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Shareholders Urge Apple to Tackle Smartphone Addiction

Two of Apple’s institutional shareholders have published an open letter calling for the company to do more to tackle the problem of smartphone addiction. Especially with regard to how it affects younger iPhone users. And while Apple could ignore this letter, it would be risky to do so. Smartphones are addictive. They offer myriad ways… read more »

Why iPhone and Smartphone Cameras Still Lag Behind DSLRs

It’s the same thing every year. Apple, Google, and Samsung launch their flagship phones, and people go wild over the cameras. Soon enough, we hear someone saying the death of the DSLR camera is near. But are these smartphones really catching up to DSLRs? What makes a DSLR better? It takes only one look at… read more »

12 Great Smartphone Photo-Editing Apps You Might Not Know

It’s safe to say there’s no shortage of photo-editing apps for smartphone photographers out there. Whatever your creative soul needs, there’s a good chance someone has already crafted an app to fulfill it. At the same time, because of the endless options out there, it can be difficult to choose the app that’s perfect for… read more »

Connect Your Smartphone to Almost Any VPN Using OpenVPN Connect

How do you keep your data safe when in public? Do you connect to public Wi-Fi signals? Do you check your online banking? How about sensitive work or business documents? The fact of the matter is that when you’re out and about, using your smartphone, you’re vulnerable to a number of common attacks. A VPN… read more »

10 Things to Consider When Switching to a Linux Smartphone OS

Because it’s a key component in the Android operating system (OS), Linux remains crucial to the mobile landscape. However, while Android employs a Linux kernel, it’s far from just another Linux distribution. But Linux for mobile devices offers a completely different experience. Learn why Linux mobile is a great option, as well as drawbacks to… read more »

How to Unlock the FM Radio Hidden on Your Smartphone

There’s a little-known feature most smartphones have hidden inside. It’s a common technology — you might use it in your car or at home — but most people don’t know they also have it on their phone. In case you haven’t guessed already your smartphone probably has an FM radio receiver built right into it…. read more »

You Can Now Play Classic Sega Games on Your Smartphone

Sega is making a comeback of sorts. The legendary video games company has launched Sega Forever, which is devoted to keeping the Sega name alive long into the future. And what better way to do that than to reach back into the past and bring classic Sega games to your smartphone. There was a time,… read more »

You Now Have 7 Ways to Turn Your Smartphone Into a PC 

You left your laptop at work, and you have an urgent report that needs completing and emailing to your boss. And you’re just arriving at the hotel on the first night of your holidays. What should you do? Well, as long as your documents are stored in the cloud, you could finish off the report using your… read more »

How to Use an Android Smartphone as a Tracking Device

GPS on Android is incredible for many reasons. You’ve got the obvious uses, such as recovering your device when lost or stolen or navigating your way through hiking trails, and it’s especially nifty because GPS works even when the device isn’t connected to the internet. When navigating, you just need to download maps ahead of… read more »