mobile devices

Apple reportedly building AI chip for iPhone

Apple reportedly building AI chip for iPhone

US tech giant Apple is reportedly developing a dedicated artificial intelligence (AI) chip, called the Apple Neural Engine, that would power AI-related tasks on mobile devices.

May 27, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers

Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers

The heat traces left on the smartphone screen after typing the PIN or swiping a pattern could give away your secret code, warn researchers.

Mar 10, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
Global average viewing on mobile devices now over 200 hours  a year since 2012: Ericsson

Global average viewing on mobile devices now over 200 hours a year since 2012: Ericsson

The global average viewing times on mobile devices has grown by more than 200 hours a year since 2012, driving up overall TV and video viewing by an additional 1.5 hours a week, a new report by Ericsson said on Thursday.

Nov 03, 2016, 18:45 PM IST
For Facebook Indian market is growing faster than US

For Facebook Indian market is growing faster than US

Backed by strong growth in the Indian market, social networking major Facebook on Thursday said that it's adding users at a faster pace than in India in comparison to US. The social networking giant also claimed that the country is all set to become its largest base in upcoming years.

Oct 20, 2016, 20:08 PM IST
Smartphone case that acts as secondary touchscreen

Smartphone case that acts as secondary touchscreen

Technology giant Microsoft and Austrian researchers have developed "FlexCase" -- a prototype smartphone that acts as a secondary e-ink display.

Apr 19, 2016, 14:04 PM IST
Soon, you could charge your smartphone by walking!

Soon, you could charge your smartphone by walking!

Researchers claimed that they have developed a technology that is capable of powering electronic devices as you walk.

Feb 12, 2016, 17:28 PM IST
Wow! This tech could give you week's battery in single charge

Wow! This tech could give you week's battery in single charge

The company, in partnership with an "emerging" smartphone manufacturer, is working to bring hydrogen fuel cell technology to mobile devices that could give more life to batteries in a single charge.

Feb 10, 2016, 15:09 PM IST
Asian travelers most addicted to their smartphones, Europeans the least: Survey

Asian travelers most addicted to their smartphones, Europeans the least: Survey

According to the report prepared by Expedia and Egencia, 60 percent of travelers around the world said they would be unwilling to go on vacation without their mobile device, while a full 35 percent said they use their phones more while on vacation, than they do at home.

Jan 14, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Map entire buildings in 3D with mobile devices soon

The software, developed by a team led by Thomas Schops, doctoral student at the Institute for Visual Computing at ETH Zurich, analyses two images of a building's façade that were taken from different positions.

Jan 14, 2016, 17:01 PM IST
Pedestrians can also get distracted by personal tech

Pedestrians can also get distracted by personal tech

A host of studies published in recent weeks have highlighted the dangers of driver distraction when it comes to mobile devices. 

Oct 30, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

Apple to launch new iPhone on September 9?

Apple on Thursday sent out invitations to a September 09 media event, hinting that Siri virtual assistant software in its mobile devices will play a role.

Aug 28, 2015, 01:39 AM IST

Mobile commerce sales may touch $638-bn mark by 2018: ASSOCHAM

The availability of e-commerce applications on various mobility devices is helping drive sales.

Jul 06, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

Video games without guzzling gigabytes soon

Gamers might one day be able to enjoy the same graphics-intensive fast-action video games they play on their mobile devices without guzzling gigabytes -- thanks to a new tool developed by US researchers.

May 22, 2015, 00:04 AM IST
Google search allows tweets on mobile devices

Google search allows tweets on mobile devices

Google has allowed in its search engine tweets for smartphones and tablets users.

May 20, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

Blackberry launches new secure tablet

Seeking to extend its range of secure mobile devices, BlackBerry Ltd said on Saturday it was launching a high-security tablet, developed with International Business Machines Corp and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.

Mar 15, 2015, 08:29 AM IST

Microsoft warns Windows PCs vulnerable to "Freak" attacks

Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned.

Mar 06, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

Wear this sticker to make calls, listen to music

Scientists have developed touch-sensitive stickers that can be worn on the skin and can control mobile devices like phones and music players.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:16 PM IST
Soon, flexible touch-sensitive skin sensors to operate mobile devices

Soon, flexible touch-sensitive skin sensors to operate mobile devices

A team of computer scientists is developing flexible sensors that turn skin into a touch-sensitive interaction space for mobile devices.

Mar 05, 2015, 13:04 PM IST
More than half a billion people use mobile phones to access Facebook

More than half a billion people use mobile phones to access Facebook

More than half a billion people reportedly access Facebook from their mobile devices.

Jan 29, 2015, 16:42 PM IST
New smartphone technology for secure 3D displays

New smartphone technology for secure 3D displays

By adding an array of tiny lenses to an ordinary smartphone, a team of optical engineers has found a way to securely display three-dimensional (3D) images and store data by simply scanning a series of Quick Response (QR) codes - without accessing the internet.

Nov 15, 2014, 12:38 PM IST