18 year old student Eesha Khare has invented a cellphone charger that is capable of charging a mobile phone in around 30 seconds, the student won a Young Scientist Award and also $50,000 in prize money which she will use when she goes to Harvard in the fall.
He started the project after growing frustrated about the number of options and amount of recorded information on call centre menus.
There was a time when communication used to be a very tedious task. But thanks to the inventions that were done at the later stages, today we have been blessed to have mobile phones and all other latest devices which help a lot in communication and so in one way we can say that life can become easier because of it. Having a mobile phone has been so common that almost everyone, be it a people from a lower class or from middle class or from higher class, can been seen with a mobile phone in their hand. According to data collected by various agencies we have listed counties having the largest number of people having mobile phone and so have prepared a top ten list for them. Here follows the list. [Read the rest of this entry...]
SAN FRANCISCO — On a cloudy afternoon in the Tenderloin district, a man in a hooded sweatshirt walks slowly along Market Street, stopping to engage people he encounters along the way. He offers a peek at the wares inside the backpack slung over his shoulder: Three new iPhones, each still sealed in a white box affixed with Apple’s logo. He stole these phones, he tells potential customers, before asking them to make an offer.
NEW YORK — Research firm IDC said more smartphones than “dumb” phones are being made this year, a milestone in a shift that’s putting computing power and Internet access in millions of hands worldwide.
On infected phones, BadNews stole cash by racking up charges from sending premium rate text messages.
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The firm suggested its size made it ideal for watching videos or running two apps alongside each other.
Samsung helped popularise the so-called “phablet” category – in which phones approach tablet dimensions – with its original 5.3in Galaxy Note in 2011.
That proved more popular than many expected, but one analyst suggested the latest device might be a step too far.
Skype announced Wednesday users are spending more than two billion minutes a day connecting with one another via the video-chat platform — enough time to watch 16 million movies or travel to the moon and back 225,000 times.
Not only is this is a big milestone for Skype in particular, it also highlights just how much people have embraced communicating via a voice over IP (VoIP) service.
It is demanding a means to monitor such applications, but Saudis say that would seriously inhibit their communications.
The French telecoms regulator ARCEP said it had asked prosecutors to investigate Microsoft Corp’s Skype for failing to register as a telecom operator.