Smartphone soon to track sleep disorders
Smartphone soon to track sleep disorders

Researchers are working on a smartphone-based technology which can help track sleep disorders, like sleep apnea, much easier than visiting a doctor.

Wristband that turns your arm into a smartphone

A tiny new wristband can project a tablet interface onto your arm, effectively turning it into a smartphone every time you twist your wrist.

Heavy smartphone usage diminishes experience of daily leisure
Heavy smartphone usage diminishes experience of daily leisure

A new research has revealed that a high-frequency cell phone user experiences less fun during daily leisure.

 New circuit could double speed of smartphones
New circuit could double speed of smartphones

 Your smartphone and other compact wireless devices could soon receive data twice as faster, thanks to a tiny new inexpensive circuit developed by researchers.

Print photos from your smartphone, wirelessly

The SnapJet scans images directly from your smartphone screen and prints them out on Polaroid 300 or Fujifilm Instax paper.

One in six smartphone users victim of cyber attack: Study
One in six smartphone users victim of cyber attack: Study

One in six smartphone users in the world have fallen prey to a cyber attack, reveals a new study, adding that 60 percent of smartphone users and almost half of tablet users are vulnerable to hacking as these devices have no protection against malicious software.

New device translates words into vibrations for deaf

 Scientists have created a new wearable device that translates spoken words into vibrations - helping hearing impaired people perceive speech in a completely new way.

India to have 2nd largest online user-base after China by 2016
India to have 2nd largest online user-base after China by 2016

Availability of low-cost smartphones and increasing penetration of mobile broadband will help India overtake the US as the world's second largest Internet user-base by 2016, research firm eMarketer said.

Too much texting bad for your spine

 Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you are texting, an alarming research has revealed.

Smartphone charger on a keychain!

You may not need to carry a charger for your smartphone any more; just make sure you carry your keychain with you.

Is smartphone the reason behind failed relationships?
Is smartphone the reason behind failed relationships?

A new study reveals how overuse of smartphones, especially, during midnight hours can destroy intimacy in relationships, leading to break-ups, cheating and divorce in modern days.

An app to avoid smartphone distraction

 Getting distracted by your smartphone? An app called Offtime helps you get rid of apps and notifications at a time when you need to focus on important work.

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.