mobile phone usage

For agri help, 20 million farmers to dial in


October 28th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 28 (IANS) Thanks to the mobile phone revolution in India, 20 million farmers will be covered by 2017 through SMSs and the Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS) to ... Read more...

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Stricter radiation norms soon for mobile handsets


June 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Concerned by the latest World Health Organisations (WHO) study linking mobile phone usage with brain tumours, Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin ... Read more...

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WHO study on cancer from cell phones outdated: Experts


June 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) study linking mobile phone usage with brain tumour does not reveal something previously unknown and the warning had been spelt ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New model could predict next political hotspots accurately


January 20th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new model developed by a team at Kansas State University professors and a colleague in New York could predict the next political hotspots accurately.Called Predictive Societal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese school uses metal detectors to bar mobile phones


September 21st, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A school in China has started using metal detectors to prevent students from bringing in mobile phones. Langfang No 1 Middle School in Hebei province purchased metal detectors that ... Read more...

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Use of computer games, mobiles, TV not linked to headaches in teens


February 9th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Use of computer games, mobile phones or television is not linked to the occurrence of headaches or migraines, at least not in adolescents, says a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blame headaches in teens on music, not gadgets


February 9th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Use of electronic gadgets is not associated with headaches, at least not in adolescents. A study of 1,025 teenagers, found no link between the use of computer games, ... Read more...

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Multiplexes gear up for ‘AVATAR’ release


November 24th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Just when movie enthusiasts across the globe are eagerly awaiting the release of James Cameron's magnum opus 'Avatar' on Dec 18, multiplexes across India are gearing up to en-cash on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mobiles, computers making UK teens ‘dumb’


September 10th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 10 (ANI): Teenagers' obsession with mobile phones and computers is taking a toll on their education, suggests a new research.Andrew Kakabadse, professor of international management development, Cranfield School of Management, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

How to text message without any pain in neck, arms and hands


June 24th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Suffering sore thumbs, pain in the neck, arms and hands owing to that constant text messaging to your girlfriend? Well, then you are certainly typing those messages differently ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

SMS, listening to music top mobile phone usage: Survey


June 8th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Text messages, listening to music and surfing the Internet are the most popular activities of the Indian mobile user, while work-related tasks such as checking emails and ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton has never seen a phone bill in her entire life


May 8th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Hotel heiress Paris Hilton revealed that she had never seen a phone bill in her entire life during the pre-trial hearing for a court case in Miami, ... Read more...

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Cell phone use linked to brain tumours: Russian scientist


February 6th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (RIA Novosti) A leading Russian scientist has said, citing a Swedish study, that the use of cell phones from an early age could lead to brain tumours. "We have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

80pc travellers think allowing mobiles on planes is crazy


September 29th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 29 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that four in five travellers believe that if mobile phones were allowed to function on planes, it would drive them crazy.Surveyors from ... Read more...

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Now, software to keep an eye on kids mobile phone usage


June 24th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 24 (ANI): Aussie scientists have developed a new software that would enable parents to keep a check on their children's Optus mobile phone usage completely, as well as what ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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