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The Next Generation Retail Mobile Consumer -- Wait 'til You See This!

Scott MacFarland | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Imagine, mobile takes over retail... completely. Customers research, compare and even purchase while they are standing at the merchandise rack in the store.

The Perils of Our 'On-Call' Work Culture

Craig Dowden | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Craig Dowden

In my work as an executive coach and keynote, clients and audience members frequently talk about their lack of "downtime." Even when they are home, there is rarely a sense of relief from work.

Why Do We Have Trouble Remembering Our Dreams?

DreamsCloud | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
DreamsCloud

For those interested in remembering dreams, these methods and tools can help us preserve and understand our nocturnal adventures. Developing the right habits can lead to much improved dream recall.

Tech In Search of More Style

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Scott De Buitléir

The desire to personalize your cell phone has been part of our lives for many years now; from being able to select ring tones that were like Pac-Man sound effects, to turning your smartphone into minions.

6 Ways to Break Your iPhone Addiction (That Actually Work)

Supercompressor | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Supercompressor

Rule 1. Never use your phone as your alarm clock. We all know how it goes: once you're done dealing your standard wave of 20 snoozes, you flick off the alarm, and go straight to browsing: Instagram, email, videos of baby elephants.

Smartphone Lovers More Likely To Forget Things, Walk Into People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.20.2015 | Science

Did you forget your wallet at home today? Miss an appointment? Bump into someone on the street?  If you answered "yes" to any of these questions...

Your Phone Just Buzzed (And It's a Text Message From Your Therapist)

Melissa Fares | Posted 08.20.2015 | Comedy
Melissa Fares

Did you feel that? Your phone just buzzed, and it's a text message from your therapist. Were you taken aback when you read her emoticon-less text message about her having to reschedule your next appointment? Of course you were.

Why We Need Isolation To Make Us Human Again

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.19.2015 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Its 9 a.m. on a Monday, and I wake up with sun shining through an open window as a palm tree sways just outside. The smell of salt water, combined with the sounds of people milling about on the sidewalk below reminds me that I am not in Silicon Valley. Instead, I walk up to the window to see Waikiki Beach just a block away. In short order, I'm off to the beach.

Why Keeping His Old Texts Is Nothing But A Waste Of Time

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Sara Li. When I was ten years old, the boy next door broke my heart into a thousand pieces and in that moment, I...

A Bad Babysitter in Any Era

Richard Freed | Posted 08.16.2015 | Parents
Richard Freed

As a father and child psychologist, I understand the incredible demands and stresses of raising young children. For some marketers, these difficulties create an opportunity to sell parents on the belief that screens are a cost-effective, guilt-free, educating babysitter.

How To Make A 3D Hologram With Stuff You Already Own

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.18.2015 | Technology

Feel like resurrecting Tupac in your own home? No problem.  U.K.-based tech enthusiast Mrwhosetheboss posted a now-viral tutorial on Yo...

Why You Need To Go Offline For A Week

Richard Eaton | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
Richard Eaton

I find that I'm much more relaxed, more in the moment (rather than being distracted by my phone), more creative with ideas, and get clarity on various things that have been buzzing around my head previously.

Is Apple Overvalued?

S. Kumar | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
S. Kumar

Shares of Apple Inc. declined this week to their lowest level since January on investor worries about the company's ability to keep outperforming as it has in the past.

3 Ways to Have an Unplugged Wedding Without Being a Bridezilla

Ariane Fisher | Posted 08.06.2015 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

Many brides' natural reaction is to demand an unplugged wedding. As in, give up your smartphone at the door. NO PAPARAZZI PUHLEEZ! The problem with that approach is that you can come off as quite the bridezilla - telling people when they can and can't use their phones.

What Exactly Is A Smartphone Anyway? (Commentary)

Scott MacFarland | Posted 08.05.2015 | Technology
Scott MacFarland

As much as I love my smartphone, I do have to wonder where this is all going? What is technology doing to my life? My personality? My family? My brain? Hopefully when I am sitting in a rocking chair enjoying life in my golden years I will be able to look back and see how it has shaped me for the better.

These Android Apps Make Ringing Smartphones Exciting Again

Miranda Marquit | Posted 07.30.2015 | Technology
Miranda Marquit

Mobile phones have evolved a lot from the time the first cellular phone was marketed in the 1980s. Smartphone users today prefer text and data-based applications, and voice-based communication has been relegated to the sidelines.

Candidates Connecting With Supporters, 10 Seconds At A Time

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics

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3 Ways Around Walking and Texting

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.29.2015 | Technology
Linda Lauren

Program your smartphone rather than have your smartphone program you. Turn the sound off on your phone when you are out and about. If you find this is not feasible for you, then make a practice of not deferring to your phone every single time it makes a sound.

Are We All a Bunch of Narcissists?

Brian Hanley | Posted 07.29.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

If we weren't narcissists by clinical standards, I wondered, what were we? People with too many gadgets to think clearly? To feel clearly? People with good intentions, short attention spans and a propensity to do what's best for ourselves? People trying to figure out this mess of a universe one bus ride at a time? Whatever we were, we needed to become something else, more compassionate.

Anything You Post May Be Used Against You...in a Divorce

James McLaren | Posted 07.24.2015 | Divorce
James McLaren

As news regarding the recent hacking of the website Ashley Madison has made abundantly clear, spouses are increasingly leaving footprints throughout the digital world that can eventually come back to haunt them.

5 Ways To Impress Tech-Savvy Millennials

Jan Golden | Posted 07.24.2015 | Fifty
Jan Golden

Like it or not, your reaction to technology is a factor in millennials' opinion of your capabilities. Here are five ways to impress tech-savvy millennials.

How Giving Up My Phone Forced Me To Live My Life

Sarah Bourassa | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Bourassa

Here's how detoxing from my phone for 48 hours helped me reset my well-being and develop a healthier relationship with my phone.

12 Places Your Smartphone Doesn't Belong

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Nearly half of Americans say they "can't imagine" life without their mobiles. Our devices have become extensions of ourselves, and while often a near...

5 Ways to Help You Read More Books

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
NextAdvisor.com

As technology advances, it's making it easier and easier to keep up with some of our favorite hobbies, such as reading. Even though books have become more accessible -- after all, you don't have to carry a paperback book around anymore -- Americans are not making time for reading.

Small Fingers, Big Insights: Mobile App Design and 0-5 Year Olds

David Kleeman | Posted 07.22.2015 | Media
David Kleeman

By now, to say that tablets and mobile apps are popular among young children is superfluous, akin to saying they like sweets. A new study, however, shares rich detail of under-5s' surprising digital competencies, as well as how mobile media use is shaped by - and shapes - kids' daily routine and emotional states.