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Kids and Media: Screen or Window?

David Kleeman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Parents
David Kleeman

Digital photography and video are essentially free, so why not let kids capture their own perspective on family trips or events?

Several Ways to Give Mobile Devices the Charge they Need to Survive

Michael L. Berman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Unfortunately, in this world of mobile devices, we must face one harsh reality -- all of them need to be recharged. With that in mind, we took a look at several items that can make that task a bit easier.

6 Epic Autocorrect Failures

Steven Shehori | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

If you're a smartphone or tablet user, you're aware autocorrect is designed to save time by automatically fixing your spelling and typing errors. You're also aware things can go a little awry on occasion.

Savvy Shopping with Your Smartphone

Terrell McSweeny | Posted 08.20.2014 | Technology
Terrell McSweeny

Sometimes it seems like there's an app for everything. While these are often useful innovations, it is important to remember that not all of them are providing protections if something goes wrong with your purchase.

7 Ways Your Smartphone Can Actually Make You Happier

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living

Smartphones get a pretty bad rap, and not without reason. We tap away at our phones instead of talking to our friends, sleep with them instead of peop...

7 Mindful Steps to Make Love Happen Anywhere

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

I have singles tell me all the time they want love to "just happen." Well, that can only happen if you are in a mental and emotional place to receive the positive attention of others.

Why You Should Really Stop Using Your Smartphone At Dinner

The Washington Post | Caitlin Dewey | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

In the summer of 2011, when Twitter was just entering the mainstream and the iPhone 4 was all the rage, a particularly tech-obsessed friend invited me...

Smartphones, Dumb People

Carrie Kenny | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Carrie Kenny

I used to be able to attend to a conversation. Now I can have a conversation with six people at once via text while some real human is talking to me. But am I really paying attention to any of it? Nope. Now I'm mindless and rude.

This Will Make You Long For Your 1990s Cell Phone

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.27.2014 | Technology

Do you remember when "app" was short for nothing except "appetizer" and phones were things you made calls on? We do, and this jokey graphic from co...

SCOTUS: We're All Cyborgs Now

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 08.25.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Has technology become such an integral part of what it means to be human that we are now actually cyborgs, part organic and apparently part digital? T...

What If Life Was Like Summer Camp? The No Tech Agreement

Beth Feldman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Parents
Beth Feldman

Maybe it's time that we all start living in the moment. Take a tech break for a day, a week or even a month if you can.

Put the Smartphone Down and Enjoy the Show!

Reid Wegley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Reid Wegley

The smartphone craze is destroying the concert-going experience, at least according to the musicians and the pro photographers who take pictures of sa...

Leigh Weingus

Here's What Happened When I Went On A Smartphone Cleanse For 31 Days

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living

I have, more or less, officially survived 31 days of restricted smartphone use. 31 long days of reaching for my phone while stopped at red lights and waiting for trains, only to realize I wasn't allowed to do it.

Why I Take So Many Pictures

Leslie Blanche | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Leslie Blanche

I'm not photo-obsessed. I spend plenty of time playing and laughing with my family without a phone or camera in my hand. With that being said, there are currently 2,390 pictures in my camera roll on my phone.

To Lower Stress Levels, Stop Checking Your Work Email

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Your after-hours work emailing habit may seem innocent enough (and it might even be mandatory for your job), but it could be taking a significant toll...

Why I'm Going On A Smartphone Cleanse This Month

Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

Like most people of my generation, I feel the need to be connected 24/7. But texting, social media and incessantly checking my email give me the opposite of what I'm craving.

California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Fails

AP | By TOM VERDIN | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the...

There Are No More Tables for Two

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

These days, when couples go out to eat together, the first thing they do is pull out their devices, if they are not already in their clutches, and place them on the table between each other.

11 Ways Smartphones Are Not Making Us Any Smarter

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology

Smart phones provide us with nearly limitless information, ultra-personalized experiences, previously impossible relationships and infinite modes for creativity, all at our fingert — aaand you're playing Candy Crush, aren't you?

Electronics and Anxiety: A Family Affair

Dr. Kathleen Trainor | Posted 05.19.2014 | Parents
Dr. Kathleen Trainor

While we typically feel compelled to respond to the constant barrage of emails, texts, calls, etc., we are not connecting in a meaningful way. And ironically, if we try to extricate ourselves from our gadgets, we often feel anxious that we are missing something important.

These 9 Apps Will Help Solve Your Long-Distance Relationship Woes

Posted 03.07.2014 | Technology

If you've ever been in a long-distance relationship, you know it's no piece of cake. But now, thanks to your smartphone, a relationship spanning city,...

I'd Rather Lose My Ford or My Finger Than My Phone

Tim Elmore | Posted 05.04.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

In case you're wondering how kids today think, new research enables us to answer that question and see how absolutely different they are from their elders.

Trouble With the Smartphone Curve

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Where does your smartphone spend most of its time? On your desktop? In a bag? In a coat or pants pocket? For all the time you spend checking email, Twitter, Facebook, watching video, listening to music, et al, my guess is your smartphone is more often not in your hand than in.

WATCH: I Survived A Week Without My Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Ali Zaslav | Posted 02.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For some, having no phone -- even for just a few hours -- feels like the end of the world. So what's it like to say goodbye to text, email and Instag...

Can Smartphone Applications Take the Stress Out of Touring Alone?

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

Can smartphone applications take the stress out of touring alone? Or will it take out the fun? And the discovery?