Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: smartphones

#GenerationNowhere: India’s young are fighting an invisible epidemic, smartphone addiction

Young Indians are dropping out of college, their IIT aspirations turning to dust and many are now in de-addiction centres. Is smartphone dependency growing?

More people in Tier-2 cities searched for smartphones & RO than Tier-1: Survey on search trends

The top five most searched products on Just Dial were smartphones, RO water purifiers, air conditioners, car batteries, and car accessories, the survey said.

What to look for while opting for a trading app: An analysis of some of the best in the market

Most companies now have well-established trading applications. These apps help a trader or investor trade on the go via smartphones.

Cities across the world now have ‘zombie traffic lights’. But they are saving human lives

To date, these traffic lights have been installed in Australia, South Korea, Germany, Netherlands, Israel and Singapore.

Xi Jinping’s CCP is daring to go where even Taliban wouldn’t — separate kids from smartphones

CCP has issued a decree allowing kids no more than 3 hours of online gaming per week. The time freed will be used to revise Xi Jinping Thought, now part of school curriculum.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in smartphone data usage. Here is how much

According to reports, the pandemic boosted global data consumption by more than 30 per cent in 2020. And it's set to grow nearly as quickly this year.

Repairing – not recycling – is the first step to tackling e-waste from smartphones

Smartphones have become a form of consumption and replacing them on a regular basis has become commonplace. Changing this mindset will be key.

Apple and Samsung don’t want you to repair your phones easily

Apple doesn’t want its customers to fix their iPhones or Macbooks themselves. Neither does it want third-party repairers.

This smartphone game helps you save endangered species

More than 35,500 species are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List.

Indians bought 17 lakh more Chinese phones this October than October 2019 despite Galwan

Estimates of online sales of smartphones show Indians primarily shopped from five brands this October, including 4 Chinese companies Xiaomi, Vivo, realme and Oppo.

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

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.