Do you check your smartphone every hour? You’re not alone. In a joint poll, Real Simple and The Huffington Post asked 3,583 women how smartphones and social media affect their lives.
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The first public pay phone was installed 124 years ago, on August 13, 1889, at a bank in Hartford, Connecticut. (We’re one day late, but hey, yesterday wasn’t Wednesday!) Before the pay phone, there were pay stations—booths manned by employees of the telephone company who would take your money in exchange for your call. Alas, pay phones are a dying […]
Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the explosions today in Boston. While this is a tip, we hope you and your family members never have to use, it’s a useful one to know. If you are trying to reach someone in the wake of an emergency, skip trying to get them on the phone and text or tweet […]
At the end of last week Facebook released a new app that pretty much takes over your phone (if you have an Android). According to them the average smart phone user spends 20 percent of their time on their phone on Facebook. So the app, Facebook Home, makes it so you can instantly access your friends and your feed the […]