• Phones with fingerprint sensors set to become more popular

    Phones with fingerprint sensors set to become more popular

    Smartphones with fingerprint sensors are expected become more ubiquitous in the future as sensors become more in-demand and affordable, according to a report from PC World.

  • Social media, smartphones threaten online news providers

    Social media, smartphones threaten online news providers

    Social media’s growing influence and the rise in the use of smartphones as the main device for accessing online news could result to an uncertain financial future for news providers, said the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) in a report. In its annual Digital News Report, RISJ noted that most news outlets
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  • Smartphones problematic for net cafes

    Smartphones problematic for net cafes

    China’s cyber cafes were once very popular with teenagers, but now their patronage has waned due to the emergence of tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices.

  • Fancy using your smartphone in class?

    Fancy using your smartphone in class?

    Smartphones are typically banned in classrooms as they are considered detrimental to education. However, one firm has come up with a way to use smartphones to improve learning and student participation.

  • Digging the gold mine with Smartphones

    Digging the gold mine with Smartphones

    Smartphones can sometimes reveal more information about their owners than their family and friends. They store information about people’s personalities, preferences and habits, so it’s not surprising that mobile phone operators are looking for ways to make money off of this data.

  • Google’s new app connects mobiles to TV sets

    Google’s new app connects mobiles to TV sets

    Watching videos online via YouTube is now even more exciting with Google’s new app for Android phones and tablets.