Digital assistants have been defaulted to having female voices because of how developers and coders view women’s labour.
A wider understanding of cultural values will be crucial to the successful implementation of contact-tracing technology across the world.
Nigeria risks losing its recent status as Africa’s most attractive tech hub following its decision to suspend Twitter’s operations.
The most effective solution is also the most radical.
Analysis of 46 studies indicates that there’s still a lot of uncertainty about the long-term impacts of digital device use on cognition.
Happiness is different for everyone in ways that scientists don’t understand – yet.
Phones have the potential to help children learn, but UK teachers need evidence-based guidance on phone use in schools
Contact lens technology is reaching the point where science fiction meets reality. From interfaces to pressure monitors and drug release features, the contact lens industry is about to be disrupted.
Avoid using a hot blow dryer too, as these can wreck the rubber seals and damage the screen.
Selfie takers often choose to shoot the left side of their face, from above. But why exactly is that thought to make you look better?
Companies today collect vast amounts of our personal data. What measures can governments and regulators take to reduce the inherent risks and keep our data?
A study published in the journal Nature reveals that global mass of goods produced by humankind now exceeds that of all life on earth. This is a stark warning on our growing domination of the planet.
Bluetooth wireless communication makes it possible to track when people have been exposed to people infected with the coronavirus. The right cryptography scheme keeps alerts about exposures private.
We are in a world where so-called smart devices can expire after just a few years so you have to upgrade to the latest model.
Technical advances are reducing the volume of e-waste generated in the US as lighter, more compact products enter the market. But those goods can be harder to reuse and recycle.
Previous studies showing links between smartphone use and poor mental health are based on flimsy evidence.
It’s almost impossible to be without a smartphone these days – but the way we hold and sit while using them can cause an array of physical health problems.
Smartphones supported migration flows by providing migrants with access to online information before and during travel and when they arrived at their destination country.
New research on mobile commerce shopping habits in nine countries contains some valuable insights for m-commerce managers and how they can attract new customers.
Apple’s newest release comes without a wall charger and earpods. While the shift could reduce the company’s carbon footprint, users shifting to wireless charging will use more energy.