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Online Streaming Doubles In 2015, Digital Downloads Sees 10% Drop

07/03/2015, When Apple introduced iTunes back in the day, it changed the way many people consumed their music. Customers could now choose to pay for individual songs as opposed to having to buy an entire album, thus giving them more flexibility in choosing what they...

Study Finds Google Search Is Harming Consumers

06/29/2015, It’s safe to say many rely on Google to search for all kinds of things, such as product reviews, restaurant reviews, hotel reviews, retailers, and more. In fact it has become somewhat of a habit to turn to Google for our searches, but is that a bad...

Gartner: Hybrid Devices Expected To See Increase In Sales For 2015

06/24/2015, At the moment, a good many of us use multiple devices for different tasks. We have our phones which we use on the go to make calls, send messages, and surf the web. We have tablets which can be used to game, surf the web, or watch videos on the go. We...

Those Cat Videos You Watch Might Be Good For Your Mental Health

06/18/2015, We’re sure on more than one occasion you have probably watched a cat video on Facebook or YouTube. Those videos might be inane but for some reason they are entertaining and usually make you feel pretty good towards the end. Well if your friends or...

Study: Users Willing But Not Happy At Sharing Personal Data

06/04/2015, When we sign up for online services and apps, sometimes we need to provide it with personal data like our names, email addresses, phone numbers, credit card information, addresses, and so on. While these companies promise to protect your data, recent...

70% Of The World Will Be Using Smartphones By 2020

06/03/2015, Taking a look in developed countries, you will see smartphones being used everywhere. It has become a rather common sight. However if you were to travel to developing nations where the majority of the population is struggling financially and the...

Study: Using Filters On Your Photos Will Increase Views

05/21/2015, When it comes to using filters, traditional photographers tend to use as little of them as possible, and only in instances where the filter will result in a better photo. However when it comes to the casual photographer shooting with their phone and...

Microsoft Study Finds Technology Shortens Our Attention Span

05/18/2015, Scroll through Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook and you will be bombarded by tons of news, status updates, announcements, and more, so trying to keep your focus on one thing can be hard as it would feel like you’re being overwhelmed with information. In...

Banning Mobile Phones Sees Improvement In Exam Results

05/18/2015, Back in the day before mobile phones were commonly used by teens in schools, we suppose there were less distractions in class, but now that smartphones and tablets have become so ubiquitous, teachers will now have to deal with smartphones and tablets in...

Study Finds That Too Much Artificial Light Can Make You Fat

05/12/2015, Due to the nature of work, there are many of us who spend hours in the office sitting under bright fluorescent lights. Now we know that sitting all day is bad for you, but as it turns out sitting under artificial lighting, like those in offices, malls,...

Chinese Smartphone Market Has Reached Saturation, According To Study

05/11/2015, With China’s population, it isn’t a surprise that companies such as Apple are considering it a key market. It also isn’t a surprise that local OEMs such as Xiaomi, Oppo, and Huawei have managed to thrive despite not having much of a presence outside...

More Than 30% Of Kids Under One Have Used A Mobile Device

04/26/2015, If you were to look at families these days, it is becoming increasingly common to see parents use devices like their smartphones or tablets to entertain their children with. We suppose this is largely thanks to the fact that a single device can do so many...

Computer Keyboards Can Be Used To Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease

04/03/2015, We all use keyboards with our computers on an almost daily basis, but the tool that is used to type words, play games, navigate the web, and so on could be used for so much more, such as the diagnosing of early stage Parkinson’s disease. This was...

7% Of Americans Rely On Their Smartphones For The Internet

04/02/2015, Thanks to faster network speeds and smartphones, surfing the web via our smartphones is becoming a viable alternative to using a computer. Granted the screens aren’t as big and the virtual keyboard might not be as comfortable, but while on the go and in...