Michael Harman

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Most Americans Would Use Smartphones In Public Restrooms And In Bed, Survey Shows

By: Cherlynn Low, Staff Writer<p>Published: 11/12/2013 04:52 PM EST on LAPTOP<p>Is there anywhere in the world that you would hesitate to use your phone? In bed? At a family reunion? In church? A recent study commissioned by smartphone-maker LG Electronics finds Americans are unabashedly using their …

Samsung smartphone sales surge, Apple gets a tiny boost from iPhone 5s

Samsung Electronics widened its lead over Apple in worldwide smartphone sales during the third quarter, while China’s Lenovo also gained ground thanks to growth in its home market, according to research firm Gartner.<p>During the period, Samsung maintained its lead as the biggest vendor, with its …

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'This Is the End' was the all-too-fitting final Blockbuster rental

It was the end of an era. Saturday marked the last day for in-store rentals at local Blockbuster outlets, after the company announced that it would be shuttering its remaining 300 stores last week. The final rental was made at 11PM Saturday, when this grinning customer rented the incredibly …

Beyond Android: Samsung may show first Tizen smartphone at MWC 2014

Thanks to Android, Samsung is at the top of the mobile industry, controlling vast swaths of the global market and raking in billions in profits every quarter. But lucrative as it may be, the dependence on Android is worrying Samsung’s leaders, who’ve long ago realized that controlling software, not …

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Two-thirds of the world's population will have LTE coverage by 2019

Smartphone subscriptions will triple and smartphone traffic will increase by a factor of 10 times between the end of this year and 2019. By that time about two-thirds of the world’s population will be covered by LTE, according to a report from telecom vendor Ericsson.<p>The third quarter was a good …

6 Creative Hacks for Your Smartphone

Ever since the iPhone found its way into the hands of consumers, people have figured out how to make the most of their devices, coming up with clever …

10 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Your Next Smartphone

A smartphone is arguably the single most valuable tool for today's time-strapped entrepreneur. They help us navigate -- and hopefully dominate -- our overbooked professional and personal lives, instantly connecting us to everything we need on the go. Let's face it, without them we'd be lost.<p>"Behind …

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