Indians prefer ‘sleeping’ with smartphones over sex: Survey
Indians prefer ‘sleeping’ with smartphones over sex: Survey

More and more Indians are now hooked to smartphones and some are even sleeping with the devices in their hands, a survey has revealed, adding that some would rather give up sex for a weekend than part from their new "sleeping partner".

Challenge is to make everything obvious and easy: Mrinal Desai on app development

With smartphones becoming a necessity and an inseparable part of our daily lives, a lot of smart apps are helping us communicate better and efficiently. 'addappt' is one such application that makes communication easier.

App to help tourists during disasters
App to help tourists during disasters

An app developed by an insurance company in Japan will guide people during natural disasters.

Smartphones may be inspiring millennials to cook at home
Smartphones may be inspiring millennials to cook at home

The smartphone is becoming the ultimate sous-chef for millennials who are turning to their devices at every phase of the cooking journey - deciding what to make and learning how to prepare it, a new study has found.

Smartphones and internet may give you 'digital amnesia'

People are using smartphones and the internet as an extension of their memory which may lead to 'digital amnesia', a new survey suggests.

Exclusive: Ravi Shankar Prasad talks about Digital India Programme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the 'Digital India Week' in the national capital tomorrow with a view to empower the people of the country through the Digital India Programme. Watch what Ravi Shankar Prasad has to say about it.

Camera Day: Celebrate the art of photography and go click-happy!
Camera Day: Celebrate the art of photography and go click-happy!

Ritu Singh

“People say that a time machine can’t be invented, but they’ve already invented a device that can stop time, cameras are the world’s first time machines.” 

Smartphones pose danger for cardiac device wearers
Smartphones pose danger for cardiac device wearers

If you wear a cardiac device such as a pacemaker, better keep away from smartphones, researchers say.

How 'smartphones' can be harmful for people who wear cardiac device

People who wear cardiac device need to keep a distance from smartphones to avoid unwanted painful shocks or pauses in function, suggests a new study.

Utah Valley University creates a 'texting lane' for busy staircase

Keeping up with the digital times, a university in the US has created a 'texting lane' on a busy staircase that will prevent students who are glued to their cellphones from colliding into others.

Now, Belgian smartphone addicts can walk and talk in their 'own lanes'
Now, Belgian smartphone addicts can walk and talk in their 'own lanes'

Can't keep your eyes off your phone? Now, people can stay connected at all times without worrying about running into another car, as Belgium has created a separate lane for smartphone addicts.

How smartphones can revolutionise healthcare

Mobile devices could rapidly reshape the practice of medicine by enabling smooth cross-platform communications, Harvard researchers say.

App empowers civilians to capture evidence of war crimes on smartphones
App empowers civilians to capture evidence of war crimes on smartphones

A new mobile phone app enabling civilians in conflict-torn countries to capture and share verifiable footage of war crimes will help authorities to prosecute the perpetrators, a leading legal body said as it launched the app on Monday.

70% people use smartphones while driving: Study
70% people use smartphones while driving: Study

Most people at some point of time use their smartphone while driving. And the use is not just confined to making or receiving calls as some people also click selfies while driving, a new study says.

Google search allows tweets on mobile devices
Google search allows tweets on mobile devices

Google has allowed in its search engine tweets for smartphones and tablets users.

Myntra shutting down desktop site, to go 'app only' from Friday
Myntra shutting down desktop site, to go 'app only' from Friday

Myntra, the fashion and lifestyle online shopping website has decided to go mobile app only from Friday, 15th May, confirming months of speculation about the company’s expected move.