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Sony invests in image sensor production amid 'selfie' boom

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 13:48

Sony said the investment will allow it to raise production by 13 percent to 68,000 wafers a month by August 2015, a step closer to its mid-term goal of 75,000.

NASA astronauts test free-flying smartphone robots in space

NASA astronauts test free-flying smartphone robots in space

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:57

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.

LG launches new GS smartphone

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:42

The phone is priced at Rs 47,990 for 16GB and Rs 50,990 for 32GB and would be available in three colours.

Huawei achieves H1 growth of 19% at $21 bn

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:12

Rapid growth in software and services helped Huawei maintain steady growth in network business.

ZTE to bring Nubia Z7 Max to India by Oct

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 18:41

Nubia Z7 Max, priced at around Rs 26,000, will be the first device from ZTE's premium phone range to debut in India, the world's fastest growing smartphone market.

Jolla to enter Indian market soon with Sailfish OS smartphone

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 17:25

Jolla has built its own operating system Sailfish which will provide users alternative to Android, Windows, Blackberry and Apple's iOS.

Microsoft scrap off Nokia X ; replace it with window phone

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 23:07

The phone is expected to launch next year.

Samsung launches 4G variant of Galaxy 5 in India

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 22:37

It will be available in the markets in India from July 20.

Maxx to launch 9 smartphones; eyes Rs 3,600 cr revenue in FY15

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:19

Focussed on the affordable devices category, homegrown handset maker Maxx is expanding its portfolio with the launch of nine smartphones and eight feature phones over the next few weeks as it aims to garner revenues to the tune of Rs 3,600 crore.

Asus unveils three new smartphones starting Rs 5,999

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:13

Asus said the five-inch ZenFone will come in two variants -- 8GB (priced at Rs 9,999) and 16GB (not announced).

Advocates for blind, deaf want more from Apple

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 17:13

Mobile apps that work well can transform a blind person`s life, reading email on the go or speaking directions to a new restaurant.

Your old smartphone can help save forests

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 17:55

What if your old smartphone could hide in a forest, listen to poachers and illegal loggers and report incidents directly to the authorities?