The upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 2 is almost three-quarters screen. And while that's convenient, it's important to actually be able to hold the phone. As design evolves, how do manufacturers adapt?
South Korea’s success in containing COVID-19 came at the price of sacrificing privacy.
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Effective national leadership and trust in government appear to be prerequisites for countries to achieve widespread digital contact tracing.
A range of announcement were made at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, including the new 'CarKey' feature, and Apple's decision to part ways with chip manufacturer Intel.
Many kids use screens all day long and are adept at reading what they see on them.
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Understanding others' emotions is a crucial social skill. Counter to concerns about screen time stunting kids' development, one study suggests they're getting better at recognizing emotion on screen.
Excessive screen use has been linked to addictive behaviours, changes in mood, increased stress and difficulty sleeping - here's how to take a break.
Apps that warn about close contact with COVID-19 cases are key to relaxing social distancing rules.
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Bluetooth wireless communication makes it possible for people to get alerts on their phones when they've been exposed to the coronavirus. Adding the right cryptography scheme keeps those alerts private.
We spend on average four hours a day looking at our phones.
The relationship between our smartphones and levels of the stress hormone cortisol isn't yet clear, but people report feeling more stressed than they were before they had a smartphone.
But out-of-date kit, lack of access to digital technologies and expensive mobile broadband packages can all act as barriers to being able to operate successfully in the digital world.
Uighurs wait in line at a face scan checkpoint in Turpan, Xinjiang in northwest China on April 11, 2018.
An anthropologist who interviewed Uighurs in China found different ways in which Chinese authorities used checkpoints, social media and smartphones to identify, categorize and control this group.
Lucy spends much of her life living through her phone screen – what happens when we are let into this vantage point?
Lucy is a millennial having a quarter-life crisis. In Content, a new kind of TV using the selfie as a camera technique, we view her life as it is reflected back at her through her phone screen.
With its multiple camera lenses, some people may think the new iPhone favours function over form?
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The idea of a phone that can do everything is hardly new. But the premium pricing of Apple's iPhone 11 begs the question of how far this trend can realistically be taken.
Don’t wait - update your phone’s software.
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The news that malware can invade iPhones and other Apple devices via the Safari web browser has damaged Apple's reputation for security. But you can fix the problem by updating your phone's software.
Online distractions come at a considerable cost when you're out for groceries.
It's withstood the test of time, and it's leading people to get out of the house, travel around and spend more time with their families.
‘Someone likes me.’
Many of us complain about the stress of being 'always on' – here's what life could be like, if you actually disconnected.
There is limited mobile reception on Mt Kosciusko in New South Wales.
People are increasingly seeking out retro-style holidays, where connectivity is an afterthought.
Mobile text books.
Smart phones are educational – and a big part of students' futures.
How data is changing the shape of our personal 'bubble' – in pictures.
Citibike station in midtown Manhattan.
Dozens of US cities have launched bike-share programs in the past decade. There have been bumps – critics want wider access, and cities want bikes stored out of the way – but bike sharing is on a roll.
Go on, use your imagination.
Winnie the Pooh understood the importance of allowing your mind to wander – and the science agrees. It's time we all found the time to daydream.