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End The Classroom War On Mobile Devices

Robert Shuter | Posted 07.01.2016 | Education
Robert Shuter

Students believe smartphones and laptops can assist learning. Then why are so many teachers dead set against them in their classrooms?

Using lasers to make data storage way faster than ever

The Conversation US | Posted 06.05.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

Optical elements of the experimental setup allowing to obtain visible-spectrum laser pulses as short as 10 femtoseconds. Courtesy of Dr. R. Borrego-Va...

Building Capacity: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.06.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven individuals from around the world with projects aimed at building the capacity of the communi...

Creativity in a Time of Calm

David Kleeman | Posted 04.01.2016 | Media
David Kleeman

Suppose we could stop looking over our shoulders, worrying that we're developing for devices destined for obsolescence before we're finished. Ideally, we'd then be able to focus on creative content, and audience-friendly delivery platforms that support discovery and sharing.

Mobile Workforce Management: Embracing New Technologies to Drive Your Bottom Line

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

In 2014, smartphone shipments hit 1.3 billion units worldwide. While growth is expected to slow slightly this year due to China's economic downturn, o...

3 Ways the New Mobile Phone Features Can Help Grow Your Business

Dorit Sasson | Posted 01.20.2017 | Technology
Dorit Sasson

The need for small business to increase their profitability and productivity through mobile technologies such as the Apple iPhone and iPad, devices ru...

3 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Email Marketing Campaign

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Liesha Petrovich

You work extremely hard to create an email marketing campaign. First you have to find the right incentive to get the maximum number of subscribers. Then craft an entire series of emails designed to do one thing: increase sales.

'Tis the Season to Prevent Online Identity Theft

Donna Marie Williams | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Donna Marie Williams

A couple of years ago when some 40 million credit cards were breached at Target's brick-and-mortar stores, I frantically tried to recall if I had done any holiday shopping at my neighborhood store. Thankfully I hadn't, but my relief was short-lived.

Your Phone Is Your Secret Weapon For Holiday Shopping

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology

At some Macy's outlets this holiday season, shoppers who download the retailer’s app will be able to use their smart phones to guide them through th...

6 Things I Learned By Turning My Phone Off & Looking Into The Eyes Of Strangers

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 10.21.2016 | Impact
Sandy Rosenblatt

We live in a relatively disconnected world. Fortunately, that is mostly by choice. The fact is, we don't need to wait for an International Day of Connection or a global eye gazing experiment to choose differently. We can just do it. And that, my friends, is beautiful.

How Texting Can Make You More Effective Professionally and Personally

Matt Tenney | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

Device use can become an opportunity to not only connect with another person or find important information, it can be an opportunity to actually let go of some of your anxiety, to be more present for your next encounter with a person, and to be more effective at whatever task you engage in after using your device.

My Kid Hates Me and It's All My iPhone's Fault

Ashish Toshniwal | Posted 10.01.2016 | Technology
Ashish Toshniwal

As I watch my infant son navigate a touch screen like he was born to it, which he technically has been, I start to wonder what a typical day in our house will look like in just a few short years, when he is eleven.

Is the Death of PCs Finally Here?

Jayson DeMers | Posted 10.01.2016 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

Personally, I believe that there's nothing that can be done to save the PC. Its reputation is too fixed, and Microsoft is too worried about preserving its older iterations of Windows to introduce any truly revolutionary functionality.

New School Year. New Smart Phone. New Ground Rules.

Nathan R. Monell, CAE | Posted 09.23.2016 | Parents
Nathan R. Monell, CAE

The start of a new school year comes with new people to meet, new material to learn, new rules to follow and for some kids, new responsibilities like taking care of their first phone or device and diving into a whole new social world online.

Study Suggests Mobile Devices Could Raise Skin Cancer Risk

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can reflect ultraviolet light from the sun and may indirectly increa...

Gigato Tries To Make Internet Access Affordable With Data Rebates

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.31.2015 | Technology

For many people in developing countries, the cost of data incurred by using social networks, sharing files, watching videos and playing games makes su...

10 Tips for Summertime Tech Balance -- Starting Now

Janell Burley Hofmann | Posted 07.16.2016 | Parents
Janell Burley Hofmann

By now you've probably planned your vacation, enjoyed the shore or the pool, hosted a few backyard BBQs and settled the kids into summer camp. No doubt, summer is in full swing! Which is why right now is the perfect time to pause before the season slips by.

13 Tips For Parenting When Screens Are Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 01.04.2017 | Technology

When I started writing a column about parenting and screen time this spring, I talked to a lot of people about technology and young children, from aca...

Don't Blink: The Future Is Happening Now

Raj Talluri | Posted 06.30.2015 | Technology
Raj Talluri

We live in a “what’s next?” era. Technology is evolving at an ever-more-rapid pace: Our devices become smarter, do more for us, and connect us t...

The Gekkopod: My New Favorite Photography Accessory

Heather Hummel | Posted 05.21.2016 | Arts
Heather Hummel

Accessories are a photographer's best buddy in the field. From filters to tripods to camera bags, there are so many to choose from, and figuring out what works best for your needs can be daunting.

Legendary No Wave Performer Lydia Lunch Returns to New York with So Real It Hurts at the Howl! Happening Gallery, May 8 to June 5

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 05.05.2016 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

Since 1977 Lydia Lunch has been offending sensibilities with her relentless and unfiltered challenges to sex, gender, politics, religion, war, technology, consumerism, the arts, the media .... you name it, no institution has been spared.

10 Totally Rad Retro Looks For Today's Technology

Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology

Enormous mobile phones, Atari and VCRs were all considered on trend or even high tech when they were first introduced to consumers. Today they’re th...

Serve Others By Being A Healthy Device User

Matt Tenney | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Matt Tenney

It's 10:00 p.m. and, trying to adhere to your New Year's resolution to get more sleep (likely inspired by Arianna Huffington's book, Thrive), you're getting into bed with the intention of going to sleep.

You Soon Could Be Able To Charge Your iPhone... By Masturbating

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Adult video website Pornhub has developed an environmentally friendly way to charge your phone and other mobile devices... while you masturbate. D...

The Role of User Experience in a 'Workplace Unplugged'

Sarah Deane | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology
Sarah Deane

Welcome 2015. I remember when 2015 seemed so far away, yet here it is. Do you remember when you would wake up and you didn't have a phone to check? You would arrive at the office and sit at your desk to work on your daily tasks.