Sharon El Khaldi

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This bluetooth-enabled gaming toothbrush is designed to get your kids to brush

When you’re a kid, brushing your teeth is right up there with coming inside for dinner and taking naps. A new toothbrush system, based on a game, …

Moment Brings Back Family Dinner Time By Sounding Alerts If You Pick Up Your Phone At The Table

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to limit screen time around the family dinner table, the mobile application Moment can now help. The app, which previously focused on alerting smartphone owners to how much time they’ve spent staring at their phone, has introduced an update that turns Moment …

Studies Suggest Use of iDevices at Night Harmful to Health

Did you just score a new iPhone or iPad over the holidays? Well, not to rain on your parade, but evidence continues to mount that these devices aren't quite as safe for us as you might think. Don't get me wrong, I love my iPhone and my iPad, but they are a double-edged sword. Previously I've …

Sleep

This Grandma Has The Best Response To Getting An 'iPhone' For Christmas

Is there anything worse than getting an iPhone for Christmas? Not according to this grandma.<p>Filmmaker Jordan Graham documented his grandmother opening what she thought was an iPhone, and her initial reaction was not a pleasant one.<p>“You're kidding me," she says when she unwraps the box. "The problem …

Stop incoming iPhone calls from ringing on other iDevices

If you share an Apple ID with other devices in your house, you may have discovered this maddening new "feature."<p>For the longest time I've shared an Apple ID with my kids, the idea being to keep control of the iTunes account so they couldn't spend millions on apps, music, and movies.<p>But recently …

Apps

Android 4.4.2 KitKat rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition tablet users in the UK

Users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 in the UK will observe a new OTA update seeding for their devices. This update enhances the current Android 4.3 …

Apple dominates holiday giving, iPhones & iPads making up more than half of mobile device activations

Data from Yahoo-owned analytics company Flurry shows that iPhones and iPads comprised more than half of all mobile device activations between 19th and 25th December, at 51.3% – almost three times as many as second-placed Samsung.<p>Apple accounted for 51% of the new device activations worldwide Flurry …

A Few Days With The Microsoft Band

Wearables are a hot topic at the moment. I haven’t really be enamored with any one particular wearable device as of yet—I’ve found most of what’s currently available to be clunky and of minimal use–but decided to take the plunge a few months back anyway. I made a decision to lose some weight and …

Alleged images of Galaxy S6 surface, poses next to the S4 and S5

The beginning of each year usually presents a slew of new device announcements, and 2015 will be no exception. Following our coverage of CES 2015, we should begin to start seeing new flagship devices from all of the top device manufacturers. In the past, Samsung has grown accustomed to releasing …

Phones

Man sued for sharing cheap flight loophole

Aktarer Zaman founded the website Skiplagged.com in 2013. It helps travellers book flights using what it calls “hidden city ticketing”. The idea is that travellers wanting to fly from Dallas to Los Angeles, for example, are instructed to book a flight to an alternative destination, say San …

Sam Smith: ‘X Factor Is Damaging For Songwriters'

Sam Smith has spoken out against the ‘X Factor’, saying he believes the show is ‘damaging’ for songwriters.<p>The British star, who has performed on the …

United Airlines sues site that found loophole for cheap tickets

You know how it's often cheaper to fly from Chicago to Paris by booking a flight to Dubai, and then just getting off at the stopover, which happens to be Paris? Well, <i>you do now</i> thanks to a lawsuit from United Airlines and booking site Orbitz -- they're suing a site called Skiplagged, which arranges …