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Using Cellphones More Frequently Leads To Greater Anxiety, Says Study

Using Cellphones More Frequently Leads To Greater Anxiety, Says Study

Cellphones have become an essential part of our lives today. However, depending on technology so much has its side-effects. A new study suggests that people who use cellphones more frequently suffer from greater degrees of anxiety.

By On December 15, 2013 Respond
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Sony Z Ultra And White Nexus 7 Land On Google Play Store

Sony Z Ultra And White Nexus 7 Land On Google Play Store

Although Sony has called it quits on the US smartphone market, the company’s Sony Z Ultra handset has landed on the Play store. Unlocked and contract-free, the handset packs a massive 6.4-inch display.

By On December 11, 2013 Respond
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Samsung Tries To Cover Up The Video Of Galaxy S4 On Fire

Samsung Tries To Cover Up The Video Of Galaxy S4 On Fire

Electronics which have a knack of bursting into flames are not good marketing for their vendors. That may explain why Samsung recently tried to cover up an incident where Galaxy S4 caught fire while being recharged.

By On December 9, 2013 Respond
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Motorola May Soon Unveil Modular Phone Prototype Under Project Ara

Motorola May Soon Unveil Modular Phone Prototype Under Project Ara

We have reported in the past how Motorola is planning to create a customizable modular phone under Project Ara. The company has now revealed that it will soon be unveiling a functional prototype of the first Ara handset.

By On December 8, 2013 Respond
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Moto G Components Cost $123, Leaves Google Less Than 5% Profit Margin

Moto G Components Cost $123, Leaves Google Less Than 5% Profit Margin

Google has astonished the smartphone industry with its $199 offering, the 4.5-inch Moto G. TechInsights has now calculated that Moto G components cost nearly $123, leaving Google a tiny margin of less than 5%.

By On December 8, 2013 Respond
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Class 0 Text Messages May Exploit And Reboot Your Nexus Phone

Class 0 Text Messages May Exploit And Reboot Your Nexus Phone

Back in the time of feature phones, it was pretty common to send out a nefarious piece of software wrapped as a text message. Apparently, the trick works on Nexus phones now which may reboot when hit with a barrage of Class 0 text messages.

By On November 30, 2013 Respond
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Galaxy S5 Leaks Hint At A 5-Inch Plastic Handset

Galaxy S5 Leaks Hint At A 5-Inch Plastic Handset

Samsung is expected to unveil its next flagship smartphone by the end of first quarter, 2014. Leaks about the upcoming Galaxy S5 suggest that it will pack a 5-inch display and a plastic body.

By On November 28, 2013 Respond
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87% US Teenagers Use Text Messages Each Month

87% US Teenagers Use Text Messages Each Month

When it comes to mobile devices, teenagers are probably one of the most ardent users. According to the study, text messaging is the most popular activity among American teens, with 87% sending SMS each month.

By On November 26, 2013 Respond
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Sprint, AT&T And T-Mobile Decide To End Most Premium Text Messages

Sprint, AT&T And T-Mobile Decide To End Most Premium Text Messages

Premium text messages have long been used by third-party vendors to trick customers into signing up, leading to piling mobile bills. This has finally resulted in action from wireless carriers, with the likes of AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile agreeing to stop charging customers for most premium SMS (PSMS).

By On November 24, 2013 Respond
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Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 805, Aimed At Bringing 4K Video To Smartphones

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 805, Aimed At Bringing 4K Video To Smartphones

With increasingly higher-resolution displays arriving in latest smartphones, it is only a matter of time before Ultra HD 4K video could be seen on mobile devices. To that end, Qualcomm has now created Snapdragon 805, a new processor which can enable a smartphone to play, record and stream truly Ultra HD videos.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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[Deal] AT&T Offers 50% Off On Smartphones Including iPhone 5S & Galaxy S4

[Deal] AT&T Offers 50% Off On Smartphones Including iPhone 5S & Galaxy S4

AT&T is offering 50% price cut on all smartphones including the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and Galaxy S4 for this coming new year. With this deal price the iPhone 5s 16GB is now for $100, Samsung Galaxy S4 $100 with 2-yr wireless contract.

By On November 17, 2013 Respond
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Medic Mobile Uses $10 Cellphones To Bring Health Care To Millions

Medic Mobile Uses $10 Cellphones To Bring Health Care To Millions

Medic Mobile is a company which endeavors to bring heath care to the remote regions of Africa and Southeast Asia, where health care is not available. The company recently launched $10 cellphones for its workers, a move which has been immensely beneficial in taking health care benefits to millions more.

By On November 12, 2013 Respond
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New BlackBerry CEO Intends To Continue Making Smartphones

New BlackBerry CEO Intends To Continue Making Smartphones

BlackBerry hasn’t exactly been doing a great job in the smartphone arena. The company has been struggling for the last few years and has failed to regain the smartphone market although after many attempts. Now, the new CEO of the company, John Chen, has confirmed that BlackBerry will continue making smartphones.

By On November 5, 2013 Respond
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Samsung Launched W2014 Flip Phone, Runs On World’s First Snapdragon 800 CPU

Samsung Launched W2014 Flip Phone, Runs On World’s First Snapdragon 800 CPU

China Telecom has launched a new Samsung Flip phone, SCH-W2014. It is claimed to be the most powerful dual-screen flip phone of Samsung. It has the world’s first quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU.

By On November 4, 2013 Respond
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Best Buy Offers Nexus 5 On Sprint For $449 On Replacement

Best Buy Offers Nexus 5 On Sprint For $449 On Replacement

The latest Google’s and LG’s smartphone lineup has been officially announced this past week. Online retailer Best-Buy has already offered Google’s new flagship phone on and off-contract. But now it seems that buying a Nexus 5 without a contract from Best Buy is going to be very expensive.

By On November 3, 2013 Respond
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