The merits of a mobile phone are known to many. But here are some examples of how it can be useful in situations we didn’t know existed.
Steve Avery of the Netflix documentary series, Making a Murderer, might finally get a reprieve. The 53-year old Avery is serving a life sentence without a parole for the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005.… Continue reading
Come January 2017, a panic button would feature in every new mobile phone to ensure women’s safety. And come January 2018, the central government plans to make a built-in global positioning system (GPS) compulsory in every phone.
Installing GPS in the feature phones would increase their cost by as much as Rs 400, which is a matter of grave concern for the handset manufacturers.… Continue reading
The ubiquitous mobile phones are not just toys for boys. Both the sexes love it, including senior citizens. Most users upgrade to the newer, better model as soon as possible. For an American, it usually meant a wait of two years that their providers’ contract lasted. But a recent study by Citibank has reported that an average American is now taking 29 months to upgrade his mobile phone.… Continue reading
Recently, the RBI introduced a Unified Payment Interface (UPI) that is expected to make even micropayments cashless. Developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the Indian organisation for retail payments, UPI is predicted to make digital payments both quicker and easier. Whenever a mobile helps in making life easier, I am pleased.… Continue reading
You might be a working parent or a grandparent living away from your grandkids. But you wish to stay connected with the little ones. But then, the adverse effects of a smartphone on a child will make you stay away from a cellphone solution. Here is where Toymail could be the answer to your problem.… Continue reading