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New Photo-Sharing App Aims To Curb Bullying Through Community Downvoting

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.05.2015 | Impact

Stop bullying from infiltrating your digital space? Now there's an app for that. Hyper, a new social media platform launching on May 5, is aiming t...

Hello Facebook, Goodbye Privacy: FB's Rogue "Hello Android" app

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Smartphones these days tend to be more about the "smart" and less about the phone. With all the cool apps and features we can use on our devices, t...

Teenage Girls: Angst-Ridden Changemakers

Tara Cousineau, PhD | Posted 04.30.2015 | Parents
Tara Cousineau, PhD

Generation K refers to Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of The Hunger Games series. Here is a cohort of girls coming of age in full immersion with technology; who are experiencing the effects of a major economic recession during their childhood; in a world where terrorism has no boundaries.

Knowing Your Sweetheart's Phone Number Is So 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.28.2015 | Comedy

Here's proof that smartphones are making us dumb. Elite Daily asked couples to recite their partner's phone numbers, and they couldn't. Maybe all t...

The Coming Problem of Our iPhones Being More Intelligent Than We Are

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Within seven years -- about when the iPhone 11 is likely to be released -- the smartphones in our pockets will be as computationally intelligent as we are. It doesn't stop there, though. These devices will continue to advance, exponentially, until they exceed the combined intelligence of the human race.

Which Apple Watch Is Right for You?

Quora | Posted 04.21.2015 | Technology
Quora

It's a rare buyer who wants to spend enough to get a gold case for the first version of this product line, in my estimation. For most of us, the choice is between the aluminum "Sport" case and the stainless steel "Apple Watch" case.

In Parts Of Africa, Cell Phones Are Everywhere And Landlines Barely Exist

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.21.2015 | Technology

R.I.P. landlines.

How Everyone With a Smartphone Can Feed a Hungry Child

William Lambers | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Technology has developed unique and even easy ways to help people a world away. One of them is the free app Charity Miles.

10 Strategies to Help Kids Use Smartphones Wisely And Prevent Cyberbullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 04.17.2015 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Help your young person understand that this gift of a smartphone is qualitatively different than presents of the past. A smartphone is not a toy; it is a tool.

Find Your Lost Phone Immediately With This Simple Google Trick

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.17.2015 | Technology

This is so easy it's amazing.

Google's Handwriting 'Keyboard' Could Save You From Typos

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.16.2015 | Technology

Smartphones are a great communication tool -- when their crummy keyboards aren't messing everything up with typos and autocomplete mistakes. But a new input method from Google could change that.

Here's How Mobile and Social Are Changing the 2016 Presidential Race

Beverly Macy | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Beverly Macy

Clearly, voters' media consumption habits have changed and social and mobile is where it's at. Defining your candidate and your opponent is a race of its own, as voters follow every twist and turn on their mobile devices, scrolling their social feeds.

The Day I Stopped Being A Zombie Parent!

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 04.13.2015 | Parents
Eleni Makedonas

Maybe it's time we put the cameras away and allow the picture to develop in our minds instead of on a memory card

Life Without a Cellphone -- Part 4-D: Um, Okay? (Inconclusive Conclusion)

Omer Rosen | Posted 04.09.2015 | Technology
Omer Rosen

Yes, my first act in giving up a cellphone would be to buy a cellphone. And my second to hide it.

Feeling Trapped by Your Smart-Phone? Go Techno-Commando....

Paul LaRosa | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology
Paul LaRosa

I never thought of that as freedom back then because there were no smartphones tracking our every move. We've all become techno-slaves and, being without one even temporarily, felt like I had all the freedom in the world.

Driving Financial Inclusion at 4G Speed

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

The rapid rise of smart phones helps create new sources of true consumer value that financial services innovators around the world are starting to unlock. These "second-generation" digital service innovations have the potential to meaningfully improve people's financial lives.

Serve Others By Being A Healthy Device User

Matt Tenney | Posted 04.07.2015 | 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.

Tethered To Tech And Resenting It

Next Avenue | Carol A. Cassara | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Carol A. Cassara Dawn, Sunday morning, sitting at my desk in front of my computer screen, a thought crossed my mind....

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HUFFPOLLSTER: Smartphone Growth Is Transforming The Way We Use The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

Smartphone usage transforms the way Americans access the internet, and offers new paths for polling. A new national poll gives Jeb Bush the edge for t...

14 Notifications Your iPhone Wants To Show You, But Can't

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology

If you took away Jonathan Ive's obsession with functional simplicity and replaced it with passive-aggressive snark, there's a good chance this is what...

7 Products Launched On Kickstarter That Prove You Can Access Just About Anything With Your Phone

Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology

From personal drones, to smart coffee-brewing machines, to data-focused sleep tracking systems, Kickstarter helps to fund creative, tech-savvy product...

Snooping on Your Smartphone: How to Avoid Apps Spying on You

Kevin Deegan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Technology
Kevin Deegan

Not all apps are innocent programs with your best interests at heart. In fact, many apps can snoop on you, and some could be collecting your personal data right now.

HTC's Flashy New Smartphone Is Boring Critics

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.23.2015 | Technology

The HTC One M9 is a bit of a snoozer.

Why I Feel More Gen X Than Baby Boomer

Tom Cramer | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Hold on to your hats, Traditionalists and Baby Boomers: Generation X is 50 years old.

St. Bernards To Be Dispatched At SXSW To Rescue Dying... Cellphones

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.13.2015 | Technology

Even phones need rescue dogs sometimes. At least, that’s the idea behind “Mophie Rescue” -- an initiative at this year’s SXSW that will equ...