12 Aug 2015
New York: A New York based start-up called Triggerhood has built software that can decide when it is a good time to send you a cell phone notification. Research has shown that untimely notifications can pull our attention away from the task at hand, such as driving.
16 Feb 2016
New Delhi: In today's digital age books are begun to be read on Kindle and desktop computers, but another installment to it could be the cell phone novel, where books can be delivered on cell-phones on a chapter-by-chapter basis.
06 Feb 2016
Washington: Do you hear your cell phone ringing or feel it vibrating even when there no call or message? You may have 'ringxiety' and be psychologically primed to detect such signals, a new study suggests.
29 Sep 2014
New York: The developers of Secret - the app that lets you share secrets anonymously with friends - have created a new app that lets you choose what kinds of notifications you want to receive on your smartphone.
09 Jan 2015
Washington: Researchers from the University of Missouri (MU) have found that separation from cell phone can have serious psychological and physiological effects on iPhone users, including poor performance on cognitive tests.
28 Jul 2014
New York: You may soon be able to have a cell phone with double or triple the battery life as researchers have taken a big step towards accomplishing what battery designers have been trying to do for decades design a pure lithium anode.
20 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Radiations emitted by mobile phones and towers do not cause any health hazard, experts said here on Thursday.
08 May 2015
Washington: Cell phone data can be used to help developing countries plan electrical infrastructure based on population distribution and projected energy consumption, researchers said.
20 Feb 2015
Washington: Britain's electronic spying agency, working with the US National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to the documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden.
05 Apr 2014
New York: Do you eat, sleep and drink with your mobile phone, literally? Limit your WhatsApp or Facebook urge as men using cell phones for over four hours a day are at a greater risk of impotency than those who use it for less than two hours, an alarming research has indicated.