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App uses Kinect to help save lives of oblivious texters

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App uses Kinect to help save lives of oblivious texters

Boost Mobile Adds Samsung Galaxy Phones to Fall Roster

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Boost Mobile added a trio of new Samsung phones to its lineup today, offering a little something for everyone. On the higher end of the spectrum is the Samsung Galaxy S II 4G. The Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone comes with a 4.52-inch touchscreen and sports an eight-megapixel camera on...
Boost Mobile Adds Samsung Galaxy Phones to Fall Roster
Kyocera Rise brings Android 4.0 and QWERTY to Sprint and Virgin this month starting at $19.99

RIM patents trapezoidal BlackBerry keyboards for slanty-thumbed texters

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RIM is utterly devoted to the physical keyboard, but how do you deal with sausage-fingered emailers who can't pick out individual keys? Thanks to this newly-granted 2009 patent, the company has the solution -- a trapezoidal keyboard designed to offer easier access of type-weary thumbs and wider keys for...
RIM patents trapezoidal BlackBerry keyboards for slanty-thumbed texters

Kyocera Rise coming to Sprint August 19th for $20, Virgin Mobile to follow on August 31st

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Kyocera announced the QWERTY-packing Rise at this year's CTIA without mention of any carrier support. Regardless, we had a feeling it would eventually end up on Sprint, given the lengthy partnership the two companies have enjoyed. Indeed, we got official word this morning that the Kyocera Rise will be...
Kyocera Rise coming to Sprint August 19th for $20, Virgin Mobile to follow on August 31st

How To Clean Up Your Messy iPad Home Screen

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You can make your iPad home screen less cluttered by organizing your apps and putting them in folders. Watch the video below to find out how you can create folders and clear up your messy iPad home screen. Produced By William Wei And Don't Miss... • The Must-Know iPhone Trick...
How To Clean Up Your Messy iPad Home Screen

Nigerian texters to take on the drug counterfeiters

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Using mobiles to uncover fake drugs in Nigeria...
Nigerian texters to take on the drug counterfeiters

In praise of ... texting

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Of all the boons of the internet age, SMS messages may well turn out to be the most far reachingAccording to AT&T, 40% of texters who are dating believe that text messaging plays a significant role in their relationship. This may be of scant consolation to David Cameron who has...
In praise of ... texting

Rather Than Punishing Moviegoing Texters, Why Not Provide Incentives For Them To Put Down Their Phones?

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One of the areas of economics I'm most interested in is focused on incentives. While it's a simplification of things, there are so many areas where people seem to naturally gravitate towards negative reinforcement as an incentive system -- that is, punishing people for things they believe are wrong. While...
Rather Than Punishing Moviegoing Texters, Why Not Provide Incentives For Them To Put Down Their Phones?

FOR BEGINNERS: You Should Know This Basic Trick Using Your iPad Buttons

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Maybe you wanna show off your 100-point turn in Words With Friends, or maybe you just want to share a funny message your friend sent you last night. Watch the video below to find out how you can take a screenshot on your iPad: <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" id="ooyalaPlayer_3h2zi_h29gywqr" width="618" height="347" codebase="http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab"><param...
FOR BEGINNERS: You Should Know This Basic Trick Using Your iPad Buttons

With Zlango icons, words are so yesterday

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Striking just the right tone in a text message or conveying complex ideas via tweets can be quite a challenge, which must be why Zlango, an app that enables users to communicate with images rather than words, just hit the billion user mark. Just as the Egyptians used hieroglyphics, texters...
With Zlango icons, words are so yesterday

How To Program Phone Numbers With Extensions In Your iPhone

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Watch the video below to learn how to set up long phone numbers with extensions so you can call them with one click: Produced by Daniel Goodman Don't Miss: • The Must-Know iPhone Trick For Heavy Texters • How To Sync Your Calendar With LinkedIn's New iPad App Please follow...
How To Program Phone Numbers With Extensions In Your iPhone

Solutions To One Of The Most Common iPad Frustrations

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It can get pretty annoying when the screen orientation switches on the iPad if you move or tilt it slightly. Watch the video below to find out how you can lock your screen to stay in one direction: <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" id="ooyalaPlayer_14uip_h29604vn" width="618" height="347" codebase="http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab"><param name="movie" value="http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=VlZTFwNDoqZ1ZJXRlfbxr-9qMu7IWV_H&version=2" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /><param...
Solutions To One Of The Most Common iPad Frustrations

UK teenage girls 'send more than 220 texts a week'

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Average 12- to 15-year-old spends 17 hours a week on internet and has never met 25% of Facebook friends, research showsTeenage girls are the UK's texting champions, sending more than 220 a week - a third more than boys - according to new research.Telecoms and media regulator Ofcom's annual Children...
UK teenage girls 'send more than 220 texts a week'

