App to help blind 'see money'
App to help blind 'see money'

The blind have a reason to smile, courtesy a new smart phone application that helps them "see the money" as it aids in identification of notes.

Expert claims hacking Xiaomi server, firm calls it hoax
Expert claims hacking Xiaomi server, firm calls it hoax

A Taiwanese cyber security expert has claimed to have compromised server of China based smartphone maker Xiaomi but the company called it a hoax.

Cinematic environment can transform smartphone into theatre

Even a smartphone with a small screen is enough to generate an intense cinematic experience if the surroundings are stimulating enough, found a research.

Are you sleeping with your smartphone?
Are you sleeping with your smartphone?

A considerable number of people take their smartphones with them to bed - some even holding them in their hands as they dream, said a survey.

Your smartphone can detect cosmic rays

Can your smartphone detect very high-energy cosmic rays that hit the Earth from space? Yes, say physicists.

HTC launches 13MP `selfie` smartphone, new camera

Taiwan-based HTC on Wednesday unveiled its newest smartphone with high-resolution cameras on both sides to appeal to people who take "selfie" pictures.

Indian consulate launches app to guide Haj pilgrims

A free smartphone application launched this year by the Indian mission here that guides Indian Haj pilgrims to their accommodations has become a huge hit with even the Saudi government looking at ways to adopt the novel app.

New technology to make smartphone batteries last longer
New technology to make smartphone batteries last longer

A new technology to control energy consumption inside transistors could pave the way for a smartphone that does not die after a few hours of heavy use, says a study.

Texting with Google Glass distracts drivers
Texting with Google Glass distracts drivers

Texting while driving with Google Glass is a clear distraction on the road, says a study.

How smartphone batteries can last longer

At a time when scientists the world over are looking for ways to extend smartphone battery life, a new study suggests that rapid charging and draining does not damage lithium ion electrodes as much as earlier thought.

Shun smartphone addiction with this surrogate model
Shun smartphone addiction with this surrogate model

Are you addicted to your smartphone and cannot find time for social outings? Try this NoPhone to shun the virtual world and stay closer to reality.

App to track dietary data, helps lose weight

 If you plan to lose weight, some apps can do the job for you more efficiently by reliably tracking dietary data and preparing what suits your body the most, say researchers.

Now control your feet's temperature with smartphone
Now control your feet's temperature with smartphone

With winters knocking at your door, you have every reason to smile, especially when a new device called Digitsole is here to keep your feet warm and comfortable all day long. 

Addicted to your phone? You could be suffering from Nomophobia!

Has your smartphone become like your limb without which you cannot live? Do you suffer from withdrawl symptoms when you are asked to part with it even for a minute? 

Smartphone app to detect underlying heart condition

How about an app that can detect in a jiffy if you are suffering from atrial fibrillation (AF), a serious type of heart arrhythmia that is often a precursor to stroke?

Now AR Rahman app for your phone

Oscar winning music composer A.R. Rahman has announced the launch of an app for his fans to help them connect conveniently with him and his music.

App turns smartphone into spy gadget

How about turning your smartphone into a spy gadget? It`s possible with a new app.

Are you suffering from `always on` stress?

Are you a victim of "always on" stress? Give your smartphone worries a break even if the battery goes dead or there are no signals to connect to a call.

Dumb smartphone thief posts selfie on victim`s Facebook

In a freak episode, a dumb smartphone thief has posted his selfie on the victim`s Facebook page in the US.

Yahoo bolsters local search with Zofari app

Yahoo said Tuesday it was bolstering its local search capabilities by absorbing the team from the smartphone recommendation app Zofari.