Tag Archives: mobile devices

Addicted to Your Cell Phone?

Recent research from Deloitte indicates many Americans are addicted to their cell phones. Cell phone addiction even has a name, nomophobia, which is when a user experiences real psychological difficulties due to their mobile device: everything from panicking if they … Continue reading

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What is Augmented Reality?

Augmented Reality, or AR, has been available for gaming systems, such as the Nintendo 3DS, since 2012, but as mobile phones begin to replace portable gaming devices, smartphone developers have also started to adopt this technology. But what is AR? AR … Continue reading

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What are Fi-Compatible Phones?

With the release of Google’s Pixel series, the company stressed that the phones were Project Fi-compatible, which may have left some customers wondering, what are Fi-compatible phones? Project Fi promises to help users find the fastest service automatically by analyzing … Continue reading

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5G Phones May Arrive By 2019

In a few years, your mobile device could be even faster. Qualcomm announced a successful 5G connection using a Snapdragon X50 modem and a test smartphone. At the 4G/5G summit in Hong Kong, Qualcomm said they plan to release 5G-compatible … Continue reading

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Huawei’s Mate 10 Will Feature AI Chip

While consumers are already using AI personal assistants such as Siri and Cortana, China’s Huawei is taking artificial intelligence on mobile devices to the next level. Unlike cloud-based AI assistants, Huawei’s Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro will feature a … Continue reading

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RuneScape Arrives on Mobile Devices

RuneScape, one of the oldest Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs), will soon be available on mobile devices. RuneScape will be the first established, mainstream MMORPG to offer a full mobile version. This is great news for hardcore gamers, as … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—May 30, 2017

Apple and Samsung Stumble as Smartphone Market Soars Apple and Samsung might be the world’s most popular smartphone makers, but their slices of the market share are on the decline. Samsung was the world’s top smartphone maker in the first … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—May 8, 2017

Most US Households Have Given Up Landlines For Cellphones Most US homes no longer use landline phone service and instead rely on cellphones to stay connected. The finding was released today by the US Health Department, which said that 50.8 … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—February 13, 2017

Mobile Phones Will Number 5.5 Billion by 2021 The 11th annual Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast (2016 to 2021) projects that there will be more people on Earth using mobile phones in 2021 than there are … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—January 30, 2017

Want to Track Cellphones? Get a Warrant, Lawmakers Say Law enforcement cellphone tracking devices are coming under scrutiny in several states, where lawmakers have introduced proposals ranging from warrant requirements to an outright ban on the technology. Privacy and constitutional … Continue reading

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