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142nd Day Of Lockdown

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Phones with Aarogya Setu may tell you if you're safe but the devices themselves could put you at risk

Healthcare workers use phones every 15 minutes to two hours, and phone surfaces are virus magnets

15 May 2020 7:51 PM

By May-end, 4 crore Indians may not have a working phone, due to lockdown curbs on sales, repairs

The India Cellular and Electronics Association said phone sales and services should be deemed essential services and allowed during lockdown

24 Apr 2020 8:30 PM

Sale of non-essential goods through e-commerce platforms prohibited

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla issued an order excluding the non-essential items from sale by the e-commerce companies

19 Apr 2020 2:54 PM

Grey market sales of high-end phones causing revenue loss of Rs 2,500 cr: ICEA

The industry body has suggested imposing a maximum customs duty of Rs 4,000 on handsets priced above Rs 20,000.

21 Jul 2019 3:37 PM

DoT likely to start tracking system for lost mobiles next month

The tracking system would help detect stolen mobiles even if SIM card is removed or IMEI number is changed.

07 Jul 2019 4:39 PM


Here’s why we can’t resist checking notifications on our phones

A study shows that human brain can get addicted to information as easily as it gets addicted to recreational drugs.

28 Jun 2019 6:01 PM

More mobile phones in the world than humans, data reveals

The ITU estimated 107 mobile cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in 2018.

01 May 2019 10:22 AM

LG Electronics to suspend mobile phones production in South Korea this year: Yonhap

Yonhap reported that LG decided to move its local handset production to Vietnam to help turn around the money-losing smartphones division.

24 Apr 2019 6:29 PM

Happi Mobiles to open 150-200 stores in AP, Telangana

The company intends to open at least 150-200 stores by providing employment to 1,000 people and aims at a sales target of Rs 500 crore.

18 Apr 2019 5:59 PM

Festival season: 50 lakh mobile phones sold online in two days

Mobile phones as a category dominated Day 1 of festival sales and cash-back offers grew over 2,000 per cent.

12 Oct 2018 9:05 AM


Mystic Mantra: Guardian angel’s protection

The German word for a mobile phone is “Handy”.

10 Oct 2018 12:09 AM

Not asked makers, operators to include helpline number on phones: UIDAI

The UIDAI's valid toll free number is 1947, which is functional for more than the last two years.

03 Aug 2018 5:34 PM

India becomes 2nd largest phone maker on Make-in-India initiative: Modi

Modi said four lakh direct jobs have been created as the number of factories making mobile phones increased.

09 Jul 2018 8:07 PM

Oppo looks to strengthen position in premium smartphone segment

India is among the largest smartphone markets globally, and saw 30 million units being shipped in the first quter of 2018.

20 Jun 2018 5:52 PM

Gadget watch: Be secure in the drone age

Some will use drones to pursue their nefarious interests. Regulation is therefore a must and we must do it before events overtake us.

12 Jun 2018 6:11 AM


Mobile manufacturing industry to touch Rs 1,32,000 cr by 2018 end

In 2017 the Indian mobile manufacturing industry produced 22 million mobile phones.

27 Apr 2018 12:33 PM

Phonup offers one-year warranty on pre-owned phones

Phonup launched its first store in Karnataka, Bengaluru on Friday.

20 Apr 2018 4:48 PM

Mobiles to account for 80 per cent of e-retail by 2020: Study

The higher usage of mobile phones for purchases is likely to see the launch of mobile-only formats of e-commerce companies.

20 Apr 2018 12:49 PM

Thane cops nab 2 bike thieves, recover 15 stolen motorcycles

Alarmed by the spurt in cases of bike theft, Thane (rural) SP Dr Mahesh Patil directed the LCB to be extra alert and nab the culprits.

03 Feb 2018 5:37 AM

Lava to invest over Rs 2,600 crore in manufacturing units in 5 years

Lava will have annual production capacity of 21.6 crore mobile phones which will help us achieve our goal.

29 Jan 2018 11:43 AM