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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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The iPhone 5 Has Officially Begun Its Global Takeover

A wave of tech-geek psychosis blanketed the earth early Friday morning, as all the iPhone fanatics of the world lined up to infiltrate Apple retail outlets in a desperate attempt to finally get their hands on the new iPhone 5.

Many of these fiends had been waiting in line since as early as Monday, camping out on the sidewalk just to

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Would You Be Comfortable Voting on a Smartphone? [POLL]

Smartphones have changed the way we communicate, listen to music, watch videos, even how we pay our bills. But will this explosion in mobile technology one day change the way we vote?

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iPhone 5 Spoof Points Out Phone’s Many Shortcomings

The new iPhone 5 looks great, but we did have concerns about "scroll fatigue" and not being able to take one of those snazzy panoramic shots with just one click. That's why these guys came up with a phone that is nearly 800% taller than the original iPhone. Now you can have all you

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Americans Have Spent a Ridiculous $5.9 Billion Fixing Their iPhones

People sure do love their iPhones, but they also can't seem to stop dropping them—good news for the booming iPhone-repair business. In fact, a recent accident survey by SquareTrade found that the American population has spent nearly $5.9 billion fixing their damaged phones since the first device hit the market in 2007.

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Is This the Movie Theater of the Future?

Forget about 3D movies, pretty soon we could have 3D screens. At the 2012 Yeosu EXPO in Korea, Hyundai unveiled a new panoramic project screen that is actually made up of thousands of 11" x 11" cubes that can push in and out creating a rippling and pulsating effect on the screen. So not only can the image be in 3D but the screen could move along with it.

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Walmart Tests iPhone App to Speed Up Checkout Process

Walmart, the world’s largest retail chain, is currently testing a “scan and go” iPhone application that would allow customers to scan items as they shop and pay more quickly and conveniently at a self-checkout counter.

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Eww! Chances Are Your Cell Phone Has More Germs Than Your Toilet [POLL]

Chances are that no matter how charming of a ringtone you heard coming from a toilet seat, you wouldn’t stick your face against it to find out who was calling. The reason? It’s not supernatural – toilets are disgusting.

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