Bill Advances In Harrisburg To Ban Cell Phone Use by Drivers, But Some Lawmakers Worry About Racial ProfilingA bill allowing local police to pull over any driver holding a cell phone to crack down on distracted driving has raised concerns.
National Day Of Unplugging: Putting The Technology Down After A Difficult YearThe pandemic has caused us to spend a lot more time in front of our screens in the last year so Friday presents a day to unplug.
Federal Judge Clears Path For T-Mobile To Buy Sprint As Scholars Warn About Higher Phone BillsA federal judge has cleared a major path for T-Mobile to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, citing T-Mobile’s track record in promoting competition, even as legal scholars and consumer advocates warn about higher phone bills.
Study: 'Phubbing' Your Children Could Put Them Risk For DepressionParents who prefer to be on their smartphones instead of paying attention to their children may be putting them at increased risk of depression, according to a new study.
Pa. House Votes To Stop Drivers' Use Of Handheld PhonesThe Pennsylvania House is voting to expand the state's ban on texting while driving to also prohibit motorists from using handheld devices to make phone calls.
Proposed Bill Would Ban Cellphone Use For Anyone Under 21A bill introduced in the Vermont Senate would make it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to use or possess a cellphone in the state.
Google Finds Evidence Of Massive iPhone Hacking AttemptGoogle has uncovered evidence of a sustained effort to hack large numbers of iPhones over a period of at least two years, its researchers said.
Study: Social Media May Harm Teens' Mental HealthSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls.
Newly-Discovered Bug Allows Eavesdropping Through iPhone FaceTimeA newly discovered bug in Apple's FaceTime software lets Apple users listen in on the people they are calling, and even see through their front-facing camera, without them picking-up the call.
'Presidential Alert' Texting System Test Postponed Until OctoberThe alert was initially scheduled to occur Thursday, Sept. 20, but FEMA spokesman Mark Peterson says the test has been postponed, and Oct. 3 was the alternate date for the test.
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.
Expert Links Spike In Teen Anxiety, Depression To Smartphone, Social Media DependencyTeenage angst never been more apparent than in this generation and it could be linked with the rise in popularity of the smartphone.
Study: Smartphones Are Making Us StupidYou would think using your smartphone would improve your intelligence but a new study claims just the opposite.
Common Tracking Technique Stores Info Even After You Delete AppsIs your phone cluttered with apps? Ones you don't even use anymore? You can delete them, but if you think they're gone -- think again.
First Responders: Locating 911 Callers More Difficult With Cell PhonesYou can certainly save money by dumping your landline and going completely wireless, but first responders say it could come at a price.