More Time On Smartphones Linked To Higher Suicide Risk In Teens, Study SaysResearchers at Florida State University (FSU) say there's a link between an increased risk of suicide in teens and the time spent using mobile devices.
New App Allows Users To Lock Credit Cards, Customize SecurityA new app aims to allow users to have more control over their credit cards, including setting spending limits and locking the card when it is not in use.
Wireless Industry Makes Anti-Theft CommitmentA trade group for wireless providers says the country's biggest smartphone makers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the devices to try to deter rampant theft.
Law Enforcement Will Be Able To Access Criminal Records On SmartphonesAttorney General Kamala Harris says her office has designed a mobile application that will allow law enforcement officers to download criminal records and other information to their smartphones.
Calif. Leaders Push For Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’Legislation unveiled Friday in California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if lost or stolen — a move that could be the first of its kind in the country.
Riverside Bans Cash-For-Electronics Machines Riverside officials have decided to ban machines that give cash for used cellphones, tablets and MP3 players because of theft concerns.
British Researchers Believe Smartphones Are To Blame For Poor EyesightA recent study has revealed that smartphones are to blame for vision problems.
Smartphone, Tablet Thefts Plague Metro TrainsMetro officials are warning passengers about a recent rash of smartphone and tablet thefts that have occurred on trains.