New App Could Help Americans with Student Loans

Student loan debt in the United States has ballooned to $1.48 trillion, and 11.2% of borrowers are more than 90 days delinquent on their payments or in default. Even though the cost of education has risen and wages have remained relatively stagnant, a report from the...

Half of Flickr Photos Taken on Smartphones

According to Flickr’s 2017 Year in Review, half of all photos uploaded to their site were taken on a smartphone, up from 48% in 2016. DSLR uploads were also on the rise (33% from 25% in 2016). Point-and-shoot uploads suffered a decline this year, dropping from 21% a...

What is Augmented Reality?

Augmented Reality, or AR, has been available for gaming systems, such as the Nintendo 3DS, since 2012, but as mobile phones begin to replace portable gaming devices, smartphone developers have also started to adopt this technology. But what is AR? AR is a bit...

Qualcomm and Google Partner for Project Tango

Project Tango is an open project from Google that is changing the way phones and tablets operate. The devices are equipped with special sensors and cameras to map out the phone’s position in 3D space. Through Project Tango, devices are able to determine where they are...

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...