Smartphone camera accessories to help you take better photos

Smartphone camera accessories to help you take better photos

Image: armor-x Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Thanks to Instagram and the relative quality of even the most basic smartphone cameras, nearly anyone can take “artsy” photos these days. But the same principles that applied to film photography for a century still hold […]

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12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

Protect your privacy, data and peace of mind with this guide to beating thieves, whether theyre online or on the street As weve recently seen from Android users, as Googles app-vetting process isnt as strict as Apples, and there have been reports of malicious apps spending months on the Play Store before being spotted and […]

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American Spies Now Have Their Very Own Smartphone App

American Spies Now Have Their Very Own Smartphone App

Chris Rasmussen is an evangelist, and his message is crowdsourcing. As a career analyst inside the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Rasmussen’s sermons have been limited to a closed top-secret community. But this week, he’s going public with his most radical idea to date, in the form of a smartphone app for senior US intelligence officers. Called […]

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Colorado dad aims to ban smartphone sales to preteens

Colorado dad aims to ban smartphone sales to preteens

(CNN)A Colorado father is petitioning to make the sale of smartphones for children under 13 illegal in his state after witnessing his young sons’ addictive behaviors toward the technology. Farnum said he was disturbed by his 10- and 11-year-olds’ loss of interest in activities such as playing outside, as well as research on the potentially […]

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How to safely browse porn on your smartphone

How to safely browse porn on your smartphone

Most everyone watches porn at some point. Men do it, women do it, and we do it a lot. According to PornHub statistics in 2015, 4,392,486,580 hours of porn were watched on the site. That’s 2.5 times longer than humans have been on Earth, and that’s just one site. Of that traffic, 52.9 percent came […]

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Every new smartphone sold in Canada must now be sold unlocked

Every new smartphone sold in Canada must now be sold unlocked

Mobile carriers in the U.S. force customers to jump through hoops to get their smartphonesunlocked. Thats because the big four: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile, dont want to make switching away from their service as easy as popping in a new SIM card. The same goes for our neighbors up north, who have traditionally been […]

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