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.

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  • 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
  • Jonathan Gruber Proves Obamacare Deception -
    ... consider the fact that someone is always recording on their smartphone. ... However, to assume that the American people are stupid and uncaring
    11/20/2014 - 8:57 am | View Link
  • Looking for PC or Phone Forensics Services? Call Manchester Private ... - IT Business Net
    ... deleted, on 4chan, writing that Emma Watson makes stupid feminist speeches ... about any security issue you might have with your computer or ...
    11/20/2014 - 7:38 am | View Link
  • Matt Bai: Uber, Gruber and underlying truth - Yahoo! News
    U.S. entrepreneur considered suing Uber over tracking activities - CNBC
    11/20/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
  • BEN CARSON: Stupidity reconsidered: The election proved Americans ... - Washington Times
    Stupidity Reconsidered - National Review
    11/19/2014 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Stupidity reconsidered - WorldNetDaily
    ... not consider the fact that someone is always recording on a smartphone. ... However, to assume that the American people are stupid and uncaring ...
    11/18/2014 - 8:56 am | View Link
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  • 8 Ways You're Telling Your Boss, 'I Don't Want to Be Here'
    Do you occasionally daydream about responding to an impossible deadline request by laughing in your boss's face and dumping your coffee on her shoes? Or maybe your happy thought is about devoting most slides of your big presentation to the challenges and triumphs of your fantasy football team. Or, speaking of fantasies, how about that one in which you simply hit the snooze button a few times ...
    10/30/2014 - 9:51 am | View Link
  • Stupid criminal? Burglar busted by selfies
    Milwaukee police arrest a man after he left behind all the evidence they could ask for at the burglary scene. 
    10/30/2014 - 12:14 am | View Link
  • End of an era: Nokia Lumia to become Microsoft Lumia
    Gradual transition from Nokia name to Microsoft Lumia to begin in the coming days
    10/22/2014 - 5:08 am | View Link
  • Unveils Yet Another Stupid Smartwatch
    The Black Eyed Peas frontman turned gadget designer thinks it's time to get retarded--about wearables. Black Eyed Peas rapper has just announced his first wearable. Called the PULS , it's a bangle-sized entombment of bad design thinking so laughably absurd it sounds like a Funny or Die sketch. Heck, even the product's name sounds gross and unwholesome, as if settled on PULS ...
    10/21/2014 - 6:26 am | View Link
  • Ambi Climate gives your air conditioner a brain
    Your typical air conditioning unit in an apartment or home is a stupid creature, failing to work intelligently to create the most comfortable temperature environment for you in the most efficient way. Start up Ambi Climate thinks it has built the better brain to solve this issue in the form of a new standalone device and smartphone app that tell your air conditioner how to optimize its ...
    10/21/2014 - 4:40 am | View Link
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  • Ben Carson: Election proved Americans aren’t stupid
    He obviously never intended for his comments to make it into the public sphere and did not consider the fact that someone is always recording on their smartphone. What is truly disturbing is the fact that our government is willing to engage in the ...
    11/23/2014 - 9:10 am | View Link
  • Stupid Google Tricks: Roll Dice or Flip a Coin
    But since the majority of the population has an iPhone or Android smartphone, you can now have a similar feature. To get rolling, just enter: Roll the Dice, Roll Die, or roll a dice in the search box either by voice or typing it in. One caveat is you can ...
    11/22/2014 - 1:41 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?
    Is your smartphone making you stupid? Do you give up much of your non-work time to check work email, respond to it and read responses? Guilty. Do you take it to the bathroom? Has it replaced the former reading material you kept readily available – or ...
    04/28/2014 - 5:16 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
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  • Smart Phones and Dumb People
    We all are living our lives within the Net World where we LIKE peoples' posts but don't give them expression of love in real beautiful world. Phones are ...
    11/26/2014 - 3:57 am | View Website
  • 6 Reasons Not to Buy a Smartphone |
    Smart to buy a smartphone? Smartphones are taking over the cellphone market. As of January 2014, 58 percent of American adults had a smartphone, according to a report ...
    11/25/2014 - 9:23 pm | View Website
  • I want my dumb TV | Crave
    I want my dumb TV. Cheap and often necessary external boxes render smart TV suites redundant and of little value. So why don't TV makers get rid of them and charge a ...
    11/24/2014 - 1:03 pm | View Website
  • Feature phone
    A feature phone is a class of mobile phone; the term is typically used as a retronym to describe low-end mobile phones which are limited in capabilities in contrast ...
    11/22/2014 - 8:27 am | View Website
  • Too Many Smartphone Users Taking Dumb, Dangerous Selfies ...
    Most of us are familiar with the warning "Please don't feed the bears." Maybe it's time for a new one: "Please don't take selfies with the bears or they ...
    10/27/2014 - 11:52 am | View Website
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