Tag Archives: smartphone apps

New App Could Help Americans with Student Loans

Student loan debt in the United States has ballooned to $1.48 trillion, and 11.2% of borrowers are more than 90 days delinquent on their payments or in default. Even though the cost of education has risen and wages have remained … Continue reading

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Smartphone Trends Expected in 2018

The holidays are here, and a 2018 is approaching. With a new year comes new technology, and we have compiled some of the most exciting smartphone trends to look for in 2018. Even Better Health Apps Many people are already … Continue reading

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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—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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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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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–May 9, 2016

Poor Cell Phone Coverage Creates a ‘Mobile Divide’ If you live on the wrong side of the tracks, you may also be on the wrong side of the “mobile divide,” where poor cell phone service may limit your economic opportunities. … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–August 3, 2015

AT&T Requests Android Smartphone Makers To Turn On FM Radio Chips AT&T will require the activation of FM radio chips for its Android smartphones beginning next year. Smartphones contain several kinds of radios within them to be able to provide … Continue reading

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Ninentendo Will Release Five Smartphone Games

Nintendo has finally announced the release schedule for the company’s highly anticipated smartphone games. The apps, first rumored in 2014 and confirmed in March, will be launched one by one over the course of two years, with the first one … Continue reading

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Has Our Dependency on Smartphones Gone Too Far?

Consumers are well aware that smartphones have an “addictive” nature. These mobile devices allow us to stay connected with friends, family, and an endless supply of information no matter where we are. A new study from Apigee Institute and the Sandford … Continue reading

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Key Apps Backfire by Helping Thieves Duplicate Keys

A new app known as KeyMe is under fire because it makes it easier for thieves to duplicate keys. While the original intent of the app was to help people get backup keys for their homes and cars, the program … Continue reading

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