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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—January 2, 2018

Apple Will Offer Discounts on Replacement Batteries, Following Lawsuits over iPhone Slowdowns Apple apologized to customers Thursday for not being clear that the company slows down phones with aging batteries. Apple promised that it will “give users more visibility into the health … Continue reading

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Nimble Offers Social Business Add-in for iOS, Microsoft Office 365 and Outlook

A new app can make it easier to connect to business contacts and obtain information about companies. The Nimble Smart Contacts App, which is compatible with Microsoft Office 365, Outlook desktop, and iOS and Android devices, will save users time … Continue reading

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New Pact App Pays Users to Stay Healthy

Need a new way to motivate yourself to stay healthy? With the Pact app, you can get paid for working out, eating the right foods and maintaining your health. Getting paid to eat well and exercise may seem too good … Continue reading

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New Smartphone Eye Exam Hits the Market

A new service in New York gives patients the ability to get an eye exam in their homes for just $75, without the presence of an eye doctor. The program, known as Blink, uses a set of smartphone-connected tools to … Continue reading

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Control Your Smartphone by Simply Touching Your Hair

Feeling threatened on a date? Just twist your hair and send a distress message to your best friend. This may sound like an option straight out of a science fiction movie, but it is just one of the high-tech functions … Continue reading

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Nintendo Bringing Classic Games to Smartphones

Smartphone users may finally have a way to play the classic Nintendo games, like Mario, Luigi and Donkey Kong. The company has partnered with mobile game developer DeNA to launch a series of new smartphone games scheduled for release this … Continue reading

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Flyp App Offers Multiple Phone Numbers for a Smartphone

Ever wish you could have more than one number for your smartphone so you could give a different number to your friends than you do your business contacts? That may now be a possibility with the upcoming Flyp app. By … Continue reading

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Inexpensive Smartphone Accessory Tests for STDs

A team of researchers from Columbia University have created a smartphone accessory that can test for HIV and syphilis. This could be a weapon in stopping the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, especially in third world countries. The accessory is … Continue reading

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Feds Aim to End DUIs with This New App

A new app backed by the federal government hopes to put a stop to DUI incidents. The app, known as ENDUI, estimates a person’s blood alcohol content and offers to hail a cab if the user is over the legal … Continue reading

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WhiteAlbum App Brings Back Nostalgic Feel of Disposable Cameras

Remember the days of disposable cameras, when you got nervously excited every time you picked up your pictures at the print center? You didn’t know if they turned out well or whether you truly captured the moment. You just had … Continue reading

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