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Your smartphone may be negatively impacting your life.

12 ways your smartphone is making your life worse

The smartphone has changed our lives for the better in some ways, but it definitely has its drawbacks, too. Smartphone use could be negatively impacting your sleep, relationships, and productivity. Here, a clinical psychologist weighs in about the many negative impact smartphones have on our lives.
The gorgeous Pixel 2.

Six months later, Google’s Pixel 2 is still one of the best phones in the world

Google's Pixel 2 smartphone is a delight to use: It takes excellent photos, operates quickly, and looks great. Aside from a single issue — the lack of a headphone jack — it's the perfect smartphone.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google’s new features for combatting ‘tech addiction’ have little basis in science — here’s a closer look at what the re...

At this week's Google I/O developer conference, the company unveiled a collection of features aimed at improving users' wellbeing. The company's intentions may be good, but the scientific case for the features is weak. Here's a look at each of the new features — and what science says about them.
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.

There’s a better way to get smartphone notifications that makes people less stressed — and it doesn’t require eliminating them all

Batching notifications into sets that people receive three times a day made them happier, less stressed, feeling more productive, and more in control.
Apple's current iPhone lineup

Here are the 6 most important things we know about Apple’s rumored foldable iPhone

Apple is famously secretive, but patents and rumors have given us an idea of what to expect from an Apple-made foldable iPhone concept.

Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 is facing reports of an unresponsive touchscreen

Samsung's latest major phone, the Galaxy S9, apparently has some screen issues that Samsung is investigating.

There’s no solid evidence that people get addicted to social media — and using it could actually be beneficial

Most smartphone research is characterized by bad science. There is actually little to no harm in using phones and social media. The impact may even be positive.