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Cell phone use might lead to feeling less socially connected

Cell phone use might lead to feeling less socially connected

If you think that access to constant communication keeps you closer to your family, you might have the wrong impression as a new study has shown that cell phone use might actually lead to feeling less socially connected.

Beware of that unknown number on your mobile

Beware of that unknown number on your mobile

In this age of communication, we all - almost all – are addicted to our cell phones.

Mobile phone data could help power developing world

Cell phone data can be used to help developing countries plan electrical infrastructure based on population distribution and projected energy consumption, researchers say.

No mobile coverage in about 55,669 villages so far: Prasad

Even after 20 years of launch of mobile services in the country, around 55,669 villages do not have mobile coverage till now.

Your cellphone can help you lose weight

Using smartphone apps with daily text messages or videos may encourage you to think about dieting and eating well, helping you lose more weight, a new study has found.

Separation from iPhone can lead to anxiety

Researchers from the University of Missouri (MU) have found that separation from cell phone can have serious psychological and physiological effects on iPhone users, including poor performance on cognitive tests.

Heavy smartphone usage diminishes experience of daily leisure

Heavy smartphone usage diminishes experience of daily leisure

A new research has revealed that a high-frequency cell phone user experiences less fun during daily leisure.

Woman catches robbers after chase, to be rewarded

A 24-year-old woman chased and nabbed two of four robbers who stole her mobile phone and purse in Janakpuri area of west Delhi.

Half of Americans can't go a day without cell phone: survey

The Bank of America Trends in Consumer Mobility Report was based on telephone surveys of 1,000 smartphone users.

Pakistan blocks Afghan cell phone roaming facility

Concerned over the misuse of Afghan SIM cards in terrorist activities in Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered blocking of its roaming facility in the country with immediate effect.

Kevin Spacey scolds audience for ringing cell phone

Kevin Spacey scolded an audience member during the opening night of his one-man show `Clarence Darrow` when his ringing phone interrupted the actor`s monologue in a crucial scene.

Soon, your clothes could help you charge your cell phone

Researchers have taken a large step toward making a fiber-like energy storage device that can be woven into clothing and power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small electronics.

Parents on cell phone while driving dangerous for kids

Do you often use your cell phone while driving? You are actually putting your kids at risk.

Nicolas Cage worried about personal texts going public after losing cell phone

Nicolas Cage is reportedly anxious that his personal information, including his private text messages, may get leaked into public domain after he lost his cell phone.

Beware! Cell phone texting bad for heart

The hunching posture adopted by smart phone users or other mobile devices is as bad as being obese and could lead to breathing problems in old age, new research has found.

Cell phones catapult `Shangri-La` Bhutan into modern age

Sitting in his office in Bhutan`s sleepy capital, newspaper editor Tenzing Lamsang muses on the dramatic impact of cell phone technology on a remote Himalayan kingdom known as the "last Shangri-La".

Cell phone addiction may kill parent-child bond

Do you often play games, check emails or respond to office calls on your cell phone while with family on a dinner? This phone addiction can damage your emotional bonding with kids soon.

Scientists develop Cochlear implants without exterior hardware

Scientists have now developed a new, low-power signal-processing chip that could lead to a cochlear implant without any external hardware.

Cell phone use linked to anxiety, lower grades in students

Researchers have found that cell phone use among students was negatively related to cumulative college grade point average (GPA) and positively related to anxiety in students.