mobile phone technology

Android, iOS power 85 percent of smartphones shipped


August 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Eighty-five percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide during the second quarter of 2012 were powered by Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating systems, research results ... Read more...

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JPC probing 2G scam gets time till May 2012


September 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam and India's telecom pricing policy from 1998 to 2009 was Tuesday given an extension till ... Read more...

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Apple ‘crowned’ global smart phone leader


August 6th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) Apple now tops smart phone rankings while BlackBerry has slipped to the fourth spot, confirmed the latest data from the US analyst firm International Data Corporation ... Read more...

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2G JPC may not meet monsoon session deadline


July 11th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam and India's telecom pricing policy from 1998 to 2009 has examined only one witness in ... Read more...

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Boy awaits windfall after inventing burglars-tricking doorbell


June 5th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) A British schoolboy is awaiting a windfall after inventing a doorbell that fools burglars into believing somebody is home even if no one is there.Designed by ... Read more...

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JPC members get lessons on mobile phone technology


May 18th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) It was like "back to school days" for members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G licences ... Read more...

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New Zealand describes CWG security as tightest ever, but Aussies differ


September 24th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 24 (ANI): New Zealand Commonwealth Games officials are happy but the Australians are not when it comes to security systems being in place for the 2010 Delhi Games.New Zealand ... Read more...

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New iPhone app could replace stethoscope


August 31st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): The standard equipment found with doctors, stethoscope, may soon be history as millions of doctors across the world are signing up for a free iphone app that can ... Read more...

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Researchers call for mapping of neglected tropical diseases


July 28th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Mapping of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is critical to control and elimination efforts, according to a new editorial in an eminent journal.The editorial, "The Global Atlas of ... Read more...

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New Trapster phone app alerts drivers against booze buses!


February 16th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, February 16 (ANI): A new mobile phone technology is growing in popularity with its ability to alert drivers to the location of police radar traps, speed cameras and booze buses in ... Read more...

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UN launches mobile phone food aid programme for Iraqis in Syria


October 27th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 27 (DPA) The UN has launched a pilot programme to distribute food vouchers to Iraqi refugees in Syria using mobile phone technology, a spokesperson said Tuesday. The 1,000 Iraqi families will ... Read more...

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British Airways plans to offer in-flight mobile phone services


January 24th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 24 (ANI): British Airways is set to launch mobile phone technology on its flights between London City Airport and New York JFK for its business-class travellers.Passengers will be able ... Read more...

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No link between mobile phone use and melanoma of the eye


January 14th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Mobile phone use is not linked to the risk of melanoma of the eye, according to a new study.Although there is no direct association between exposure to ... Read more...

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Mobile phone use not associated with eye cancer


January 14th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Researchers have discounted the possibility of a link between the use of mobile phones and the risk of eye cancer or melanoma. Although there is no direct link ... Read more...

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India to have 230 mn 3G subscribers by 2013


November 7th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) With prices of third generation (3G)-enabled mobile phone handsets coming down to $50 (Rs.2,000) levels, India should have around 230 million 3G subscribers by 2013, a top ... Read more...

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Mobile phone tech to unravel why Koalas bellow


October 2nd, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 2 (IANS) Come spring and the open eucalyptus forests and woodlands of Australia come alive with the distinct bellows of Koalas and now researchers are using mobile phone technology to ... Read more...

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Now, an arousal alarm clock in your mobile for a HappyWakeUp


September 24th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Hate waking up to the loud morning alarm that leaves you stressed after a deep sleep? Well, then brace yourself up, for HappyWakeUp has arrived a smart ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh promotes itself as monsoon destination


August 31st, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) If you thought that monsoons are not the best time to pack the bags and head for a tourist destination, then think again as Madhya Pradesh has ... Read more...

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Emirates extends inflight mobile service


August 1st, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) Emirates has set up an inflight mobile phone call service with the ground in its Boeing 777-300 fleet after successfully introducing the system on board its Airbus fleet ... Read more...

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Britons hooked on to Internet like never before


July 27th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Internet has changed the way we shop, do business and get entertained. Now, this ever-so prominent Internet domination has been reflected in the findings of a study, ... Read more...

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Sexting on the rise Down Under


July 10th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 10 (ANI): Sexting, which involves taking or sending an explicit photo of oneself and forwarding it to friends or potential suitors, is seeing a big explosion Down Under and ... Read more...

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Life-changing innovations vie for top global tech honour


June 9th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Helsinki (Finland), June 9 (IANS) Few would know that it is an algorithm that helps us use the mobile phone technology that has made our lives simpler. Or that an ... Read more...

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