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Here's A Clear Sign You Might Be Too Dependent On Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.26.2017 | Healthy Living

If you’ve fallen victim to “phantom phone alerts,” the mysterious phenomenon where you think your phone is buzzing but it isn’t, it may be tim...

Top 10 Gadgets of the Last 50 Years

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 01.01.2017 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Show floor at the first CES in 1967 As the psychedelic swirls of Sgt. Pepper streamed from radio and hi-fi speakers in late June 1967, 15,000 manufa...

4 Simple Ways to Work Anywhere and Accomplish Everything

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Liesha Petrovich

By now we all know that it's possible to work more or less anywhere we want using our smartphones. We're used to that, and we're actually pretty good ...

#FredinChina: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 faces its worst crisis in China

Fred Raillard | Posted 10.17.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

The Best Smartphones To Replace The Note 7

Wired | Posted 10.12.2016 | Technology

By Brian Barrett for WIRED. Thanks to a series of unfortunate fires, millions of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners need to return their phones immediately....

Discovery and Adventure - I Dare You to Reinvent Your Life!

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.11.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I've heard from a lot of friends and colleagues lately who aren't where they want to be in life. I'm glad I'm their friend and that I have chance to help give them strength and perspective to remind them of who they are.

"The Imagination of The Next Generation in East Asia Will Push Smartphones Forward"

AsiaToday | Posted 07.18.2016 | World

Smartphones have achieved a remarkable dominance in East Asia today and they offer us new opportunities for connecting with each other and organizing ...

Are Facebook And Google Missing The True Profit Potential Of Messaging Apps?

Eli Schwartz | Posted 06.21.2016 | Technology
Eli Schwartz

While peer-to-peer messaging on a mobile phone has always been the most basic of all mobile phone features, 2016 is shaping up to be the biggest year ever in the transformation of smartphone messaging into more than just a medium for communication.

Apple Is Transforming Your iPhone's App Store

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 06.09.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 (Reuters) - Apple Inc announced a series of long-awaited enhancements to its App Store on Wednesday, but the new features may no...

Your Next Phone Might Roll Up Like A Burrito

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology

Smartphones are about to get a lot more flexible. Handsets with bendable and foldable screens could hit shelves as early as February 2017, according t...

Best Simple Smartphones for Seniors

Jim T. Miller | Posted 06.06.2016 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some smartphones that are specifically designed for seniors? My 75-year-old mother is interested in upgrading fro...

Apple and HBO. Think Different. Produce Better.

Stephen Rosa | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Stephen Rosa

Through obsessive attention to detail and quality of both Apple technology and HBO productions, new generations of storytellers were inspired to think different and produce better. I would love to see what Apple and HBO could create together.

Teach Money Skills to Your Middle Schooler This Summer

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Most 12-to-14-year-olds I know are pretty busy over summer break. They're active with sports, their friends and for many, their first odd jobs around ...

Sleeping With Technology: Harming Your Brain One Night at a Time

Dr. Larry Rosen | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Larry Rosen

Sadly, most children, teens and adults are not getting close to the recommended night's sleep and you can see this clearly in futile attempts to sleep in on the weekends to pay off our mounting "sleep debt."

Paper Books Vs. eBooks: The State of the Art of Reading

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

When I was twelve years old and immersed in Alister MacLean, my father bemoaned the decline of reading ethics. "At your age, I could recite Hamlet bac...

So It Seems You Can Unlock Your Cell Phone With Your Penis

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.11.2016 | Weird News

Your penis is busy. We get that. But some inventive soul has apparently found another use for it -- unlocking your cell phone. A Samsung Galaxy S7 to ...

Video Shows What's Really Going On When You Text During Meetings

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.28.2016 | Technology

Checking your phone during a meeting can be extremely distracting. But what if actual mail suddenly appeared in the conference room? Or your buddy bur...

Microsoft's One-Handed Keyboard Will Give Your Thumb A Break

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.25.2016 | Technology

If you've ever struggled to tap out a text message with one thumb, you know most smartphone keyboards aren't built for single-handed typing. Microsof...

New Apps Help Taxpayers Report Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Stateline | Casey Williams | Posted 04.22.2016 | Technology

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

7 Ways to Save Money on an Overseas Trip

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.14.2017 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

There's nothing more exciting than an overseas trip, but that exhilaration shouldn't come with an unexpected price tag. Believe it or not, small expenses can grow fast and in unexpected ways.

#BrainReinvention - The Irony of Social Media and Smart Phones 24/7

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.11.2017 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

#BrainReinvention - The Irony of Social Media and Smart Phones 24/7 It's quite ironic that I would share this blog today as my agency is handling ...

Techs and the City: Part 2 Femmes Up

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 04.01.2017 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

This special spring collection celebrates Women's History Month, with a mosaic of contemporary femmes - each one swaying the narrative with her passio...

Smartphone Growth Could Be Lowest Ever In 2016

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology

March 31 (Reuters) - Global smartphone sales are expected to grow in single digits in percentage terms for the first time ever and PC shipments are fo...

Are Smartphones Really So Smart?

Dr. David Greenfield | Posted 03.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Greenfield

The smartphone keeps us on automatic pilot and it inhibits us from making healthy choices, thus we are responding to life on an automated and unconscious neurobiological basis. We socially isolate, are intolerant of boredom, and are always connected somewhere other than where we actually are at the moment.

How to Stop Being a Slave to Your Smartphone and Start Using It in a Conscious Way

Fabian Markl | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Fabian Markl

Pavlov was a scientist who had a dog, which he conditioned. Whenever he rang a bell, the dog expected food and its mouth started to water. The smartphone conditions human behavior very effectively.