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.
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.
Researchers At Carnegie Mellon University Develop Video System To Locate Mass Shooters Using SmartphonesExperts at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method for authorities to track mass shooters right from their smartphones.
The Teenagers So Addicted To Cellphones They're Going To Detox CentersChildren are qualifying for a place on government-run camps to treat internet addiction.
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.
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.
FBI Says Sextortion Cases On The Rise, But There Are Ways To Protect YourselfThe FBI says it's seen an increase in the number of extortion attempts of a sexual nature, otherwise known as "sextortion."
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.
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.
New App Helps Cut Time In Front Of Screen By Tracking Phone UseStudies show most teenagers and adults wrongly guess about half the time they actually spend glued to the screen.
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.