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How Many Times A Day Do You Check Your Phone

New data shows that the average person checks their phone around 110 times a day. The number comes from the Android app Locket, which monitored the phone use of its 150-thousand users.

They defined "checking" their phone as activating the screen by pressing the home or power button, or unlocking the device

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Is Phil Paleologos a Technology Dinosaur?

It takes me anywhere from 3 to 5 minutes to simply text anyone who sends me a message.

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Gun-Toting Suspect Robs Man of Cell Phone in New Bedford

A Rochester man is robbed of his cell phone by a man with a gun.

According to Det. Capt. Steve Vicente, the 18-year-old Rochester male was waiting for his father at the New Bedford bus terminal, when another man asked to use his cell phone

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Soon Your Smartphone Will Know Your Mood

Imagine a world where your smartphone can realize that you're angry or sad, and react accordingly. Thanks to the University of Rochester, it's not as far away as you might think.

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Are You Addicted to Your Phone?

Sooner or later you knew it would happen, at least I did! Rehab for cell phone addiction, and they have a name for the addiction: Nomophobia!

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Is Your Smartphone Giving You 'Text Neck'?
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Is Your Smartphone Giving You ‘Text Neck?’

 

Getting your hands on the iPhone 5 may be a real pain in the neck.

And not for the reasons you may think.

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What Features Does the New iPhone 5 Have? LTE, Larger Screen, iOS 6 and More

At a press conference this morning in San Francisco, Apple introduced the iPhone 5.

The latest version of the best-selling smartphone has been highly anticipated ever since the somewhat disappointing release of the previous iteration, the iPhone 4s.

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New Study – Your Cell Phone Is Dirtier Than Your Toilet Seat

Here we go again, another study that will make us all freak out!  This time a study out of the Unversity of Arizona found that your cell phone is a lot dirtier than your toilet, carrying 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats. 

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Which Cities Have the Worst Cell Phone Reception?

If you are experiencing things like dropped calls, poor reception and less than desirable download speeds, it is likely because your coverage area is in one of the following metropolitan cities with the shoddiest cell phone signals in the country.

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