Zee Sting operation: Prisoners caught using cell phones in Rajasthan jail

Zee Media exposes corruption and clear insult of law at the Jhalawar jail in Rajasthan where the prisoners were seen using mobile phones allegedly provided by the police officials there for mere 500 rupees.

Cell phone-blocking tech lessens distracted driving among teens
Cell phone-blocking tech lessens distracted driving among teens

A new study has revealed that "distracted" adolescent-drivers are less likely to use phones or drive erratically when cameras and blocking programs are in place.

Biomechanical simulations show how cell phones stress muscles

Computer scientists have developed a procedure that simulates in a lifelike manner which muscles and joints are put under particular strain when using a computer or a cell phone.

Younger motorists, females likelier to use phones while driving

 A new research has revealed that younger motorists and females were more likely to use their cell phones while driving than the older motorists and males.

CIA gave cops secret technology to spy on cell phones

Empowered by a technology developed by the CIA, the US Justice Department uses secret airborne devices that mimic cellphone towers to track American citizens while hunting criminal suspects, a media report has said.

Bihar panchayat bans jeans and mobiles for girls

A village panchayat in Bihar's Gopalganj district has, in a diktat, banned girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones as these increase the chance of the girls "going astray".

US using fake cellphone towers on planes to gather data: Report

An agency of the US Justice Department is gathering data from thousands of cell phones, including both criminal suspects and innocent Americans, by using fake communications towers on airplanes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

Missed calls, the Indian way

Recently, I was having a conversation with some of my friends about ‘missed calls’, a term that may be alien to many people across the world, but not to Indians for sure. What struck me was the amazement that some of them displayed about many of us considering this as a means of communication.

More cell phones seized from Cherlapalli prison in Hyderabad

Ten more cell phones were today seized from the Central Prison, Cherlapalli here during the searches conducted by the jail authorities.

Women hooked to texting, men can't live without Facebook

Contrary to the traditional view that men are more invested in technology, a new study found that more young women are addicted to cell phones and even get agitated when it is not in sight.

New device brings wireless charging to cell phones, laptops

Researchers have designed a new device for wireless energy transfer that can charge mobile phones or laptops without using cables.

Cell phones can be charged using sound

Soon you can use traffic noise, music, chants from a football ground and even your own voice to charge your cell phone!

Cops will now have to trace your stolen mobile phone

Have you lost your mobile phone? Don’t just block your SIM but rush to the nearest police station and lodge an FIR as it is compulsory for cops to not only lodge a complaint but also trace and recover it.

Mobile radiation not harmful: Health experts and doctors

A group of health experts and doctors have come together on the same platform to dispel fears of harmful effects of radiation from mobile phones and towers.

Kerala Assembly to install new jammer to block cell phones

Kerala Speaker G Karthikeyan Friday said things have changed with the advent of 3G technology and mobiles were active inside the state assembly.

Beware! Cell phones can cause skin allergies

Mobile phones have actually made our lives easy, but it has also brought with it a lot many troubles. A new study has found that cellphones release metals which can induce skin allergies.

Coming, a battery that runs on sugar

Cell phones, tablets, video games and electronic gadgets to run on sugar in next three years? Sweet on ears, truly.

Now, get extreme weather alerts on cell phones

In a path-breaking discovery, a system has been developed through which extreme weather alerts on your mobile phone can avert casualties.

Soon, `self-healing` batteries that may never wear out

Researchers have created the first battery electrode that is capable of healing itself.

No proof of health risks from cell phones, network towers: WHO

The radiation from cellular phones and their network towers pose no health risk and any impact which these could have on health were minor, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has clarified.