Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

We All Use Our Phones Differently

By Emily Reynolds. Participants asked to wait around for 10 minutes used their phones in range of ways and reported varied experiences.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Study: Mobile Phones May Act As 'Trojan Horses' For Coronavirus, Other Diseases - Study Finds

A new study says that our oft-touched mobile phones act as "Trojan horses" that house a host of harmful germs, disease, and viruses.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Distracted Drivers are 29 Times More Likely to Cause Accidents

Work zone collisions are inherently high risk, and occur once every 5.4 seconds in the United States. Now, A study by researchers at the University of Missouri finds that distracted drivers are 29 times more likely to cause or almost cause a collision in

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Lee Diamond - The Scourge of the Cell Phone

Lee Diamond – The Scourge of the Cell Phone We see it yet we don’t react We’re offended yet we allow it We’re cut off yet we’re silent. One fine Seder eve. Yet every day. As we repeat, sing and discuss Ancient words for our lives As we attem

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How to Use ‘Do Not Disturb’ on Your Phone (While Still Letting Important Calls Through)

The bliss of turning off all notifications on your phone doesn’t have to come with the anxiety of potentially missing an important call or text. Here’s how you can have it all.

Science & Technology | Technology

How the phone industry will stop spam robocalls

Spam robocalls are as bad as ever. However, the Federal Communications Commission and the telecommunications industry is working on a cryptographic solution.

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If your phone line gets hacked, guess who your service provider thinks should pay the bill

Phone contracts contain a provision that the customer, not the company, is responsible for any fraudulent use of the service.

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You still use a landline? FCC voting on new phone rules

The copper network behind landline phones, a communications mainstay for more than a century, is going away, as cable and fiber-optics lines come along with faster Internet speeds.

Science & Technology | Technology

FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls - Yahoo Finance

Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note. The head of the Federal Communications Commission ...

Science & Technology | Tech

In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone: What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again---and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country. For those of you who don&

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Here Are The Biggest Battery Draining Apps On Android | Know Your Mobile

Research has found the top 10 battery draining apps on your Android smartphone, here’s what to avoid