All our so-called important documents and frequently used services are connected to our mobile number. Photo: iStock

Letter from a mobile phone

4 min read . 14 Oct 2017
Cellphones comprise 2% of the 1.2 million tonnes of e-waste generated annually in India, says a study.<br />

I bought a new phone...

8 min read . 04 Feb 2015
To make sure your guests know that you are serious about your gadget-free party,  ask them to switch off the phones, or even confiscate their phones, politely.<br />

The making of a gadget-free party

3 min read . 23 Dec 2014
The Ozkan team is trying to produce larger quantities of the nano-silicon from beach sand and is planning to move from coin-size batteries to pouch-size batteries that are used in cellphones. Photo: Indranil bhoumik/Mint <br />

Charging your cellphone with sand

3 min read . 09 Jul 2014