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This Is the Teeny-Tiny Phone That Wants You to Leave Your Real Phone Behind
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This Is the Teeny-Tiny Phone That Wants You to Leave Your Real Phone Behind

The Light Phone is a credit-card sized phone that does basically nothing.
Catherine Clifford
This Unassuming Kitchen Tool Blocks Wi-Fi So You Can Take Back Mealtime
24/7 Tech

This Unassuming Kitchen Tool Blocks Wi-Fi So You Can Take Back Mealtime

It looks like a pepper mill but it's really so much more.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Gadget Lets You Text and Use Apps While Driving, Without Looking at Your Smartphone
texting and driving

This Gadget Lets You Text and Use Apps While Driving, Without Looking at Your Smartphone

Fiddling with your smartphone and driving has been shown to be more dangerous than drunk driving. If you're going to do it, you might as well do it safer. That's the big idea behind RayGo.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How BlackBerry Plans to Win Your Heart Again
BlackBerry

How BlackBerry Plans to Win Your Heart Again

CEO John Chen says the company is working on a set of products that will help it to regain its faltering share of the smartphone market.
Karma Allen
Want James Bond to Use Your Product? Hand Over $5 Million and Be 'the Best.'
Product Placement

Want James Bond to Use Your Product? Hand Over $5 Million and Be 'the Best.'

Hacked emails show that product placement in a Bond film isn't easy.
Carly Okyle
Google's New Cellphone Service Might Have the Best Data Plan Anyone Has Ever Offered
Mobile Carriers

Google's New Cellphone Service Might Have the Best Data Plan Anyone Has Ever Offered

You pay only for the data you use. How nice does that sound?
Why You Should Never Take Your Smartphone to Bed
Sleep

Why You Should Never Take Your Smartphone to Bed

It turns out bringing your screen to bed with you can have negative impacts on your brain and affect your productivity.
Lisa Evans
5 Antidotes for Chronic Digital Distraction
Distractions

5 Antidotes for Chronic Digital Distraction

Nobody can function in business without a smartphone but most could get more done if they paid it less attention.
Vineet Jain
Imagine If Your Smartphone Had a Second, Full-Size Screen
Far Out Tech

Imagine If Your Smartphone Had a Second, Full-Size Screen

It's possible -- and also pretty awesome -- thanks to this startup company.
Emily Price
Startup Founder: GPS Sucks. And I'm Going to Fix It.
GPS

Startup Founder: GPS Sucks. And I'm Going to Fix It.

PathSense wants you to get around without draining your smartphone battery.
Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen
Smartphones

Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen

Fact: Your little talk box is crawling with gobs of toxic crud. Microsoft aims to kill those bugs dead. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Android Update Lets Users Unlock Phones With Just Their Voices
Mobile

Android Update Lets Users Unlock Phones With Just Their Voices

The Trusted Voice Smart Lock option is being rolled out as part of the Google Play Services 7.0 update
Nina Zipkin
Samsung Expects Record Shipments of Galaxy S6 Smartphones
Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Expects Record Shipments of Galaxy S6 Smartphones

Meanwhile, the company says it could struggle to meet demand for the curved-edged version, the S6 Edge.