The problem of looking at our devices nonstop is both social and physiological. The average human head weighs between 10 and 12 pounds, and when we bend our neck to text or check Facebook, the gravitational pull on our head… Read More ›
Day: January 28, 2018
Fitness magazine Self folded its print edition at the end of 2016 as part of a consolidation of Condé Nast’s magazines. But since then, editor-in-chief Carolyn Kylstra has found new life (and younger readers) for the brand on Snapchat. Read more at… Read More ›
A polluted ocean of apps is plaguing Android, an operating system built upon Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS) but now barely resembling those venerable roots. Read more at Wired.
As consumers continue to load up on unlimited data plans, mobile carriers are having to find new ways to entice them to switch providers. And increasingly, those enticements are coming through video services. Read more at MediaPost.
As if there wasn’t enough angst in the world, now we also have a growing sense of alarm about how smartphones and their applications are impacting children. Read more at Wired.
Tired of your boring old smartphone wallpaper? This new Android app can take your current location (or any other spot on earth) and turn it into the background image on your phone. Read more at Life Hacker.
ZTE Corp. reportedly hopes to be one of the first companies to introduce a 5G-ready smartphone in the U.S. market. Read more at Wireless Week.
Photos present a practical privacy dilemma: Keep them stored on your phone, and they’ll hog your storage and risk being lost forever the next time your phone falls into a toilet. Stash them in the cloud, and they’re in the hands of… Read More ›
Researchers are fitting people’s heads with ultrasound-emitting helmets to treat tremors and Alzheimer’s. They’re using it to remotely activate cancer-fighting immune cells. Read more at Wired.
Apple’s new iOS upgrade will enable users to collect EMR data from 12 national health systems on their iPhones and iPads. The mHealth integration gives patients an easier pathway to managing their health data. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.