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Women prefer smartphones over their spouses, says study

Women prefer smartphones over their spouses, says study

Such is the dependence on a smartphone now that a fifth of the respondents in a survey said they would find it more difficult to be without a phone for a week than their partner.

Oct 14, 2016, 16:34 PM IST
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?

Aug 15, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2016, 20:14 PM IST

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.

May 05, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

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.

May 05, 2016, 00:28 AM IST
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.

Nov 10, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

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.

Aug 27, 2015, 14:36 PM IST
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.

May 04, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

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.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

'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.

Mar 03, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

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.

Feb 28, 2015, 10:21 AM IST
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.

Feb 26, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

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.

Jan 19, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2014, 00:20 AM IST

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.

Nov 13, 2014, 20:52 PM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

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.

Jun 03, 2014, 17:19 PM IST

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.

May 15, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

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.

May 14, 2014, 12:34 PM IST