Smartphone

Chinese woman goes partially blind after 24-hour gaming binge

Chinese woman goes partially blind after 24-hour gaming binge

The gaming addict was reportedly playing the multiplayer online game "Honour of Kings" when she suddenly lost vision from her right eye.

Oct 11, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Third of smartphone notifications worsen our mood: Study

Third of smartphone notifications worsen our mood: Study

Researchers at the Nottingham Trent University in the UK studied the effect on mood in 50 participants who received thousands of digital alerts over a five-week period.

Oct 04, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
This new electronic skin can track heart rate, respiration

This new electronic skin can track heart rate, respiration

The electronic skin has better trackers, greater flexibility, smaller size and the ability to stick the self-adhesive patch just about anywhere on the body.

Aug 22, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
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
LG unveils more details for V30

LG unveils more details for V30

LG Electronics Inc on Monday revealed features for the upcoming flagship V30, which lets users fully utilise the "Full Vision" display that minimises bezels for a wider screen.

Aug 14, 2017, 15:39 PM IST
New handheld device turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

New handheld device turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

The USD 550 spectral transmission-reflectance-intensity (TRI) Analyzer attaches to a smartphone and analyses patient blood, urine, or saliva samples as reliably as clinic-based instruments that cost thousands of dollars.

Aug 11, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
Most Indian smartphone users face poor Internet connection

Most Indian smartphone users face poor Internet connection

Despite the massive growth in mobile data usage in the past eight months in India, 56 per cent of smartphone users have no access to Internet at least once a day, a new report said on Monday.

Jul 31, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Jio phone: Idea flags net neutrality worries; to launch its own handset

Jio phone: Idea flags net neutrality worries; to launch its own handset

Idea Cellular has flagged net neutrality concerns about Reliance Jio's proposed 4G phones, saying it will only allow the apps of the operator's choice and that it will also launch a slightly expensive handset as a counter to it.

Jul 30, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

'GST will not impact smartphone demand in India'

The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) will have no impact on the smartphone demand in India, according to a latest telecom research.

Jul 25, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Four Apple contractors accuse Qualcomm of antitrust violations

Four Apple contractors accuse Qualcomm of antitrust violations

iPhone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc faces a fresh set of antitrust allegations from a group of four companies that assemble the iPhone and other products on behalf of Apple Inc.

Jul 19, 2017, 12:56 PM IST
Sony India unveils 'smart' audio system at Rs 33,990

Sony India unveils 'smart' audio system at Rs 33,990

New Delhi: Sony India on Monday launched a new high-power, portable home audio system at Rs 33,990 in India.

Jul 10, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

New smartphone coating allows you to read in bright sunlight

The film, inspired by the nanostructures found on moth eyes, exhibits a surface reflection of just 0.23 per cent, much lower than the iPhone's surface reflection of 4.4 per cent.

Jun 24, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Parents take note! Excessive use of smartphone impacts teenager’s sleep, mood and mental health

Parents take note! Excessive use of smartphone impacts teenager’s sleep, mood and mental health

A new study on child development has revealed that excessive use of smartphone among children and adolescents’ affects their sleep, mood and mental health.

May 30, 2017, 14:45 PM IST

Now, a smartphone for dolphins to play games

Researchers have developed an underwater computer touchscreen exclusively for dolphins to play games.

May 27, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
Huawei launches 'Honor Bee2' at Rs 7,499 in India

Huawei launches 'Honor Bee2' at Rs 7,499 in India

Huawei`s brand Honor on Tuesday launched `Honor Bee2` smartphone at Rs 7,499 in India.

Apr 18, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Using too much phones may up neck and upper back pain

Using too much phones may up neck and upper back pain

Kids should sped less time on their cell phones as a new study has found that the prolonged use of smartphones increases the risk of neck, disk hernias and alignment problems.

Apr 16, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Smartphone addiction may create personal, social problems

Smartphone addiction may create personal, social problems

In the study, participants who identified themselves as "addicts" and "fanatics" exhibited signs that could indicate depression, social isolation, social anxiety, shyness, impulsivity and low self-esteem. 

Apr 15, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Deepika Padukone loves selfie moments with fans!

Deepika Padukone loves selfie moments with fans!

Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone might be riding high on the success of her international debut 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage' but the dazzling beauty has recently revealed that she finds herself not too much on savvy on the tech side.

Mar 24, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Digital to overtake traditional mediums by 2021-22: EY

Digital to overtake traditional mediums by 2021-22: EY

Digital mediums are likely to surpass traditional ones by 2021-22, when smart phone and broadband penetration increases in the country, according to EY India.

Mar 13, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers

Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers

The heat traces left on the smartphone screen after typing the PIN or swiping a pattern could give away your secret code, warn researchers.

Mar 10, 2017, 21:07 PM IST