soon Finally Allow iPhone, iPad Users to Hide Stock Apps

Most iPhone and iPad users, if not all, have a folder on their home screen that reads something like this: “Apple apps,” “junk,” or “useless.” This folder usually contains Apple-made stock apps such as Compass, Calculator, Stocks, Find my iPhone, Voice Memos, Apple Watch, and Weather. For years,Apple has been criticised for not giving users the ability to remove or hide these stock apps, and it appears, the company plans to give its customers some flexibility with the next version of iOS. Folks at AppAdvice looked into the metadata of…

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The Best Writing App on Android, Virtual Museum Tours, and More Apps This Week

The Best Writing App on Android, Virtual Museum Tours, and More Apps This Week

The new financial year has begun and many big name games have made their way to mobile this week. Some of the most widely used apps have also received nice updates on Android. Here are the apps and games you need to check out this week: Monospace Writer Jack Underwood, who brought us the amazing Android app Today Calendar, released what many consider the best writing app on Android: Monospace Writer. The app is available for free (with in-app purchases) on Google Play. Monospace Writer’s final build has a new…

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Web Apps Like Flipkart Lite Are the Only Logical End for Apps

Web Apps Like Flipkart Lite Are the Only Logical End for Apps

Look at your phone right now, and aside from a few games and media players, you’ll find that most of the apps that are sitting in your storage eating up space are basically containers for the Web. Do we, for example, really need separate apps for Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal, all installed on our phones? The apps that are available on our smartphones are what make them useful for every task – Android and iOS have thousands to choose from, and although Windows Phone trails a little on this front,…

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