Tag Archives: Phone

Mukesh Ambani’s 4G Phone Targets Two-Thirds Of India’s Mobile Phone Buyers

India’s youngest telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. has launched a 4G-enabled feature phone as it looks to tap a market that contributes two-thirds of the handset sales in the country. The JioPhone, essentially a basic phone with some capabilities of a smartphone, will be “effectively free”, said Chairman Mukesh Ambani at the 40th annual general meeting of its parent ... Read More »

Facebook working on a modular phone

Facebook is looking to develop a modular phone and – gossip we’ve heard before now got more solid backing. A patent application filled by the company revealed it is trying to build a device that can be used as a phone. This is the second time we hear about such idea after Project Ara. That one was Google’s attempt at ... Read More »

Jio’s 4G VoLTE Feature Phone With Smartphone-Like Features Leaked in Video: Price, Specifications, Features, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Details of the long-rumoured Jio feature phone have leaked once again Features and specifications of the mobile have been tipped The Lyf/ Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone is expected to launch on July 21 Jio’s 4G VoLTE feature phone with smartphone-like features is expected to make an appearance at Reliance Industries’ AGM next week, and a new leaked video ... Read More »

Microsoft Ends Support For Windows Phone 8.1: What Is The Future Of the Mobile OS?

Microsoft has made an announcement that could mean the end of the Windows Phone. Amidst a flurry of major announcements such as its plan to expand broadband access to rural Americans, Microsoft also announced that it would be ending support for the mobile edition of Windows 8.1, which is the operating system used by the majority of Windows phones. Windows Phone 8.1 ... Read More »

New ‘Miracle Material’ Could Make Cracked Phone Displays a Thing of the Past

We all wish our smartphone displays never crack. The wish seems to come true as a team of scientists has found a new material that is cheap, durable and can be used in several devices in future. According to the paper published in the journal ACS Nano, manufacturers are hunting for material that can be used in place of less ... Read More »

Teenagers’ sleep quality and mental health at risk over late-night mobile phone use

  Teenagers’ late-night mobile phone use is harming their sleep and potentially their mental health, say researchers who advised that “physical boundaries” be set over use of such devices in the bedroom. A longitudinal study of 1,101 Australian high school students aged between 13 and 16 found poor-quality sleep associated with late-night texting or calling was linked to a decline ... Read More »

Hollesley Bay prisoner given conditional discharge for having mobile phone in cell

Former prisoner given conditional discharge after mobile phone found in cell. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire A former Hollesley Bay prisoner has been given a conditional discharge and must pay £20 to the victims’ fund after being found in possession of a mobile phone in his cell. Thomas Nevin, 29, had been in the final stages of a seven-year sentence he ... Read More »

Comcast has started launching its Xfinity Mobile phone service

It appears that Comcast has quietly launched Xfinity Mobile, its $65 / month unlimited mobile service. The official website now allows Xfinity internet customers to select a plan and sign up for the service, which is currently offered at a discounted rate of $45 a month. Comcast says the service will be available throughout its current markets. “We are beginning ... Read More »

Better mental health: Royals hear how single phone call saved ambulanceman’s life

Dan told them his story at a reception held to mark World Mental Health Day by Heads Together, the Duke and Duchess’s mental health charity.Dan was struggling to cope after a call-out to a child abuse victim. He contacted work partner Rich Morton and they had a heart to heart, which helped Dan, 31, conquer his demons. “I was getting ... Read More »

30 tasty tips for Android Nougat: Get more out of your Android phone

Mmm…Nougat. What better way to start a new year than with a fresh flavor for your favorite Android phone? Google’s latest major Android release may have officially launched last fall, but if you’re like most folks, you’ll probably be getting your first taste of Nougat—also known as Android 7—in 2017. If you want timely Android updates, Google’s own Nexus and ... Read More »