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Q1 2018 a record-breaking quarter in terms of app downloads and revenues

Q1 2018 a record-breaking quarter in terms of app downloads and revenues

by Staff on Monday, April 09, 2018

The first three months of this year have proven to be quite a record breaking period, especially in terms of the total volume of mobile apps downloaded and revenues generated around the world, as indicated in the latest report recently released by App Annie.

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Appears in: Mobile

Amazon adds remote access feature to FreeTime parental controls

Amazon adds remote access feature to FreeTime parental controls

by Staff on Friday, April 06, 2018

This piece of news may be a welcome one for Amazon users who have kids -- the tech giant is rolling out a new update for its Parent Dashboard in Amazon FreeTime that should allow parents to better manage their kid’s mobile usage, remotely from their smartphone, tablet, or even personal computer.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

Hearing aids: Getting a boost from smart technology

Hearing aids: Getting a boost from smart technology

by Staff on Thursday, April 05, 2018

Smartphones are simply ubiquitous these days, and one can argue that our handsets will soon replace the wallet as our most personal (or most indispensable to our daily routine) of all our possessions.

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Appears in: Mobile, Wireless

Can too much VR also negatively impact kids?

Can too much VR also negatively impact kids?

by Staff on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

There is no shortage of discussion (and even fierce debate) with regards to the potential harmful effects of excessive mobile device usage, especially among the younger demographic of users, including

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Appears in: Mobile

Google and Kajeet team up to bring Wi-Fi to school buses

Google and Kajeet team up to bring Wi-Fi to school buses

by Staff on Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Kajeet has recently revealed that it has struck a partnership with Google in order to provide Wi-Fi connectivity in school buses.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile, Wireless

Latest Wirefly carrier speed report: Industry leaders dominate

Latest Wirefly carrier speed report: Industry leaders dominate

by Staff on Monday, April 02, 2018

Wirefly has released its most recent Cell Phone Carrier Internet Speed Rankings for the final quarter of 2017 through the first three months of this year, and it appears that the two biggest mobile opera

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Should we be worried about the so-called smartphone blindness?

Should we be worried about the so-called smartphone blindness?

by Staff on Friday, March 30, 2018

Not many people may realize this, but lifestyle or profession can have an impact on one’s eyes. A number of welding workers are known to suffer from arc eye, while those who are exposed to snow and ice regularly are prone to getting snowblind. Even folks who are overstudious tend to have myopia.

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Appears in: Mobile, smartphone, Smartphones

5G: Can it work in developing countries?

5G: Can it work in developing countries?

by Staff on Thursday, March 29, 2018

No doubt about it, a world with 5G would be wonderful -- super fast download and upload speeds, ultra reliable network connections, connected cars, smart homes and appliances, and basically the concept of the Internet of Things brought to life. Needless to say, everybody can not wait for the 5G era to begin.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile, Wireless

iPhone users suing Apple over Batterygate might merge lawsuits into one class action case

iPhone users suing Apple over Batterygate might merge lawsuits into one class action case

by Staff on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

According to a report recently published by the Wall Street Journal, there are currently 59 different lawsuits filed against Apple after it had decided to update its iOS mobile operating system l

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DOJ report: FBI had sued Apple without exhausting all options for unlocking iPhone

DOJ report: FBI had sued Apple without exhausting all options for unlocking iPhone

by Staff on Tuesday, March 27, 2018

According to a report released by the Office of the Inspector General of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), it turned out that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had moved to have a court order

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