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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