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  • Is There Such a Thing as Cell Phone Addiction?

    Calling, texting, directions, shopping, social media, photos, games, banking, reading, researching, checking the time or date, YouTube, Pandora, iTunes, emailing, surfing. We are of course talking about you and your phone. This thief robs us of time,...
    By Andrea Campbell November 17, 2014 

  • Want to Keep Your Cell Phone Safe? Get a Flip Phone

    Are you still operating in the dark ages with a flip phone? At least you have less of a chance of getting robbed. Various news reports show that thieves specifically target iPhones, and in some cases have outright rejected old-fashioned flip phones...
    By Ryan Tetzlaff January 18, 2014 

  • Mobile App Ratings: Why Parents Should be Careful

    Are all apps safe for your teen to download and use? Learn what the app rating system means and why you should still be concerned about what is available for your child to download.
    By Russ Warner November 2, 2012 

  • Six Reasons to Love an Amazon Smartphone

    With the Kindle Fire tearing through sales records, the new rumor in town is about the possibility of an Amazon smartphone. The device may still be a year away, but that's no reason not to dream about what it could do to the industry.
    By Shawn Drew November 28, 2011 

  • Is There More to Come from Nokia?

    With new phones rumored and big success for the Nokia Lumia 800 in Europe, things are looking up for the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer, not least further Windows Phone success with even more devices such as the mysterious Lumia 900 or "Ace"...
    By Christian Cawley November 28, 2011 

  • The PayPal App -- Competing with Cash

    The PayPal app for smartphones has a lot more potential than just being a convenient alternative to the full PayPal website. This app could replace the cash and loose change in your pocket, and provide businesses of all sizes with a very alluring payment...
    By Spanner November 20, 2011 

  • The Road to Apple and Android Domination: Good or Bad?

    There once was a time where phone manufacturers struggled to create their own operating systems. With Android and iOS the landscape has changed. But is this growing reliance on Android and the dominance of Apple a sign of good things or bad things to...
    By Robert Faustus November 15, 2011 

  • Unlimited Data: The End of an Era

    Unlimited data may soon be a thing of the past, but recent trends in mobile data usage could make this an explosive situation for mobile subscribers. Should wireless carriers be more worried about expanding their networks than they seem to be about setting...
    By Shawn Drew October 31, 2011 

  • Patent Wars and Copycat Moaning in the Smartphone Industry

    Snide comments in the press and courtroom battles seem to be a permanent fixture in the smartphone industry right now. There’s so much profit to be had that companies are willing to fight dirty for it and their main weapon seems to be patents.
    By Simon Hill October 23, 2011 

  • Can the iPhone Save Sprint?

    Sprint's CEO, Dan Hesse, made some huge, yet vague announcements around his company's future, mainly around 4G LTE and the release of the Sprint branded iPhone. Shares of the company took a plunge as investors were uncertain as to whether this...
    By Robert Faustus October 14, 2011 
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