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NAVVIS to help navigate building interiors


September 18th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 18 (IANS) NAVVIS, a visual technology developed in Germany can help us navigate interiors of building, relying on a special location recognition system and it is suitable for ... Read more...

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Half a billion Android devices activated: Google


September 13th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Google Wednesday announced that 500 million devices running on its Android operating system have been activated so far."Today is a big day for Android... 500 ... Read more...

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Now, get train tickets via smartphone in China


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's railways ministry announced Wednesday it plans to launch a new service that will allow people to purchase tickets via smartphones.Passengers will be able to book ... Read more...

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YouTube launches iPhone app with advertisements


September 12th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 12 (IANS) YouTube, the world's largest video-sharing service, has launched a new official application with advertising for Apple's iPhone.According to YouTube's official blog, users of iPhone ... Read more...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 sales top 20 mn


September 6th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said global sales of its Galaxy S3 smartphone topped 20 million at a faster pace than any of its predecessors.According to an e-mailed ... Read more...

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Samsung has not infringed Apple’s key patent: Tokyo court


August 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) The Tokyo District Court Friday ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. has not infringed Apple Inc.'s smartphone and tablet computer patent.The ruling came after a US jury's ... Read more...

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Canadians now spend less time on mobile devices


August 21st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 21 (IANS) While the frequency of Canadians using their Smartphones, Tablets and eReaders remains stable, the average time they use them has declined, a study showed.The study led ... Read more...

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Apple iPhone 5 connector to make accessories obsolete


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Apple will include a smaller connector in iPhone 5, its next version of the iconic device, rendering current accessories potentially obsolete, The Telegraph reported Monday.The iPhone ... Read more...

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Nokia launches Lumia 610 for Rs.12,999 in India


July 6th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Finnish handsets manufacturer Nokia Friday launched Lumia 610 priced at Rs.12,999 in the Indian market.The company has already launched Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 priced ... Read more...

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Making calls least popular smartphone function


June 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Mobile phones began life as machines built for talking - but now, actually making calls is one of their least popular functions.Smartphone owners now spend ... Read more...

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Now withdraw cash with your phone


June 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Mobile phones could soon be used at ATMs to withdraw cash. A new application has been developed in Britain that will allow people to take out ... Read more...

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Samsung targets 60 percent of Indian smartphone market share


May 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Korean mobile handsets giant Samsung Electronics Thursday launched its much-awaited smartphone Galaxy S III in the Indian market and said the company had targeted 60 ... Read more...

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Facebook smartphone to be ‘released next year’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s biggest social networking site, Facebook is planning to launch its own smartphone model by next year. Various reports have suggested that the company has ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel forays into mobile advertising segment


May 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has forayed into Indai's mobile advertising segment, a company official said here Sunday.Airtel's m-Advertising platform is designed to meet demands ... Read more...

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Firewalls can help hackers break into Facebook, Twitter


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Firewall technology designed to boost security can unwittingly reveal data that could help a hacker break into Facebook and Twitter accounts, a new study says. ... Read more...

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Now smartphones will help you navigate mega malls


May 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 13 (IANS) Your smartphone helps you smoothly navigate highways and streets of an unfamiliar city. But once you enter a mega mall, its global positioning system (GPS) goes ... Read more...

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BlackBerry launches new smartphone to regain market share (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Canadian mobile handsets maker Research in Motion (RIM) Wednesday launched BlackBerry Curve 9220 for the global markets in India to regain lost market share in ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers tie up with Mojostreet


April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Deccan Chargers Monday announced a social media marketing initiative using Mojostreet, a popular location based mobile game.The initiative will allow fans ... Read more...

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Free applications drain smartphones of energy


April 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Beware of seemingly harmless free applications (apps) -- they could be draining your smartphone of 75 percent of its energy, just tracking your location and ... Read more...

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Using internet most risky for middle-class kids


March 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Children belonging to middle-class families are more likely to be harmed by using internet in comparison to those living in poorer households, a British study has ... Read more...

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Bluetooth offers round-the-clock health monitoring


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 11 (IANS) A Bluetooth application hooked-up with your smartphone can monitor your vital signs - temperature, heart rate and blood pressure.The application could also cover sensors for blood ... Read more...

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Internet firms spy on personal texts sent on smartphones


February 26th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Top internet firms like Facebook, Yahoo and Flickr are able to read personal text messages and photographs sent via smartphones because many mobile phone apps ... Read more...

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Samsung’s Galaxy S2 sales top 20 mn units


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 23 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said the global sales of Galaxy S2, the tech firm's flagship smartphone, topped 20 million units 10 months after its debut.According to an ... Read more...

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China Telecom to sell iPhone 4S


February 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China Telecom, the country's third largest wireless carrier, said Tuesday that it would start selling the iPhone 4S March 9, ending China Unicom's three-year run as ... Read more...

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Samsung Galaxy Note - ‘Tablet cum Smartphone’


February 14th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Samsung announced the release of the Galaxy Note, many tech fans never actually knew what to make of it. The device was too small to be ... 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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Three arrested for kidnapping


February 9th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A kidnapping for ransom case has been solved and three kidnappers arrested, police said Wednesday.The three, Islamuddin, 30, Sarfaraz, 31, and Abu Asim, 24, are ... Read more...

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Mojostreet adds Cafe Coffee Day to its portfolio


February 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Mojostreet, a location-based mobile game with real world benefits, Monday announced the availability of check-in based offers at 1,174 Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) outlets across ... Read more...

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Smartphones eating into camera sales in US


December 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Smartphones are eating into sales of basic cameras and camcorders in the US, BBC reported citing a market research.The NPD Group said in a study that ... Read more...

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IBM predicts ‘mind-controlled’ PCs within five years


December 21st, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Technology company IBM predicts that mind-controlled computers will be on the market within five years.Apple, Google and Microsoft are already investigating voice-controlled gadgets - or gadgets ... Read more...

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Bearded dragon lizard plays video games


December 16th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who would ever believe that a lizard will be able to play a game? Well if you try something the creature loves, may be it will ... Read more...

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Mojostreet launches real world mobile game for smartphones


December 7th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Mojostreet Wednesday officially launched its location based real world mobile game for smartphones that lets the users check into interesting places and earn royalty rewards.Available ... Read more...

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Apple denies claims Siri is anti-abortion


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tech company Apple has been forced to come out after claims that its voice-activated assistant called Siri is anti-abortion. The rumors follow what Apple calls "not ... 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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