Will ‘Text-Neck’ Damage The Next Generation Of Smartphone Users?

Smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives. For many years, we have read horror stories about how mobile phones are damaging both our mental and physical health, yet we choose to ignore and feed our addictions. What Is Text Neck? Mobile phones have been said to cause headaches, insomnia, loss of productivity, memory […]

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Can Our Mobile Devices Enhance, Not Distract Us From, Our Surroundings?

Recently, we looked at location-based mobile apps and their ability to allow us to interact with our surrounding environment. Examples of this trend include “checking in” to a business, finding other people nearby or redeeming a special deal. Beyond possible issues with surveillance and ad targeting, this business of walking around using our smartphones raises another crucial […]

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Taking a Google Field Trip: What’s the Appeal of Location-Based Apps?

Location-based mobile apps are a hot trend these days. These services allow people to use a smartphone to interact somehow with their surrounding environment, such as earning rewards and discounts for “checking-in” somewhere using the popular platform Foursquare. Other big-name apps that incorporate some location-aware features include OpenTable, Fandango and Yelp. And still others allow […]

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The LG G2 Mini – In This Case, Smaller Isn’t Always Better…

Generally speaking, smartphone developers understand that not everyone is looking for a bulky, and often cumbersome, 5+ inch mobile monster to take up their precious pocket or purse space. The mobile market generously showcases a wide variety of smartphone sizes, but overall they do tend to lean more heavily toward the big-boned side of the […]

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Five Things To Consider When Selecting A New Mobile Phone

Shopping for a new mobile phone can be overwhelming as there is a seemingly never-ending amount of choices. It seems that every couple of months one of the big players unveils a completely new model. But do you always need the newest and greatest thing? Here are the top five things you should consider before […]

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Simplify Your Life One Device At a Time: BlackBerry Z10

Today, many of us are busier than ever before. This trend is affecting a wide variety of people, and one such groups is moms. In fact, the number of “mompreneurs” is on the rise at an unprecedented rate of 110 percent, according to Europe’s biggest online business marketplace, PeoplePerHour.com. If you’re one of these busy […]

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3 iPhone Apps You Won’t Want to Be Without

A smartphone is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, but it can also be used for just about everything else, from finding that perfect recipe to booking hotels for a weekend getaway. A smartphone, however, is only as good as the apps that one has on it. Therefore, although there […]

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Who’s Leading in the Smartphone Race?

At the height of its popularity in 2009, Research in Motion (RIM), the company that developed the BlackBerry, controlled a hefty 54% of the smartphone market share and looked to solidify its position for years to come. The main draw of the BlackBerry platform was its dedication to business interests and its easy integration into […]

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Smartphone Thermometer Coming Soon

Today’s generation of phones is undeniably fascinating – great cameras, ultra-sharp displays and fast speed performances to name a few. Can anyone think of other relevant phone features? Do you know that smartphone’s next big thing will be the launching of an infrared sensor equipped device? This will no doubt become a phenomenal breakthrough once […]

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Is It Safe to Use Android’s Face Unlock Security Feature?

This is a guest post by Aubrey Samson One of the most recent innovations in cameras has come from Android: face detection security feature for mobile phones. Essentially, what it does is that instead of a PIN lock, a pattern or any password combination, the device takes a snapshot validation of your face. When it […]

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