Tag Archives: Life

Nokia Phone Saves Man’s Life by Allegedly Stopping Bullet

The Nokia phones of yesteryears have long been considered nearly indestructible, but the new ones aren’t too bad either. A Nokia feature phone is reported to have recently taken a bullet for its owner – literally – and saved his life. According to a tweet by Microsoft’s General Manager of Core UX for Windows Desktop, Tablet and Phone Peter Skillman, ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Have the Best Battery Life of Any iPhone: Apple

  Apple finally unveiled its latest smartphones – iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus – on Wednesday. One of the most pleasant surprises that the launch brought along was the announcement by the company that the new models carry the best battery life on any iPhone ever. In order to understand how the company accomplished this upgrade, we will have ... Read More »

Google Buys Startup That Helps Smartphones Recognise Real Life Objects

Google on Wednesday announced a deal to buy Moodstocks, a French startup behind technology that helps smartphones recognize whatever they are aimed at. Moodstocks caught the US technology giant’s eye for its work in computer vision and machine learning, as well for accomplishments in enabling smartphones or other mobile devices to recognize images and objects. Google is among Silicon Valley ... Read More »

HTC 10 Battery Life Touted; More Leaks Emerge Ahead of Tuesday Launch

HTC is all set to launch its next flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, at an event on Tuesday. The Taiwanese company has been creating hype around its upcoming smartphone for weeks now and some recent teasers indicate some new details such as a powerful battery and an OIS-enabled front camera. The HTC 10 has also been allegedly leaked in live ... Read More »

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak on Cook, FBI, Tesla, and His Life

Steve Wozniak, known to the world at large for being the co-founder of Apple, took to user-curated social news website Reddit on Wednesday night to answer any questions people had for him, in what is described in Internet speak as an AMA (Ask Me Anything). Among dozens of responses, Wozniak spoke highly of Apple’s current CEO Tim Cook, pointing out ... Read More »

Apple’s Federighi Busts Myth That Quitting iOS Apps Improves Battery Life

You can’t help but notice new iPhone users, especially the ones who have moved from Android, obsessively try to kill apps on their smartphone. Many believe that doing this improves battery life. That’s not the case, as has been pointed out by many in the past few years. But if you needed an official word to convince your heart, Apple’s ... Read More »

Blu Life Mark With 4G, Fingerprint Scanner Available Online at Rs. 8,999

US-based smartphone maker Blu has introduced a new 4G-enabled smartphone in India, the Life Mark, which is now available via an e-commerce website priced at Rs. 8,999. The Blu Life Mark features a fingerprint scanner at the back panel, which is a highlight of the device. At this price point, the Blu Life Mark will be competing against the likes ... Read More »

Smartphones With 7-Day Battery Life Promised by Fuel-Cell Maker

A British fuel-cell developer that was first to put the technology harnessing the power of hydrogen into London’s distinctive black cab said it’s working on a system that would allow mobile phone users to charge just once a week. Intelligent Energy Holdings said an emerging smartphone maker will provide GBP 5.25 million (roughly Rs. 51 crores) to develop a fuel ... Read More »

Jubilant Life Reports Rs 117-Crore Net profit in Q3

New Delhi: Jubilant Life Sciences on Tuesday reported a net profit of Rs 116.93 crore for the third quarter ended December 31. The company had posted a net loss of Rs 11.16 crore during the same period of previous fiscal. Net sales of the company stood at Rs 1,337.04 crore for the third quarter, from Rs 1,430.25 crore in the ... Read More »

Facebook for iPhone a Resource Hog, Removal Boosts Battery Life: Report

If you’re concerned about your iPhone’s battery life, you might want to consider uninstalling the Facebook app from it. Tests have found that removing Facebook’s iOS app can increase the battery life of an iPhone by about 15 percent. Additionally, getting rid of Facebook can also free up a lot of data on your iPhone, the test results indicate. Facebook’s ... Read More »