Tag Archives: mobile phones

Newly Found Nano Film is Light, Transparent, Unique and Futuristic: Scientists

Researchers from the University of Minnesota in the US have discovered a new material which is transparent for light to pass through with highest known conductivity that can revolutionize the way future electronic devices are made, including helping in the most ambitious space elevator project. The scientists grew a BaSnO3 thin film, a combination of barium, tin and oxygen, called ...

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Exercise, Workout Levels Decline Due to Texting, Talking on Phone: Study

Keen on doing exercise and taking a power walk? Not while using your smartphone, says a study. Turn off your cell phone, advises Michael Rebold, assistant professor of integrative exercise science at Hiram College. In two recent studies published by Computers in Human Behavior and Performance Enhancement and Health, Rebold and researchers from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania revealed that talking or ...

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Samsung Galaxy On5, Galaxy On7 Launched with Slight Variation

Samsung has priced its latest Galaxy On series smartphone Samsung Galaxy On5 at Rs.8,990, and Samsung Galaxy On7 at Rs. 10,990, both sporting varying features and many similarities. Both On series smartphones sport the dual-SIM dual-4G and operate on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, to be available from tonight after mid-night on Flipkart exclusively in black and gold colours. While the Galaxy ...

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Independence Day Special Offer: Check Out Top Five Smartphones

As the country is gearing up for the 69th Independence Day celebration, e-commerce retailers are ready with great offers for their customers. From the newly launched Moto G (3rd Gen) and Samsung Galaxy J5 to the most popular OnePlus One has managed to get a place in the list. Below are the few smartphones which are available in all major ...

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India to Join 27-Nation Club to Set Up Early Earthquake Warning System

India is moving in the direction of setting up early earthquake warning system that gives indications few second before it occurs, thus saving people who can take precautions to escape the wrath of the devastation as witnessed in recent Nepal earthquake. The system to be developed in association with 26 other countries including Japan, will strengthen the people living in ...

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Russian Scientists Develop Nanosensors to Find Cancer, HIV and More with Mobile Phone

Russian scientists have developed a nano-sensor to detect cancerous tumours, viral disease markers for HIV, hapatitis and herpes, which appear when the immune system responds to incurable diseases. The ultracompact nonomechanical sensors help analyze chemical elements and detect bio-dynamics indicating the diseases, said researchers from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT). The sensor can help doctors identify tumour markers, ...

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Roll up TV, take it on tour and chill out

In what could herald an era of bendable screens, researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a novel structure that can be used to produce thin, transparent and flexible digital displays for TV sets, smartphones and tablets. These can easily be rolled up and put away, rather than requiring a flat surface for storage and transportation. The technology, detailed in ...

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McAfee: 18 of Top 25 Mobile Apps Left Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attacks for Months

McAfee Security firm reported that 18 of 25 top mobile apps downloaded by millions were vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle attacks for months without patches as of Septemebr 2014. Intel Security today released its ‘McAfee Labs Threats Report: February 2015’, including assessments of the mobile threat landscape and the failure of mobile app developers to patch critical secure sockets layer (SSL) vulnerabilities, ...

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India Bans Fake, Cheap Mobile Phones with duplicate IMEI

The Indian Government has banned imports of any mobilephone that is fake and uses duplicate unique identity number that helps police to track any mobile device. “GSM mobile handsets with duplicate IMEI or fake IMEI & ‘CDMA mobile handsets’ with duplicate ESN (Electronic Serial Number)/MEID (Mobile Equipment Identifier) or fake ESN/MEID are added to the list of ‘Prohibited’ items for ...

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Half the World’s Population to Use Mobile Internet by 2020: GSMA

Half of the world’s population will use mobile devices to access internet by 2020, according to a forecast by GSMA, a global GSM body. Currently, 2.2 billion people have access to mobile phones and internet. “It is calculated that there were 2.2 billion mobile internet subscribers in 2013, representing approximately 30 percent of the global population. GSMA Intelligence forecasts that ...

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