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3 Reasons We Skip the Vacay When We Shouldn't, and What Smart Businesses Are Doing About It

Erica Keswin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Erica Keswin

My sister and I are very close. We each have three kids, work hard, and manage the endless to-do lists. We recently took a short vacation to Aruba with our husbands, thinking the three days away would give us time to reconnect, recharge, and relax.

10 Free Apps That Will Save You Big Money

Thrillist | Posted 02.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

By: Joe McGauley @jwmcgauley Credit: Flickr/Steven Depolo Sure, you may stumble across the occasional dollar on the street, or rob a bank, or win t...

The Reason We Use Technology Is the Reason to Turn It Off

Gabriella van Rij | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabriella van Rij

It made me realize that at the end of the day, with all of our smartphone use and our TV viewing and our tablet browsing -- we're all after the same thing. That thing is one of the only reasons we use technology at all.

One Easy Thing You Can Do To Improve Your Relationship With Your Kid

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

It's all about taking control over your phone instead of letting it control you. In a nutshell: Put down your phone.

Why I Refuse to Get a Smartphone

Alena Dillon | Posted 01.26.2016 | Comedy
Alena Dillon

I refuse to get a smartphone because I don't judge the people who are entranced by their devices; I understand them. I too am guilty of such detachment, of the tendency to disconnect from reality in exchange for virtual reality.

5 Technologies That Blur The Line Between Robot And Human

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology

The world's most powerful leaders in business and government gathered this week in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss one thing: How technology is rapidly...

The Reason Why You Felt That 'Phantom Buzz'

TODAY.com | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.21.2016 | Technology

Have you ever thought that you felt your phone buzzing in your pocket, just to realize you have no notifications at all? Well, you're not alone &mdash...

Take a Nature Break From Your Tech

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 01.11.2016 | Technology
Arthur Rosenfeld

In our formative stages, we human beings lived in an aboriginal state of tune with the horrors and favors, beauty and beasts of nature. The evolution of our brain and its attendant senses allowed us to survive, helped us to thrive, and finally potentiated our transformation into the dominant predator on the planet.

Unlimited Cellphone Plans Might Be Coming Back

AP | Damon Beres | Posted 01.11.2016 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is once again experimenting with offering unlimited data plans to smartphone customers while promoting its DirecTV ser...

Reclaim Conversation , my New Year's Resolution.

Ricardo Vice Santos | Posted 01.08.2016 | Technology
Ricardo Vice Santos

It's that time when everyone sits down to write their resolutions, to reflect on the things we could have done better, and what we want to prioritize...

What Are the Health Benefits of Unplugging?

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 01.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

Unplugging by itself probably won't work some magic in your life. But if you spend that digital-free time focusing on your relationships and activities you enjoy, now that can make your life better.

Why we may want to go 'old school' for our next meeting: How technology may be undermining our learning and performance

Craig Dowden | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Craig Dowden

Technology has undoubtedly taken a firm grip on all areas of our lives. In our offices, laptops, iPads, and the like have been integrated into almos...

Governments Should Resolve Not To Weaken Encryption In The New Year

Edward J. Black | Posted 12.31.2015 | Technology
Edward J. Black

Digital devices and services are extremely complex, interconnected systems. Devising an additional layer of complexity at scale to permit government access will create new vulnerabilities and exacerbate existing ones.

Warning Notice: Ultra-Smart Phone Users

Michael Brenner | Posted 12.29.2015 | Comedy
Michael Brenner

An unfortunate incident occurred here in Austin, Texas over the weekend that carries an important message for all users of ultra-smart phones and similar devices.

5 Android Productivity Apps to Help You in 2016

Anmol Sekhri | Posted 12.23.2015 | Technology
Anmol Sekhri

New year, new you? The power to supercharge your 2016 is already in your hands! These apps will make you a force to be reckoned with come January, so invest some time to make sure you're ready to hit the ground running.

What Is Good Parenting in the Digital Age?

Richard Freed | Posted 12.21.2015 | Parents
Richard Freed

"I can't limit her phone... It's her own private world," a mother told me about her 14-year-old daughter. This teen girl, who I was working with in my...

Your Smartphone May Be Tracking Your Every Move

TODAY.com | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.21.2015 | Technology

If you have an iPhone or an Android, chances are that every single move you make is being tracked, location by location, including the exact times you...

Are We Really Able to Paint With Light Itself?

Adam James Butcher | Posted 12.17.2015 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

It was no coincidence that the UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. Why was this so significant for me as a painter you might ask?

We Should Talk More Often

Ricardo Vice Santos | Posted 12.15.2015 | Technology
Ricardo Vice Santos

It seems that in today's world communication is easy, yet there is still little human connection. Social networks go far in keeping up-to-date with others' curated lives, but do little to encourage genuine conversation.

Celebrate the Mobile Moment

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 12.11.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

The holidays are a time of reflection and a chance to look back and give thanks for blessings--large and small--that keep us connected to loved ones a...

Missed Art Basel Miami? 3 Breakthrough Art Apps You Must Try

Sissi Johnson | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts
Sissi Johnson

Whether you are an artist, art dealer, aficionado, collector, or even just plain fan (that's okay too), you are in the right place for some valuable i...

Tech Etiquette: Top Ten Faux-Pas Your Boss Wants You to Avoid

Erica Keswin | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Erica Keswin

More and more, the top brass is losing their patience with bad manners and poor work habits due to the misuse of technology in the workplace. Here are the top-ten bad calls managers would like to see employees avoid.

Smartphones May Actually Be Killing TV, New Nielsen Data Shows

AP | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 12.03.2015 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The use of Internet-ready devices like smartphones appears to have seriously cut into American's traditional TV-watching time, ne...

Samsung Is Losing Its Edge

AP | Damon Beres | Posted 12.01.2015 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung appointed a new mobile president at Samsung Electronics for the first time in six years after growth stalled ...

Landlines Really Are A Dying Breed

AP | Damon Beres | Posted 12.01.2015 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly half of U.S. households only use cellphones, according to new federal statistics that show more and more people are cutt...