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    Upcoming Smartphones 2015 In Pakistan

  • Students caught cheating in exams with the help of smartphones

    Despite clear instructions on their board documents and admit cards not to carry basic cellphones or smartphones, many candidates were found to be carrying not just one but two smartphones with extra batteries...

    How is it we take one round of an examination hall and spot so many cheaters while they can’t even catch one?” asked a very disappointed vigilance committee member who caught 16 candidates googling their answers on their...

  • UK spies can hack smartphones, says Snowden

    LONDON: British spies can hack into phones remotely with a simple text message and make audio recordings or take photos without owners knowing, former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday...

    “They want to own your phone instead of you,” the whistleblower said in an interview with the BBC’s Panorama programme, referring to Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) agency
  • Smartphones for farmers

    LAHORE: The Punjab government will provide 500,000 smartphones to farmers for receiving billion rupee-worth interest-free loans a year and other agriculture services in the first phase of a five-year project for providing five million smartphones...

    “The distribution of smartphones will start in October and its apps will also help farmers interact with agriculture officials and experts for advice on improvement in crops,” said Punjab...

  • Case of exploding smartphones

    KARACHI: Less than a month after it was released in the international market, Sam­sung’s most expensive smart­phone line or “phablets” have bombed or rather earned a bad reputation after people reported cases of their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones exploding unexpectedly...

    However, in Pakistan, this is not the case...

  • The town where guns are cheaper than smartphones

    DARRA ADAMKHEL: Gun­fire echoes through a dusty northwest tribal town, the soundtrack to Pakistan’s biggest arms black market, where Kalashnikovs welded from scrap metal are cheaper than smartphones and sold on an industrial scale...

    A Darra-made Kalashnikov, Gul says, can sell for as little as $125, cheaper than most smartphones...

  • Software being developed for police to block smartphones

    KARACHI: A software programme is being developed to register smartphones along with subscriber identity module (SIM) so that whenever a complaint is received about its loss or theft, that phone also gets blocked, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The move was discussed at a meeting of law-enforcement agencies, intelligence agencies, mobile phone companies and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority representatives...

  • Youth & smartphones

    Unfortunately, youth in Pakistan seem more engrossed with themselves thanks to their smart phones...

    As a result, the literacy rate has increased from14 percent in 1950 to 58pc in 2015...

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