Reviews

Adoption Of Mobile Payment Shifts Consumer Spending Patterns, Habits

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Paying for a cup of coffee with a smartphone instead of a credit card is gaining prominence among consumers - and is disrupting their spending patterns and consumption habits, according to new research co-written by a University of Illinois expert who studies operations management.

Reviews Fri Jul 19 2019

QUT Research: Why Some Drivers Slow Down When Using Mobile Phones

With mobile phone distracted driving a growing road safety issue, a QUT study reveals why some drivers slow down when using a mobile phone but others don't. Oscar Oviedo-Trespalacios, from QUT's Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q), said mobile phone distracted driving was responsible for 25 percent of car crashes in the United States and worldwide young drivers are overrepresented in using mobile phones.

Reviews Thu Jul 18 2019

Mindfulness Smoking-cessation App Can Change the Brain

Researchers have found that a mindfulness-based smartphone app designed to help people stop smoking was effective at reducing study participants' self-reported daily cigarette consumption.

Reviews Thu Jul 11 2019

Mobile Bedside Bioprinter Can Heal Wounds

Imagine a day when a bioprinter filled with a patient's own cells can be wheeled right to the bedside to treat large wounds or burns by printing skin, layer by layer, to begin the healing process. That day is not far off

Reviews Fri Jun 28 2019

Security Gaps Identified in LTE Mobile Telephony Standard

By abusing security weaknesses in the LTE mobile telephony standard, attackers are able to identify which web pages a user visits and to reroute him to a scam website. This is the result of a study carried out by security experts from Horst Görtz Institute at Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

Reviews Thu Jun 27 2019

Expert: Be Concerned About How Apps Collect, Share Health Data

As of 2016 there were more than 165,000 health and wellness apps available though the Apple App Store alone. According to Rice University medical media expert Kirsten Ostherr, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates only a fraction of those. Americans should be concerned about how these apps collect, save and share their personal health data, she said.

Reviews Mon Jun 17 2019

Study: Including Ads in Mobile Apps Poses Privacy, Security Risks

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that including ads in mobile applications (apps) poses privacy and security risks. In a recent study of 100,000 apps in the official Google Play market, researchers noticed that more than half contained so-called ad libraries.

Reviews Tue Jun 04 2019

AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs Gets Positive Reviews, Cheaper Alternative to Intel Core i5

While it didn't win all of the benchmarks, users would likely be swayed into buying one simply based on its affordable entry price.

Reviews Tue Apr 18 2017

Moto G5: 2 Reasons Why Motorola's Midrange Smartphone Rocks

Thrifty smartphone buyers that are looking for a sleek and powerful device should consider Motorola's Moto G5.

Reviews Fri Apr 14 2017

Apple Looses Ground in 2017 Best Laptop Survey to Lenovo, Asus, Dell, and HP

Consumers are likely not finding any value in the company's offerings this year, with some probably thinking that the new products are not worth their price tags.

Reviews Wed Apr 12 2017

Microsoft's Harman Karmon Invoke Smart Speaker Boasts Hi-Fi Audio and Cortana AI

Microsoft's brand new offering is set to take on not just the Amazon Echo, but also Google's very own Google Home smart speaker.

Reviews Mon Apr 10 2017

MSI and ASUS Unveils Their Latest GTX 1080 Ti GPUs: Extreme Cooling Systems, Custom Fans and RGB Lighting Options Galore

MSI and ASUS have now unveiled their latest custom setups for the recently announced NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GPU.

Reviews Fri Mar 03 2017

Facebook Releases New Video App for Apple TV on tvOS, Now Free to Download on tvOS App Store

The new app simply streamlines the process of watching Facebook videos on Apple TVs as well as adding new functionalities and features

Reviews Thu Mar 02 2017

Best AMD Ryzen 7 Gaming PC Bundles and Motherboard Deals for March 2017

With the vast amounts of motherboards and AMD Ryzen CPUs to choose from, it may require a lot of research to find the best system for each particular need.

Reviews Thu Mar 02 2017

The LG X Power2 Review: A Mid-Range Smartphone That Can Last Up To 2 Days With Its 4,500mAh Battery

The LG X Power2 is a mid-range smartphone by LG with a 4,500mAh battery that can last up to two days.

Reviews Tue Feb 28 2017

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