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Freedom 251: Good, basic-level smartphone for the masses

Freedom 251: Good, basic-level smartphone for the masses

What can you think of buying for Rs 251 -- a sumptuous burger, a refreshing coffee or ticket to your favourite movie? How about a real, working smartphone?

Consumer sentiment at highest level since Sept: Deutsche

Consumer sentiment perked up in June this year, as there was greater optimism towards buying conditions and business environment, with people showing increased willingness to purchase big-ticket items, according to a Deutsche Boerse report.

DNA: Mobile phone addiction takes on a new level; spreads like a disease - PartII

Older people too are getting addicted to mobile phones theses days. Watch complete new story of DNA to get detailed updates.

DNA: Mobile phone addiction takes on a new level; spreads like a disease

Excessive use of mobile phones is emerging as a new disease in world where people can no longer resist themselves of using mobile phones. Watch complete new story of DNA to get detailed updates.

Five latest smartphones under Rs 10K you can buy this Diwali

Five latest smartphones under Rs 10K you can buy this Diwali

Lets have a look at five latest smartphones that you can buy under Rs 10,000.

Digital intoxication in kids can affect physical, mental health

Increasing digital intoxication in children and adolescents can have grave implications on their physical and mental health.

Study says phablets eating phones, tablets

Study says phablets eating phones, tablets

According to a new report from Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry, smartphone users are increasingly buying phablets as they spend less time talking on the phone and more on screens while playing games, reading or chatting with friends.

Wear this sticker to make calls, listen to music

Scientists have developed touch-sensitive stickers that can be worn on the skin and can control mobile devices like phones and music players.

'1.7 bn women in emerging economies do not own mobile phones'

Over 1.7 billion females in low-and middle-income countries do not own mobile phones and women on average are 14 percent less likely to own a mobile phone than men -- creating a gender gap of 200 million fewer women than men owning mobile phones, a report said here on Tuesday.

Phone firms look beyond the handset at top mobile fair

Phone makers will seek to seduce new buyers with even smarter Internet-connected watches and other wireless gadgets as they wrestle for dominance at the world`s biggest mobile fair starting Monday.

Sensor-packed smartphones can read your mood, guard data

Sensor-packed smartphones can read your mood, guard data

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, are developing sensor-packed smartphones that can read a user's mood, guard data, protect financial transactions and render passwords obsolete.

Govt bans import of mobile phones with fake, duplicate unique identity numbers

Government on Monday banned import of mobile handsets with duplicate or fake unique identity numbers.

By 2018, 9 out of 10 phones to be smartphones: Gartner

Smartphone sales grew over 20 per cent in the July-September quarter, 2014, on the back of strong growth in emerging markets, research firm Gartner said on Monday.

Phone use may lead to brain cancer

The longer someone talks over the phone - in terms of hours and years - the more likely is he/she to develop glioma, a deadly form of brain cancer, says a new study.

Now, use 'Checky' to keep track of how often you check your phone

A free new app has recently been launched, dubbed as 'Checky' that will allow iOS and Android users to keep a tab on how often they check their phones.

Cameras, phones banned at Gabrielle Union`s wedding?

`Bad Boys II` star Gabirelle Union and fiance Dwyane Wade have reportedly attached a note with their wedding invitation saying guests should not bring phones and cameras to the ceremony.

Soon, electric wires to charge your cars, phones

So far, electric cables have been used only to transmit electricity. But soon, you will be able to power your mp3 player, smartphone and electric car from cables that can store energy.

BBM coming to Windows phones later this year

Canadian firm BlackBerry is all set to extend the instant messaging service to Windows phones later this year as it seeks newer avenues for monetisation.

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.

Soon, technology to print mobile phones on t-shirts

Researchers have come with a new version of `spaser` technology that can make mobile phones so flexible that they can actually be printed on your t-shirt.