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India’s mobile handsets sales cross 50 mn in Jan-March


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India's mobile handsets sales crossed 50 million units in the Jan-March quarter, up 9.1 percent from the like period of the previous year, with Nokia ... Read more...

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HTC One S launched in India


June 21st, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Smartphone-maker HTC Thursday launched its much awaited HTC One S priced at Rs.33,590 in the Indian market.The smartphone which comes equipped with a super-fast dual-core ... Read more...

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Rumor has it that iPhone 5 is going to have a 4-inch display


May 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are rumors that the size of the screen of Appleā€™s iPhone 5 handset will increase to 4 inches. Anonymous sources have pointed out that the ... Read more...

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New service gives parents control over kids’ mobile use


May 21st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) A new mobile service will soon give parents control over their children's cellphone use, whom they chat with or text and also allow them to switch ... Read more...

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‘Bulletproof’ case for your iPhone


April 16th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Japanese firm called Marudai has unveiled a $650 bulletproof case for your iPhone.It could offer the perfect protection for those planning to recreate the infamous ... Read more...

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Hendricks’s phone hacked


March 6th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Actress Christina Hendricks's mobile phone has been hacked and several photos of the "Mad Men" actress have been stolen.The 36-year-old was left furious after discovering a ... Read more...

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Samsung eyeing 60 percent of India’s smartphone market


February 14th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Buoyed by the launch of its first dual SIM smartphones in India, South Korean handset maker Samsung Electonics Tuesday said it is eyeing to capture 60 ... Read more...

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iPhone 4S launched in India starting Rs.44,500


November 25th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) TheApple iPhone 4S was Friday launched in the Indian market by leading telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Aircel at a starting price of Rs.44,500 for ... Read more...

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Facebook is partnering with HTC for a Smartphone


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social network giant Facebook reportedly plans to come out with its smartphone next year. The company has subsequently contracted HTC to manufacture the handset which is ... Read more...

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Stick to porting rules, TRAI tells Vodafone


November 4th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked telecom service provider Vodafone not to reject number portability requests on the plea of contractual ... Read more...

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Samsung triples India handset output; invests $70 mn


September 15th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Korean mobile handsets manufacturer Samsung Electronics Thursday said it has tripled the manufacturing capacity of its mobile manufacturing unit at Noida with an investment of ... Read more...

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Airtel launches online payment system in Africa


September 15th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kenya/New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Wednesday said that its African-arm has launched an online payment system -- PayOnline that will allow its mobile subscribers to use handsets to ... Read more...

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Osbourne discovers freedom from phone


August 17th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne has vowed to stop using her mobile phone in the evenings.The "Chicago" hitmaker found herself feeling more relaxed after losing her communications device on ... Read more...

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Man steals mobile phone from dying woman


May 20th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A Briton who stole the mobile phone of a woman who lay dying after falling 80 feet in a suspected suicide has been jailed, a ... Read more...

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Now, a royal wedding-themed mobile phone from Alacatel


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Alcatel is celebrating the royal nuptials by launching a customised mobile phone.The front of the phone, which costs 14.95 pounds, is decorated with a union flag, while ... Read more...

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Nokia to launch its E7 model in India


March 8th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Mobile handsets maker Nokia Tuesday said it is all set to launch its much awaited model - Nokia E7 - in the Indian market."Consumers can ... Read more...

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Capture, watch 3D visuals on LG phone - minus the glasses


February 15th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) The LG Optimus is the world's first mobile phone capable of capturing and showing 3D images and footage - that too without bulky glasses.There are two camera lenses ... Read more...

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What your mobile phone says about you


January 30th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): New research has found that mobile phones say quite a lot about their owners.Social analyst David Chalke says that people's cell phones can give an insight into their ... Read more...

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Text messaging ‘boosts kids’ spelling skills’


January 21st, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Mobile phone text messaging can improve kids' spelling skills, a new research has suggested.Academics from Coventry University have claimed that the use of 'textisms' can improve literacy among ... Read more...

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Droid Bionic From Motorola Shown At CES 2011


January 6th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Las Vegas, Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The speculations on Verizon's LTE 4G phones had been doing the round for the last few months and now the handsets have started rolling ... Read more...

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Walky-talky too costly! British cops asked to send SMS


November 15th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) As a cost-cutting measure, police officers in Britain are being asked to send text messages and avoid speaking on radio to contact each other on duty.The tariff charged ... Read more...

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Mobile phone that’s cheaper than a cup of coffee


November 7th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse is introducing the ultimate throwaway accessory - the 99-pence mobile phone.Available in a range of colours, the handset is the perfect Christmas ... Read more...

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My Touch 4G From T-Mobile Lands Today


November 5th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much anticipation and wait the T-Mobile my Touch 4G is going to hit the stores. This high end android based smart phone is the flagship ... Read more...

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Microsoft unveils voice activated Xbox Kinect


November 5th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) If you are always searching for your remote or running out of batteries, Kinect is just the thing for you as it allows you to play computer games ... Read more...

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Motorola launches android based smartphone


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Mobile handsets manufacturer Motorola Tuesday launched an Android-based smartphone -- Motorola Flipout, priced at Rs.15,990. The handset has a QWERTY keypad and is equipped with 2.8-inch screen, ... Read more...

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Tata Indicom launches Blackberry Bold 9650 for CDMA users


October 29th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Tata Indicom, the CDMA arm of telecom service provider Tata Teleservices, Friday launched Blackberry Bold 9650, the first combined CDMA-GSM smartphone.The smartphone offers global roaming, ... Read more...

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Charlie Chaplin’s time travel video clip causes a buzz


October 29th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A great debate has been started over a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film. The film caused the row after a woman in the film seemingly hold something ... Read more...

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Security flaw found in Apple’s latest iPhone


October 27th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): It seems Apple's latest iPhone is not that safe, for a security flaw has been found that allows strangers to bypass the handset's passcode-protected lock screen with a ... Read more...

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HTC Surround: Windows 7 Phone With Maximum Bells And Whistles


October 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Samsung has embarked on the Windows 7 phone scene can HTC be far behind? The Taiwanese handset maker which is known for making high end ... Read more...

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Nokia E5 launched in India


October 6th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Mobile handsets manufacturer Nokia Wednesday launched Nokia E5, its latest addition to the Nokia Eseries range, in the Indian market.Priced at Rs.12,699, the handset with Symbian ... Read more...

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Motorola launches two dual SIM handsets


September 30th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Handsets manufacturer Motorola Thursday ventured into the dual SIM phone market, launching two phones- Motorola EX 115 and Motorola EX 128-, priced at Rs.5,990 and Rs.6,990 respectively. ... Read more...

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Katie Price denies using phone while driving


September 28th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Glamour model Katie Price has denied she was using her mobile phone while driving. The 32-year-old star was caught by police using a mobile phone while driving her vehicle ... Read more...

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Now, software to catch iPhone thieves by comparing heartbeats


September 19th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): With new software on board, iPhone has turned into iCop that would detect whether a handset has been stolen by comparing heartbeats.Apple is developing a hi-tech gizmo, which ... Read more...

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Cellphone that monitors heart problems and informs doctor


August 18th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A new cellphone could prove to be a boon for millions of heart patients as it also monitors their conditions. The H'andy Sana, a touch-screen phone, includes an application ... Read more...

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Tata Teleservices launches call and tweet service


August 16th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Tata Teleservices Monday said it has launched a call and tweet service which enables subscribers to update their Twitter status by posting voice tweets from their mobiles ... Read more...

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