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Tween texting subverts grammar, language skills


July 27th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Text messaging offer tweens a short cut to send notes to friends and family, but it could also subvert language and grammar skills, point out researchers.When ... 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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Amanda Bynes in driving accident - again!


April 15th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 15 (IANS) Actress Amanda Bynes was involved in a minor accident after she bumped into a curb while reversing her car.Bynes was attempting to park her black ... Read more...

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One in 10 end relationship with text message


January 18th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Modern day romance is always on the fast lane. There is not even time to properly end a relationship. A survey says one in 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mobile text errors can nix relationships


January 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Predictive text, a marvel of mobile phones that has made it quicker and easier to communicate with people, has been blamed for errors that can sabotage ... Read more...

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Trucker whose texting caused woman’s death jailed


December 12th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) A lorry driver in Britain has been sentenced to five years in prison for causing a woman's death in a motorway pile-up that resulted from his ... Read more...

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Do you sleep text? You could be badly stressed


November 24th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Day-to-day stress has triggered an unusual habit of sleep texting- where people text messages even while sleeping, according to researchers.People with this peculiar condition send ... Read more...

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Woman gets $201,000 mobile phone bill!


October 19th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A woman in south Florida got the shock of her life after she received a cellphone bill for $201,000 dollars!Celina Aarons soon learnt that it wasn't ... Read more...

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Olivia Wilde says that she doesn’t know how to date


July 29th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Olivia Wilde says that she absolutely has no clue how the dating game works. And she is totally ignorant about this arena because she was ... Read more...

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Study reveals that despite ban on Cell phone usage while driving accident rates still high


July 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has rubbished the long-held assertion that using hands-free phone while driving reduces the risk of having an accident when compared with using ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kochi IT firm launches app for women’s security


June 30th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 30 (IANS) A Kochi-based tech firm Thursday launched 'Sentinel', billed as the first smartphone application for improving women's security. The free app will a user send e-mail and ... Read more...

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Mobile users in UK turn to free instant messaging for communication


April 26th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): A survey has shown that mobile text messaging could soon become extinct in UK, as the younger generation are turning more and more to other forms of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men drivers twice as likely to crash as women: Survey


April 18th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Women are generally lampooned for their driving skills, but a survey in Britain has found that men are worse drivers and twice as likely to have ... Read more...

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Cell phone word ‘World Cup’ on sale in South Africa for whopping 20,00,000 rupees


March 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Mar 25(ANI-Business Wire India): The "cell phone word" 07 World Cup (079 675 3287) is currently on sale in South Africa for about 20,00,000 rupees.The difference between calling a cell ... Read more...

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Brit drivers ‘risking life by using Twitter, Facebook while driving’


March 20th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): The UK police are concerned about the increasing numbers of motorists using Facebook and Twitter behind the wheel, and have warned of potential 'catastrophic consequences'.Devon and Cornwall ... Read more...

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School bus driver arrested for texting while driving


March 18th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tox Town, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 47-year-old female school bus driver has been arrested after she was caught on a surveillance video texting while driving. Officials were astounded when they found ... Read more...

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College students often feel guilty about texting in class: Survey


February 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Many students don't think texting should be allowed during class and almost half feel guilty about doing so when they're not supposed to, according to a survey of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids who regularly text message ‘have better literacy skills’


February 5th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 05 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that children who are fluent at text messaging have better literacy skills than youngsters who do not use mobile phones.Researchers discovered that rather than destroying ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smartphone squint causes premature wrinkles


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Wrinkles may be a sign of approaching middle age but younger women now have a reason to worry - the smartphone squint.Many of them are developing premature ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Justin Bieber & Emma Roberts join ‘Remember Alex Brown’


February 1st, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Justin Bieber and Emma Roberts joined other top celebrities on Sunday to remember Alex Brown.Alex Brown’s family set up a foundation in her honor after she ... Read more...

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Emma Roberts Featured In “Extreme Makeover”


January 31st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 19 year old Emma Roberts, may be just a young teenager, but she is an equally responsible and socially aware citizen. That is what she proved, ... Read more...

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Facebook couples ‘end up in bed quicker’


January 27th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): Facebook, texting and other social networking tools make new couples to jump into bed faster, reveals a new US survey.According that third annual sex survey by ... Read more...

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Oz men less tolerant than women when it comes to abbreviated texting


January 25th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): A survey has revealed that when it comes to sending text messages, Australian men are less tolerant than their women where shorthand texting is concerned.According to the Herald ... Read more...

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Social networking ‘leads to sex faster’


January 25th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): Facebook, texting and other social networking tools make new couples to jump into bed faster, reveals a new US survey.According that third annual sex survey by ... Read more...

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Shane Warne, Liz Hurley snapped smooching in a car!


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): Spin King Shane Warne and glamorous actress Elizabeth Hurley were snapped in a passionate embrace in Los Angeles last weekend.The rendezvous show that the couple were very much ... Read more...

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Woman Falls Into Fountain While Texting


January 21st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dozy Cathy Cruz Marrero did not have the slightest indication that she would be the most talked-of personality on the internet for a particular incident. It ... 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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UK truckers caught drinking lager, texting on phones while driving


January 15th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Some truckers driving on Britain's busiest motorways have been caught drinking lager, texting simultaneously with a mobile phone in either hand, and watching DVDs from a laptop on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mobile phones can produce hilarious text


January 9th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) We've all done that - hurriedly typing out a text message that doesn't quite turn out as we'd hoped. But for those who use the built-in dictionary on ... Read more...

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Brits to ring in the New Year by sending half a billion racy messages


December 28th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Brits are planning to do something 'sexy' this New Year - they will send a record number of sex text messages.Nearly half a billion racy messages are likely ... Read more...

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Teens in US say no to Facebook, texting for a week


December 8th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Students in two Washington schools are taking a trip back to 1995-no Facebook, no e-mail, no cell phones.In a social experiment somewhat inspired by the movie 'The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The top 10 ways to impress a woman


November 28th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): When attempting to woo a woman, every man must remember that the slightest comment can make a big difference - it could either flatter her to no ends, ... Read more...

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Marriage of Tony Parker’s ’sexting partner’ also collapsing


November 19th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): The marriage of Erin Barry, who allegedly exchanged hundreds of texts with Eva Longoria's husband Tony Parker, is also collapsing, it has emerged.Erin and her husband Brent Berry ... Read more...

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Tony Parker-Eva Longoria Divorce: Is Erin Barry The Home-Wrecker?


November 19th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Reports regarding Tony and his seven year senior wife’s failed marriage started pouring in since Wednesday, as Eva filed for divorce, but the main shocker was when Marc Malkin of “E! Online” claimed ... Read more...

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World’s Simplest Mobile ‘John’s Phone’ Only Makes Calls


November 16th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s simplest mobile phone has been introduced by the Dutch, and it has only one function - to make phone calls.That’s right, this phone does not give ... Read more...

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