Cell Phone

  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal booked for using mobile phone in prison 28-02-2014 05:08 PM

    Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has been booked for possession of a mobile phone inside prison premises, an official said on Friday. Tejpal is one of the seven inmates at Vasco's Sada sub jail, located 35 km from Panaji, who were found with a mobile phone during a surprise raid Sunday...
  • Israeli restaurant: Turn off phone, get 50 per cent discount 21-11-2013 12:54 PM

    Abu Ghosh: A restaurant owner in an Arab village outside of Jerusalem says he is on a mission to save culinary culture by making diners a simple offer: Turn off your cellphone and get a 50 per cent discount. Jawdat Ibrahim says smartphones have destroyed the modern dining experience. He...
  • Smartphones to account for more than 60 per cent of cellphones by 2019: Report 12-11-2013 10:57 AM

    Stockholm: The number of smartphones is forecast to triple to 5.6 billion globally by 2019, accounting for more than 60 per cent of cellphones. Sweden's Ericsson AB, the world's largest maker of telecommunications networks, says in a report Monday it expects smartphone traffic to grow tenfold in the next six...
  • Now charge your gadgets as you move 01-11-2013 05:45 PM

    Researchers have developed a new device that turns human motion into power for electronic devices such as cell phones, cameras and tablets. The mobile generator 'Genneo' can charge a device with any type of movement so a user could purposefully shake it or just leave it in a pant pocket...
  • Mobile manners: 11 dos and don'ts for cellphone users 23-07-2013 06:02 AM

    Washington: Cellphones are ubiquitous and research shows that although most users think they have good mobile manners, many people report being irritated or annoyed by the use of the phones in public places. Clearly there's a lack of understanding of what is and isn't acceptable in terms of cellphone etiquette....
  • Excerpt: 'Cell Phone Nation' 15-02-2013 07:38 PM

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  • Blocking mobile phone services can't stop us: Taliban 23-11-2012 11:24 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban on Friday ridiculed the government's move to suspend mobile phone services at select locations to prevent terror attacks, saying it would have no impact on on their activities. "We do not carry out bombings through mobile phones. The Taliban cannot be stopped by jamming mobile phone...
  • Safety board proposes ban on cell use while driving 14-12-2011 10:45 AM

    Washington: US safety investigators called on Tuesday for a nationwide ban on texting and cell phone use while driving, a prohibition that would include certain applications of hands-free technology becoming more common in new cars. The National Transportation Safety Board recommendation covers portable devices only but still goes beyond measures...
  • Cellphones may be new tool vs Somalia famine 21-09-2011 04:02 PM

    New York: Cellphones may bring relief to famine victims in parts of Somalia controlled by al Shabaab insurgents as donors seek new ways to circumvent the hard-line militants, a senior US official said on Tuesday. Rajiv Shah, head of the US Agency for International Development, or USAID, said that despite...
  • Now, a T-shirt that can charge mobile phones 21-06-2011 12:46 PM

    London: Imagine plugging your mobile into your T-shirt to charge its battery. It may sound a bit utopian but it's now a reality, thanks to scientists who've developed such a garment which uses loud music to power up a cell phone. A team at telecoms giant Orange has unveiled the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 01-06-2011 11:30 PM

    Catch all the top stories of the day with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • How to avoid cancerous cell phone radiation 01-06-2011 09:24 PM

    CNN-IBN's Amrita Tripathi gives you a few tips on how to avoid risk of radiation exposure from cell phones. ...
  • Cell phones may cause cancer: WHO 01-06-2011 10:50 AM

    The WHO overturns its previous findings, says mobile phones can cause cancer. ...
  • US man seeks cancer warnings on cell phones 24-05-2011 02:40 PM

    After battling with brain cancer, Alan Marks wants cell phone warnings to be mandatory. ...
  • Motorola splits into two firms 04-01-2011 02:49 PM

    New York: Motorola breaks into two entities Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions on Tuesday. Motorola's mobile unit includes handsets and set-top boxes that will continue to do business under the name Motorola Mobility, while the remaining Motorola changes its name to Motorola Solutions. It will sell police radios and barcode...
  • Cell phone use in pregnancy = badly behaved kids? 07-12-2010 05:02 PM

    London: Moms-to-be, please note - regular use of cell phones during pregnancy could cause behavioural problems in your offspring, says a new study. Researchers at the University of California and the University of Southern California have found that the risk is even higher if the offspring start using mobiles themselves...
  • Tech Toyz: marathon cell phone review 01-05-2010 04:59 PM

    Suresh and Ankit bring to you a marathon review of 200 mobile phones in a single episode. ...
  • Smartphone test: who's the best?

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    I am not an expert on cell phones. So do take everything here with a pinch of salt. What I can offer you here, is...

  • J-K cell phone users complain of discrimination 04-11-2009 03:24 PM

    The government's ban on post-paid cell phone connections has drawn flak. ...