Excessive use of smartphone could give you ‘Text Neck’ — a condition that could wreck your spine

By on November 21, 2014 at 12:21 PM.

Excessive use of smartphone could give you ‘Text Neck’ — a condition that could wreck your spine

A huge part of our day goes into surfing the web, replying to tweets, taking selfies or texting on our smartphone. Now, a new research paper reveals that slumping to read a text or study a selfie can put undue pressure on the neck. More →
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Smartphone sales up 65 percent to 23.5 million in Q3: Counterpoint

By on November 12, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

Smartphone sales up 65 percent to 23.5 million in Q3: Counterpoint

Growing consumer preference for Internet-enabled phones and falling prices has helped smartphone sales in India to grow 65 percent to 23.5 million units in the third quarter of 2014, a report by Counterpoint Research said today. More →
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Sony reveals nearly $1 billion net loss in Q3, will replace smartphone operations head and cut 1000 jobs

By on October 31, 2014 at 4:24 PM.

Sony reveals nearly $1 billion net loss in Q3, will replace smartphone operations head and cut 1000 jobs

On the eve of the latest financial results announcement, Sony said it would replace the head of the smartphone operations Kunimasa Suzuki with Hiroki Totoki, a Sony finance and planning executive. More →
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Making money on smartphones in emerging markets a challenge: IDC

By on October 31, 2014 at 1:28 PM.

Making money on smartphones in emerging markets a challenge: IDC

Even as smartphone sales in the emerging markets have brought cheer to handset makers with growth rate hitting 30 per cent year-on-year, analysts say the real challenge before the companies is to make money on such handsets in the affordable range, research firm IDC said. More →
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Oppo N3, Oppo R5 to launch in India in December

By on October 30, 2014 at 1:12 PM.

Oppo N3, Oppo R5 to launch in India in December

Chinese handset maker Oppo considers India as a key strategic market for the company and is collaborating with Flipkart and Amazon India for online sales of its products. The company announced that the Oppo N3 and R5 will be available on these e-commerce websites in India around December. More →
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Lenovo to take on Xiaomi with a new smartphone company in China: WSJ

By on October 16, 2014 at 1:49 PM.

Lenovo to take on Xiaomi with a new smartphone company in China: WSJ

Lenovo is reportedly planning on starting a smartphone company in China next year to focus on selling phones online. The new smartphone company is Lenovo's efforts to take on Xiaomi, the Wall Street Journal reports. More →
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