New smartphone technology to help blind people 'see'

Scientists are developing new adaptive mobile technology that could enable visually-impaired people to 'see' through their smartphone or tablet.

Internet use to drive 1.4% rise in global media consumption
Internet use to drive 1.4% rise in global media consumption

People around the world are likely to spend more than eight hours a day consuming media this year, according to a report.

Mobile technology may improve India's health care

Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to health care and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic said.

Mobile technology to track missing children in SAARC nations

Using mobile and GPS technologies, a SAARC body is trying to develop a digital system to track missing children at the regional level and combat cross-border trafficking.

Facebook unveils Camera app for iPhones

Facebook on Thursday, unveiled its new photo sharing smartphone app called Facebook Camera.

MNP review in India: Good or Bad?

For long described as a dud, the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) regime is slowly but surely making a mark in India.

New Apple iPad to hit Indian stores today

Apple fans have a reason to rejoice as after months of waiting, Apple is all set to launch the new iPad in India on April 27.

Oracle confronts Google`s Schmidt about Java

Google`s former CEO told jurors that he was confident that the Android smartphone platform was developed legally.

Intel`s supply chain chief says ready for mobile

Intel has fallen far behind in processors for smartphones and tablets.

Apple tests smaller tablet with 8-inch screen

The news of Apple testing a smaller tablet comes as the company is reportedly preparing to unveil a new iPad in early March.

Lava launches unbreakable phone handset A16

Handset manufacturer Lava mobiles Thursday launched its unbreakable series phone A16 which can withstand an impact of 120 kg and is priced in the range of Rs.4, 000-5,000.

iPhone 4S to be available in India from Friday

The wait for Apple phone enthusiasts in India is finally getting over as Aircel and Airtel are all set to launch the much awaited Apple iPhone 4S in India tonight at midnight.

Soon, mobile technology to provide drinking water and electricity

Ever wondered if mobile technology could convert non-potable water into drinking water and extract hydrogen from it to generate electricity?