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How to Save on Your Cell Phone Bill During Coronavirus

All the extra time you’ve been spending on your phone while in quarantine texting friends and family, Facetiming, browsing the web, and checking social media could be costing you unnecessarily. Find out how to save now!
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Recent College Grads Create Antimicrobial Phone Case to Protect Against COVID-19

Three recent grads from Vanderbilt University have created a cooper, antimicrobial phone case that can fight off COVID-19 germs. They’re now producing the copper-composite product at full scale.
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Blue Light From Screens Could Speed Aging, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that too much exposure to blue light from computers and other devices could speed our aging process, UPI reports. Oregon State researchers found that blue light from LEDs may damage cells in the brain and retinas as well. The study found that fruit flies who were exposed to 12...
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Half of Kids Have Asked Their Parents to Put Down Their Phone

The majority of parents out there put limits on their kids' screen time, but it seems like now, kids also have to put limits on their parents' screen time too. According to a new survey of parents with kids between five and 18 years old, half of them say their kids have asked them to put down their...
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15 Apps You Should Keep Off Your Kid's Phones

If your kids have recently gotten, or will soon get their own mobile device, it can be difficult to stay current on apps that may not be safe for them use. Luckily, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Department, via Lifehacker, has compiled a list of apps that parents need to be aware of. Here are 10 of...
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Here's the Solution to Smartphone Addiction

Cecilia D'Urso's smartphone had started to become more trouble than it was worth. “Every second of my life I was available and online on every platform,” the 22-year-old art student tells The Wall Street Journal. So she went ahead and purchased a second phone that is only capable of calling and...
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Need a Charge? Plug It Into Your Parka

Sub-zero temperatures got you feeling under the weather? The Wall Street Journal reports that there are at least four battery-heated parkas on the market--which double as phone chargers. A Ralph Lauren spokesperson tells The Journal that that the jackets' USB battery packs are "quite discreet" and...
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