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Your guide to watching the 2018 World Cup

Your guide to watching the 2018 World Cup

by Staff on Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Soccer (also known as football across the globe, except for America) is considered by many as the world’s most popular sport, and every four years, the beautiful game reaches fever pitch through the FIFA World Cup. For the 2018 edition of this glorious tournament, Russia will be playing host for a whole month, starting on June 14th until July 15th of this year.

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FCC: Repeal of net neutrality rules takes effect June 11

FCC: Repeal of net neutrality rules takes effect June 11

by Staff on Monday, June 11, 2018

Perhaps it really is time to bid farewell for good to the net neutrality regulations implemented back in 2015, under the administration of then President Barack Obama.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile, Wireless

FCC bans “cramming” and “slamming” practices

FCC bans “cramming” and “slamming” practices

by Staff on Friday, June 08, 2018

Just this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to implement a ban on practices that involve “cramming” and “slamming.” For those not familiar with these terms, cramming is the act of adding unauthorized fees unto a consumer’s phone bill.

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Appears in: Mobile

Girls at higher risk of falling to smartphone addiction, per study

Girls at higher risk of falling to smartphone addiction, per study

by Staff on Thursday, June 07, 2018

Ewha Womans University from South Korea has recently conducted a study on smartphone usage, and the results of its research seems to suggest that girls are twice as likely as boys to become addicted to handsets.

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Appears in: Mobile, Smartphones

Study: Most teens think sexting is bad

Study: Most teens think sexting is bad

by Staff on Wednesday, June 06, 2018

According to the results of a new study recently conducted by a team of researchers from the Boston University and the University of New Hampshire, it appears that most teenagers today believe that the act of sexting is bad. However, as teens get older, they seem to consider sexting less harmful.

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Charter reportedly close to launching Spectrum Mobile

Charter reportedly close to launching Spectrum Mobile

by Staff on Tuesday, June 05, 2018

As recently reported by BGR this week, it appears that Charter Communications is close to officially launching its Spectrum Mobile brand.

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Appears in: Mobile, Wireless

iOS 12 to help users curb iPhone addiction

iOS 12 to help users curb iPhone addiction

by Staff on Monday, June 04, 2018

One of the biggest developments this week is Apple’s official unveiling of iOS 12 (the upcoming newest version of its mobile operating system) during this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).

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Appears in: Apple, iphone, Mobile, Smartphones

Is Facebook no longer cool enough for kids?

Is Facebook no longer cool enough for kids?

by Staff on Friday, June 01, 2018

It looks that way, at least according to the results of a study recently released by Pew Research Center.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

Net neutrality bill in California passes State Senate

Net neutrality bill in California passes State Senate

by Staff on Thursday, May 31, 2018

Just this week, the California State Senate has passed a bill that was originally drafted by Senator Scott Wiener (Democrat from San Franci

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

Worldwide smartphone market will stay slow this year but bounce back in 2019, per report

Worldwide smartphone market will stay slow this year but bounce back in 2019, per report

by Staff on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the total volume of smartphone shipments across the globe will decrease 0.2 percent in 2018 to 1.462 billion units, failing to improve upon the 1.465 billion units registered the year before and the 1.469 billion units recorded in 2016.

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Appears in: Mobile, Smartphones

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