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Mobile devices at risk in extreme cold weather

The frigid weather isn't just miserable for people, animals, cars and heating bills. Mobile devices can take a beating when the temperatures plummet.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 05:23am EST

Tags: Ryan Joyce, AT&T, mobile devices, Neal Augenstein

Convenience, anonymity among trends for smartphone apps in 2014

If you like using social apps on your smartphone, some new trends may define the way you communicate in 2014.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 04:53am EST

Tags: CNET, smartphone app, Whisper, Tinder, Snapchat

Holiday Survival Guide: Ways your smartphone can make holiday travel more tolerable

Being stuck at the airport is a drag, but there are apps, devices and games that can make your travel delay a little less painful.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 05:20am EST

Tags: dick uliano, Holiday Survival Guide, travel

Smartphone/camera hybrid zooms in on better pictures

As companies battle to stand-out in a crowded smartphone world, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom melds phone and camera technology in a single device.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 06:15am EST

Tags: camera, Samsung Galaxy S 4, optical zoom, Neal Augenstein

Tips for taking black and white photos with your phone

In a world where everyone is taking and sharing smartphone photos, black and white images often stand out for their starkness, contrast, and classic look. A local photographer offers tips on shooting in black and white.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 06:22am EDT

Tags: Cedric Terrell, iPhone, photography

Smartwatch for kids combines watch, phone, safety monitoring

The still-to-be-released FiLIP smartwach works as a phone and GPS tracking device, allowing parents to communicate and monitor their children without the cost and risk of buying them a full-blown smartphone.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 03:51am EDT

Tags: Filip, AT&T, Twanda Washington, cellphone, parenting, children

Some millennials choose apps over car ownership

Smartphone apps are making it easy for millennials to snub car ownership. A new study finds that apps make it easier for those wtihout cars to access alternative transportation options from bikes to buses to rental cars.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 08:10am EDT

Tags: Public Interest Research Group, ridesharing, bikeshare, ZipCar, Joan Jones, transportation, car ownership

5 tips for better smartphone photos

Maximizing the features built into a smartphone's camera while minimizing its limitations is the key to taking better photos. Photographer Cederic Terrell offers five easy tips to take better pix.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 03:57am EDT

Tags: Cedric Terrell, photographer, Sarah Weimar

When new cellphones comes out, it's time to sell old

Waiting just 30 days after a new model is introduced could significantly depreciate the old phone's value as a trade- in.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 06:30am EDT

Tags: phones, iPhone, cellphones, alan etter

Phones may warn pedestrians of traffic

The next generation in automotive safety could include crash protection for pedestrians carrying smartphones.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 01:15pm EDT

Tags: dick uliano, Honda, pedestrian

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