“Age of First Smartphone and Mental Wellbeing Outcome” Report

Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, but recent research suggests that early possession of these devices may have negative consequences for mental wellbeing. A study titled ‘Age of first smartphone and mental wellbeing outcome’ conducted in over ..



Mi India pledges 2500 smartphones to children, to promote online education

The Chinese smartphone major Xiaomi has stated that its Indian arm MI India will distribute 2500 handsets worth Rs 2 crores to support online education of children who were the worst affected by the COVID 19 pandemic in the country. ..


Punjab to launch scheme to distribute smartphones

The Punjab government has decided to start distribution of smartphones to students free of cost, on August 12. In order to avert any kind of large gatherings, the government has decided to launch the scheme at 26 different locations in ..


Samsung Becomes the 2nd Largest Smartphone Brand in India in April-June Quarter

South Korean major Samsung has become the 2nd largest player in India with a market share of 26% in the second quarter of the current year i.e. in the April-June period, as per the Counterpoint Research Report published. This has ..


Central Equipment Identify Register: Government launches web portal to trace stolen mobiles

The Government of India on December 30, 2019, launched “Central Equipment Identify Register” portal to block and trace mobile phones. The web portal will operate under Department of Telecom. Highlights The CEIR portal has been established in order to address ..


Fire Resistant Lithium-Ion Batteries

The scientists at John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, US, have developed Lithium-Ion batteries that can operate under extreme conditions like submersion, ballistic impact, cutting and heat. In simple lay man terms, they can operate even under fire! Lithium-Ion Batteries The ..