FOR BEGINNERS: How To Navigate The Most Useful App On The iPhone

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Before the iPhone, we wasted a lot of time trying to figure out directions and we carried a stack of Google Maps printouts to help us find the way. Enter one of the most useful apps on your iPhone -- the map app. Watch the video to find out how...
FOR BEGINNERS: How To Navigate The Most Useful App On The iPhone

WhitePages Scoops Up Mr. Number, an Android App for Blocking Unwanted Calls

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Seattle-based WhitePages has acquired Mr. Number–a startup whose Android software aims to make it easier for people to see who is calling them and to block unwanted calls. Mr. Number has been fighting an uphill battle since last year when Google made it turn off a crowd-sourced Caller ID database...
WhitePages Scoops Up Mr. Number, an Android App for Blocking Unwanted Calls

Here's What To Do If Your iPad Is Completely Frozen

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Whether you're using it to play Angry Birds or stream Arrested Development on Netflix, the iPad can freeze without warning.  If the iPad is completely unresponsive to touch, you just might have to restart the thing. Watch the video below to find out how you can restart your iPad and...
Here's What To Do If Your iPad Is Completely Frozen

Why Parents Care About Teenagers Texting

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The mainstream media always seems to suggest that teens texting is not only annoying, but it's also a bad thing. Is this fact or media myth? A new study out yesterday from Pew shows that texting is yet again on the rise, from 50 texts per day in 2009...
Why Parents Care About Teenagers Texting

Not Surprisingly, U.S. Teens Are Texting More, Talking Less

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ICYMI, teens are totes texting more. And texting is increasingly becoming the communication application of choice for teens, while actually talking on the phone is on the decline. The not-entirely-surprising data comes from the latest Pew Internet Research Center report, which included responses from nearly 800 U.S. teens, ages 12...
Not Surprisingly, U.S. Teens Are Texting More, Talking Less

Distro Issue 40: the battle for smartphone dominance continues and we go hands-on at CTIA 2012

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Having trouble with the barrage of smartphone news in recent weeks? Don't worry, we've got you covered in this Friday's edition of our e-publication. The focus this week is the on-going quest for the ultimate smartphone champion. In our search, we take a look at the recently outted Samsung...
Distro Issue 40: the battle for smartphone dominance continues and we go hands-on at CTIA 2012

Turn Your iPhone Into A Free Flashlight

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Ever find yourself stuck in the dark and in need of some light? There is a free way to turn your iPhone into a pretty powerful flashlight. Watch the video to learn how: Produced by Daniel Goodman and Kamaila Sanders Don't Miss: • The Must-Know iPhone Trick For Heavy Texters...
Turn Your iPhone Into A Free Flashlight

The Most Important iPhone Feature You Should Know About, If You Don't Have An Unlimited Data Plan

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Ever wondered how you rack up that huge data bill every month? Well, it is probably because of the high speed Internet access we now have at our fingertips, but it also might be because you aren't paying attention to your data usage and its limits. Here's how you can:...
The Most Important iPhone Feature You Should Know About, If You Don't Have An Unlimited Data Plan

FOR BEGINNERS: The First iPhone Trick You Need Learn

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Every once in a while you might want to save what see on the screen of your iPhone. Here's how to do it: Produced by Daniel Goodman Don't Miss: • Want A FREE iPhone Flashlight? • The Must-Know iPhone Trick For Heavy Texters   Please follow SAI: Tools on Twitter...
FOR BEGINNERS: The First iPhone Trick You Need Learn

How To Make Conference Calls On Your iPhone

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Sometimes getting on a company computer for a conference call isn't convenient (or if you are not in the office it might not be possible). Fortunately, your iPhone can help you get several people on the same call. Produced by Daniel Goodman Don't Miss: • Want A FREE iPhone Flashlight?...
How To Make Conference Calls On Your iPhone

The Must-Know iPhone Trick For Heavy Texters

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Here is a nifty trick to avoid extra charges on your cellphone bill. Texts you sent from your iPhone that go beyond 160 characters get delivered in multiple messages, pushing the number of your text plan (or that of your friends) beyond the limit and possibly incurring additional fees. Watch...
The Must-Know iPhone Trick For Heavy Texters

Watch This If You Have Completely Ruined Your iPhone Settings

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With new apps, jailbreaking or just fiddling with your phone, your iPhone settings can be easily altered. Sometimes this can help, but maybe you just want everything back to normal. Luckily, getting your iPhone back to its default settings is just as easy as changing them. Watch the video below...
Watch This If You Have Completely Ruined Your iPhone Settings

Laws against cell phone use while driving can't curb teen texters

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On Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association released statistics on using mobile devices while driving, and the results show overwhelmingly that it's hard to get people to put down cellphones while they drive. At any given moment, the NHTSA's “Safety in Numbers” publication reports, 660,000 people are talking...
Laws against cell phone use while driving can't curb teen texters
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