smartphones

Survey finds 70 per cent mothers in India use smartphone for parenting

The study also showed that a higher number of young mothers are likely to consult online blogs for related information (50 per cent), compared to older moms (41 per cent).

published on : 11th May 2019

Nokia 4.2 launched in India, here's how much it costs

The smartphone comes with a sculpted-glass design and selfie-notch display; biometric face unlock; and Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset.

published on : 7th May 2019

Google Pixel 3 user asks for refund, gets 10 phones instead

Google sends a customer 10 units of Google Pixel worth over $9,000 after he requested a refund.

published on : 19th April 2019

Three in four phones to have dedicated AI chips by 2022

Qualcomm is offering an AI Tensor Accelerator in the Snapdragon 855's Hexagon DSP for the first time.

published on : 12th April 2019

Mobile revolution gives cyber crime a boost

One of the major ways in which cyber criminals attack online is through putting fake apps on the play store.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Tel Aviv deploys zombie lights for mobile-obsessed walkers

The municipality installed the "zombie traffic lights" Monday aiming to minimize accidents between vehicles and inattentive pedestrians at crosswalks.

published on : 14th March 2019

Cheaper Chinese smartphones flood Pakistan, interior areas

Today, Chinese players have captured 62 per cent of the Pakistan smartphone market -- even higher than in India.

published on : 3rd March 2019

Over 1 billion people at risk of irreversible hearing loss due to loud music over smartphones: UN

The recommendations to prevent noise-induced hearing loss and related conditions include better functions on personal audio devices that monitor how loud, and for how much time, people listen to music

published on : 13th February 2019

50 per cent adults cannot live without smartphones: Pew Research

In a recent study by the Pew Research Center, nearly 50 per cent of adults reported they "couldn't live without" their phones.

published on : 12th February 2019

70 per cent biometric authentication via smartphones by 2022

This increasing interest in biometric authentication is due to lower costs and improved user experience. 

published on : 9th February 2019

2018 'worst year ever' for smartphone market: Survey

Worldwide handset volumes declined 4.1 per cent in 2018 to a total of 1.4 billion units shipped for the full year, according to research firm IDC, which sees potential for further declines this year.

published on : 1st February 2019

Huawei announces 5G smartphone based on own technology

Thursday's announcement comes as Huawei Technologies Ltd., the world's biggest maker of network gear for phone companies, combats US warnings the company might be a security risk.

published on : 24th January 2019

Chinese firms offer subsidies on Huawei phones in show of support 

Several companies are offering employees subsidies for Huawei phone purchases, while others have even warned staff against buying Apple products.

published on : 29th December 2018

Odisha: Smartphones to help primary school students in Ganjam district

The Ganjam district administration has started preparation to record some of the best classes taken by teachers in various subjects in primary sections, which will be available on YouTube and WhatsApp

published on : 28th December 2018

Smartphone technology in 2018: 5G-enabled, foldable phones are now a reality

Reports surfaced that Samsung plans to launch its first foldable smartphone in March next year and the shipment volume would be at least one million.

published on : 26th December 2018
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