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Video: After Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 allegedly catches fire

Video: After Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 allegedly catches fire

The user whose phone burst into flames was however compensated with a new device.

Luxury phone-maker Vertu find no buyers for its high-end devices

Vertu phones carry hefty price tags and one model featuring 18-carat red gold could cost as much as $46,600.

Smartphone shipment to grow 5% globally in 2017: Gartner

Smartphone shipment to grow 5% globally in 2017: Gartner

The overall smartphone shipment is expected to reach nearly 1.6 billion units in 2017.

Smartphones are changing how humans walk: Study

Smartphones are changing how humans walk: Study

Researchers found that when using a phone, irrespective of how it is being used, people look less frequently and for less time at the obstacle on the ground.

New camera design to make smartphones slimmer

To make smartphones more slimmer, a group of engineers has developed a new camera design that replaces the lenses with an ultra-thin optical phased array.

WARNING: Keep your smartphones where you can't see them! - This is why

WARNING: Keep your smartphones where you can't see them! - This is why

As per the study, this can reduce your ability to focus and perform tasks because part of the brain is actively working to not pick up or use the phone.

Smartphones not made in India set to get costlier in the country – Know why

Smartphones not made in India set to get costlier in the country – Know why

Imported devices will get more expensive than locally made ones – Here is why.

App to use smartphone compass to foil voice hacking

App to use smartphone compass to foil voice hacking

Using tools already on smartphones, including the compass, researchers are developing an app to stop machine-based voice impersonation attacks on voice-based smartphone apps such as Siri and WeChat.

Smartphone notification in emergency room of hospital may help discharge patients quickly

Smartphone notification in emergency room of hospital may help discharge patients quickly

Patients who come to the emergency department with chest pain have blood drawn to test for troponin (protein) levels, which, if elevated, indicate a heart attack, researchers said.

Parents, take note! Smartphones, tablets could cause delayed speech development in your toddler

Parents, take note! Smartphones, tablets could cause delayed speech development in your toddler

 The results support a recent policy recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics to discourage any type of screen media in children younger than 18 months.

Yogi Adityanath felicitates BJP UP officer bearers with saffron colour shawls, smartphones for election victory

BJP Uttar Pradesh party officer bearers have been felicitated for the stupendous victory in Assembly elections.

Humans, smartphones often fail to detect morph photos

Researchers at the University of York in Britain investigated what the success rate would be like if two faces were morphed together to create a "new" face.
 

Gionee A1 smartphone: Delight for selfie-lovers

Gionee A1 smartphone: Delight for selfie-lovers

At a time when margins are razor-thin in the fast-growing domestic smartphone market, any new device faces the challenge of not only meeting consumer expectations but also offering that something extra to stay in the race for at least one quarter.

Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable, says survey

Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable, says survey

Increased digital clutter, owing to an explosion in the usage of apps, is leaving smartphones vulnerable to security threats, a new survey said on Monday.

Itel, Idea Cellular tie-up to offer 6 GB free data on various smart devices

Leading mobile brand from Transsion Holdings Conglomerate itel has partnered with Idea Cellular, one of the leading Indian mobile operators, to offer free one GB of Data per month for up to six months on specific models of itel smartphones.

Nubia smartphone with 23MP camera coming soon

Nubia smartphone with 23MP camera coming soon

The smartphone will come with DSLR-like photography system.

India added 268.9 million new Internet users since 2014: Adobe

India added 268.9 million new Internet users since 2014: Adobe

India accounted for more than half of the 500-million new Internet users globally who have come on board in the last three years, a report by software firm Adobe said on Sunday.

KYOCERA launches ultra-tough ''TORQUE X01'' phone

KYOCERA launches ultra-tough ''TORQUE X01'' phone

The handset is also equipped with a 3.4-inch FWVGA liquid crystal display.

How smartphones can cause PTSD symptoms in youngsters

How smartphones can cause PTSD symptoms in youngsters

Researchers say that three of four young adults are likely to exhibit symptoms such as fidgeting and scratching of stress similar to those seen in people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), upon being separated from their smartphones.

Phones in India dearer than significant other, says Survey

Phones in India dearer than significant other, says Survey

Sixty per cent of adults surveyed said their partner paid more attention to their own smart device when they were together on a date.