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Meet the Newest Member Of Our Family: Google Pixel

Elizabeth Kirk | Posted 02.14.2017 | Technology
Elizabeth Kirk

Today's theme is Google. A new Google Pixel has arrived in our home and the bright pings and whirly blips and the accommodating, soft feminine voice o...

PixlPlay Camera Review, Breathe New Life Into Your Old Smartphone

Dan Nessel | Posted 02.11.2017 | Technology
Dan Nessel

Remember that awesomely cool, state of the art smartphone you got 5 years ago? Probably not. You likely threw it in the drawer where smartphones go ...

How Technologies are Helping to Improve Mental Health Care

McLean Hospital | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living
McLean Hospital

McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Justin T. Baker, MD, PhD In today's world, everyone carries a smartphone. Why not capitalize on this and develop apps t...

Japanese Restrooms Offer Special Toilet Paper For Wiping Phones

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.03.2017 | Weird News

When you’re cleaning up after number two, don’t forget your number one gadget. NTT Docomo, a unit of Japan’s telecom giant, has installed smartp...

Think Twice Before You Judge That Parent Who's on Their Phone

Quora | Posted 12.27.2016 | Parents
Quora

You see a young couple with their kids in a restaurant and they are on the phone the whole time without conversing with each other. What do you think?...

Cellphone App Leads Woman To Body Of Her Missing Husband

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.22.2016 | Crime

Authorities in Northern California say the body of a missing man was found inside a wrecked vehicle after his wife used a smartphone app to locate his...

If You Still Have A Samsung Galaxy Note7, It's Time To Say Goodbye

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.09.2016 | Business

Remaining holdouts of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall, beware: Your smartphone is about to become useless. Samsung will disable the fire-plagued devic...

Is Your Mobile App Idea Useful or Useless?

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 12.06.2016 | Business
Rachel Wolfson

There are over 2 million apps listed across app stores, yet less than 1 percent of consumer mobile apps are successful. So, what's the secret sauce ...

Why Did Apple Remove the iPhone 7's Headphone Jack?

Quora | Posted 10.19.2016 | Technology
Quora

Why did Apple remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are...

Why Didn't Google Design Their Own Chipset for Their Pixel Phones?

Quora | Posted 10.17.2016 | Technology
Quora

Why didn't Google make their own chipset for Pixel phones as Apple did for iPhone 7 (and previous versions)? originally appeared on Quora - the knowle...

My smartphone, myself: digital separation anxiety in the postmodern world

The Conversation Global | Posted 10.14.2016 | Media
The Conversation Global

Abraham Martínez González, Instituto Michoacano de Ciencias de la Educación Are we living in a postmodern screen dream? Has this ever happened to...

Improve Your Android Phone Efficiency with These 7 Tricks

William Morrow | Posted 10.14.2016 | Technology
William Morrow

The advantages of Android devices far outweigh their cons. A major driving force behind the acceptability of android devices worldwide is the ability to access thousands of apps. Another distinctive feature of Android-based devices is the ability to run many apps at a time.

Meizu M3 Max Full Review, A 6" Smartphone For Under $280?

Dan Nessel | Posted 10.13.2016 | Technology
Dan Nessel

Things are starting to get very interesting in the world of smartphones. No, I am not talking about the very high-end, which is dominated by Apple, S...

Samsung Slashes Profit Forecast After Pulling Plug On Note 7 Smartphone

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 12.29.2016 | Technology

By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co slashed its quarterly profit estimate by a third on Wednesday, soaking up a $2.3 billion hit...

#FredinChina: Smart crisis management from Tencent WeChat

Fred Raillard | Posted 10.12.2016 | 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...

Connecting But Not Connected

Frano Katalinic | Posted 10.06.2016 | Teen
Frano Katalinic

One can see something in such a vastly different picture as a result of a minor change in habit. For me, this realization happened as a result of my day without technology. I was gathered at a school camp in which there were thousands of activities to do, yet, more often than not, people felt more inclined to interact with the electronic world rather than the world waiting right in front of them.

Can Mindfulness Stop Internet Addiction in Teens?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.20.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman When I was a teen, going online still meant getting in the car and driving to the local library. At some point we got a dial-up con...

How To Switch Off To Switch On Again

Amancay Tapia | Posted 09.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Amancay Tapia

This never ending connectivity has had a knock-on effect on our physical and mental well-being. Here are four simple tips on how to switch off technology for a bit to switch on and start living again.

Video:How to be in control of Technology to live again

Amancay Tapia | Posted 09.16.2016 | Technology
Amancay Tapia

How to Switch off technology and social media for a bit to switch on again:...

Apple iPhone 7: Are You F#$king Kidding Me?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.15.2016 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Let me get right to the point. The new iPhone 7 is a fantastic, awesome, incredible, spectacular iteration of the iPhone 6. Great processor (a quad-core, 64-bit A10 Fusion), outstanding rear-facing camera (12 MP), a new wireless chip (W1) to facilitate Bluetooth connectivity, iOS 10, a pressure-sensitive home button, and taptic feedback. Oh, yeah, there's one more thing ...

Put Your Smartphone Down and Look Up

Outspeak | Posted 09.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

In the eternal words of Ferris Bueller,"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop [and put your phone down] once in a while, you could miss it."

Customer Servitude NOT Service

Michael Lissack | Posted 09.12.2016 | Technology
Michael Lissack

This is a saga about BOTH how to do customer service and how NOT to. It is the story of my attempts to return 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 7's in light of...

The Smart Phone Evolution: 7 Amazing Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Android Phone

Toby Nwazor | Posted 09.12.2016 | Technology
Toby Nwazor

Credit I remember the first time I saw a Smartphone. I watched the user touch the screen and swipe it. I was awed... was that even a phone? The time ...

Should There Be Slow Walking Lanes for Smartphone Addicts?

Anurag Harsh | Posted 09.12.2016 | New York
Anurag Harsh

The curse of being stuck behind a slow walker might be classified as a first-world problem, but that doesn’t make it any less frustrating. There are...

Feds And Samsung Say Stop Using Galaxy Note 7 Phones, Now

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.09.2016 | Technology

SEOUL/NEW YORK - A U.S. government safety agency and Samsung on Friday urged all consumers to stop using Galaxy Note 7 phones, which are prone to cat...