Is responsive design killing mobile?

Picture yourself at a work event. What are you wearing? What are you talking about? How loud are you talking? If you indulge at all, how much have you had to drink? Now picture yourself on a weekend trip with a group of friends. We…

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

​ Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention spans and sleep cycles. This is attributed to a scientific phenomenon known as neuroplasticity, or the brain’s ability to alter its behavior based on…

Mobile manners: 11 dos and don’ts for cellphone users

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…

Your car may soon talk to your mobile

CHENNAI: An entertainment and communication console that seamlessly connects the phone with the car? The mobile phone-enabled ‘integrated’ system is a given in many high-end luxury cars but after the Ford EcoSport, the trend is now finding converts in mass market cars as well. As…

10 apps to cut down your phone bill

With Internet-enabled phones, it has become easier to stay in touch with people at all times. With plenty of apps that offer text, audio or video-based options to stay connected, it can be difficult to pick ones that stand out from the crowd. Here is…

Bosses can‘t live without mobiles, laptops: Report

Some of the world’s most powerful and influential business people have revealed the secrets behind their success and things they simply can’t function without, which include personal assistants, gadgets, and an old fashioned book.  Featured on job networking site LinkedIn, the full list resulted after…

FightBack Android Application Awareness For Safety

Tech Mahindra had long back developed an application called FightBack  which was being used only by the staff members of Mahindra Group. After the gang-rape of a woman in New Delhi; Anand Mahindra has now thrown open this smart phone application for public use, beyond…

DoT issues new rules for buying SIM cards

Taking new mobile phone connection from will require physical verification of facts provided by subscribers and submission of forged documents will lead to police inquiry. Tougher guidelines by the Department of Telecom, which took effect, make operators responsible for inaccurate information provided by subscribers for…

Google reaches people via basic mobile phones

Google launched a service on Thursday it hopes will push millions of people in the developing world to access the Internet – and Google’s ads – via basic mobile phones. Google is launching the service, called Free Zone, first in the Philippines via local carrier…

Smart way to stay safe

Thomas Antony and Christin Immanuel George (right) pose with their laurels at the Indian Android Developer Contest Imagine a pretty young lass walking carelessly along a deserted road. A gang of goons hover around. She senses danger and presses a big button on her smartphone….