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Airtel Takes on Jio Phone With Karbonn A1 Indian, A41 Power Smartphones: Price, Offer Details

Jio Phone is effectively free, while the new Airtel phones’ effective price starts at Rs. 1,799 HIGHLIGHTS The new Karbonn phones will compete against Jio Phone Karbonn A1 Indian comes at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,799 Karbonn A41 Power at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,849 Jio Phone is a looming threat for both phone makers and telecom operators, despite its pre-booking sale opening only once since it was unveiled in July. It came as no surprise to anyone that to counter Jio Phone, Airtel partnered with Karbonn and then Celkon to subsidise the…

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Xiaomi Says It Shipped 9.2 Million Smartphones in India Last Quarter

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi shipped 9.2 million smartphones in Q3 2017 This is a record for the Chinese company in the country Xiaomi Redmi Note and Redmi 4 are the top selling smartphones Xiaomi has announced that it shipped 9.2 million smartphones, a record number of units, in India in Q3 2017. The announcement was made by Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President Xiaomi and Managing Director Xiaomi India in a tweet. Jain also shared a piece of trivia about Xiaomi smartphones shipments in the country. “We started with a humble beginning of…

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Smartphones and TV Watching Can Put Kids at Diabetes Risk

Almost every child of this generation is guilty for spending too much time in front of screens such as TV, mobiles, tablets, etc. We are glued to the screens so often that it has ceased to be just another technology but one of the most significant elements in our lives. While we are all aware of its repercussions on our eyes and brain, our dependence is such that we cannot live without them. And our children are only taking after us. Endless apps, TV series, films, social media activities are…

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​Combat anti-microbial resistance soon with smartphones

Combat anti-microbial resistance soon with smartphones (Getty Images) A team of US researchers has developed a diagnostic test for anti-microbial resistance using a smartphone that can help people in remote areas with limited resources conduct routine testing for antimicrobial susceptibility. Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria are responsible for high-mortality diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhea and sepsis. The team from the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) built a simple and inexpensive smartphone attachment that can conduct automated anti-microbial susceptibility testing. “This work is important and timely, given that drug-resistant bacteria are increasingly…

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We touch our smartphones at least 2,617 times a day

  Did you know touching your phone multiple times throughout the day makes you prone to infections? If you didn’… Read More We touch our smartphones around 2,617 times a day, according to new research which found that phone screen time was 2.42 hours for the average user, and 3.75 hours for the heavy user. For the study, a research firm in the US recruited a demographically diverse sample of 94 Android users from a pool of more than 100,000 participants. Then they built a supplementary smartphone tool to track…

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Texting on Smartphones Can modify Your brain Rhythm

Sending textual content messages on a telephone or iPad can trade the rhythm of brain waves in people — a locating that has extensive implications for mind-computer interfacing, gaming and driving.humans speak more and more thru text messaging, although little is understood on the neurological results of telephone use.To discover extra about how our brains paintings during textual verbal exchange the use of smartphones, a group led by using Mayo health center researcher William Tatum analysed facts from 129 patients. Their mind waves have been monitored over a duration of…

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