Graphene may allow for flexible, low-cost touchscreens
Graphene may allow for flexible, low-cost touchscreens

Graphene-treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology allowing for more affordable, flexible displays, scientists say.

Millennials addicted to smartphones

The millennials are in awe of their smartphones, with nearly 90 percent admitting they never leave their devices during the day, says a new survey.

Now, use gestures to control your smartphone
Now, use gestures to control your smartphone

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed new wireless sensing technology that could allow users to 'train' their smartphones to recognise and respond to hand gestures near the device.

Most US college students dependent on smartphones: Study
Most US college students dependent on smartphones: Study

Nearly 75 percent of the college students in the US are dependent on smartphones while one in five consider themselves to be "lost" without the device, says a study.

People send most 'swear' tweets on Monday
People send most 'swear' tweets on Monday

Do you know which time of the week people swear the most? It would be Monday at around 5 p.m.

More British users shun morning coffee for smartphones

Even before sipping their morning cup of tea or coffee, a third of smartphone users in Britain look at their device within five minutes of waking up, according to a survey by the professional services firm Deloitte.

Gadgets harm social skills in kids: Study

Does your child have poor social skills? Limit his or her use of the digital screen.

Coming, smartphones that correct vision

You can soon kiss goodbye to your glasses or contact lenses as future smartphones can adjust the display screen for better visibility for you.

Soon, tell stories with `sense of touch`

The touch vibration on your smartphone or in console game controllers gives a sense that the task has been done. Soon, tell stories to your kids with a sense of touch or "haptic" effect.

TV, smartphones as destressers lead to guilt feeling

If you destress yourself daily by watching TV or playing games on your smartphone after a tiring day at work, you may not be doing yourself any good.

Smartphone charging contributes to global warming

A new study has revealed that smartphones charging emits greenhouse gases that cause global warming.

NASA astronauts test free-flying smartphone robots in space

Yes, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have been working with the small free-flying robots since 2011. Now, they believe that these small spherical robots, which are being upgraded with the smartphones, will be able to perform the housekeeping jobs for them.

App to turn your selfie into funny stickers

Want to share your face with friends at various social networking sites without them losing interest in you? Try this app that turns your selfies into stickers.

New shark detecting technology alerts lifeguards

A new technology that can detect sharks and send alerts to lifeguards via smartphones is being developed in Australia.

Users spend more time on mobile apps than any other digital media

A new report revealed that time spent on mobile apps is higher than any other digital medium, coming in at 51 percent.

Soon, smartphone to monitor your stress levels

Researchers have developed a device that uses your smartphone to monitor your stress levels.

Your smartphone`s display glass to get smarter

The display screen of your smartphone will soon not just be a pretty face. Researchers have developed the world`s first laser-guided system that can pack see-through sensors in the display glass itself.

New research allows for shatterproof smartphone screens

Researchers have developed a transparent electrode that paves the way for shatterproof smartphone touchscreens.

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.

New laser sensing technology to revolutionise self-driving cars, smartphones

Researchers have said that a new twist on 3-D imaging technology could one day enable people to self-driving car to spot a child in the street half a block away, let one answer their smartphone from across the room with a wave of their hand, or play "virtual tennis" on their driveway.