Parents, Take Note: Your Smartphone Obsession May Harm Your Kids

It’s true that smartphones have made our lives easier. We are much more connected with each other these day but such convenience has come at the cost of our health. In today’s digital world, we are constantly plugged to our smartphones, tablets, laptops or other devices and find ourselves to have less time for real human conversations. A lot of health experts believe that digital devices, especially smartphones that are used the most throughout the day, can play havoc with our brain and even ruin our sleep. A new study, published…

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Gionee F5 Mid-Range Smartphone With 4GB RAM, 4000mAh Battery Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

Chinese smartphone brand Gionee has launched the new Gionee F5 smartphone as part of its ‘F’ series in its home country. The new smartphone has been priced at CNY 1799 (roughly Rs. 17,600) and is already available in the market. The big highlights of Gionee F5 mid-range smartphone are its 4000mAh battery and 4GB RAM. The company has decided to make the Gionee F5 available only in Gold and Rose Gold colour variants. The metal-bodied smartphone has a physical Home Button in the front with capacitive navigation keys, and the…

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Asus ZenFone AR With 8GB RAM Unveiled at CES 2017; ZenFone 3 Zoom Camera Smartphone Also Showcased

Asus has launched the ZenFone AR smartphone with 8GB RAM, as well as support for Google’s Tango augmented reality programme and DayDream virtual reality software at the ongoing CES 2017 tech expo. Along with the Asus ZenFone AR, the company unveiled the ZenFone 3 Zoom camera smartphone with 5000mAh battery at the event. The new Asus ZenFone AR smartphone with AR+VR functionalities, which had been outed by Qualcomm a few days ago, will come in multiple variants; Asus has confirmed at least one version with 6GB of RAM. Asus ZenFone AR,…

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Dial Toll Free Number to Use Paytm Without Internet, Smartphone

Paytm on Wednesday announced a new feature that will allow anyone to make payments using a Paytm wallet without Internet or smartphone. You will still need a smartphone (or access to a PC) in order to create your Paytm account, and link it to your phone number – and of course to load funds into the wallet. However, you will have the option to use Paytm without Internet or smartphone to make payments on a day to day basis. All you require is working phone – even if it is…

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And the best smartphone of the year is …

It’s another big night in the world of tech as the annual EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are taking place in London. The technology site has just crowned the winners of the best products of 2016 and once again it’s Samsung taking home the top prize. The Korean tech giant’s S7 edge beat the iPhone 7 – winning the prize for the best smartphone of year. Although Apple didn’t win best phone it did grab awards for its brilliant iPad Pro, Apple Watch Series 2 and MacBook. Other winners included PlayStation…

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Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design Smartphone Announced

The new Huawei Mate 9 smartphone is now official and the handset comes with some impressive specifications, the company also announced the new Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design edition. Huawei teamed up with Porsche Design for the new Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design handset and the device features a 5.5 inch display with a Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The new Porsche Design Mate 9 is powered by a Kirin 960 processor and the device comes with 6GB of RAM and 256GB of built in storage, there…

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All you need to know about Google’s Pixel smartphone

Google officially upped the stakes in the smartphone market with its big event yesterday, where it launched the new #madebygoogle smartphone – The Pixel. With a 12.3 mp camera, 4GB RAM and a full-metal body, Google is betting big on specs and its ‘home-made’ appeal (which usually works better with cookies) to bring in customers. This comes at a time when Apple has been roaming unfettered in the market – what with Samsung’s S7 getting too hot to handle (not in a good way). Thankfully, it’s also got the 3.5mm…

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Confirmed! Freedom 251 smartphone delivery to now start from Thursday

New Delhi: The delivery of the world’s cheapest smartphone at Rs 251 (less than USD 4) will finally begin from July 7,  as per media reports. Noida-based Ringing Bells is also gearing up to launch HD LED television which it claims will be another price revolution in the electronics segment. While the pricing of HD LED television was not disclosed, the company said it will be “another price revolution in the Indian consumer electronics”. The company has claimed to have started shipping Freedom 251 mobile phone to customers, who registered…

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Smartphone can hack 3-D printer to steal intellectual property

New York: The sophisticated gadgetry in smartphones makes them ideal tools to steal sensitive data from 3-D printers, says a study. That`s according to a new University at Buffalo study that explores security vulnerabilities of 3-D printing, also called additive manufacturing, which analysts say will become a multibillion-dollar industry employed to build everything from rocket engines to heart valves. “Many companies are betting on 3-D printing t3-o revolutionise their businesses, but there are still security unknowns associated with these machines that leave intellectual property vulnerable,” said the study`s lead author…

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Samsung Z2 Tizen-Powered Smartphone India Launch Expected Today

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Z2 expected to launch on Tuesday Z2 will be the third Tizen-powered smartphone The Z2 is tipped to sport 4G LTE connectivity Samsung is anticipated to launch the latest device in its Z Series of Tizen-powered smartphones at an event in New Delhi on Tuesday that’s scheduled to begin at 11:30am IST. Tipped to be called the Samsung Z2, the smartphone has been the subject of numerous leaks in recent weeks. Nothing is known about the Samsung Z2 from official sources, but based on recent rumours, Samsung will…

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