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  • Mozilla to soon bring Firefox OS to flip phones, sliders 5 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Mozilla has partnered with KDDI, LG U+, Telefonica and Verizon Wireless to bring its Firefox OS to a new range of phones - Flips, sliders and slates. "The companies are collaborating to contribute to the Mozilla community and create a new range of Firefox OS phones for...
  • Alcatel launches '100% reversible smartphone' OneTouch Idol 3 in two sizes - 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch 6 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Alcatel announced its OneTouch Idol 3 smartphone at the ongoing Mobile World Congress, which has a symmetrical design for complete reversibility. This unique feature of being 100 per cent reversible means that users can grab their phone upside down and the phone's interface will automatically adjust and correct itself. The...
  • Sun has maximum impact on climate when Earth is cooler 6 hours 42 minutes ago

    London: The impact of the Sun on Earth's climate has greater significance when our planet is cooler, a new study has found. An international team of researchers shows that, during the last 4,000 years, there appears to have been a close correlation between solar activity and the sea surface temperature in...
  • Here's what could make Facebook users envious and depressed 7 hours 11 minutes ago

    Washington: Using Facebook only to scroll through your news feed or browse other people's profiles could make you feel envious and depressed, according to a new study. Researchers examined how passive versus active Facebook use affects users. They completed two studies: one laboratory experiment, which allowed them to draw inferences about cause...
  • Lenovo Vibe Shot: It's a camera. It's a smartphone. It's a crossover device! 7 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Lenovo, at Mobile World Congress 2015, introduced a new device - the Vibe Shot. It is the company's first 2-in-1 camera smartphone, a crossover device. "It's first a fabulous camera that shutterbugs will love, and secondly, a performance-laden, standalone smartphone," said Lenovo in a press release. While the mention...
  • Humans may soon be able to talk to computers and robots the same way they talk to their friends 7 hours 27 minutes ago

    New York: A new programme from the US Defence Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) aims to get computers to express themselves more like humans by allowing them to use spoken language, facial expressions and gestures to communicate. "Today we view computers as tools to be activated by a few clicks or keywords,...
  • No new Microsoft flagship devices till Windows 10 release: Report 7 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Following the launch of its two new budget smartphones, Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, at the Barcelona event, Microsoft has announced that it will not be rolling out new flagship devices till its latest Windows 10 is officially unveiled later this year. A report in The Verge quoted...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge vs HTC One M9: How the new flagships measure against each other 7 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Following a string of leaks and rumours around its next flagship phones, both Samsung and HTC on Sunday launched their new high-end smartphones in the Galaxy S and One series, respectively. While the South Korean giant introduced two variants of the latest Galaxy S6 phone - one with...
  • The first 'space selfie' from 1966 sells for around 6,000 pounds at auction 8 hours 17 minutes ago

    London: The first 'selfie' taken in space by NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin in 1966 has fetched almost 6,000 pounds - ten times its estimate - at an auction. The space selfie was part of a collection of 700 vintage NASA photographs that sold for a total of 489,440 pounds at London's...
  • Microsoft launches 5-inch Lumia 640, 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL budget smartphones; to be available from April 8 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: At the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2015, Microsoft unveiled two new affordable smartphones in its Lumia series- the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. The Microsoft Lumia 640 smartphone sports a 5-inch HD display and is packed with a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 1GB of RAM....
  • Photos: HTC One M9, HTC Vive, HTC Grip 9 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: HTC launched its latest Android smartphone, the HTC One M9, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It comes with a new 20-megapixel rear camera that has a lens made of sapphire to protect from scratches and in the front is the HTC UltraPixel camera.It features a dual-tone,...
  • BlackBerry plans to broaden its cross-platform strategy; to provide its security, productivity, communication tools to iOS, Android, Windows devices 11 hours 8 minutes ago

    Toronto: BlackBerry announced on Sunday that it plans to expand its cross-platform strategy and deliver its often admired security, productivity and communication tools to any smartphone or tablet device running iOS, Android or Windows. The one-time smartphone sector pioneer's devices have waned in popularity in recent years, but in a bid...
  • LG Display, Samsung unit to supply Apple Watch screens: Report 11 hours 25 minutes ago

