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Smartphones keep students distracted during lectures: Study

Smartphones in class may affect the students’ ability to concentrate, eventually hampering their academic performance, warns a new research.

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Buying a smartphone this Diwali? Read our guide first

Planning to buy a new phone? Our guide covers everything you need to know before buying a smartphone, ranging from the phone’s processor and screen size to its operating system and price.

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Second-hand mobile phone market still offers a first class bargain in India

Across India, millions of users still buy second-hand phones because they would rather use an old phone with the features they need than settle for a new phone with lower specs.

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More than 1 billion smartphones with fingerprint scanners to ship in 2018: Counterpoint

Fingerprint scanners are likely to become the standard feature on smartphones for authentication that will ship next year, according to the latest research from Counterpoint.

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Smartphone apps can help cure depression: Study

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.

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Mobile phone displays said to overtake TV screens in 2017: IHS Markit

The worldwide market for mobile phone displays is expected to overtake that of TV screens for the first time ever this year, according to financial services company IHS Markit. The rise in mobile phone displays is directly linked to the emergence of smartphones.

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Nanodiamonds can prevent fires in lithium batteries, claims new research

Researchers have found that nanodiamonds — tiny diamond particles 10,000 times smaller than the diameter of a hair – can prevent short-circuits and fires in lithium batteries widely used in mobile devices from cell phones to laptops

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4G smartphones demand in emerging markets spurred growth in Q2: Gartner

Increasing smartphone penetration in India, Indonesia and Southeast Asian countries drove sales in the Asia Pacific that saw shipment of over 78 million units during the said quarter.

New Android malware ‘Faketoken’ targets ride-sharing apps, could steal users’ data

A new modification of notorious mobile banking Trojan “Faketoken” has resurfaced which is able to steal credentials from popular taxi applications and ride-sharing apps, Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. The trojan virus has an identical interface, with the same colour schemes and logos, which creates an instant and completely invisible overlay.

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Smartphone separation anxiety said to become a widespread problem

“Nomophobia” that can cause increases in heart rate, anxiety, blood pressure, and unpleasant feelings, researchers warned. The findings showed that personal memories evoked by smartphones encourage users to extend their identity onto their devices.

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Candy cane-like supercapacitor could charge smartphones in seconds: Study

Scientists have developed a candy cane-shaped supercapacitor that may enable fast charging of mobile phones, smart clothes and implantable devices. Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of Cambridge in the UK developed a way to interweave nanostructures within a bulk material, achieving the benefits of conventional nanostructuring without using complex synthesis methods or sacrificing material toughness.

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Smartphone users more likely to splurge online, claims study

Keep your smartphone at bay if you want to curb that urge to splurge, say scientists who found that people are more likely to indulge in guilty pleasures while shopping online using a touchscreen than a computer. Researchers also found that participants using touchscreen technology scored significantly higher on experiential thinking than those using desktop computers. However, those on desktops scored significantly higher on rational thinking, researchers said.

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Government asks 21 smartphone makers to share security information

The scope of security measures verification will include the device, its operating system, the pre-loaded applications that it comes with, and also the browser of the device. The IT ministry said there will be unlimited compensation depending on the extent of damage caused.

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Government lens on 21 smartphone makers over data security safeguards

The government has asked all smartphone companies, majority of them Chinese manufacturers, to outline the procedures and processes adopted by them to ensure security and privacy of users’ data. In all, the IT ministry has written to 21 smartphones makers.

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Now identify fake products using your smartphone

The new method, by contrast, provides a non-intrusive solution to easily distinguish authentic versions of the product created by the original manufacturer and fake versions of the product made by counterfeiters. It does so by deploying a data set of three million images across various objects.