Sound alerts on digital devices are often annoying, so we've tended to opt for silence. In future, that could hold us back.
Clinically speaking, you can't become addicted to a device, but you can develop behavioural addictions to smartphone functions.
Companies are compiling your smartphone data into shockingly intimate profiles that can be used against you.
The relationship between corporations, machines and humans defines modern life in ways that Ridley Scott – even in his wildest dreams – couldn't have imagined.
Should parents be worried that many teens are putting off traditional rites of passage like working, driving and dating?
It feels like we've seen less progress on charge time than almost anything else in smartphones. Could software efficiency be the answer?
Mapping the soil with open source application is vital to understanding how to protect it.
The future and the past, money, technology and politics documented and imagined in fact and fiction, in an economist's recommended reading.
You can log in to your smartphone by talking to it. Current security systems don't protect enough against imitators. The best way to ensure voice authentication is secure is to start with the sound.
Teaching fear and avoidance of technology may protect people from negative consequences. But it also prevents them from finding, and benefiting from, productive uses of new innovations.
The iPhone changed the game not because of the technical details of the device, but rather as a result of its creators' imagination and courage.
Digital social innovations are often associated with positive meanings, like openness and collaboration. But to better define the concept, it's essential to disentangle it from its positive aura.
When smartphone apps get permission to access your location or other activity, they often share that data with other companies that can compile digital profiles on users.
Useful for expressing moods, emotions and nuances in messages, emojis could have another use: as your next smartphone password.
The best way to protect a presidential device is to keep it off the internet altogether. If that's not going to happen, how else can such a sensitive gadget be kept safe?
A new diagnostic smartphone app is a modern move for the health provider.
Apple's world changing smartphone has had ten years of success, but thing didn't look so good when it launched.
How we use our smartphone can say a lot about our behaviour. But can such tech be trusted to track our mental health?
The FBI has accessed the data on a shooter's iPhone. What if the device had been running Android?
If apps aren't proven to make users' mental health better they could end up making it worse.