    Seoul: South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd and the display-making subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will supply screens for Apple Inc's smartwatches, The Electronic Times reported on Monday. The report, which cited unidentified industry sources, said LG Display will be the sole supplier of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for...
  • 10 things new in the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge 11 hours 29 minutes ago

    While the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the first phone with a dual-edge screen, both the S6 and the S6 Edge mark significant improvements and departures from previous Samsung flagships. 1. Now Samsung's S6 phones will have a metal frame - like the iPhone. The casing is made from light-weight...
  • With Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Samsung ditches signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass 11 hours 51 minutes ago

    New York: Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. Full coverage: Mobile World Congress 2015 The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with...
  • Photos: Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge 13 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled on Sunday its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, at the Unpacked event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy S6 smartphone features a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal and is designed from scratch in an operation dubbed...
  • Q&A: Here's what you need to know about Samsung Pay 14 hours 19 minutes ago

    New York: Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay capabilities. Samsung's payment service won't come until this...
  • HTC Grip: HTC launches its first fitness tracking band for the serious athletes at $199 14 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Along with its latest HTC One M9 dual-tone smartphone, the company also rolled out its HTC Grip fitness band in collaboration with the Under Armour Record app for iOS and Android at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The digital fitness tracking band for the serious athletes has...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless charging 23 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S6 smartphone featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim its throne as undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple. Designed from scratch in an operation dubbed "Project Zero", the phone comes in two variants - the Galaxy S6 and...
  • Live: Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 at MWC 2015 Yesterday

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearWe have got glimpses...
  • HTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiled Yesterday

    New Delhi: HTC took the wraps off its new flagship smartphone - the HTC One (M9) - at an event in Barcelona. From the outside, the new HTC One M9 smartphone looks and feels like last year's model. But there's a huge difference inside - the camera. For years, HTC has...
  • HTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this year Yesterday

    New Delhi: Foraying into the virtual reality space, HTC has unveiled its first wearable headset - the HTC Vive. Targeted at gamers, the new virtual reality headset is equipped with 70 sensors that is claimed to provide 360-degree room tracking and immersive virtual reality experience. The device is said to...
  • Huawei Watch: Huawei unveils its first Android Wear smartwatch; features a round-faced display, larger than Moto 360 Yesterday

    Barcelona: Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei on Sunday launched its first smartwatch, a round-faced device that works with Android phones, joining a crowded market weeks before the introduction of the highly anticipated Apple Watch. At an event tied to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the firm unveiled its Huawei watch...
  • Live: HTC One M9 launch event at MWC 2015 Yesterday

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearThe HTC One M9...
  • HTC's One M9 sees major leaks, rumours before the MWC 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Although HTC's official unveilings most of the times happen after their unofficial leaks, the upcoming, or should we say the already out, HTC One M9 smartphone has been worst hit by leaks and rumours. So much so that even the official press images and commercial videos were out...
  • Samsung's Galaxy S6 tops the chart of 'most-anticipated' smartphone at the MWC 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Mobile World Congress 2015 is just a few hours away and speculations are running all-time high around the possible unveilings of some of the most awaited smartphones and related technologies at the three-day event. The last two weeks have seen a lot of rumours and leaks surrounding one...
  • Apple car to fuel 'car of future' debate at Geneva car show Yesterday

    New Delhi:The main talking point at this week's Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car. The world's automakers will gather in the Swiss city to tout their latest minivans, city cars and sport utility vehicles against an uncertain market backdrop, with...
  • Robotic ankles will soon have 'eyes' to see where they are going Yesterday

    Washington: Researchers are developing an artificial vision system that can enable a robotic ankle to see where it is going to improve the wearer's gait. Mo Rastgaar, a Michigan Technological University mechanical engineer and his team have already developed a prototype of the prosthetic ankle that can provide a range of...