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7 Global Trends That Will Affect You Personally in 2017

Marian Salzman | Posted 12.29.2016 | Business
Marian Salzman

Our trend predictions for 2017 may be the most personal to date--personal as in very much pertaining to you. While the trends are global, they will be...

Why Moms Hate The Phone

Jackie Goldschneider | Posted 10.03.2016 | Parents
Jackie Goldschneider

As a mom, I'm usually knee-deep in kid stuff and/or surrounded by screaming children. And during those times, the absolute last thing I want to do is chat. With anyone. About anything.

Stop Calling My Phone

Chrissy Renaee | Posted 09.12.2016 | Comedy
Chrissy Renaee

Youtuber Chrissy Renaee makes comedy related videos on her youtube channel 'itschrissyrenaee' every wednesday. Stop Calling My Phone! is one of her mo...

Hold The Cellphone — That Cancer Study Isn’t What You Think

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology

Look, the government has not found that your cellphone gives you cancer, as many headlines on Friday would have you believe. A two-year, $25 million ...

How mobile phones are disrupting teaching and learning in Africa

The Conversation Africa | Posted 05.23.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Gina Porter, Durham University Mobile phones have become ubiquitous in Africa. Among younger users, basic phones are most common. But more pupils are...

Many Low-Income Students Use Only Their Phone to Get Online. What Are They Missing?

The Conversation US | Posted 02.11.2017 | Education
The Conversation US

My research has explored underserved youth's use of technology to discover and participate in content related to their interests. Having access only through their mobile devices means that low-income families and youth do not have the same access to the Internet as those with other Internet connections

A New Play Looks at How Technology Affects Relationships, and the Findings Are Disturbing

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.08.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

With the ever-increasing lack of accountability that technology elicits, it's time that someone asks us what our dashed-off message or radio silence means. Are we ready to not feel?

Smartphone Stupidity: Does Anybody Pay Attention to Each Other Anymore?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 09.29.2016 | Technology

So this is becoming insane. Riding to work on a Manhattan bus a recent morning, I quickly deduced that out of 28 riders on that bus, fully 27 were staring mindlessly at their smartphones. Except me.

Ode to the Almighty Cellphone

Heather Kasdan | Posted 07.30.2016 | Comedy
Heather Kasdan

It all started out with that phone on your ear. A phone on your ear, oh my, what did you hear? I heard nothing with words, but saw quite a bit. I sa...

The Future Today: Self-Driving Cars

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 07.08.2016 | Technology
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Driving a car as we know today could be obsolete in the next 20 years. Presently, manually operating a gasoline engine powered automobile is an integral part of life in North America. Whether you live in a smaller city, or a larger city, such as Los Angeles, without good public transportation, one is expected to drive.

Stop This Habit Today

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 06.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Begin your day with an intellectual mise-en-scene. Plan ahead. Prioritize your list. Above all, put your smartphone away when you are with the people you love. They are your priority, not other people's Instagram feeds.

How Millennials Can Navigate Cell Phone Contracts

Graham Ober | Posted 05.20.2016 | Money
Graham Ober

Smartphones are the veritable Swiss army knives of technology for millions of millennials. In fact, 87% of adults aged 18 to 34 admit that their phone never leaves their side, according to Zogby Analytics.

The 8 Biggest Mistakes Generation Y Is Making

Barrett Pall | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Barrett Pall

I by no means am saying throw your phone out, or never look at it again, but I am saying that you would be surprised at how much beauty, joy, and life you miss everyday while looking down.

The Rating Game

Stanley Ely | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Stanley Ely

It's hard to find a restaurant that doesn't now place a little card at your table inquiring if the establishment was: (a) really awful; (b) tolerable; (c) sublime.

Smartphones Are Smart Foreign Policy

Maura O'Neill | Posted 05.04.2015 | World
Maura O'Neill

Today, with more mobile phones than people on Earth, any savvy foreign policy recognizes the power of this small device to do good or evil in the world. Gone are the days when rebels and reformers fought only using guns and physical bombs; this portable machine is as important as any as weapon.

Museum Selfie-ishness

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 01.24.2015 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

It's difficult to say which is worse: The fact that we seem to need to document every moment of our existence or the need to put ourselves at the center of everything.

Americans' Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of cellphones through fake communications towers deployed on airplanes, a high-tech hunt for...

I've Got the Old-Guy Cellphone Blues

Llewellyn King | Posted 12.13.2014 | Comedy
Llewellyn King

Woe betide you if you take the malicious little bloodsucker out of the country: The fees and charges can cost you as much as your trip.

9 Cases to Protect Your iPhone 6

Andrea Smith | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Andrea Smith

Whether you like the slim and sleek look or prefer more rugged support, take a look through the options and choose the case that's right for you.

Will Supremes Apply Cell Phone Privacy to Metadata Collection?

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

This decision may well presage how the Court will rule on the constitutionality of the NSA metadata collection program when that issue inevitably comes before it.

How Our Connectivity Is Influencing Our Real-Life Connections

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline Giegerich

At the end of your days, your Facebook friends won't fill the room at your funeral. The ones who do arrive won't commend your text messaging speed or ability to Instagram perfectly filtered photos.

5 Terrifying Ways Police Can Legally Screw You Over

Cracked | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weird News

In America, the courts have again and again given the police all sorts of leeway to royally screw up your life for almost no reason at all. It's just ...

9 Classic Movies That You'd Never Be Able To Explain To Kids Today

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

The sweeping technological advancements of the past decade have become instant staples in our day-to-day lives. We feel naked without our smartphones,...

Would You Give Up Sex For Your Cell Phone? Most Americans Would!

Posted 02.06.2014 | Technology

What's more important than sex? Turns out a whole bunch of things, according to an online poll conducted by Harris Interactive. On a list of 1...

Delta Aims To Be First Airline To Put New FAA Rule To Use

Posted 10.31.2013 | Travel

On Thursday, the FAA announced that it will allow airline passengers to use smartphones, tablets and other personal electronics during almost the enti...