Are humans evolving as we speak because of using smartphones too much? Evidently, humans are growing a bony spike on their heads because of it.
Feature | Science June 16, 2019
A new diagnostic system proposed by researchers from Vanderbilt University uses a smartphone to test for drugs, infection, or bacteria in a liquid sample. An app will handle the data processing and perform diagnosis.
Public Health June 13, 2019
A photographer was able to capture stunning images of the Saturn-moon conjunction with the use of his smartphone. The planet Saturn can be seen 'touching' the moon in the images.
Space April 27, 2019
Researchers reengineered the fluorescent sensor used to detect calcium to create a new method of finding lanthanides. The rare earth metal is used in smartphones, batteries, and other consumer electronics.
Earth/Environment April 25, 2019
A study by researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada revealed that kids who spend too much screen time than the average recommended time have a seven-fold increased risk of meeting the criteria for ADHD.
Public Health April 19, 2019
Consumers can now buy a standalone version of the Palm Phone through Verizon. It has the same features as the companion smartphone but has its own phone number and data plan.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 5, 2019
Samsung's Galaxy S10 series registered a positive start after its March 8 release. Record preorder sales were noted in the UK, USA, and other markets including China and South Korea.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 12, 2019
The screen time among children under the age of 2 is on the rise. New research found that between 1997 and 2014, the amount of time that young children spend in front of a screen more than doubled.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2019
The new periodic table was presented on Tuesday to highlight the natural elements that are in danger of disappearing forever. The organization hopes to raise awareness and encourage the public to support sustainable development and proper recycling.
Earth/Environment January 25, 2019
Nike recently teased the self-lacing basketball shoes that will be arriving on Jan. 15. The short clip showed that owners can control the laces via a smartphone.
Wearable Tech January 14, 2019
Leaked image of Nokia's upcoming flagship device posted by Evan Blass on Twitter hints what the camera-centric phone will look like. When will the Nokia 9 PureView phone debut?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 31, 2018
Many critics have denounced smartphone manufacturers in recent years for producing devices that quickly become obsolete, creating a "planned obsolescence" that is costly for consumers and the global environment. Yet while many consumers clamor for increased "repairability" - and thus longer lifespans - for these devices, a new Yale-led study finds that there is a more important factor in determining how long smartphones remain in use: Brand cache.
October 16, 2018
A new study found that children who get limited access to television, smartphones/tablets, and computers every day perform better in cognitive tests. Health officials said that children's screentime should only be limited to two hours a day.
Public Health September 28, 2018
Chinese brand OnePlus is partnering with famous American carrier T-Mobile for OnePlus 6T. This will enable people to get the highly anticipated phone from the nearest T-Mobile storefront or through its website.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 19, 2018
The next BlackBerry phone will have a stupendous battery capacity. Tipster Evan Blass claims that the BlackBerry Ghost will boast a 4,000 mAh battery, which if true would make it the highest-capacity out of all the brand’s phones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 7, 2018
Researchers designed a nerve agent detector that uses Lego bricks and a smartphone to sense the presence of the deadly substance used in chemical warfare. How does it work?
Feature | Science June 28, 2018
A man died in his home in Malaysia after his smartphone had exploded while charging. The man reportedly had a BlackBerry and a Huawei phone, and it's unclear which one caught fire.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2018
A Chinese shopping mall has implemented special lanes for the 'heads-down people,' meaning those who walk around looking down on their smartphones. Along the lanes, painted messages remind people to look up.
