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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    ... info into the tiny text window on your tiny smartphone or tablet screen or if your mobile Web browser can handle the stupid Wi-Fi interstitial...
    10/16/2014 - 3:33 pm | View Link
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    10/16/2014 - 1:29 pm | View Link
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    10/15/2014 - 3:37 pm | View Link
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    10/15/2014 - 7:06 am | View Link
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    Display and sound It'd be pretty stupid of Sharp to use a subpar screen ... specs Reviews • 0 Prices Discussions Type Smartphone Operating system
    10/14/2014 - 2:01 pm | View Link
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    10/22/2014 - 2:40 am | View Link
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    10/13/2014 - 11:38 am | View Link
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    04/28/2014 - 5:16 pm | View Link
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    01/8/2014 - 10:07 pm | View Link
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    09/10/2014 - 1:56 am | View Website
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    02/13/2014 - 4:21 am | View Website
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