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

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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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Apple Shall ‘Loop You In’ With The Latest iPad

Soon, news consumption will happen more on mobiles than any other platform and all big tech giants seem to be making the most of it. [+more]

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How Far Will You Go For A 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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The Travel Paraphernalia: Gadgets You Will Need On Your Next Travel

Apple Macbook

All set for another vacation? Wait before you seal your luggage. Every vacation need a double scoop of tech gadgets… travelling without them is a sin. Here we bring to you must have travel accessories Apple Macbook: The latest Apple offering which comes in 12-inch size is as portable as Macbook Air. It comes packed with Core M processor and runs both on OS X Yosemite and Windows. It is a half inch thick and weighs only two pounds. This Apple eye candy is a must have… Bag it for $1,299. Nothing is a bigger dampener than losing your luggage on a holiday. Dot Luggage Tracker is an ultimate travel accessory, which would track your luggage as soon you descend from your flight. Get this for 13 USD on top of a 50 USD sign up. Surface 3: The new Microsoft Surface comes with a magnetic keyboard.  It can be [+more]

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NIXI Is All Set to Introduce .bharat Domain for Regional Languages

NIXI is all set to introduce .bharat domain for regional languages

The National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) has announced that apart from the .in domain, they will now be providing the ‘.bharat’ domain names in different Indian languages. Nixi CEO Govind told PTI that .bharat domain is already available in languages based on the Devnagiri lipi (script) such as Hindi, Bodo, Konkani, Dogri abd Marathi. The domain also supports Bengali, Gujarati, Manipuri, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu languages. Now, .bharat will be extended to other regional languages of India. 1000 users take .bharat domains in 3 days NIXI offered the .bharat domain to around 1000 people at the 3-day 10th World Hindi Sammelan. The event was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As this is a comparatively new domain, users were also guided on using Devnagiri on their site. They were also told how to open a site in PUNICODE and UNICODE. Though the domain focuses on regional languages, [+more]

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