On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts.
A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones has failed in the state Senate but will likely be revived later this spring.
While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.
With new smartphones coming on the market nearly every month, some become obsolete fairly quickly. But before ditching that old model, there are things to do that can prevent identity fraud.
Casual encounters are easy to find nowadays with smartphone applications that find possible partners based on GPS location in addition to the usual websites. But that easy fun is helping to spread STDs.
Two people have been arrested in Sacramento for leading a nationwide scheme that involved purchasing a large number of smart phones that were under contract and reselling them in Hong Kong.
Free iPhone and iPad apps from Apple’s App Store pose a larger privacy risk than free apps from Google.
Maddie Kessler doesn’t mince words. She’s tired of her HTC Amaze smartphone suddenly turning off.
As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
If you want to lose weight, monitor blood glucose levels or find out more about a mole on your arm, just grab your phone. There’s an app for that.
California drivers seeing flashing lights in their rearview mirror may soon be reaching for their smartphones instead of putting them down.