Mobile Phone

Samsung phones and tablets banned in US

Some older Samsung gadgets look set to be banned in the US following a patent row with Apple.

Mobile phone roaming caps coming into force

The cost of using a mobile phone in another European Union country will fall again on Monday.

Mobile phone access reaches about 3/4 of world population

Around three-quarters of the world’s inhabitants now have access to a mobile phone and the mobile communications story is moving to a new level, which is not so much about the phone but how it is used, a new report released recently by the World Bank and infoDev, its technology entrepreneurship and innovation program.

Mobile phone calls, car registration to get costlier

AMA Muhith proposed to impose 2 per cent tax on both the post-paid and pre-paid mobile phone uses and increase the tax on private vehicle registration.

56pc mobile use by year-end: Study

Backed by a large room for growth in rural areas, mobile phone penetration in the country is expected to reach 56 per cent at the end of 2011, reveals a recent study.

Mobile phone brain cancer link rejected

Further research has been published suggesting there is no link between mobile phones and brain cancer.

Now wash your hands - and your mobile

It is the sort of news story that will have left many feeling queasy over their breakfast cereal - a study which suggests one in six mobile phones is contaminated with faecal matter.

Nokia launches its cheapest phones ever

Nokia on Thursday unveiled its two cheapest cellphones to date aimed at attracting users in the low end market as it fights increasing competition from Asian manufacturers.

Nokia Teams Up With Polar Mobile to Launch Over 300 Mobile Apps for Major Media Brands Globally

Nokia (www.nokia.com) has entered into an agreement with Polar Mobile (www.polarmobile.com) to launch over 300 mobile apps for Nokia smartphones over the next 12 months.

Cell phone radiation law? What's the risk?

Amy Gahran, CNN -- On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a new ordinance requiring cell phone retailers to display and distribute a state-produced fact sheet that explains radio frequency emissions from cell phones and how consumers can minimize their exposure.

Indian Origin Scientist Designs Nanosized Batteries

A team led by an Indian origin scientist has packaged lithium ion batteries, which power mobiles and smartphones, into a single nanowire. The breakthrough could be a valuable power source for new generations of nanoelectronics.

Apple, Android Battling for Smartphone Leadership in Mobile OS Race

Depending on how you look at it, either Apple or Android phones are in the lead worldwide. What’s more certain is who’s dropping farther back.

Samsung Galaxy R Gets Demoed

Samsung has uploaded a demonstration video of the handset showing most of its features.

Mobile phone subscribers to cross 80m by 2011

Nearly one in every two individuals in Bangladesh is likely to handle a mobile phone as the number of subscribers are expected to cross 80 million mark by the end of the current year, operators said.

Licence renewal of 4 telecom operators could be more delayed

Licence renewal of four mobile operators, which was supposed to be finalized last week, seems to be delayed due to the finance minister's overseas tour today.

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