Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
May 26, Saturday 2018 12:08 AM       

       HEADLINES: Fisherman dies after boat falls over his head                                              LDF campaign vehicle attacked in Chengannur                                              Liny’s colleagues facing isolation because of Nipah scare                                              It’s not Canon Laws but IPC that’s applicable to Cardinal: Kemal Pasha                                              Nipah: UAE asks people to avoid unnecessary trips to Kerala                                              Kumaraswamy to face floor test today                                              This is the BJP’s slogan for Modi’s re-election in 2019                                              Help us restore democracy: Cong resorts to crowdfunding                                              K’taka: Kumaraswamy wins confidence vote amid BJP walkout                                              Strict punishment for Major Gogoi if found guilty: Army Chief                                              Here is why Trump, Stephen King blocked each other                                              Powerful cyclone churns in Arabian Sea toward Oman, Yemen                                              N Korea still willing to meet Trump                                              Dialogue efforts between US-N Korea to continue: Pompeo                                              Nikki Haley heckled at Houston University, video goes viral                                              Lankan cricketer Silva quits tour after father's murder                                              Devon Smith recalled to Windies squad for Lanka Test series                                              ICC prohibits wearing smart watches on field                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       SCI&TECH Next Article: What will happen to this beautiful blue planet?  
       Going light with the new Light Phone 2
 
         Posted on :23:09:50 Mar 11, 2018
   
A A
       Last edited on:23:09:50 Mar 11, 2018
         Tags: Going light with the new Light Phone 2
 

NEW DELHI: Light phone 2 is the kind of phone that every parent would like their kids to have.

With this phone, you could place a call or send a text or even use maps and call for an Uber. What you cannot do, however, is use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or for that matter, any other social media.

It uses E-Ink for the display and operates on a modified version of the Android operating system.

The intention was to design a phone that would be used as little as possible, giving us time to go out and do the things that we actually love. They call it 'going light'.

The first version of the light phone was launched in 2016. It only served the purpose of making calls and storing nine numbers. The company sold 10,000 devices, but turns out, they were too simple for many and were not practical for some.

The Light Phone 2 is expected to ship next year and will cost about US$250.

The phone has been garnering some positive reactions over Twitter.

A user wrote, "That's cool. I still plan on getting one. There is beauty in its simplicity. Keep up the good work."

A A
       SCI&TECH
Next Article: What will happen to this beautiful blue planet?
 
 
SCI&TECH HEADLINES
A new world: Top 10 new species for 2018  
Beat the risk of frailty with healthy heart  
Twitter to hide trolls that hurl abuse: Twitter CEO  
Fortnite is finally coming to Android  
This test could detect signs of pancreatic cancer  
Aliens exist but may be in parallel Universe: Study  
This is your heart on nitric oxide  
Is your kid's heart clock ticking right?  
Do at-risk adolescents show depressive symptoms on social media?  
NASA launches Insight spacecraft to Mars for deepest dig yet  
Daily intake of this drug can cause certain cancers in men  
A new weapon against epilepsy  
Hail stone weighing three kg sign of climate change: Expert  
PMSing? Could be because of alcohol!  
Social media firms given a week to better protect kids  
The stronger you are, the healthier your brain is  
NASA may soon identify 2,400 alien planets  
What triggers depression among adults?  
Turn your hobbies into part-time job opportunities with these apps  
Apple launches special RED Edition for iPhone 8, 8 Plus  
Humanity’s first flight to Sun to launch in July: NASA  
This World Health Day, let's focus on eye health  
Are babies being introduced to solid food too soon?  
New organ found in human body, could help understand spread of cancer  
Audio-enabled autoplay videos will soon be blocked on Google Chrome  
 
Will GST help decrease the petrol price?
yes
 
no
 
don't know
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy