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Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Facebook aims for video-loving teenagers with new app SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Friday took direct aim at video-loving adolescents, and Snapchat, with the release of a new iPhone app that allows teens to watch clips about the lives of their classmates.The app, called Lifestage, was released with no fanfare, and is available for anyone to download on iPhone, although seeing profiles of other users is reserved for those 21 years of age or younger.The social network allows users to make video clips to describe likes, peeves, dance styles, and other aspects of their character.Those clips are woven together to serve as public profiles that can be viewed by other Lifestage members, provided they are young enough.A tool in the app lets users block and report older folks."Lifestage makes it easy and fun to share a visual profile of who you are with your school network," the app's iTunes store description says.Once enough students at any given school are ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

WHAT! The world map is all wrong The world map that we see each day is not true, all thanks to the European cartographer Geert de Kremer, more popular as Mercator, and his 16th century Mercator map.According to a report published on CNN, the map is quite misleading, and quite one sided as well, showing the relative size of countries to the advantage of the West. For example the continent of Africa appears much smaller, and is somewhat similar in size to ...

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Lahore High Court launches app to facilitate public The government is finally adopting the latest technology and the Lahore High Court (LHC) takes precedence over other institutions in launching its own app, which is gaining popularity among lawyers and public alike.The app called the ‘Lahore High Court’ is developed by the Punjab IT Board and was introduced by Chief Justice LHC Mansoor Ali Shah.As per media reports, the mobile app facilitates public with case hearing dates, it enables smartphone owners to view the ...

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Kristen Stewart calls her relationship with Robert Pattinson ‘gross’ Actor Kristen Stewart who once dated her ‘Twilight’ co-actor Robert Pattinson has slammed her former beau and called their relationship ‘gross’. In a new interview with The New York Times Style Magazine, Stewart reveals that the excessive media attention surrounding her relationship with her Twilight costar ultimately contributed to their breakup. “People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product,” she said. “It wasn't real life ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Hugh Jackman to appear one last time in ‘Wolverine 3’ Hugh Jackman is the most popular and the most recognizable of all. People have already invested with ‘Wolverine’ knowing that he is the man behind the character. After, X-Men Apocalypse, Hugh Jackman will appear in a separate Wolverine movie in year 2017, which will also be his last in the franchise. Reportedly, Hugh Jackman will be giving his last performance as Logan, in Wolverine 3, expected to release in 2017.Hugh Jackman made a total of ...

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This ultimate battery could double your phone's life As technology evolves and improves at a rapid pace, we are bound to get better smartphones with increased battery power, all thanks to a recent breakthrough of a rechargeable battery with twice the energy capacity than your regular lithium ion batteries.And the good news is that these batteries could become part of your devices as early as next year.Called the lithium metal battery, the innovation comes from SolidEnergy, a company started by the US based ...

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Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra shares an intimate moment in US Bollywood’s one of the hottest couple Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt may not openly confessed about their relationship but fans are quite sure that duo is in a relationship. Both of the actors keep on saying that they are ‘Just friends’ till now, but Alia Bhatt’s recent post has said it all. Both the actors are currently in US for the ‘Dream Team’ tour along with Parineeti Chopra, Varun Dhawan, Katrina Kaif, Karan Johar and ...