Google to enable faster search on slow mobile network in India
Google to enable faster search on slow mobile network in India

Aimed at strengthening its foothold in the Indian mobile Internet space, tech giant Google will enable a faster search capability for mobile phones with slower network connections.

Watch: Is this how Microsoft Windows 9 'Threshold' will look?
Watch: Is this how Microsoft Windows 9 'Threshold' will look?

In the ever-evolving world of electronics where details of gizmos and products are now getting 'leaked' a lot more than ever before, a sneak preview of the much-anticipated Windows 9 'Threshold' has come to fore.

Dyson launches first mobile-controlled 'robotic vacuum cleaner'
Dyson launches first mobile-controlled 'robotic vacuum cleaner'

A British company, Dyson, has launched its first robotic vacuum cleaner, which can be controlled by a mobile and has a 360-degree "eye" to navigate itself around a room.

China launches campaign to clean up porn apps in mobiles

China has launched a campaign to clamp down on pornography circulated on smart phone applications and will also set up a system to identify its creators.

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.

Google+ adds location widget for convenient tracking of contacts

Google+ has recently added a location widget to its new 4.2 version that makes tracing friends and relatives quick and convenient.

Soon, mobiles that can charge in seconds and work for weeks

Researchers have invented a novel supercapacitor design which raised the possibilities of developing solar cells that produce electricity 24 by 7, not just when the sun is shining and mobile phones with built-in power cells that recharge in seconds and work for weeks between charges.

Radio, mobiles saved lives during Phailin: Survivors

Gajendra Jena, 55, kept his radio switched on for updates when Cyclone Phailin, the strongest storm to hit India`s eastern coast in 14 years, was nearing.

Americans spend more time talking on mobiles: Poll

Americans spend more time talking on their mobile phones as compared to anyone else in the world, a new survey has revealed.

Gang-rape probe: Two more mobiles of arrested accused recovered

Mumbai Police, which is probing the gang-rape of a 23-year-old photojournalist here, Monday said it has recovered two more mobile phones carried by the accused during the ghastly crime.

Now, a Slip Cover for mobiles to shield them from being tracked

With reports of cell phones and their data being tracked, a new program has been reportedly launched by a New York technologist to shield a cellphone`s cellular, Wi-Fi, and GPS signals though a hi-tech slip cover.

Thank mobiles and tablets for family TV viewing in living room

A new study has revealed that families are coming together to watch TV more now than they did 10 years ago, but they are bringing their tablets and smartphones with them.

Simple tips to secure your FB account on mobile

Mobile has made access to Facebook much easier, but the social networking site has also become susceptible to attempted hijackings and attempted thefts on cell phones.

Overuse of social media, mobiles, TV breaking up families

Excessive use of social media, mobile phones and cable TV was responsible for families breaking up, a Punjab government official today said.

Rajasthan community panchayat says no mobiles for

A community panchayat in Rajasthan has unanimously favoured prohibiting girls from using personal mobile phones in order to ensure that they do not get involved with boys.

Odisha: Mother sold baby boy to buy mobile phone, jeans

A mother sold her baby boy and the money was used to buy a mobile phone and a pair of jeans among other things.

Militants warn women in Kashmir not to use mobiles

Hitherto unknown militant outfits have asked women in Kashmir to observe `purdah` and not to use mobile phones in public.

Mobiles preferred over toilets in rural India

Rural India prefers to stay away from investing in toilets.

Mobiles preferred over toilets in rural India

Rural India prefers to stay away from investing in toilets.

Taliban militants torch TVs, mobiles in Waziristan

The Pakistani Taliban confiscated computers, television sets and mobile phones from residents of the largest town of the restive South Waziristan.