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Radiation Risks

After years of secrecy, cellphone radiation risks are finally being revealed

 In 2015, New York Times writer Nick Bilton wrote an article entitled “The Health Concerns in Wearable Tech,” warning the public that devices like smartphones and Apple Watches emit a low-level radiation which has been linked to cancer, brain tumors and other problems when worn close to the body for extended periods. 549 more words

Cell Phone Safety

Secret text codes that teens are using

Keeping children safe while they are using their gadgets is very important to parents and grandparents alike. There are numerous inappropriate apps and websites out there that you wouldn’t want a child to be using. 143 more words

Cell Phone Safety

Developers create app to help protect children from online predators

The app, Sophie, is the brainchild of Briony Schadegg and Ben Flink.

Ms. Schadegg has a background in policing and said she wanted to create the app to help parents monitor their children’s online activity without invading their privacy. 364 more words

Online Predators

Cellphone Insecurity

Apple takes great pains to secure its phones against intrusion.  So in theory does Google.  It turns out, that might not be such a big deal. 303 more words

Public Policy

Cellphone Insecurity

For many people in the US, the cell phone number is almost as permanent as their Social Security Number (SSN).  Consumers find changing their number to be a super hassle.  135 more words

Personal Finance

Is Live.Me a Safe Program for Children?

Some might be familiar with the Live.Me app, which is a communication and entertainment application available for download on both Android and iPhone operating systems. 472 more words

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