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Want to pause a Netflix stream from the comfort of your sofa? Email a forgotten file from your home to your office? Gain full remote access to your PC from halfway across the world? No matter what OS your smartphone is on, there’s a mobile app that can make it happen.
Air companies and crews insist that using cellphones can interfere with commercial airplane instrumentation. This is complete bullshit.
Full story at Gizmodo
The numbers behind how parents cope with their phone-crazy teens:
No one likes junk mail, and the average US household receives some 850 pieces of it over the course of a year. Whereas French Pubeco aims to shift such communications to the online sphere, Readabl’s PaperKarma mobile app lets users submit a photograph of each piece of junk mail they’d like to stop receiving, and then works to make that happen.
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If you stop charging the new iPad as soon as its battery indicator shows “100%” you could be missing out on as much as 1.2 hours of extra running time, the latest testing shows.
Apple’s iPhone has revolutionized cell phones in more ways than can be counted. It introduced a gorgeous touch-screen interface — that worked intuitively. It transformed voicemail form an analogue set of number prompts into something users could manipulate easily. And, of course, it created an entirely new market for lightweight software called apps.
Via CNN Money
Free mobile apps which use third-party services to display advertising consume considerably more battery life, a new study suggests.
Full story at BBC
The psychology of texting is starting to sprout as a hot-button area, though the research is still amazingly in its infancy.
Full story at Forbes
Like it or not, the time for retailers to adopt a mobile shopping strategy is over. Shoppers are using smart phones and mobile devices for all manner of shopping activities, including price comparison, product information, local inventory lookup, reviews and social opinion, and more.
Charging your cell phone may soon require only two items: a simple piece of fabric and your body.
Full story at The Huffington Post