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Pakistan should manufacture cellphones, says PTI senator

Pakistan should manufacture cell phones to save $1 billion the country spends annually on the import of mobile devices, Senator Shibli Faraz of the PTI said in Tuesday. The senator heads a special committee of the Senate on circular debt. “Pakistan spends $1 billion annually on the import of mobile phones. This is a luxury….

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August 7, 2018

 

Communist-run Cuba starts rolling out internet on mobile phones

Communist-run Cuba has started providing internet on the mobile phones of select users as it aims to roll out the service nationwide by year-end, in a further step toward opening one of the Western Hemisphere’s least connected countries. Journalists at state-run news outlets were among the first this year to get mobile internet, provided by…

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July 17, 2018

 

US Supreme Court restricts police on mobile phone location data

The US Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the 5-4 ruling, the court said police generally need a court-approved warrant to get the…

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June 24, 2018

 

WhatsApp was down briefly and people couldn’t handle it

It was just like any other Thursday, people were going on with their business until they realised that messaging platform WhatsApp was down. According to the website Down Detector, WhatsApp started having issues at around 11:11AM and was up and running again by 11:40AM. However, the fact that they were not able to send or…

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June 14, 2018

 

Gone in 60 seconds: Man steals 121 mobile phones within a minute

Reported by: Akhtar Ali If you ever thought stealing more than 100 mobile phones within a minute was impossible, think again.  A CCTV footage shows a man in Dera Ghazi Khan snatch a shopper that contained 121 mobile phone sets from the seat of a qingqi rickshaw. The thief struck as soon as the driver…

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May 8, 2018

 

The rules for fans coming to the PSL 2018 final Sunday in Karachi

The rules for the final of Pakistan Super League 2018 have been announced.  “Visitors will be allowed to park their vehicles at the ground of Federal Urdu university,” a police official told the media. “Their tickets will be checked at the parking [lot].” “During the match, some specific roads will be closed for security reasons….

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March 24, 2018

 

ECP bans mobile phones in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians will not be allowed to being their mobile phones during the Senate elections on Saturday . ECP announced the code of conduct for Senate elections. According to ECP, the parliamentarians will not be allowed to cast their votes without the Secretariat Card. The Commission has not allowed the provincial assemblies and National Assembly…

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March 2, 2018

 

WhatsApp will stop working on these phones from Jan 1

NEWS DESK: WhatsApp will stop working on a selection of smartphones and mobile platforms in the new year, reported The Independent. From 1 January 2018, the messenger service won’t be available on any handsets running Windows Phone 8.0 (or older versions of the operating system), BlackBerry OS or BlackBerry 10. The company made the announcement…

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December 27, 2017

 

Mobile phones to go silent in Sindh

KARACHI: Mobile phones will fall silent in all major cities of Sindh province on Friday as part of security measures in connection with 12 Rabi ul Awwal celebrations. According to Sindh Home Secretary, cellular phone service will remain suspended from 8am to 8pm in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur and other cities of the province. In addition…

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November 30, 2017

 

Customs seize smuggled mobile phones, tablets worth over Rs 248 mln

KARACHI: Customs Department claimed to have apprehended smuggled mobile phones and tablets valued over Rs. 284 million. Customs officials stated that they received information regarding importers misusing facility of green channel through Web Based One Customs (WeBOC) system. They stated that the smugglers were able to get their goods cleared declaring the gadgets as LED…

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November 6, 2017

 

Apples’s new iPhone is a hit as fans flock to buy phone from Sydney to Shanghai

SYDNEY: Long, snaking lines formed outside Apple Inc stores in Asia early on Friday as fans flocked to buy the new iPhone X, a turnout that contrasts with the more lackluster launches for the past two iterations of the premium smartphone. Strong initial demand underscores Apple’s upbeat sales forecast for the year-end holiday shopping season,…

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November 3, 2017

 

Apple says iPhone X pre-orders are ‘off the charts’

CALIFORNIA: Apple Inc quashed concerns of muted demand for its iPhone X on Friday, saying pre-orders for the 10th anniversary phone were “off the charts”. The company’s shares, which have fallen steadily since it announced in early September it would launch two iPhones within two months, rose nearly 3 percent in response. Pre-orders for the…

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October 28, 2017

 

New WhatsApp feature allows you to delete sent messages

The latest ‘Delete For Everyone’ feature as it is named will now allow WhatsApp users to unsend embarrassing messages. Good news for those of you who are familiar with the instant-messaging mobile application. The ‘unsend’ feature of WhatsApp was in the works ever since one whole year. These claims regarding the introduction of the new…

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October 27, 2017

 

Watch: A robber took away their phones in North Karachi and these guys acted like nothing happened

KARACHI: Robberies and mobile snatchings are perhaps so rampant in Karachi that people have grown indifferent to them. In this video, a robber comes to these two men and takes away their mobile phones on gunpoint. What’s equally appalling is the fact that the two men, right after they were looted of their valuables, had…

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October 27, 2017

 

PTA concerned over jamming of cellular services

KARACHI: The federal Ministry of Interior has written a letter to Sindh government, conveying the reservations of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) over closure of cellular phone services in the province for the security of Muharram processions, Samaa reported. Today, authorities suspended cellular service in different cities of including Karachi, Bahawalnagar, Quetta, Lahore and Faisalabad as…

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September 29, 2017

 

Mobile phone users cross 140.5 mln

ISLAMABAD: Mobile phone users in the country have reached 140.5 million by May this year which was 133.2 million till July 2016, showing a moderate growth with each passing month. All the operators providing mobile phone services have added around 7.3 million new users in their subscribers during the period. Mobilink is still leading the…

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July 31, 2017

 

Changing Traditions of Ramadan

By: Gulrukh Tausif When I was a student, a joke used to circulate prior to every school exam that was held to torment us. A father asks his son how his preparations for the upcoming examination were going on. The son replies, “Very well father. I have bought a new set of uniform, two pens,…

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May 29, 2017

 

Indian village bans women from using mobile phones

NEW DELHI: An Indian village has banned women from using mobile phones in public in an attempt to restrict their contacts with men and plans hefty fines for violators, police said Wednesday. Village elders ruled that women found using a mobile phone outside their homes would be fined 21,000 rupees ($325) — a sum it…

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May 3, 2017

 

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

Apple Inc filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the U.S. government filed a lawsuit that accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over a key semiconductor in mobile phones.

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January 21, 2017

 

E-waste rising dangerously in Asia

  Manila, Philippines: Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environment, according to a UN study released Sunday.   So-called e-waste in Asia has jumped 63 percent in five years, the report…

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January 15, 2017

 

Cellular service to be suspended on Sunday in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior on Friday forwarded a letter to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to suspend cellular services in Islamabad, on the occasion of Independence Day. The mobile phone service, the sources said, will remain suspended for six hours from 6:00am till 12:00pm on Sunday as the part of security measures for Independence…

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August 12, 2016

 
 
 
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