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Don't panic if you don't see your phone nearby – It could lead to anxiety, say researchers

Don't panic if you don't see your phone nearby – It could lead to anxiety, say researchers

Nomophobia may serve as an indicator of a social disorder or phobia for individuals with a strong dependency on communication through virtual environments, research suggested.

Aug 20, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

Shocking! Army jawan shoots dead Major after argument over using phone on duty

A Jawan killed a Major rank officer of Rashtriya rifle over some dispute. The incident took place in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir. The Major belonged to 71 Armoured Regiment.

Jul 18, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Scientists create $100 smartphone-powered 3D printer

A team of scientists in Taiwan has created a $100 smartphone-powered 3D printer that uses visible light emitted from a phone to cure the resin instead of the traditional method of using UV light or lasers, a media report said.

Dec 31, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

MasterCard may go for selfies to authorize payments

 If you never felt inclined towards taking selfies, you may have to change your habit now. MasterCard is mulling to introduce a new technology that allows shoppers to authorise a payment with a selfie instead of a password or signature.

Oct 21, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Gruesome! Why did a man in China bite off his wife’s nose, eat it up

A man in China reportedly bit off his wife's nose and ate it after she did not pick up his calls.The couple, from the city of Dezhou in China, allegedly got into a fight after the woman did not answer her husband's calls after a late work shift earlier this week.

Sep 10, 2015, 13:48 PM IST
Average youth clicks 14 selfies a day: Google

Average youth clicks 14 selfies a day: Google

Some call it a craze and a few even term it as a 'disorder', but an average youth clicks as many as 14 selfies a day.

Aug 23, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

App to transcribe whatever you tell your phone

 No need to type long messages or interviews as a new transcription app can turn what you say into text with no limit on recording time.

Aug 20, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

Indian's research to help develop voice test for Alzheimer's

A study by an Indian-origin researcher may soon help doctors diagnose patients with Alzheimer's disease over the phone -- just by listening to their voices.

Aug 18, 2015, 18:58 PM IST
Facebook working on a Twitter-like app to send breaking news to your phone

Facebook working on a Twitter-like app to send breaking news to your phone

On the lines of Twitter, Facebook is working on a standalone news app. This new app will send breaking news alerts straight to your phone.

Aug 12, 2015, 13:46 PM IST
Freida Pinto doesn't pick up 'fan' Hrithik Roshan's phone!

Freida Pinto doesn't pick up 'fan' Hrithik Roshan's phone!

Looks like Frieda Pinto has a new admirer in none other than Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan. 

Jul 27, 2015, 11:59 AM IST
Charge phone without plugging in

Charge phone without plugging in

Now, you won't have to look for a socket to charge your phone or a laptop. Researchers have developed a wireless-power transfer (WPT) technology that can charge mobile phones from a distance.

Jul 13, 2015, 16:52 PM IST
Patti LuPone grabs phone from texter during Broadway show

Patti LuPone grabs phone from texter during Broadway show

Actress Patti LuPone grabbed a cellphone from a texter during her Broadway performance.

Jul 10, 2015, 09:31 AM IST

Rods, knives, phone, jewellery found inside Bihar jail

A day after an undertrial prisoner was killed in Beur Central Jail in Bihar, police recovered from inmates five iron rods, six knives, a mobile phone, SIM cards, gold jewellery, and cash, officials said.

Jul 05, 2015, 14:25 PM IST
Facebook's new feature that auto-fills email or number

Facebook's new feature that auto-fills email or number

 Facebook has been testing a new feature using which user can sign-up for an ad with two-taps that will auto-fill their email address, phone number or other info they have registered with Facebook.

Jun 26, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Health, childcare tips to be available on phone, web

 With the Modi government`s thrust on a digital India, the union health ministry is trying to devise interactive web portals and mobile apps for most of its flagship programmes like immunisation drives and mother and child care.

Jun 07, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Now, scream to click a selfie!

 With this new app, you can take a selfie by screaming at your phone.

May 31, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

Philadelphia train derailment: US trying to determine if driver was using phone

US investigators say they are still trying to determine whether an Amtrak engineer used his phone at the controls of the train in a deadly derailment in Philadelphia.

May 21, 2015, 07:28 AM IST
Katie Holmes confesses love to Jamie Foxx over phone

Katie Holmes confesses love to Jamie Foxx over phone

 Katie Holmes' rumored romance withJamie Foxx has reached a set ahead as the actress has reportedly said the three magical words to the actor.

May 15, 2015, 12:10 PM IST
My phone not my best friend: Saif Ali Khan

My phone not my best friend: Saif Ali Khan

 Bollywood superstar Saif Ali Khan on Wednesday launched the latest Asus ZenFone 2, which is touted to be the first 4GB smartphone in India. The actor considers mobile phones as a “good time pass”, but doesn't call himself a gizmo freak.

Apr 23, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Smartphones to warn you of earthquake

Smartphones can function as early warning systems for large earthquakes, says a study.

Apr 12, 2015, 16:10 PM IST