Petralex – Hearing Aid

Petralex Hearing aid is a simple app which will automatically adjust to specific features of your hearing. Using the power of your smartphone and latest technologies, you can get maximum sound amplification.  You only need a simple headset in order to use it. Initially, you need to calibrate and adjust the app to suit your individual requirements.

Once you are set, you can use the app, in conjunction with wired headphones or bluetooth, to improve your hearing skills and get louder, clearer sound. You may be watching TV or just talking to someone in front of you, the app will amplify the voice for you, just as per your own individual requirements.

Very cool for all of us who have hearing challenges!

Android : http://bit.ly/2P5cog9    iOS : https://apple.co/2P0MGcy

 

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Be My Eyes – Helping the blind

Lend your eyes to a blind person in need through a live video connection or be assisted by the network of sighted users. Be My Eyes is all about contributing and benefiting from small acts of kindness, so hop on board and get involved!

Blind or visually impaired users can request help from a sighted volunteer, who will be notified on their phone. As soon as the first sighted user accepts the request for help, a live audio-video connection will be set up between the two parts. The sighted helper can now assist the blind or visually impaired, through the video connection from the blind or visually impaired user’s rear-facing camera.

The blind or visually impaired person can need help with anything from knowing the expiry date on the milk, to making sure that their clothes match.

Android : http://bit.ly/2P5iDjT       iOS : https://apple.co/2P64cMI

Pin a Chat on Whatsapp

Whatsapp is one of the most preferred media for communications across the world both for formal and informal connections. Owing to its omnipresence, over a period of time, the chats get cluttered and sometimes, overwhelming. In the process, some important messages may get missed out or ignored. And imagine what happens if the message is from your boss or your wife (same same!)

In order to avoid this, Whatsapp provides a provision to PIN messages from certain individuals and Groups on your message board. Just long press the chat or whatsapp message you want to pin. You can now see the pin icon on the top right of the screen. Tap on the pin icon and your whatsapp message is pinned. Henceforth, all messages coming from that source (individual or Group) will be pinned on top of the message list. You can also unpin whatsapp chat in the same way. Besides pinning chat, you can also mute a group chat or archive a chat.

Speechnotes – Speech To Text

Speechnotes is a wonderful professional Speech Recognition Text Editor. It gives accurate speech recognition right from your browser. Just head to http://www.Speechnotes.co, click on the microphone button and start dictating. You can then copy and paste the text into any application you want – it could be Gmail or Word. It is that simple. No registration and no payment.

If you wish to dictate directly into any website e.g. Gmail or WordPress, you can buy the paid version for a nominal price. This is a one-time payment and valid for life.

It also has an app which performs the same functions on your smartphone.

A very simple way of dictating to your computer or your phone.

Android : http://bit.ly/2Mf77ER

Digilocker

DigiLocker is a key initiative under Digital India, the Government of India’s flagship program aimed at transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. Targeted at the idea of paperless governance, DigiLocker is a platform for issuance and verification of documents & certificates in a digital way, thus eliminating the use of physical documents. The DigiLocker website can be accessed at https://digitallocker.gov.in/.

You may download and store various documents like Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Marksheets, Insurance Policies and much  more.

Recently, the Government has issued a notification that driving license, Aadhaar card, PAN Card and other documents retrieved from the Digilocker in electronic mode on your smartphone are valid proof to show to any authority and cannot be disputed.

Android : http://bit.ly/2MkyYn8             iOS : https://apple.co/2vBZvD4

Write on PDF

Write on PDF by Samsung Electronics, is a convenient PDF annotator for you. You can take notes by your own handwriting with a variety of Pen and tools.

Once installed and activated, it will list all PDF files in your device in one place. Then it allows you to annotate the file with your text and drawing content. You can save the pdf file thereafter and share the same. It also doubles up as a good pdf viewer.

This app is compatible with most Samsung Galaxy devices.

A very useful tool for annotation of pdf files on your phone.

Android : http://bit.ly/2vIr4cY

AppLock – Fingerprint

Many times, we need to protect our apps from prying eyes – we do need confidentiality for specific apps.  Smart AppLock is an AppLocker or App Protector that will lock and protect apps using a password or pattern and fingerprint.  You can lock Facebook, Whatsapp, Gallery or any other app with a password and prevent the apps from being exposed by any snooper!

Besides, AppLock can catch intruders by taking a picture and even hide the fact that the app is locked, with a fake error window!

You can configure the smart lock to lock at specific time of day or auto-unlock when connected to specific WiFi or Bluetooth.

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