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Eat, Drink and Be Tech Savvy — TGI Friday’s Lets Customers Pay with Smartphones

Smartphones can do just about anything these days. They let us send and receive emails, access social media, take and send pictures and play countless video games.

TGI Friday’s is about to add one more option.

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Do You Have a Smartphone? — Survey of the Day

Whether they realize it or not, the majority of Americans now own smartphones.

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Is Your Smartphone Actually Adding to Your Stress?

Those of us who assumed technology would make our lives simpler might want to think again: a new study finds a link between smartphone usage and stress levels.

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Tech-Savvy 4-Year-Old Saves His Unconscious Grandpa with an iPhone [VIDEO]

Four-year-old Kanden Jones may not know the difference between taking a nap and blacking out, but he sure knows how to use an iPhone.
It was a guys’ day for the kid and his grandfather Carl Jones when the two were out deer hunting in the woods. When the worst happened — thankfully not a hunting disaster — Kanden was left with an unconscious grandpa.

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Could Facebook’s ‘Buffy’ Phone Slay the iPhone?

Facebook plans to enter into the smart phone market in the next 12-18 months with a phone that they have codenamed ‘Buffy.’

And, yes, that’s because Mark Zuckerberg and company thinks the device will be an iPhone slayer.

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New Heart-Monitoring Device for Smartphones Could Save Your Life

Swiss researchers say new technology that interacts with smartphones could revolutionize the treatment of heart patients.

The device in question consists of four electrode sensors attached to the skin and linked to a radio module and computer chip that clips onto a patient’s belt. Data from the device is sent to a smartphone and can be viewed in real-time for up to 150 hours on a single charge. Any abnormalities are sent to a doctor via text or email with a picture attachment.

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