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Smartphone made from sea deposits?

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 18:13

Your future smartphone may be made out from deep-sea rocks, according to scientists who say that an untapped source of rare earth elements widely used in cell phones may lie under the sea.

Smartphones making parents ignore their kids

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 17:00

A new study suggests that parents who are too busy on their smartphones usually ignore their kids.

No intention of selling handset business: BlackBerry CEO

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:21

"I want to assure you that I have no intention of selling off or abandoning this business any time soon... Our focus today is on finding a way to make this business profitable," BlackBerry CEO John Chen said.

Galaxy S5 joins race to monitor heart rate

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 17:57

Smart phones are increasingly becoming more than just phones and assuming bigger roles in users` lives.

Online shoppers population to touch 38 mn by 2015

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 15:55

According to the study, the number of online shoppers in the country is likely to reach 38 million by 2015.

Samsung Galaxy S5 hits Indian stores; price starts Rs 51,000

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 17:03

Samsung's latest version of the Galaxy smartphone is officially on sales in India with a price tag of Rs 51,000-53,000.

Israeli start-up develops 30-second battery charger

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:36

Using nanotechnology, an Israeli firm has created a new material inspired by nature that can charge smartphones within seconds.

HTC Corporation posts losses of $60 mn as sales hit 5-year low

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 17:04

Taiwan`s struggling smartphone maker HTC posted a net loss of Taiwan dollar 1.88 billion (USD 62.3 million) in the first quarter, a figure far worse than the Taiwan dollar 1.59 billion analysts forecast.

Smartphones in $80-399 category to find more buyers globally

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 16:27

The integrated chip supplier is experiencing strong demand from the booming affordable smartphone markets in China and other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Samsung to add anti-theft features to smartphones

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 10:28

The company said in a statement that Samsung takes the issue of smartphone theft very seriously, and it is continuing to enhance our security and anti-theft solutions

Microsoft partners with Micromax to offer Windows 8.1 phones

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 21:13

Tech giant Microsoft has partnered with India's homegrown handset maker Micromax to offer Windows 8.1-powered operating system (OS) smartphones in the country, which is considered one of the leaders in emerging markets for smart devices.

Nokia Lumia 630 to hit India in May

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 17:54

Nokia will launch four Lumia smartphones in India starting with its first dual SIM handset Lumia 630 in May for around Rs 10,000 excluding taxes.