Monthly Archives: June 2017

How Essential The Smartphone Has Become In Just 10 Years

It may be hard to believe, but the iPhone has been with us for a decade. To coincide with this anniversary, a new survey examined the role smartphones play in the lives of Americans. Their research found many users would rather have … Continue reading

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Amazon Expands Mobile Phone Lineup for Prime Users

Amazon has announced the addition of five new mobile phones to its Prime Exclusive Phones lineup, which offers Prime members low prices on unlocked phones. The new phones include: The Nokia 6, which is the first Nokia phone offered in … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—June 26, 2017

Who Needs Body Cameras? Police Testing Cellphone Cameras A solution for police officers searching for more accessible and inexpensive body cameras may have been in their pockets all along. The Jersey City Police Department is the first in the nation … Continue reading

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Moth Eye Technology Could Boost Smartphone Readability

If you have ever tried to read something on your mobile phone in the bright sunlight, you probably agree that even the latest phones have room for improvement. Researchers studying the nanostructures on moth eyes may finally have a solution. Shin-Tson … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—June 19, 2017

Mobile Roaming ChargesScrapped Across EU As of June 15, mobile roaming charges across the EU will be abolished, meaning it will be illegal to charge people more to use their phones in one EU country than another. It’s great news … Continue reading

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Verizon Introduces New Wireless Home Phone

Verizon Wireless is now offering a wireless home phone. The Novatel T2000 will be available online and at Verizon Wireless retail stores for $29.99 with a two-year contract. Current Verizon Wireless customers can add the home phone for $10 per month, and … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Adds Expense Features to its Mobile App

As a part of its new Commercial Card Expense Reporting (CCER) mobile service, Wells Fargo business card customers can now easily upload and manage their business expense receipts from their mobile device. Users simply take a picture of the receipt … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—June 12, 2017

Privacy Rights For Cellphone Users In The US Will Be Tested In A New Supreme Court Case Slowly but surely, the Supreme Court is beginning to shape constitutional protections for a digital age. This week, the high court agreed to … Continue reading

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New App Will Make it Easier to Identify Medical Equipment

The new EnCompass app, which is being released by 121nexus, will make it easier for patients and physicians to identify medical equipment. Users can scan the barcode on any medical device using the camera on their iPhone or iPad. All product … Continue reading

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New Microsoft Phone May Have Pen and Projector

While Android and Apple devices dominate the mobile phone market, Microsoft may be reentering the fray. While Microsoft has not released a new mobile device in over a year, rumors indicate the company may still be working on a new Surface … Continue reading

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