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Thai woman dies of ‘electric shock’ while playing video game on charging smartphone

A 54-year-old woman in Thailand died after getting electrocuted from her new phone while charging it. The woman has been identified as Yooyen Saenprasert, a resident of Udon Thani province in northeastern Thailand. She received the said smartphone as a birthday gift two days before from her husband Praiwan Saenprasert. Her husband found her lifeless […]

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Spanish man preserves severed finger to unlock smartphone after accident

A Spanish man reportedly proved that he can unlock his Samsung Galaxy phone with the tip of his severed finger. Kieran Higgins’ index finger had been severed in an industrial accident two weeks prior. Higgins, a semi-retired auditor claims that his dead finger tip, which he is keeping in medicinal alcohol, is able to unlock […]

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LG Electronics to shutdown loss making smartphone business

South Korean multinational electronics company, LG Electronics said on Monday it would close down its loss-making smartphone business. The electronics giant said it was looking at all options for the division after almost six years of losses totalling around $4.5 billion. LG had made many innovations including ultra-wide angle cameras, rising to third largest smartphone […]

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Mother sells her only ancestral jewel to buy smartphone for daughter’s online classes

A mother in the Indian state of Odisha sold her  only pair of gold earrings so that she could buy a smartphone for her daughter’s online classes. In a report, The Telegraph said Mason Gagan Bhoi and wife Rita were left helpless when their 13-year-old daughter Archita’s school shifted to online classes during the ongoing […]

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Man sells his cow, his only source of income to buy a smartphone for kids’ online classes

An Indian man in the state of Himachal Pradesh sold his cow, his only source of income, to buy a mobile phone so that his two children could attend online classes. Kuldip Kumar said after the schools closed in March, his children studying in Class 4 and Class 2 were finding it difficult to continue […]

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India shipped 152 million phones in 2019

India is among the few smartphone markets that are still registering growth, as most developed markets are seeing a slowdown in smartphone shipments due to saturation. According to IDC’s annual data of 2019, India saw a total of 152.5 million phones being shipped through the year, which marks an 8 percent annual growth over what […]