Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicSmart phones

Topic: smart phones

Apps to fight coronavirus are lacking one thing — the human touch

Apps may improve the quality of data sharing and analysis, but manual tracing can get past barriers technology can’t.

What pandemic? Smartphone makers stick to plans for new models despite disruption

Smartphone companies are still on track to unveil new models in the fall, but the actual sales may slip depending on how the pandemic progresses.

Online life is causing people to invest less in memories & long-term sense of satisfaction

It is now far easier to pursue immediate happiness, compared to the available options in, say, 1986.

Women from Delhi’s outskirts are taking selfies to claim their right to the city

Selfies document women's struggles and accomplishments, as they step out from their traditional roles in the home, into the male-dominated public realm of the city.

Samsung targets Indian millenials with cheaper smartphones

The tech giant to launching its new M series, all priced below 20,000 rupees to win back customers in India.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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