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Stash vs. Acorns: Which is the Best Investment App

While research indicates Millennials fear investing, new apps are making it easier than ever for this tech-savvy generation to do so. Two of the most popular are Stash and Acorns. Both make investing easy and automatic, but each will appeal … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—October 31, 2017

SoftBank Calling Off Talks To Merge Sprint, T-Mobile SoftBank Group plans to break off negotiations toward a merger between subsidiary Sprint and T-Mobile US amid a failure to come to terms on ownership of the combined entity, dashing the Japanese … Continue reading

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Mobile Stock Apps May Contain Vulnerabilities

Many popular mobile trading applications may have security vulnerabilities that would allow criminals to steal personal data or even money from user accounts, according to recent research from IOActive. The study reported more than 20 popular trading apps contain vulnerabilities, … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Apps Can Help Battle Depression

While in the past cell phones have been criticized for increasing anxiety and depression in users, recent research indicates the right apps can actually be used to treat depression. The study, which surveyed more 3,400 men and women and was conducted … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—September 25, 2017

Google Sets Its Sights On The iPhone With HTC Deal The reason why Google acquired what looks to be the majority of HTC’s phone design and engineering team is simple, and it’s been obvious for over a year: Google is … Continue reading

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Tips for Increasing Cell Phone Battery Life

Tired of charging your cell phone multiple times a day? Want to get more out of your battery life? These tips for increasing cell phone battery life are easy to follow, and will help you get the most use possible … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 28, 2017

Verizon Launches Cheaper Unlimited Plan to Compete with Rivals Verizon Communications said on Tuesday that it was introducing a cheaper unlimited mobile data plan with some limits as it tries to lure customers away from rival wireless carriers. The plan, to be … Continue reading

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Google and Samsung Most Battery-Draining Android Apps

Google and Samsung top the list of the most battery-draining apps, according to recent research from Avast. The company says this may be attributed to the fact that Google and Samsung are often pre-installed on most Android devices. Apps were deemed … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—December 5, 2016

Global Smartphone Shipment Gains Fall Back to Earth The growth in global smartphone shipments ground to a near halt this year, according to research firm International Data Corp., in the latest sign that the mobile-phone boom is petering out. Companies … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–October 24, 2016

First U.S. Suit Filed Over Exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones Disgruntled customers have dialed up what’s believed to be the first U.S. class-action lawsuit over Samsung exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, according to federal court records. The suit accuses … Continue reading

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