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Get Ready — Your Smartphone May Soon Work Even Slower — Dollars and Sense

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says wireless resources are not infinite.

In fact, the smartphones to which we’re all so addicted are gobbling so much bandwidth that as early as next year, we could be paying more for our service — not to mention seeing slower data speeds and an increase in dropped calls.

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Research Finds Young People Can’t Live Without a Smartphone

A new Nielsen poll finds smartphones are becoming less of a luxury and more of a so-called necessity — at least for younger people.

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There Will Soon Be More Cell Phones Than People in the World

Cisco’s annual Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast makes some interesting (some may say frightening) predictions, including the fact that the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world’s population sometime this year.

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Is Your Cell Phone Or Your Spouse More Helpful? — Survey of the Day

It wasn’t so long ago that all you could do on a cell phone is make or receive calls.

Now these amazing mini-computers will tell you where you are, where you need to go, and provide you a movie to watch while you get there. Spouses, on the other hand, more or less have the same abilities as they’ve always had.

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AT&T’s Unlimited Data Plans May Not Be So Unlimited After All

AT&T Wireless customers with unlimited data plans are crying foul over a policy that seemingly punishes the heaviest users, throttling their download speeds to a snail’s pace.

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Do You Use Your Cell Phone in the Bathroom? — Survey of the Day

What makes cell phones so great — and so terrible — is that you can take them just about anywhere — even the bathroom.

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How Dangerous Is It to Use Your Cellphone While Walking?

We’ve all been warned about the dangers of using our cell phones while driving. But did you know phone usage when you’re simply walking can make you accident-prone, too?

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Your Smartphone May Someday Diagnose Diseases

Soon you’ll likely turn to your smart phone for medical tests instead of the hospital. Scientist in Korea are in the process of developing an app to do medical tests.

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