Amazon takes on Flipkart by slashing sellers' commissions

Amazon takes on Flipkart by slashing sellers' commissions

In a bid to take on local e-commerce player Flipkart, American market leader in the same sector Amazon has slashed its seller fees on smartphones and software. 

Unbelievable! Hyderabad school using tablets to teach two-year-old kids

Unbelievable! Hyderabad school using tablets to teach two-year-old kids

The move is being opposed by a section of parents who say the use of electronic gadgets for kids of such a tender age is not recommended.

Now, type more to cut-down blood pressure

If you are often nabbed by your parents for text messaging, then you must make them read this article as a new study has revealed that typing could help reduce blood pressure.

Did you know? Your little one is a tech pro

Did you know? Your little one is a tech pro

If you think that the younger generation is smarter, then you are right as a recent study reveals that two-year-olds are adept at using touch screens and can swipe, unlock and actively search for features on smartphones and tablets.

Creativity at its best: A box of medicines or a wedding card!

Creativity at its best: A box of medicines or a wedding card!

A Mumbai-based family has got a wedding card designed resembling a pack of tablets.

Cyber Monday sales top $3 billion as discounts spur buyers

Cyber Monday sales top $3 billion as discounts spur buyers

Shopping through mobile devices soared on Cyber Monday.

Addictive sleeping pills 'easily available online'

A new report has warned against the addictive sleeping tablets that are easier to buy illegally online than ever.

In US, even babies use tablets, smartphones daily for 20 minutes

In US, even babies use tablets, smartphones daily for 20 minutes

 A new study has found that children as young as one in the US are using tablets for more than 20 minutes a day.

How to create a Windows 10 app without knowing how to code

How to create a Windows 10 app without knowing how to code

To enhance its customer offering and enable anyone to submit their own Windows 10 apps, Microsoft has released a new version of Windows App Studio.

US regulator nod for Jubilant's anti-infection drug

Leading Indian drug maker Jubilant Life Sciences Tuesday announced it had received approval of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its tablets used in treating adults for various infections, including pneumonia.

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.

Study says phablets eating phones, tablets

Study says phablets eating phones, tablets

According to a new report from Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry, smartphone users are increasingly buying phablets as they spend less time talking on the phone and more on screens while playing games, reading or chatting with friends.

Babies as young as six months using smartphones, tablets

Babies as young as six months using smartphones, tablets

More than one-third of babies are tapping on smartphones and tablets even before they learn to walk or talk, according to a new US study.

Six-month-olds are using mobile phones: Survey

More than one-third of babies are tapping on smartphones and tablets even before they learn to walk or talk, a US-based survey shows.

Smart devices, TVs pushing digital ad market: Study

Growth in smartphones, tablets, TVs and laptops has pushed the Indian digital advertising market, which is expected to expand at an annual rate of 30 percent to cross Rs 3,675 crore by month-end, says a study.

Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets

Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at USD 149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.

Roll up TV screen soon and chill out

In what could herald an era of bendable screens, researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a novel structure that can be used to produce thin, transparent and flexible digital displays for TV sets, smartphones and tablets.

'$228 bn worth PCs, phones to be shipped globally by 2017'

In value terms, the market is expected to grow from USD 244 billion last year to USD 226 billion in 2015 and further to USD 228 billion by 2017, Gartner said.

Worldwide tablet shipments to cross 269 mn units by 2019: IDC

Worldwide shipment of tablets is expected to reach 234.5 million units this year, a modest year-on-year increase of 2.1 per cent from 2014, and touch 269.4 million units by 2019, it said.

Apple biggest 4G smartphone, tab vendor in India: CMR

iPhone maker Apple has emerged as the largest 4G LTE device vendor in the country with a market share of 45 percent in October-December period, CyberMedia Research (CMR) said Wednesday.