No More MetroCards? MTA To Test New Fare System Where Riders Pay Using SmartphoneMTA officials have released their plan for a new fare payment system called OMNY, short for One Metro New York.
Study: Limiting Kids' Screen Time Key For Better Brain Function In SchoolCan less tech time lead to better grades for pre-teens? The answer is yes, according to one study.
Doctor On Smart Device Blue Light Study: 'Don't Freak Out'A new study warns that exposure to blue light that comes from smartphones and tablets could lead to vision problems later in life.
Smartphones Distract Parents From Connecting With Their Kids, Study SaysA new study on how the cellphone obsession is affecting parents claims that smartphones are preventing mothers and fathers from connecting with their children.
Google Creates App That Teaches Adults How To CodeGoogle is now trying to help adults keep up with their tech-savvy kids by introducing an app designed to teach people how to code.
Excessive Social Media Use Causes Higher Stress, Study SaysAre you stressed out by social media? If so, you are not alone.
Stories From Main Street: Teenage Girl Ditches Smartphone For Flip Phone To Find PeaceLike most of her friends in Hastings-on-Hudson, 16-year-old Janie Litvin was married to her smartphone.
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.