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Tuesday 23 December 2014
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Food & drink app

The holiday cooking season is here, and if you happen to use a Windows 8.1 laptop or tablet, the MSN Food & Drink app serves...

A level playing field for retailers

Apoorva Mehta, founder of Instacart, a service that summons a personal shopper through an app to pick up your items from a grocery store and deliver them to you, at Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco. INYT

Thanks to its ugly spat with book publishers, Amazon has lately been cast as the abominable boogeyman of commerce.

Q & A

Q: The Purchased link on the iTunes Store screen lists everything I've bought there, including some items I'd rather not have shown on a shared...

Games consoles using more power than ever

With guns, grenades and other weapons, US Special Forces will slug it out against the Federation in ever more households on Christmas, as new video...

Bringing cheer this season with apps

Handouts of Talking Santa and Santa's Bag apps. INYT

With the right apps, your smartphone can get a little merrier and can even help you plan for the holidays.

Tips and Tricks

Online productivity tools like Google Docs, Microsoft Office Online and Apple's iWork for iCloud beta are among the services that let you create...

Will we finally be able to search FB posts?

Nearly two years after Facebook publicly promised to give its users the ability to search the social network for past posts made by their friends,...

Set your agenda for the days ahead

 Fantastical apps. INYT

Smartphones are slimmer and smarter calendar managers and event planners than the options of yore. But not all calendar apps are created equal.

Picking your car's computerised brain

The app for the Automatic device, can give useful information about your car, especially if there are mechanical problems. INYT

Even with their high-tech gadgets and computerised machinery, most cars still do a pretty poor job of providing helpful information about things like mechanical problems......

Alittle abracadabra on your smartphone

A screenshot of Magic Tricks Pro (left) and IForce apps. INYT

Though few of us will ever be as deft at prestidigitation as Penn and Teller, or as slick at illusion as David Blaine...

Tech toys minus the video screen

Ollie, an app-controlled rolling robot, offers different experiences to various ages. INYT

The Internet is promising to make physical toys more fun and emotionally appealing, says Farhad Manjoo

Android phones spreading malware

Researchers at Lookout, who have identified a newmobile malware campaign. INYT

For years security researchers have warned that it was only a matter of time before nasty digital scourges like malicious software...

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People sit around a bonfire to warm themselves during a...

People sit around a bonfire to warm themselves during a...

IAF soldiers march during a rehearsal for the upcoming...

IAF soldiers march during a rehearsal for the upcoming...

Super Star Amitabh Bachchan  along with Chief Minister of...

Super Star Amitabh Bachchan along with Chief Minister of...

SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chats with RJD President...

SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chats with RJD President...

A Leopard walks by the bushes at Bannerghatta...

A Leopard walks by the bushes at Bannerghatta...

A Rajasthani folk dancer performs during handicraft...

A Rajasthani folk dancer performs during handicraft...

An Indian man exercises as fog envelops a park...

An Indian man exercises as fog envelops a park...

A shop is attracting people, to purchase Christmas...

A shop is attracting people, to purchase Christmas...

A family is performing the rituals as part of the Ellamavasye celebration...

A family is performing the rituals as part of the Ellamavasye celebration...

Students along with teacher takes part in the 'Swachha Bharath Abhiyan'...

Students along with teacher takes part in the 'Swachha Bharath Abhiyan'...

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