Escape the Smartphone Distractions with the Light Phone

Ever feel overwhelmed with text messages, email alerts, Facebook updates, and all the other distractions on your smartphone? If so, the Light Phone may be the answer for you. Light Phone takes away all of the fancy features of modern-day smartphones and brings...

Ninentendo Will Release Five Smartphone Games

Nintendo has finally announced the release schedule for the company’s highly anticipated smartphone games. The apps, first rumored in 2014 and confirmed in March, will be launched one by one over the course of two years, with the first one hitting the market by the...

Rent-A-Center Will Offer Smartphones for Rent

Need a smartphone to use while yours is out of commission? Want to make monthly payments for a smartphone but don’t qualify to do so through your phone company? If so, you may soon be able to rent a smartphone from your local Rent-A-Center. With profits for the second...

New App Automatically Saves Mobile Photos to Your Computer

A smartphone app known as Odysee hit the market last week, providing a new solution for backing up your smartphone pictures and videos. Instead of backing up media with iCloud, which can be both pricey and sometimes insecure, Odysee backs up the content to your home...

Using Your Smartphone May Reduce Your Hand Function

New research from Turkey shows that college student who frequently use their smartphones may be at risk of impaired hand function and reduced pinch strength. While the study does not conclusively link smartphone use with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, it does show that...

Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–July 6, 2015

Digital Amnesia: Mobile Phones Deprive Users of Memory SkillsA lot of people prefer to store information in their mobile phones instead of keeping it in their heads; thus the loss or breakdown of a mobile phone can be a disaster for modern people. Kaspersky lab...