Extreme use of cellphones may increase brain cancer risk

A new study has revealed that people who use phones excessively are highly prone to brain cancer.

Japanese city bans kids from using cellphones after 9 pm

In an unusual move to curb smartphone addiction in kids, a Japanese city is banning schoolchildren from using cellphones after 9 pm.

It`s confirmed! Cellphones do not cause cancer

A new study has found that cellphones do not increase the risks of childhood cancer or leukaemia.

Wearable gadgets not ready for prime time, tech watchers say

Despite the hoopla, wearable gadgets like wristwatches for checking your text messages or eyeglasses that capture video are unlikely to make a splash with consumers anytime soon, given the clumsy designs, high prices and technological constraints of many of the current offerings.

Now, charge your cellphones with puddle of water

Researchers in Sweden have developed a new technique where you can charge your devices anywhere without electricity, provided there is a water source nearby.

One in four teens use cellphones to browse web

Internet goes mobile! Instead of using desktops or laptops, most teens now rely on their phones to go online, a new US study has found.

Pak militants force ban on songs, videos on cellphones

The management of two markets have closed shops frequented by people wanting to load songs and music and dance videos on the memory cards used in mobile phones.

New `super stretchable` conduction wires for cellphones

New conduction wires that can be stretched up to eight times their original length and used in headphones and phone chargers have been developed.

Knives and cellphones seized from jail blocks

Three mobile phones and some SIM cards were among materials seized during a raid at the central jail here on Saturday, police said.

Girlfriends, bikes, cellphones to blame for mishaps: Raman

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh kicked up a controversy when he blamed "girlfriends, bikes and mobile phones" for the rising cases of road accidents in the state.

New chip could allow cellphones to see through walls

Researchers at UT Dallas have designed an imager chip that could turn mobile phones into devices that can see through walls, wood, plastics, paper and other objects.

Okay to give early teens cellphones, but not tablets

The appropriate age for teens to own a cell phone is 13 to 15 years but for tablets and smart phones, it should be 16 years or more, a new survey has revealed.

Kids absorb more radiation from cellphones than adults

A new study has revealed that children absorb twice as much microwave radiation from cellphones as adults do.

Paris Hilton left fuming after losing two cell phones on flight

Paris Hilton was recently left fuming, when she lost two cell phones during a flight to the Philippines.

Cellphone cancer warning falls lightly on US ears

World Health Organization said last week cellphones might raise the risk of brain cancer.

Africa turns to cellphones for better health

The text message arrives with life-saving discretion: a neutral "see you at the clinic tomorrow" to remind patients to pick up a fresh batch of anti-AIDS drugs.

Africa turns to cellphones for better health

The text message arrives with life-saving discretion: a neutral "see you at the clinic tomorrow" to remind patients to pick up a fresh batch of anti-AIDS drugs.

2G scam: Balwa withdraws plea for release of his cellphones

Swam Telecom promoter Shahid
Usman Balwa, arrested for his alleged role in the 2G spectrum
allocation scam,
on Tuesday withdrew from a Delhi court his plea seeking release of
his two mobile phones.

Cellphone market slowing but smartphones still boom

Researchers say cellphone market growth slowed in third quarter due to worries over economic growth.

Tihar DG assures Delhi HC, cellphones of inmates will be seized

The Tihar jail authorities
on Tuesday assured the Delhi High Court that all cellphones from
inmates would be confiscated.