Last Saturday a friend of mine was compulsively checking his cell phone just before 11pm when he saw an email from his boss that had come in minutes before. The note asked that my friend make a change to the company website.
Mixing cell phones and business meetings creates problems: should one take, or make, a call? how about checking, or writing, a text or email? Tried and true scripts just don't work for new problems like this.
Police in New York hand out fliers explaining to Apple faithful that iOS 7 brings with it Activation Lock, which makes it harder for a thief to turn off the 'Find My Phone' feature. Read this article by Chris Matyszczyk on CNET News.
The other day I noticed I had more than 165 apps on my iPhone. Of them, I consistently use, maybe, 15. In other words, 91% of my apps are in the way of other apps I want to use. Organization does help, some.
If your smartphone is attached to your hip, your blood flows like a Twitter feed and you're fairly certain your eyes permanently see through an Instagram filter, then maybe it's time to disconnect for a bit?
1. Memorizing phone numbers It was a hassle remembering numbers. Now we simply add them to our contacts list. That usually works well unless our device is lost, stolen, or damaged. No one can be expected to remember all their contact numbers.
Does your neck hurt from looking down at your mobile device hours everyday? Do your hands tingle and cramp from using it or your computer? Are your eyes tired? Do emails, texts, and calls disrupt your workouts, your meals, personal time, and sleep?
You carry your iPhone with you everywhere, so why not choose a case that carries a meaningful message? We found 10 cases that give you a daily dose of inspirational wisdom while protecting your mobile phone at the same time.
The first few days with a new piece of tech are filled with wonder and trepidation. You cradle your new phone like it's a newborn, you frantically clean your laptop of fresh fingerprint smudges, you put your e-reader to bed in a fort of pillows and bubble wrap.
Nothing bad will ever happen to this gadget, you promise yourself, kissing your iPad goodnight.
Whether you're an Android or an iPhone user, odds are you have a gripe or two about your phone's battery life. It's the number one complaint among cell phone users, and unfortunately, there haven't been many breakthroughs in cell battery tech.
Voice search is one of those features that seems silly, but is awesome once you start using it. Not convinced? Here are a few ways to turn voice search from a silly gimmick into a useful productivity tool.
Mobile phones make it easy to connect to the Internet, but they can also make it easy for you to outgrow your data plan in a hurry. Try these 8 ways to ration your mobile data usage so you can spend less money on your phone plan.
Smartphone shipments overtook feature phone shipments worldwide in the first quarter of this year for the first time ever, according to a new report from IDC.
There were 418.6 million mobile phones shipped worldwide in the March quarter, according to IDC, 216.2 million of which were smartphones. This marked the first time that smartphones represented more than half the market. Smartphone shipments increased by more than 40% year-over-year.