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  • ThiefGuard helps to protect Smartphone from theft

    A local technology-based company Softalogy Limited has launched an Android app called ThiefGuard to protect smartphones from thieves. The app will assist in identifying and regain lost devices. The app officially launched last Thursday, according to a press release issued by the company.

  • India open to launching own app store as start-ups criticise Google

    India is open to launching its own mobile app store or expanding an existing one if it receives enough demand from domestic firms for an alternative to Apple and Google platforms, a senior government official said on Thursday.

  • launches new app

    Recently, online-based tuition site ‘’ launched a new Android app. The app comes with the option of creating tutors profile, getting the direction of the student’s residence, apply for tuition, undo the application, etc.

  • TopUp starts journey

    TopUp, an app for all bill payment solution, launched recently. Right now the app supports mobile recharge only but it will soon introduce options to purchase bus tickets, train tickets, and movie tickets and pay bills of utility services like WASA, DESCO, Titas Gas and many more.

  • Become your own financial manager

    Are you more equipped at spending money than saving it? Do you find yourself with surprisingly less money in the middle of the month than the amount you started off with in the first week? Do you wish you had a personal accountant who would handle your finances for free? If so, then these financial tracking and budget planning apps are made for you.

  • 3 apps that can help you last moment of exam preparation

    Three apps for last minute exam prep

    Socratic is a great tool to have around if you're having trouble with concepts and graphs. The app lets you take pictures of an excerpt

  • Manage your files better with these three apps

    It's difficult to keep track of files even more so when you've got a ton of stuff on your device, just collecting dust. Copies of photos, old videos you forgot about, all of it is taking up what would otherwise be useful space for your device. This is why it's always best to have a file filtering app for your phone in the case of space shortage and slowdowns.

  • Gyms hate these 3 fitness apps Find out why

    The idea of going to a gym might come easily to most, but the act of actually going through the motions of the institution is anything but. However, there are a plethora of Fitness Apps available for smartphones these days with the help of which anyone can look good while flexing in front of a mirror. These apps are in no way a substitute for a proper gym or a trainer. But for those who can't find the time to go to a gym, these 3 apps are a good place to start.

  • Making a game out of your tasks

    Productivity apps help you organise your daily routine, assist you with focusing and makes sure that all of your tasks are kept on track.

  • What's the right photo editing app for you?

    With thousands of photo editing apps out there, and the app store not making it any easier for you with its endless scroll of

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    Diagnosing skin cancer: Software as good as doctors

    Image-scanning software developed at Stanford University can distinguish deadly skin cancers from benign ones as accurately as top dermatologists, according to a study.

  • GPAY: Grameenphone's very own payment tool

    To make the lives of its customers easier, Grameenphone Ltd. has re-launched its wallet service with a new brand name - 'GPAY' – a digitized and smart way to avail GP's existing range of payment services. GPAY Wallet lets customers pay their utility bills, FlexiLoad to their own (or other) GP numbers, and purchase train tickets straight from their handset. To avail these services, customers can now refill their GPAY Wallets from nearby MobiCash retail outlets or from selected GPAY partner bank accounts: DBBL Rocket Mobile Banking Account, AB Bank core banking account, Islami Bank mCash account or internet banking.

  • EATL & Prothom Alo begins countrywide campus activation for biggest app competition ever

    The country’s largest mobile app development competition platform is coming back this year, and every year this app competition by EATL gets bigger and better. With the intent of bringing out the apps developed by the youth to a global platform, the first app store in Bangladesh, EATL begins it’s journey followed by this year’s Prothom Alo App Competition 2016. Ethics Advanced Technologies Limtied (EATL) and Prothom Alo have organised the competition for the fourth time beginning on the 24th of May this year. The second part of the campaign was launched on the 18th of July with campus activation and seminars in Universities around the country.


    mJams Music is a new music streaming app by mJams Music. Focusing on delivering a seamless audio entertainment platform, mJams makes sure the best songs are just a tap away.

  • Google Photos update hints at unlimited free storage for Nexus users

    An Android Police teardown of the Android application package (APK) for Google Photos' next update looks like there are some new tweaks and features coming to the backup and storage service, including a pot sweetener for Nexus users.

  • ICTs bringing new dimensions of service delivery

    ICTs have dramatically changed service models in the last two decades. Many jobs have been made more efficient and less

  • Apps On The Floor

    Name of the App: Nova Launcher

  • 360 Degree: Probably your next favourite game

    360 Degree is a unique game. Starting from the UI, the sound effect, the gameplay- everything is intuitive. Besides the simplicity and crisp graphics & minimalist design, the player needs to focus on their multi-tasking skills and reaction times. Drawing inspiration from some of the very first video games ever made, this game adds a twist to the traditional back and forth.

  • Facebook to ramp up video viewing features

    Facebook said on Tuesday it is testing an array of features aimed at getting people to watch more videos at the leading social network.

  • Webmaker: Building apps just got easy!

    Mozilla Foundation recently has launched the Webmaker app in Bangladesh. By downloading the app for free, Bangladeshi Android users can now easily

  • gDraw: An easy-to-use painting app for kids

    Parents of toddlers and preschoolers! If your kid is always on tab then we have an app that might help to boost your kid's creative and

  • Govt launches 500 mobile apps for better service

    To provide better services to the people, the government has launched 500 mobile apps with an aim to achieve the new millennium development goal by 2021.

  • Clone war: Bing Maps vs. Google Maps

    Microsoft is looking to test a brand new web version of Bing Maps, which really resembles the service already provided by Google Maps.

  • Facebook launches private photo sharing for friends

    Facebook has unveiled a new feature that allows smartphone users to privately share photos of friends, by sifting through images with facial recognition technology.

  • Facebook testing internal search engine

    Social networking site Facebok is testing an internal search engine to help users find links to post.

  • Startup shows off self-destructing messages

    A new application lets people send self-destructing messages from whatever email accounts they fancy.

  • Android M could surface later this month

    At the Google I/O developers’ conference, set to take place in San Francisco on May 28 and 29, the Mountain View firm will likely introduce the latest iteration of its mobile OS - Android M.

  • Facebook rolls out video calls on Messenger

    Video calling in Messenger is launching for people using Apple or Android devices in a number of countries and will hit more countries over the coming months.

  • Yahoo! may be readying a successor to Messenger

    Whatever messaging app Yahoo! has in store, it will have to be incredibly innovative to stand up to the competition, which includes a host of revolutionary apps downloaded hundreds of millions of times.

  • NASA & BASIS hosts Apps Challenge

    The Bangladeshi round of International Space Apps Challenge 2015- the largest hackathon competition organized by National