News and Articles About Smartphones

Mobile Nation: Two-Thirds of Millennials Don't Have a Landline
Smartphones

Mobile Nation: Two-Thirds of Millennials Don't Have a Landline

A new government report shows that while four in 10 adults live in homes with only a wireless telephone, that number is much higher for younger adults.
Catherine Clifford
More People Want to Get Shocked Than Sit in Total Stillness for 15 Minutes
Technology

More People Want to Get Shocked Than Sit in Total Stillness for 15 Minutes

With our attention spans shorter than ever, a new study found that people are willing to go to shocking lengths to avoid sitting still.
Geoff Weiss
Why the TSA Now Wants You to Turn On Your Cell Phone Before Boarding
Travel

Why the TSA Now Wants You to Turn On Your Cell Phone Before Boarding

'Powerless devices will not be permitted onboard the aircraft,' the TSA said, in order to thwart bombs potentially concealed within handheld gadgets.
Geoff Weiss
Further Proof That a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
Design

Further Proof That a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

An app for marking up images streamlines a design firm's operations.
Jonathan Blum
Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks
Inventions

Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks

The Soofa not only charges devices on-the-go, but captures environmental data such as weather, noise levels, air quality and number of passersby per hour.
Geoff Weiss
Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn't Over Yet
Kickstarter

Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn't Over Yet

A good cause + nostalgia + that song = over 100,000 backers who have raised nearly $5 million dollars for the project on the platform so far.
Laura Entis
Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos
Wireless

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Nina Zipkin
Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant
Privacy Policies

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant

'The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which [America's] founders fought.'
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone
Mobile

Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone

The online retailer expands further into mobile with its first phone, complete with a 3-D interface and a media-recognizing feature called Firefly.
Nina Zipkin
With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?
Starbucks

With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

Starbucks and Powermat are rolling out wireless chargers nationwide – and maybe revolutionizing how we charge our tech forever.
Kate Taylor
7 Stats Show Mobile Marketing is Crucial for Your Business
Mobile Commerce

7 Stats Show Mobile Marketing is Crucial for Your Business

Numbers don't lie. Everyone is using their smartphone everywhere to search for everything.
Brett Relander
Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)
Smartphones

Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)

Some 28 million gadget-loving Americans have had a pet wreak havoc on an electronic device.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Will Now Manage Subscription Payments for Startups and Businesses
Growth Strategies

Amazon Will Now Manage Subscription Payments for Startups and Businesses

Forging into PayPal's territory, Amazon expands its reach with online payments.
Laura Entis
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18
Amazon

Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow