The solution to too much screen time may just be more apps.
Software makers including Apple have been creating apps aimed at limiting how much time we spend using our smartphones. A behavioral scientist explains how – and whether – they work.
Your phone tracks your movements all the time.
Most tech companies make it difficult for users to say no to aggressive surveillance practices. But it is helpful to know about the default settings on your smartphone and how to change them.
Some will point to Apple's lost talisman as the reason for the company's current woes. They needn't bother.
Just sitting on a park bench, completely ignoring each other.
Americans are spending almost three and a half hours on their phones and tablets every day, twice the amount just five years ago. A behavioral scientist offers a few tips on how to take control.
‘Computer, compose tweet.’
Our 'Tony Stark' image of tech moguls is obscuring the talent and toil of ordinary workers, and inflating the egos of the bosses.
With the iPhone X, facial recognition is spreading throughout society. How does it work? What technologies enable it?
Apple may seem a giant, but by some measures it’s not.
Apple became the world's 'biggest' company because of its sky-high valuation. But in the past, the largest companies were known for more meaningful metrics such as revenue and number of employes.
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Silicon Valley's chip supplier de choix scored a massive own goal with smartphones. If it has got driverless cars wrong too, it could be goodnight Santa Clara.
Kentucky bourbon is among the products targeted with retaliatory tariffs by the EU.
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Trump has started a trade war with China and much of the world. Here's what you need to know.
CEO Tim Cook built Apple’s vast supply chain, which stretches from China to Europe.
The president launched a trade war largely on the premise of a massive trade deficit with China. A closer look at the iPhone shows why he's wrong.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion highlighting the federal budget’s investments in Canadian innovation at the University of Ottawa in March 2018.
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Where and how do we learn to innovate? Our parents can’t teach us. Our bosses are trying to learn alongside us. Even post-secondary courses only provide us with the basics. Follow this recipe.
A smartphone is a digital form of ID for many apps and services.
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Smartphones are key elements of two-factor authentication processes. Weakening their security threatens people's digital identities.
The average smartphone user checks their device 85 times a day.
Clinically speaking, you can't become addicted to a device, but you can develop behavioural addictions to smartphone functions.
Kids shouldn’t be expected to self-regulate the amount of time they spend on the device. And parents are finding it tougher and tougher to impose limits.
The problem isn't kids owning smartphones. But when daily use exceeds two hours a day, mental health issues start to crop up.
Who should be allowed inside?
Scholars dig in to the debate on whether police should be able to defeat or circumvent encryption systems.
The iPhone X’s big new features come with a high price tag.
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Apple's latest iPhone sold out within minutes of its launch, but questions still remain about whether that pace of demand will continue and, if so, whether the company's supply chain will be able to keep up.
What attaches us so deeply to our phones?
Why we love our phones so much might be related to our basic yearnings as human beings, explains a scholar, who is also a pastor.
As the iPhone X rolls out, there are plenty of security expectations and concerns waiting to be verified by users and researchers.
While security researchers are yet to perform a thorough analysis of iOS 11 and Face ID, past issues with the hardware and software of the iPhone point to areas of potential concern.
Apple seeks out the high ground.
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The tech giant has doubled down on its strategy of exclusivity, but does it risk weakening its position in emerging markets?
Many accused Delta, shown here over Tampa in 2014, and other carriers of price gouging ahead of Irma, but it’s just business as normal.
Some consumers were alarmed that airlines were charging thousands of dollars to get out of the hurricane's path. That's actually business as usual for more and more companies.