Smartphone radiation may adversely affect memory in adolescents: Study

Long-term exposure to radiation from mobile phones may adversely affect memory performance of certain brain regions in adolescents, a study has found. The study, appearing in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, involved nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland. Scientists at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) looked at the relationship between exposure to… Continue reading Smartphone radiation may adversely affect memory in adolescents: Study

Smartphones are killing Americans, but nobody’s counting fatalities

Jennifer Smith doesn’t like the term ‘accident.’ It implies too much chance and too little culpability. A ‘crash’ killed her mother in 2008, she insists, when her car was broadsided by another vehicle while on her way to pick up cat food. The other driver, a 20-year-old college student, ran a red light while talking… Continue reading Smartphones are killing Americans, but nobody’s counting fatalities

Oppo to set up Rs 2,200-cr smartphone manufacturing unit in Greater Noida

Smartphone maker Oppo Mobiles is planning to invest around Rs 2,200 crore in India for a mobile phone manufacturing facility. The proposed investment will be at Greater Noida. The company has submitted documents related to the proposed project to the Environment Ministry and said that the net amount required for the establishment of the second… Continue reading Oppo to set up Rs 2,200-cr smartphone manufacturing unit in Greater Noida

Apple’s iPhone X to have 3D facial scanner, OLED screen, improved cameras

Apple’s most important new phone for years will be called the iPhone X, according to a leak of the company’s latest mobile operating system. Strings of software code inside of the leaked operating system, first detailed by Apple news website 9to5Mac, show the expected three new phones will be called the iPhone 8, iPhone 8… Continue reading Apple’s iPhone X to have 3D facial scanner, OLED screen, improved cameras