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Huawei says will continue support for smartphones and tablets

This comes after Google said it would comply with an order barring the Chinese company from updates to its Android operating system.

May 20, 2019, 15:05 PM IST

5G smartphones likely to hit Indian market in April: Reports

Premium smartphones that run on a 5G network are expected to hit the market in April.

Mar 06, 2019, 08:31 AM IST

Fulfilling pre-poll promise, Amarinder government to dole out smartphones to Punjab youth

One-time bundled 12 GB data and 600 local minutes talk time (voice) with one-year validity would also be provided under the scheme.

Jan 02, 2019, 22:49 PM IST

Large number of apps on smartphones impacts device performance: Report

The research found that there is increase in adoption of entertainment apps and 40 percent of the users are watching content on a daily basis.

Dec 13, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Smartphone use may increase ADHD risk in teens

The findings have ramifications for parents, schools, technology companies and paediatricians concerned that tech-dependent teens are driven to distraction or worse.

Jul 18, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

Parents, smartphones responsible for increase in rape cases: BJP MLA Surendra Singh

Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh has said that children up to 15 years of age should not be allowed to roam around freely.

May 01, 2018, 18:36 PM IST

Flipkart, ASUS to launch Indian consumer-oriented products

On the marketing front, both companies would extensively support each other in the planning and execution of marketing activities for ASUS ZenFones.

Apr 17, 2018, 15:06 PM IST

Among all devices, smartphones will be most damaging to the environment by 2020: Study

While smartphones consume little energy to operate, 85 percent of their emissions impact comes from production.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

47% Indians care more about smartphones than their loved ones: Study

The study pinpointed key problematic smartphone behaviours that impacted people's relationships with others and themselves.

Feb 24, 2018, 19:42 PM IST

US hotel chain offers discounts to families if they give up their phones

The Wyndham Grand hotels are offering five percent additional discount to guests for saying bye-bye to their phones during their stay.

Feb 20, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Study says smartphone use may make teenagers unhappy

Researchers from the University of Georgia in the US analysed data from a survey of over a million US teens.

Jan 23, 2018, 17:40 PM IST

Using amber-tinted glasses could lead to improved sleep in insomniacs: Study

The glasses approach allows us to filter out blue- wavelength light from all these sources, which helps sleep.

Dec 19, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Smartphone market seeing steady growth, as bigger screens rule

A report by the research firm IDC said phablets -- with displays larger than 5.5 inches (14 centimeters) -- will account for some 40 percent of the 1.5 billion smartphones sold in 2017, and that the phablet share will rise to more than half by 2019.

Nov 29, 2017, 22:10 PM IST

Want a more secure password to your smartphone? Your sweat could help

Skin secretions contain many small molecules – or metabolites – that can each be targeted for authentication analysis.

Nov 13, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

'Put down those smartphones': Pope Francis to bishops

Pope Francis took snap-happy bishops, priests and pilgrims to task today.

Nov 08, 2017, 20:09 PM IST

Say hello to heart scan to unlock your computer

And people`s hearts do not change shape, unless they suffer from serious heart disease, he said.

Sep 26, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

Smartphones are addictive, can be injurious to kids' mental health: Experts

Reports suggest that an increasing number of teenagers are being trapped into the deadly Internet game Blue Whale Challenge. A Google Trends report of the past 12 months shows a sharp spike in the number of searches related to the Blue Whale Challenge in India.

Sep 14, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

Mobile wallet transactions to touch Rs 32 trillion by 2022

Value of the transactions is also expected to reach Rs 32 trillion by 2021, growing at a rate of 126 per cent, said the report by consultancy Deloitte.

Aug 25, 2017, 18:49 PM IST

South Korea prosecutors seek 12-year jail term for Samsung scion Jay Y. Lee

The court ruling is expected before August 27, when Lee`s current period of detention ends. Other charges he faces include wrongfully transferring assets overseas and hiding the proceeds of a crime. 

Aug 07, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Gionee A1 Lite coming to India on August 10

The smartphone was introduced in Nepal for 26,999 Nepalese rupees in June this year. However, the price for the Indian market is yet to be announced. 

Aug 04, 2017, 14:00 PM IST