Portable Smartphone Battery Packs Can Be Fire Hazards, Experts WarnKeeping phones and tablets charged is a challenge of modern life, and portable battery packs are a common solution. But they can possess a hidden danger.
When's The Right Time To Give A Kid A Cellphone?With students heading back to school, many parents wonder when is the right time to give their child a smartphone.
Survey: Most Americans Say It's OK To Use Cellphones In Social SettingsYounger adults more comfortable with social media were more likely than older adults to say it's OK to update your status while with friends.
Experts: Giving Smartphones To Babies May Not Be A Smart IdeaYou may find it surprising that a growing number of babies under the age of 1 swipe away on the smartphones and tablets. That's according to a new pediatric survey a the Einstein Healthcare Network.
Experts: Grocery Shopping Apps Can Replace Lists, Save MoneyIt’s time to toss that handwritten shopping list that you keep crumpled in your purse or pocket.
Oregon Woman Files Lawsuit Over Right To Record Video Of PoliceMedina, who describes herself as a citizen journalist, began broadcasting the images live to the Web from her phone for four minutes, until a police officer came over.
Experts: 'Heads-Up' Smartphone Technology May Reduce Driver DistractionWe all know texting while driving is risky business, and now, technology once reserved for the cockpit is making its way onto the dashboard.
Connecticut Mom Develops Workbooks To Help Tech Kids Lacking Social SkillsA Greenwich mother has created a series of workbooks to help children develop social skills, believing they are becoming too wrapped up in technology and missing out on face-to-face interaction.
Seen At 11: Encryption Services Protect Smartphones From HackersWe rely on our smartphones for just about everything. But just like a computer, they can be easily hacked.
Disconnect Seen Between Smartphone Industry, Schneiderman Over Anti-Theft AgreementThe companies have agreed to provide a free preloaded or downloadable anti-theft tool on smartphones sold in the U.S. after July 2015.
New Jersey Attorney General: More Than 3,000 Cited For Distracted Driving So Far In AprilJohn Hoffman, the state's acting acting general, said Monday that about 1.5 million crashes over the past decade have been caused by distracted drivers, resulting in 1,600 deaths.
Upstate Congressman Joins Push For Kill Switches On SmartphonesAn upstate congressman has joined New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman a call to require require smartphone makers to install ``kill switches'' on phones to render them useless if stolen.