First iPhone launched a substantial mobile phone trend involving head injuries

Mobile phone trend - woman walking looking at mobile phone

When Apple released the first ever smartphone, people started hurting themselves and it’s still happening. There’s no mystery that looking down while walking increases risk of injuries, but a mobile phone trend began when the iPhone first entered the scene. The smarter cell phones get, the more dangerously people are using them while distracted. According to new research, in 2007, the year Apple first released the iPhone, a new mobile phone trend began. That same year, the number of head injuries linked with cell phones took off. The research findings…

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Chinese smartphones now require facial recognition for registration

Chinese Smartphones - Man taking selfie

Consumers in China will need to use the technology in order to sign up for new service. Consumers registering for service with Chinese smartphones are now obligated to use facial recognition to complete the process. The country requires consumers to have an image of their face captured when registering for service. The new requirement for facial recognition scanning to register for service with Chinese smartphones became effective as of Sunday. According to the government of China, this rule is meant to help confirm an individual’s identity in order to reduce…

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China’s Huawei smartphones are now built without US parts

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The Chinese telecom giant has managed to source formerly American components from elsewhere. After having been blacklisted in the United States, Huawei smartphones – which used to be built with a number of U.S. made components, are now being manufactured with parts sourced elsewhere. The Chinese telecom giant has managed to replace its American made components in order to create its popular devices without anything made in the United States. A recent analysis has shown that the new devices are already being manufactured by the company. The analysis was conducted…

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Black Friday sales on smartphones total record $2.9 billion

Black Friday sales on smartphones - Shopping on phone

Thanksgiving and the day after both proved to be record breakers for shoppers online and over mobile. Black Friday sales on smartphones took off this year, raking in a tremendous $2.9 billion. This was a sizeable chunk of the total online spending that day, which was also a record breaking $7.4 billion, according to Adobe. That day’s online sales were the second record breakers in a row as Thanksgiving also performed. Thanksgiving brought in a tremendous $4.2 billion in online sales, even before the biggest American purchasing day of the…

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Could QR Save You Money on Your Home Telecom Packages?

QR code

Over the years, new methods have been innovated to make access to information easier. Quick response, more popularly known as QR, is an easy way of verifying information on your smartphone or uploading the same. It involves the use of black bars that are coded to contain specific information. The code is scanned by your phone, which then decodes the data and helps you access all that you need concerning the encrypted message. Uses of Quick Response Codes You might have come across a Quick Response code either on a…

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