Tag Archives: smartphone
  • This Artificial Pancreas Uses Your Phone To Combat Diabetes

    Researchers have successfully developed an artificial pancreas system that uses an algorithm on smartphone to continuously monitor glucose levels of the user and automatically delivers appropriate levels of insulin -- a game changer for diabetic patients. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition i..

  • Chinese Smartphone Addict Goes Blind After 24-Hr Gaming Binge

    A 21-year-old Chinese woman has been rendered partially blind after playing video game on her smartphone for 24 hours, the media reported. The unnamed gaming addict was reportedly playing the multiplayer online game "Honour of Kings" when she suddenly lost vision from her right eye, the South Chi..

  • Alcatel Launches Affordable ‘U5 HD’ Smartphone At Rs 5,999

    Smartphone maker Alcatel on Wednesday launched new affordable smartphone "U5 HD" at Rs 5,999 that will be available on Flipkart. The device with 5-inch HD display sports 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera along with flash. "With the new Alcatel 'U5 HD', first-time smartphone buyers can now ..

  • Honor Launches ‘Holly 4’ Smartphone For Rs 11,999

    Chinese smartphone maker Huawei's sub-brand Honor on Tuesday launched a budget device 'Holly 4' in India for Rs 11,999 that comes with 13MP rear camera and 5MP front shooter. The device is available in grey, gold and silver colours across the company's 30,000 retail points. "Sporting an elega..

  • Rs 44,990 Sony Xperia XZ1 With ‘3D Creator’ Launched In India

    Sony India on Monday expanded its premium device portfolio with "Xperia XZ1" the first smartphone with a 3D Creator for Rs 44,990. The device boasts an industry-first 19MP "MotionEye" camera that has predictive "Hybrid AF" burst and predictive capture with face expression features. The device ..

  • Micromax Launches Camera-Centric ‘Selfie 3’ At Rs 11,999

    Expanding its Canvas Selfie range, domestic smartphone maker Micromax Informatics on Friday launched camera-centric 'Selfie 3' smartphone at Rs 11,999. The device is equipped with a 16MP front camera with selfie flash. On the rear, it sports 13MP camera with flash. "The all-new 'Selfie 3' is i..

  • Smartphone Apps May Help Reduce Depression

    Smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, a finding which may pave the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people with the mental disorder, researchers have confirmed. The results showed that smartphones open up non-stigmatising and self-managing ..

  • Intex Launches ‘Aqua Lions 2’ Smartphone At Rs 4,599

    Domestic smartphone maker Intex Technologies on Friday launched its budget smartphone 'Aqua Lions 2' at Rs 4,599, that features a 5-inch FWVGA display. The 4G-VoLte smartphone comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory which is expandable up to 64GB. "With 'Aqua Lions 2', we have added a valua..

  • itel Launched ‘SelfiePro S41’ Smartphone At Rs 6,990

    China-based Transsion Holdings on Thursday launched itel Mobile's "SelfiePro S41" smartphone at Rs 6,990 in India. "The final form of 'S41' has emerged as a feather in the cap of itel's' extensive product portfolio with a potential to acquire an overwhelming response from users across the country..

  • Google Acquires HTC’s Pixel Team For $1.1Bn

    Ending months of speculation, Google on Thursday announced to acquire part of the Taiwan-based HTC Corporation's mobile division team for $1.1 billion. Certain HTC employees - many of whom are working with Google to develop its Pixel smartphones - will join the US tech giant. However, HTC wil..