CA Attorney General Warns Smartphone Location Apps Can Expose Consumers To Thefts, Other CrimesWith certain apps, once a picture is shared online, it reveals exactly where the photo was taken and can expose the consumer or their family to the risk of theft or physical harm, particularly for stalking or domestic abuse victims
Fremont Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Smartphones, Other ItemsA U.S. postal service worker in Fremont is facing mail theft charges, according to court records.
Don't Get Bent Out Of Shape; New Jeans Have Supersized Pockets For Supersized SmartphonesCongratulations. You’re the owner of a shiny brand new super-sized Smartphone, with every app, every bell, every whistle you could possibly imagine. There’s just one problem. Where do you carry it?
Apple Reports Record 39.3M iPhone Sales In 3rd Quarter, iPad Sales Down 13 PercentExcitement for Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models drove sales of a record 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter, boosting the company's earnings and revenue well above expectations.
iPhone 6 Screen Too Big To Swipe? There's A Fake Thumb For ThatTokyo-based company Thanko designed a finger extender that gives tiny hands an extra 15 millimeters of reach, allowing easy access to every corner of a smartphone display.
Apple Founder Steve Jobs Limited His Kids' Use Of Technology At HomeThere was no Apple a day for the kids in the Jobs household, according to a New York Times article.
Larry Magid: T-Mobile Rolls Out Wi-Fi CallingSmartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.
BART Watch App Makes It Easier For Riders To Report Crime, Suspicious ActivityThe app allows riders to report crime or any suspicious activity in stations and on trains in a safe and discreet manner.
Mom Develops App That Locks Phone If Kids Ignore TextsA Texas mother tired of her child not responding to her text messages has created an app that would allow parents to lock their kid’s phone if their calls are ignored.
Larry Magid: Samsung May See Tough Times Ahead In Smartphone Market Our technology analyst says Samsung's smartphone is predicted to drop from 31 to 25 percent in 2015.
SF Start-Up Creates Portable Navigation Device To Eliminate Distracted DrivingA Bay Area start-up is offering a way to eliminate distracted driving while enabling access to technology.
Jump On Tomorrow: Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Release, Cell Phone Kill Switch VoteGetting a jump on tomorrow: After spending eight years in a Chinese prison for “inciting subversion of state power,” Gao Zhisheng will finally be a free man.
Google Unleashes DIY Virtual Reality 'Cardboard' GogglesWhile technology companies scramble to get into the virtual reality business, Google jumped right in with this do-it-yourself solution: cardboard.
Google Shows Off Android Auto Interface, Wearable Gadgets At I/O Conference Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco.
Committee Passes Phone Anti-Theft, Kill-Switch Measure—Heads To Full State Assembly A measure that would force smartphones sold in California to include a kill switch to try to stop the epidemic of phone thefts is now headed to the full state Assembly.