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Phone addiction leads to depression, anxiety

This fear of new technology happened with televisions, video games and most recently, smartphones.

Mar 03, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

Chill as your smartphone won't give you cancer

No study or research about cancer has proved that non-ionising radiation causes cancer. If someone speaks on mobile phone for a long time, it generates heat.

Feb 09, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Fragmented baby care may affect brain development: Study

Mothers, put down your cellphones when caring for your babies as fragmented and chaotic maternal care may disrupt proper brain development, which can lead to emotional disorders later in life, a new study suggests. 

Jan 06, 2016, 12:53 PM IST

Young drivers using phones despite knowing dangers

Some teens said they did not do it -- until the researchers dug a little deeper and found out what that really meant.

Dec 06, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

Watch: Why your calls drop!

The issue of call drop where phone connection gets break or there is no signal amidst an ongoing call has doubled in the last year, according to TRAI.

Oct 06, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Cellphones can damage relationships, lead to depression

Cellphone use can undermine the bedrock of our happiness -our relationships with our romantic partners​ and damage them.

Sep 30, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

Can excessive use of Wi-Fi, gadgets, trigger headaches, allergies?

 Should you worry about 'wireless allergies'?

Sep 12, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Odisha govt admits delay in ritual, to verify use of cellphones

Odisha government on Saturday admitted delay in the centuries-old 'Brahma Paribartan' ritual of Lord Jagannath and said it would verify allegations of use of mobile phones to record the 'secret' ceremony.

Jun 21, 2015, 00:04 AM IST

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.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Parents feel guilty using cellphone while kids play: Study

If you spend a lot of time taking calls or texting friends while watching a game your kid is playing, the experience can actually make you feel guilty, says a new study.

May 19, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

Mom's ringing cellphone may startle foetus: Study

Moms-to-be, take note! The sounds and vibrations emitted by cellphones carried by pregnant women may rattle the sleep-and-wake cycles of their foetuses, a new study has found.

May 07, 2015, 17:31 PM IST

26 cellphones, batteries recovered in Central jail, Nagpur

About 26 mobile phones along with batteries were recovered in Central jail, Nagpur.

Apr 04, 2015, 12:59 PM IST

Delhi Police gets forensic report of Sunanda Pushkar's cell phones, retrieves deleted texts

Gandhinagar-based Directorate of Forensic Science (DFS) experts on Monday submitted a detailed report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's deceased wife Sunanda Pushkar's cellphone records to the Delhi Police.

Mar 23, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Qualcomm preps technology to reduce burden on mobile networks

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm wants wireless carriers to set up new technology that would offer cellphone users better reception in places like subway tunnels and shopping malls.

Feb 27, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

Mobiles, tablets account for 22% transactions: Study

The study is based on online and fashion trends at the brand's website for 2014.

Feb 01, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Sunanda Pushkar's laptop, cellphones sent for forensic analysis

 Delhi Police has handed over the laptop and mobile phones of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's deceased wife Sunanda Pushkar to Gandhinagar-based Directorate of Forensic Science (DFS), to retrieve crucial data which could help the ongoing probe into her death.

Jan 21, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Now, 'Smart' lithium-ion battery that warns before it overheats and explodes

Scientists in Stanford University have developed a "smart" lithium-ion battery that gives ample warning before it overheats and bursts into flames.

Oct 14, 2014, 15:06 PM IST

British Open: Tiger Woods says round disrupted by cameras

Tiger Woods was playing his second shot into the par-5 18th when he made a sudden stop in the middle of his swing at the British Open.

Jul 18, 2014, 09:37 AM IST

Extreme use of cellphones may increase brain cancer risk

A new study has revealed that people who use phones excessively are highly prone to brain cancer.

May 14, 2014, 12:34 PM IST