Pentagon Bans Use of Geolocators on Fitness Trackers, SmartphonesThe Pentagon is banning deployed personnel from using fitness trackers, smartphones and potentially even dating apps that use geolocating features that could reveal the user's location.
Smartphones Distract Parents From Connecting With Their Kids, Study SaysA new study on how the cellphone obsession is affecting parents claims that smartphones are preventing mothers and fathers from connecting with their children.
Google Creates App That Teaches Adults How To CodeGoogle is now trying to help adults keep up with their tech-savvy kids by introducing an app designed to teach people how to code.
Before The Bell Rings Tomorrow, Check Out These School Friendly AppsVerizon Wireless spokesperson Steve Van Dinter offers his thoughts on four apps that can positively impact the upcoming school year for students, parents and teachers.
EMU Media Prof Backs 'National Day of Unplugging' Friday, SaturdayCould you unplug everything for just one day? Thousands of people around the globe will give it a shot starting at sundown Friday, March 7, and extending through sundown Saturday, March 8. It's the fifth annual National Day of Unplugging.
Altair, LG Slash Smartphone Drop-Test Simulation Time From Weeks To Under A DayThe Troy engineering and software provider Altair announced an achievement in the electronics industry Wednesday that is expected to accelerate the development of new smartphones, tablets, home appliances and other consumer electronics while enabling engineers to create a wider range of durable designs.
Matt's Favorites: Smartphone Kill Switch Debate, Comet ISON Shows Off, And Much MoreSo what's the latest on this fine fall Wednesday? Well, let's take a look at the wonderful worlds of science and technology...
FAA Weighs Easing Limits On Electronic DevicesYou may soon be able to leave that tablet or smartphone on during takeoff and landing.
Is Your iPhone Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat?Researchers took swabs from 90 devices ...
Dematic Extends Mobile Monitoring For Increased Realtime Warehouse ControlDematic, a supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse, and distribution center, has further extended the power of its mobile monitoring service designed to deliver real-time warehouse information via smart phones or tablet devices.
Whirlpool Corp. Reaffirms Commitment to Smart Home TechWhirlpool Corp. Monday announced the launch of a line of smart appliances with technology it has branded 6th Sense Live.
Matt's Favorites: LTU @ LTU, Comcast Protects Your Tablet, Michigan Tech Celebrates Winter, Facebook Breaks The InternetWhat's the latest from the amazing, astounding and occasionally terrifying world of high technology? Glad you asked -- here it is!
World's Highest Level Security For Android File StorageTwo family incidents prompted Rick Wielopolski to create RecordVault data encryption software for smartphones.
Technology Solutions Adds BYOD ServiceThe unified communications and technology management provider Technology Solutions LLC announced Tuesday the launch of its "Bring Your Own Device" management service.
Livio Connect Adds Partners, 'Freemium' Service For App DevelopersFerndale-based Livio Monday announced that Livio Connect, the company's middleware API for integrating smartphone apps with vehicle hardware systems, is now available at "freemium" pricing for application developers.