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Selfie stick makes it to Time's 25 best inventions list

Nov 24, 2014

Selfie stick makes it to Time's 25 best inventions list

The selfie stick that facilitates your capturing a selfie from an angle of your choice by positioning your smartphone beyond the arms' reach has made it to the Time magazine's list of 25 best inventions of 2014. #The selfie stick that facilitates your capturing a selfie from an angle of your choice by positioning your smartphone beyond the arms' reach has made it to the Time magazine's list of 25 best inventio
The big Snapdeal screw up: Man orders smartphone, gets bar of soap instead

Oct 30, 2014

The big Snapdeal screw up: Man orders smartphone, gets bar of soap instead

According to a Facebook post by Laxminarayan Krishnamurthy, a resident of Borivali in Mumbai, the e-commerce site packed a bar of soap instead of the smartphone he had ordered. #Smartphone #Mumbai #Samsung #E-Commerce #Snapdeal #Delivery #facebook post #soap bar
China creates its first cellphone-free sidewalk

Sep 15, 2014

China creates its first cellphone-free sidewalk

Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going. #Life #China #smartphones #Technology #Beijing #Society #cellphones #cellphone free sidewalks
Guess what people can give up alcohol and chocolate for?

Aug 28, 2014

Guess what people can give up alcohol and chocolate for?

If you cannot think of a life beyond apps which have replaced evening strolls and the morning cup of tea, read this: People are even ready to give up drinking and chocolates for gadget time! #smartphones #Alcohol #chocolates #Smartphone addiction #Smartphone apps
Worry for India as signals of Chinese telecom firms dominate in Northeast

Jul 07, 2014

Worry for India as signals of Chinese telecom firms dominate in Northeast

A top Union Home Ministry official on a trip to the remote areas of Arunacha could not use his mobile as it picked up signals only of Chinese telecom firms. #smartphones #Arunachal Pradesh #NewsTracker #North East #Mobiles #northeast India #Signals #Chinese telecom signals
Some govts have direct access to eavesdropping on calls Vodafone

Jun 06, 2014

Some govts have direct access to eavesdropping on calls Vodafone

Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile phone company, said government agencies in a small number of countries in which it operates have direct access to its network. #smartphones #Technology #Vodafone #NewsTracker #Spying #phone calls #Mobiles #NSA
UK Researchers to study impact of mobiles on brains of teens

May 20, 2014

UK Researchers to study impact of mobiles on brains of teens

British researchers are launching the largest study in the world to investigate whether using mobile phones and other wireless gadgets might affect children's brain development. #ThisisNext #smartphones #Teens #Brains #Cognitive functions #Wireless gadgets
Brazilian teen crowned texting king, sets Guinness World Record

May 16, 2014

Brazilian teen crowned texting king, sets Guinness World Record

A 16-year-old boy from Brazil has set the Guinness World Record for the fastest texting on a smartphone touch screen, typing a 25-word paragraph in just 18.19 seconds. #smartphones #Brazil #Texting #Guiness World Record
Smartphone-based job application launched by Narendra Modi

May 15, 2014

Smartphone-based job application launched by Narendra Modi

As part of an ambitious plan to prepare a recruitment calender for all state government jobs for the next ten years, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi launched a smartphone application today called 'Jobs in GoG', which stands for "Government of Gujarat". #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #Android #Smartphone #jobs