Stupid Things You Do With A Smartphone -- And How To Fix Them

Your smartphone can be your second brain, but it can also turn you into a person with no sense of direction, poor social skills and next to no privacy. Fixing these problems is easy, but first you need to know about them. Here are all stupid things you're doing with your smartphone.

Sections:  business   living   
  • Microsoft Develops Set-Top Box
    Microsoft has been developing designs for a simple set-top device for streaming video and other entertainment options. More
  • Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3DAmazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D
    Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
  • YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicksYouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks
    Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
  • FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet serviceFCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service
    U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
  • Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billionMicrosoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion
    According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
  • The Quick Guide to Cheap Textbooks - Yahoo! Finance
    4 Back-to-School Myths about College Textbooks - Huffington Post
    09/2/2014 - 6:21 am | View Link
  • Why You Shouldn't Look at Those Stolen Naked... September 2, 2014 - Cosmopolitan
    Apple: Celebrity Photo Hack Was 'Very Targeted' -
    09/2/2014 - 6:13 am | View Link
  • Letters to the Editor, September 2, 2014 - South China Morning Post
    Why Beijing is courting trouble in Hong Kong - CNN
    09/1/2014 - 7:10 am | View Link
  • iPad Pro 2014 release date, bigger iPad rumours and leaked images - Macworld UK
    The Must-Have Utilities for Your iPad Office - CIO Magazine
    08/29/2014 - 1:31 pm | View Link
  • Nokia HERE Maps to Arrive on Samsung Galaxy Smartphones This October - DailyTech
    Consumers pick Galaxy Tab S over iPad Air (in Samsung ad) -
    08/29/2014 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • More
  • Until Brands Get Smart, It's Not Time to Ditch Your Stupid Watch
    Smartwatches stink of innovation by public companies to drive sales and share value. I'm perfectly happy having a smartphone and a stupid watch. How many people really wear a watch purely to tell the time? And if it's purely functional, why not spend £20 ...
    09/4/2014 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • Huawai boss says QHD screens on smartphones are "stupid"
    We're beginning to hear more and more about upcoming 2560x1440 panels on smartphones, otherwise as QHD, something we should expect with LG's upcoming flagship smartphone, the G3. The G3 is said to feature a 5.5-inch 538ppi QHD panel. Huawei, a Chinese ...
    05/11/2014 - 10:28 pm | View Link
  • Is your smartphone making you stupid?
    Tech guru Arianna Huffington has discussed the brain-cell destroying powers of smartphones and we kind of think she's on to something. The Huffington Post founder revealed, "One of the things that makes it harder and harder to connect with our wisdom is ...
    01/8/2014 - 10:07 pm | View Link
  • My Google glimpse of the future... or am I making a spectacle of myself? The revolutionary 'smartphone in your glasses' which fans admit makes you look stupid
    It's 4pm and I need a caffeine fix on the unfamiliar streets of San Francisco. I would normally whip out my phone, go online to find the nearest coffee shop and put the address into its navigational system. Instead, I tap the side of my head: 'OK Glass ...
    05/18/2013 - 11:04 am | View Link
  • Headflat makes your smartphone hands free, makes you look a bit stupid
    One of the things Google aims to “fix” with Google Glass is the current situation where everyone walks around with their heads down and hands cupped around a smartphone. You can’t see where you are going, and both your hands are tied up playing with ...
    03/26/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • SmartPhones are making us Dumb – Financially & Mentally
    Basically smartphones are causing disruptions in our life – small ones or big. Here are some ways to get our lives back – Do not buy the latest gizmo in the ...
    09/14/2014 - 6:59 am | View Website
  • Dumb Little Man
    Dumb Little Man - Life tips and life hacks for happiness and prosperity
    09/14/2014 - 6:16 am | View Website
  • Afrographique (Infographic depicting smart and “dumb ...
    Infographic depicting smart and “dumb” mobile phone numbers on the African continent. Data from Informa Telecoms & Media.
    09/14/2014 - 5:41 am | View Website
  • Dumb Phone vs Smart Phone
    • SUBSCRIBE & LIKE for Daily Vlogs • Watch Vlog #116 - Watch Vlog #115 - http ...
    09/13/2014 - 9:55 pm | View Website
  • 6 Reasons Not to Buy a Smartphone |
    Should you buy a smartphone? If you're on the fence or looking for reasons not to jump on the smartphone train, Bankrate has 6 of them for you.
    09/12/2014 - 9:56 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News