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8 phone grips that make holding your device more comfortable — all under $15

A phone grip is one of the most useful tech accessories you can buy for less than $15. We've tested quite a few of these, and rounded up some favorites based on Amazon reviews.
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17 gadgets from the last 50 years that are already obsolete

The swift pace of progress means that some gadgets get left behind. Here are 17 pieces of technology from the last 50 years that are no longer in use.

You can’t take a ‘ballot selfie’ in Illinois, Florida, or 25 other states — see where it’s illegal to take a photo in th...

State rules vary widely on whether you can take a photo in the voting booth. See which states allow, ban, or specify taking a ballot selfie.

More people are going to be shopping on their phones under the Thanksgiving dinner table this year

Thanksgiving shopping will be a big e-commerce opportunity this year, Adobe data predicts.

Almost a fifth of young people in Britain are so addicted to their smartphones that they spend more than seven hours a day online

About a fifth of young people between 16 and 24 spend more than seven hours online. That works out to two full 24-hour days per week. These sobering stats come from the UK's media regulator.

A German student has invented an airbag for your phone: a case that detects when it’s falling and deploys springs to prevent breaks

The AD (active dampening) phone case, patented by German student Philip Frenzel, can detect when the phone is falling and protracts springs to protect it. So far, it's only a prototype.
Phone use right before bed could be negatively impacting our sleep quality, so I decided to give it up for two weeks.

I stopped using my phone for 2 hours before bed, and it had a more powerful effect than I expected

Phone use right before bed could be negatively impacting our sleep quality. Since I have trouble sleeping, I decided to stop looking at my phone for two hours before bed for a two-week period. As a result, I slept better, spent more quality time with my husband, and felt less anxious about work.
Founding members of Wing Ilan Yarden, David Arabov and Greg Dybec.

2 founders who sold their last startup for more than $20 million have raised $1 million to build a cheaper, less frustrating AT&T

Wing, a telecom service provider that uses Sprint's cellphone towers to offer competitive data plans, has its sights set on beating Verizon and AT&T. Here's how it works.

California has issued a warning about the dangers of cell phone radiation — but the science is far from settled

Most studies haven't found evidence that cell phone use causes cancer. But there are good reasons to limit phone use anyway.