Life & Style June 9, 2018
Qualcomm's newest Snapdragon 710 chip was just revealed. As the first chip in the 700 series, the mobile platform offers to provide premium features on midrange smartphones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 25, 2018
'I hate my mom's phone,' wrote a second-grader in a homework from school that had students write about inventions that they did not like. The heartbreaking answer has gone viral, as smartphone addiction affects relationships between parents and their children.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 25, 2018
Red is making big promises with its upcoming Hydrogen One phone, chief of which is the device’s supposedly holographic display. Can the camera maker deliver?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 21, 2018
The Chinese government certified two different versions of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9. This could suggest that Samsung is moving up the date of the Note 9 release.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 30, 2018
The OnePlus 6 launch date was slated for May 16, with the announcement event taking place in London. What do we already know about the flagship smartphone killer?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 26, 2018
Without even realizing it, you are probably damaging your cell phone on a daily basis. Here are 20 ways you might be destroying your cell phone and the ways you can protect it.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 24, 2018
Detectives in Largo, Florida went to a funeral and tried to unlock a smartphone using the deceased's fingerprints. The attempt was unsuccessful.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 24, 2018
To protect mobile devices, most people get a phone case. Here are 20 examples of unique and interesting phone cases that people actually bought.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 19, 2018
LG announced that it will be unveiling the LG G7 ThinQ on May 2 in the United States. This announcement confirms that the phone will contain ThinQ artificial intelligence technology.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 10, 2018
Samsung announced that it would be releasing its DeX Pad on May 13 for $99.99. This device is capable of making the Galaxy S9 into a laptop.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 9, 2018
The Light Phone 2 is a 4G LTE device with just enough features to make it functional but without all the distractions found in modern smartphones. Preorders for the device start at $250 each.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 2, 2018
Analysis of 39 sexting studies showed that one in seven teens have sent sexts and one in four have received them. Up to 13 percent of kids forward sexually explicit images and videos they received without sender’s consent.
Feature | Health February 27, 2018
HTC seems to be in a tough spot, as its smartphone chief just announced his resignation effective immediately. Chialin Chang is departing the company to pursue a 'personal career plan,' and HTC has yet to appoint a replacement.
Business Tech February 14, 2018
There's been an increase in depression among teens as smartphone usage increases. According to a new study, smartphones are affecting the mental health of teens.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 5, 2018
Thinking about buying Apple's latest flagship, the iPhone X? Read all of the reasons not to buy Apple's most expensive smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2018
A new study concluded that teenagers with smartphone addiction are unhappier compared to those engaging in other activities, such as playing sports and meeting their friends. Depressed teens might want to take a break from social media for a while.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 24, 2018
New data from analysts revealed the holiday season sales numbers of Apple's iPhone lineup. Results proclaim the iPhone X as the best-selling smartphone during the fourth quarter of 2017,
Apple January 24, 2018
Google bought a UK startup that uses vibrations to turn phone displays into speakers. The acquisition was brought to light only recently and happened back in August of last year.
Google January 13, 2018
A new leak of the Samsung Galaxy S9’s retail box has revealed a plethora of new features on the smartphone. The leaked package confirms some rumored details, as well as showcases some new features.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2018
Apple has been deliberately throttling older iPhones' performance, and now it has to answer for it. After the French government launched an investigation, the U.S. government is now questioning Apple as well over its iPhone slowdown practice.
Apple January 11, 2018
Samsung Galaxy S8 faces camera issues. Users have reported on Samsung's official forum that the camera captures blurred images no matter what the settings are.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 1, 2017
OnePlus 5T is out with the latest software update for its flagship smartphone. The OxygenOS 4.7.2 will bring improvements to a wide range of features in the phone for its users.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2017
OnePlus 5T in its latest avatar passes all the crucial tests of durability and bend tests. OnePlus 5T really excels as the flagship phone the maker.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 22, 2017
New research has found that app-based treatments are actually quite effective in reducing symptoms of depression. The accessible tools could prove useful in worldwide mental health management.
Medicine September 24, 2017
Nations with large differences in walking rates in their citizens have higher obesity levels than those who do not see such a vast spread, a new study has reported. Find out more about activity inequality and why walkable cities matter.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 13, 2017
How dependent are you on your smartphone? A new study suggests the mere presence of your smartphone, whether it's switched off or not, can reduce your brain's ability to concentrate and perform tasks.
Neuroscience June 25, 2017
Sick of running to the shade in order to use your smartphone? Researchers have found a solution in an unlikely place.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 22, 2017