smartphones

Knocking Down The Barriers To Object Identification

Scientists in South Korea have developed a technique to identify objects by using the microphone, accelerometer and gyroscope of smartphones.

Helping Smartphone Cameras Find Their Bearings

Scientists have identified a software glitch that causes document photos to be wrongly oriented.

Simply Being Near A Phone Found To Be Distracting

Just having a mobile phone nearby can affect your cognitive ability, especially if you seldom use the internet.

The Real Danger Of Exploding Smartphones

Got a smart phone in your pocket? Watch out. Not only could it explode, but it could also release toxic gases while at it.

Addicted To Your Phone? There’s An App for That

Researchers have developed an app to help users restrict their mobile phone usage with the help of peer pressure.