WASHINGTON — More people get hurt using their cellphones at home than in public, according to data compiled by the National Safety Council. Fifty-two percent of cellphone-distracted walking injuries occur at home, and roughly 10…
WASHINGTON — In a bid to fend off growing criticism, the Department of Justice has announced new guidelines to restrict the use by federal law enforcement and security agencies of cell-site simulators that secretly track…
WASHINGTON — There are new calls this week for Metro to work more quickly on improving cellphone coverage inside tunnels across the system. A study earlier this year from the Council of Governments found that…
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has permanently shut down a cellphone spyware app called “StealthGenie” that exposed targets to having their calls and emails monitored without their knowledge. Judge Leonie (LAY-uh-nee) Brinkema in…
It\’s one of the modern conveniences that actually is convenient: banking on your cellphone. Forget to make a payment, or accidentally overdraw? You can fix it in a minute. But how safe is it, really?
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a criminal defendant cannot be forced give authorities the pass code to his cellphone. The Virginian Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1sJziGv) that Virginia Beach Circuit Judge Steven…
Cellphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and the Prince George\’s County school system not only allows kids to carry phones and tablets during the day, but encourages teachers to incorporate them in the classroom.
Summertime fun that includes sun, sand, water and remote locations can create challenges for cellphones. But, cellphone emergencies don\’t have to become permanent disasters if handled quickly and correctly.
Between texting, tweeting and typing, cellphones can be distracting, but this month, people are being encouraged to practice courteous
Another local school district is stepping into the controversy
over building cellphone towers on school property.
A lot of people feel pressure to check their email even when they\’re not at work or on vacation.
Parents have ways to fight back against the problem of inappropriate pictures and texting.
When you are talking to someone, do you ever pull out your smartphone and, while still maintaining eye contact, select the incoming email or text, look down and respond?
Many Americans say they can\’t live without their electronic devices. And with daily use, items such as cellphones and keyboards can get dirty. For proof, just take a black light to them.
Laura Stack, president of The Productivity Pro, offers her favorite smartphone and tablet apps for the Samsung Galaxy 4S.