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16-year old girl’s app is meant to fight High school bullies

Women in Technology

Imagine you’re at your school cafeteria and looking for a place to have your lunch. You don’t want to sit alone but you are a little shy of sitting with your peer. A girl your age faced the same problem and decided to do something about it. She set up SitWithUs app. This new app makes finding friends in the school easy.This credit goes to a 16-year old girl, Natalie Hampton from California.She’s an 11th grader from Sherman Oaks.Natalie says that bullying and loneliness can literally kill a person, especially a student and she herself has been through this all. She also reveals her nightmarish experience of bullying when she was in the 7th grade. Her experience of loneliness and eating alone is what inspired her to create this app. While she is now attending a different school and is flourishing socially, the memory of being bullied and sitting alone still haunts her. What’s the App About?  “SitWithUs” is an app that helps those students who find it difficult to get friendly with [+more]

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What to expect from Netflix in India?

Netflix in India

Viewers can now access the huge repertoire of domestic and international video contents courtesy Netflix that has arrived in India. The video content that is streamed by Netflix can be viewed on smartphones, laptops, tablets and television screens, a feature that keeps Netflix ahead of other similar companies operating in India. It can also be viewed on larger screens by using Apple TV and Playstation. Netflix exclusively produces a lot of globally popular contents, too. Uncensored content Considerable amount of uncensored content will be available but all contents streamed by Netflix are rated for the category of viewers that debar children from viewing adult contents. Although plenty of contents have been left out from the catalogue, the collection of new titles is laudable. Indian viewers would be happy to access contents that had remained out of bounds for them, till now. Bollywood Films Besides international titles, classic Bollywood films from [+more]

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How Far Will You Go For A Selfie?

selfie

The selfie culture may have taken the world by storm, but for some people it has proved more of a bane than a boon. The recent death of an engineering student, Prakash in Tamil Nadu is a glaring example. The guy was apparently trying to take a selfie while standing at a cliffedge when he fell and succumbed to serious head injury.  And this is not the only example. There have been several cases in the past when people have died while trying to take that perfect selfie. The Week has reported that in 2015 so far, 12 people died while taking a selfie. The major reason of deaths has been sloppy falls and collision with vehicles. Earlier this month a Japanese tourist died as he tried to click a selfie at the Taj Mahal. He reportedly fell off the stairs. The Independent has previously reported a case where a [+more]

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Technology Turning Into A Mom’s Best Friend

Shilpi Gupta Blog

Blog Mom of two, Shilpi Gupta talks to us about how she used technology and made it a part of her life from pregnancy and child birth to bringing up her toddlers. Most connected women these days use technology as a means to know more about the precious nine months. Technology has become a part of everyday lives. This is especially true for pregnancy and childbirth when the internet acts as a friend, guide, and to some extent a doctor. These thoughts took centerstage during my pregnancy days. If it was not for niche apps along with the plethora of information available on the Internet, I may not have sailed through those joyous yet testing times. Apps like Pregnancy Tracker, My Pregnancy Today and What to Expect gave me daily tips on what to eat, what to do, what not to do. They opened me up to all stages of [+more]

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Twitter Bans Jokes Due To Copyright Issues

Twitter jokes ban

Every day, lots of content is being created on social networking website Twitter. This has led to people complaining about  their 140 characters being copied without giving them due credit. The Twitter jokes ban; therefore, seems to have come into place to prevent copyright infringement. Reports suggest that the social media network is deleting jokes and other content that has been copied from other Tweets. It has come to light that Twitter will delete copied Tweets to prevent copyright issues. The Verge has pointed out that a Los Angeles-based freelance writer Olga Lexell filed a case because many people had retweeted her joke that said, “saw someone spill their high end juice cleanse all over the sidewalk and now I know god is on my side”. Lexell’s Twitter account has since become private but she had earlier Tweeted that she spoke to the social networking site and told them that she [+more]

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Leaked—iPhone 7 To Feature Panel Similar To iPhone 4

Come September and the iPhone 6S Plus and the iPhone 6S could see the light of the day. However, we would like to declare at the outset, fans should not expect huge alternations in design or major innovations in the look. The revolution in its outer look can come about with the Apple iPhone 7, set to release sometime in 2016. With a latest concept render doing rounds we gauge that the iPhone 7 will feature similar design angles as in the iPhone 4 and 4S versions. About the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus, you can expect more similarity with the current iPhone 6! The Design The iPhone 4 series had been path breaking in terms of design. Now, the creators at Apple seem to have stolen the concept of glass back of the iPhone 4 for the upcoming flagship iPhone 7 as well. A video of the [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: The Specs, Release Date, Price We’re Likely To See

Come September and we might expect release of the Samsung Note 5. The Note Series had been a major draw for big screen fans and have also inspired Apple to go big with the iPhone 6 Plus that comes with 5.5 inches screen size. The Release Details On another hand, we hear that the Note 5 will be announced with a brand new release named Galaxy S6 Edge+ by August 12. The Note series began with a 5.3-incher screen size that was enormous back then in 2011 and now we have already touched 5.6+ incher displays on the subsequent models. We can also expect Android M to unleash with the Note 5. More Details Revealed We are also anticipating presence of a 20MP main camera on the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 but some are expecting a 16 MP main camera with enhanced low light capabilities and better processing software. We are [+more]

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