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

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.20.2015 | 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....

Mark Blumenthal

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...

I'm Mad As Hell and Why you Should Be Too

Jess Davis | Posted 03.09.2015 | Technology
Jess Davis

Our world is sprinting forward while we are asleep at the wheel (bug zapper), into one where our tech is consuming us. Where we are all becoming more shackled and imprisoned by the innovations to which there seemingly is no escape. Are you OK with that?

How To Completely Unplug From Your Smartphone For An Entire Day

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.06.2015 | Healthy Living

It's time for a collective admission: We're all a little tech obsessed. How could we not be? We live in a 24/7, always-on culture. But stepping awa...

The Future of Music Is in Your Hand

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.04.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

When I'm playing, I think about someone like Pollack, and remind myself that I'm throwing sound at blank space until something emerges. I have to trust the process, so I can stay focused and not second guess myself.

Smartphones Are Smart Foreign Policy

Maura O'Neill | Posted 03.04.2015 | World
Maura O'Neill

Today, with more mobile phones than people on Earth, any savvy foreign policy recognizes the power of this small device to do good or evil in the world. Gone are the days when rebels and reformers fought only using guns and physical bombs; this portable machine is as important as any as weapon.

Simplified Smartphone Options for Tech-Shy Seniors

Jim T. Miller | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

There are several different ways you can go about getting a simplified smartphone that's easy to use. Depending on how much you're willing to spend, here are some different options to consider.

Instagram: How It's Changing the World of Photography

Diana Murphy | Posted 03.04.2015 | Technology
Diana Murphy

Not only has Instagram changed the way we dine, dessert and approach a sunset, but it has also changed the way people view professional photography. Instagram has turned everyone with a smartphone into an artist.