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Apple goes after clones and spam on the App Store

Every time Apple’s developer conference rolls around we get a smattering of changes to the App Store Review guidelines. This corpus of rules can be, in turns, opaque and explicit, and has caused a decent amount of consternation over the years for developers as they try to read into how Apple might …

Apps

OnePlus 5 review: the me-too phone

In its four years of existence, OnePlus has fashioned itself as the flagship phone killer jumping out of the midrange bushes. Every OnePlus device to date has been defined by premium specs at bargain prices, but that changes with today’s OnePlus 5. Starting at $479 with 64GB of storage, this new …

Phones

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

How to turn anything into a PDF on your iPhone or iPad

Stop! Don’t download that PDF converter app for iOS. You don’t need it. What if I told you iPhones have come with a built-in PDF-conversion tool since iOS 10?<p>Once you know where this iOS PDF converter is buried, you can quickly and easily turn anything into a handy PDF on your iPhone or iPad.<p>On the …

Apps

Where to Go in India: A Cheat-Sheet to the Top Destinations

To call India mind-blowing would be an understatement. At least 150 languages are spoken here, and nearly every one of the world’s major religions is …

Turn a spare Android phone into a Google Home

As long as your old phone knows how to do the "OK, Google" thing, all you need is a speaker -- and realistic expectations.<p>There are lots of things you can do with a spare Android phone: keep it as a backup, turn it into a baby monitor and so on.<p>Here's another: turn it into your very own Google Home …

Google Home

10 Powerful Gmail Extensions To Supercharge Your Productivity

With over 1 billion monthly active users, Gmail is a clear leader of email providers. If you work online, there’s a big chance you use Gmail. No matter how great the platform is, eventually, emails pile up and it’s hard to keep track of them.<p>To improve your productivity using Gmail you should …

Google

15 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

Even though Apple got rid of the headphone jack, every iPhone still comes with a pair of "EarPods" — those wired, white headphones you see everywhere. These earbuds can do a lot more than you think. Here are 15 things you can do with your iPhone headphones.<p><b>For music and other streaming apps:</b><p>1. To …

Apps

How to Secure Your Online Accounts By Revoking Access From Third-Party Apps

Every once in a while, an app like Unroll.me pops into the spotlight to remind us that we all tend to authorize a lot of apps to access our email and …

11 Habits of Mentally Strong People

Mental strength is a choice and a discipline, not an innate quality bestowed upon the lucky.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a difficult friend or colleague, a dead-end job or a …

Self-help

Forget Apple Pay. Mastercard's got a fingerprint reader

The payment company is developing a card that includes a built-in fingerprint sensor.<p>Plastic credit and debit cards have been around for nearly 60 years, but apparently there are still new innovations to squeeze into them.<p>Mastercard on Thursday said a new biometric credit card it's developing …

FinTech

Apple 2017 iPad review: Big iOS on the cheap

Apple’s latest iPad delivers high value for a low price — relative to its brethren — just like the iPhone SE. That’s kind of the whole point of the device.<p>It lets Apple compete more effectively with Chromebooks, Windows tablets, and Android tablets. And it lets people use a full-sized iOS-flavored …

49 Best Chrome Extensions Productive Managers Can’t Do Without

If you’re like me, your browser is at the center of your work.<p>I’m a Chrome user, and I was sold initially on their <b>minimal design and layout</b>, along …

Planning a holiday? Here’s our edit of summer holiday destinations in India

Close your eyes and think of where you’d rather be. Sipping cocktails with your toes buried in the sand, the occasional wave throwing droplets on …

Himachal Pradesh

The best microSD cards for your phone, GoPro, or Nintendo Switch

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Samsung/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Sometimes the storage that's built into a device just doesn't cut it — That's where microSD cards …

Nintendo Switch

Google AutoDraw, A Web Based Tool That Quickly Turns Crude Sketches Into Finished Illustrations

Google Creative Lab has introduced AutoDraw, a free web based drawing tool that uses machine learning to quickly analyze crude sketches/doodles and …

2017 release calendar: All the major smartphones we're expecting this year

We have already seen quite a few great smartphones announced this year including the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, LG G6, and the Huawei P10, but there are plenty more high-end devices coming this year which will go head to head with the current flagships on the market. If you’re wondering which …

Phones

Himalayan Getaways: 13 Mountain Escapes to Beat the Daily Grind

Hidden valleys, jewel-toned lakes, towering peaks—the Himalayas have it all. | By NGT Staff<p>India Mountains | POSTED ON: March 17, 2017<p>Dhankar …

Asia Travel

Interview With TravelTrivago

<b>Tell our readers a little about your blog and why you started Travel Blogging?</b><p>I was getting bored with my studies so started searching for an …

Social Media

How to plan your trip to North India - Travel diary

So you have planned to explore the beauty of North India and you are overwhelmed with so many options. From majestic peaks to relentless deserts, …

Udaipur’s best-kept secrets

5 local experts play insiders<p><b>Vinayak Bhandari, owner, Beyond Square</b> <b><br>Bhandari</b>’s family has been in the home-interior business for 11 years and has …

India

Travel Diaries: 48 Hours in Amritsar

Posted on April 9, 2017October 27, 2017<p>Some time last year, I made a resolution to explore more of #IncredibleIndia.<p>From immersing myself in the …

Asia Travel

Travelogue : One Year On The Road

I have taken this walk before. The waves crashing against my feet as I walk on the fine white sandy beach, leaving my footprints behind only to see …

Asia Travel
Newcastle University

6 things I learned working with social media influencers

If you’re thinking about using social influencers to grow your audience, then read on.<p>As the Director of Marketing for London-based social media startup 6Tribes, I’ve been tasked with quickly growing our user base and have had great success over the last few months using YouTube influencers as a …

5 settings every new Android owner should change

Whether you're a newcomer to Android or just upgrading to a newer model, consider tweaking these settings to improve performance and battery life.<p>New Android phone? Take a peek at its settings. So many categories, so many options within those categories. It's enough to make your head swim.<p>And you …

Android News

21 Amazing Travel Apps You've Never Heard Of

Save so much time and money.

InterAct

5 Books That Influenced My Success Mindset

Every once in a while, you hit on a book that totally changes your worldview.<p><i>Image used under CC0 Public Domain license</i><p>Once that happens, you can never go back. You look at things through another lens; what was once irrefutable fact is now an assumption to be questioned.<p>Other times, you find a …

How to undo sent mail and other Gmail hacks to make your life easier

There are few things as irritating as opening your email to find your inbox cluttered every morning when you reach your workplace.You scroll up and …

Productivity