Half of China uses mobile phones to go online

Half of China uses mobile phones to go online

About 620 million, nearly half of China, used mobile phones to access the web as of the end of 2015, making them a major driver of growth in the country's Internet user population, a new official report has showed.

Keep smartphones away from your bras and trousers

Keep smartphones away from your bras and trousers

Expert warns mobile phones could be doing more harm than good.

'Parents spend more time on Facebook than non-parents'

'Parents spend more time on Facebook than non-parents'

Mobile phones have become the lifeline of parents to managing schedules, keeping tabs on teens and sharing their kids' key milestones.

Micromax all set to offer mobile wallet with smartphone

Micromax, India's consumer electronics company is all set to integrate a mobile wallet into its smart-phones by January. India's largest home-bred handset maker will now offer its customers software services, which will become a key differentiator in a hugely competitive and commoditized device market that is growing at breakneck speed.

India aiming to achieve 500 million Internet connections in coming years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India aiming to achieve 500 million Internet connections in coming years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said India has around 400 million Internet connections currently and he has instructed his ministry to achieve 500 million connections in coming years.

Revolutionary app to record causes of death globally

 A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new app to capture accurate global cause of death data on tablets and mobile phones at a time when two in three deaths - 35 million each year - are unregistered worldwide, including in India.

Discussing sex on phone? Beware! Your parents are spying

Discussing sex on phone? Beware! Your parents are spying

New research has revealed that almost 50 percent of parents having young children make it a routine to go through their kids' phone.

Switch off mobile phones before entering House: Bihar Speaker

The new Bihar Legislative Assembly Speaker Vijay Chaudhary on Friday took strong note of members using mobile phone inside the House and gave a stern instruction to put the cell phone on "switch off mode" before entering.

10 shocking facts about mobile phones

10 shocking facts about mobile phones

With cell phones increasingly becoming an indispensable part of our lives, it is impossible to think of spending a single day without this gadget.

Use mobile phones only when necessary, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

"I don't use the mobile unless its necessary. Don't use the mobile phone unless you have no other option," Mulayam said while addressing a book release.

Can't sleep? Blame your phone

The study concluded that there was a clear trend for new devices to be bigger, brighter, have higher levels of contrast and emit more blue light.

Indian households with mobile phones 62% better off than those without

Indian households with mobile phones 62% better off than those without

 Indian households that own at least one mobile phone enjoy 62 per cent higher level of economic prosperity compared to non mobile-owning ones, says a study by Tata Teleservices and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Mobile phones adversely affecting education standard: Darul Uloom

Darul Uloom Deoband on Saturday said that Indian as well as foreign educational institutions have strictly prohibited the use of mobile phones in classrooms as they "adversely affects" the standard of education.

Shopping online? Beware of fake products and frauds!

It is advised to be careful while shopping online!

Govt mulling panic button in cell phones for women's safety

For women's safety, the government is considering introduction of a panic button in cell phones and has asked all mobile phone manufacturers to work out the feasibility of such a feature, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said today.

Somnath Bharti in disguise, goes town to town: Delhi Police

AAP party leader Somnath Bharti, who is wanted in connection with an attempt to murder his wife, has possibly disguised himself, the Delhi Police said on Friday.

Muslim village council in UP bans jeans, mobile phones for girls

A Muslim village council in Uttar Pradesh has issued a diktat that bans girls from using mobile phones and wearing jeans and t-shirts.

School timings adversely affect physical, mental growth of kids: Study

School timings adversely affect physical, mental growth of kids: Study

In a latest research, a British scientist has found that school timings are depriving children of much-needed sleep as they start early which puts an adverse affect on their physical and mental growth.

New tool shuts non-useful apps to cut energy drain

New tool shuts non-useful apps to cut energy drain

Do you know that apps drain nearly 29 percent of battery power while the smartphone screen is off? To address the problem, researchers including three of Indian-origin have created a software tool that reduces the energy drain by about 16 percent.

Can excessive use of Wi-Fi, gadgets, trigger headaches, allergies?

 Should you worry about 'wireless allergies'?