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DT Daily: New study raises cell phone cancer link question – again

Today on DT Daily: The controversy over cell phones and cancer rises again, Jurrassic World’s new trailer is really scary, and if that’s not enough dino fun for you, you can now go look for the Loch Ness monster - on Google Maps.

DT Daily

5 reasons young people are not buying cars or getting their drivers license

Why aren’t young people driving or getting their driver’s licenses, and by extension, buying cars? Teens and young adults started holding out on getting their golden ticket to motorized freedom in about 1984, according to an article in The…


How to make your smartphone battery last longer

Batteries lie at the the heart of a device you likely never leave home without. Here are some easy and efficient ways to milk your cell phone's crippling battery for all its worth.


According to overly obvious study, we are addicted to the Facebook mobile app

Social media can be quite habit-forming, and with the way smartphones are dominating the consumer market these days, Facebook is one of the most addicting mobile apps out there.

Social Media

Tweetdeck is dead! Long live the numerous tweet management alternatives

If you were an avid user of Tweetdeck, you should know that soon it will stop working. Start looking for your next Twitter app and consider these examples to help you fill that Twitter hole in your social networking.


Inside the next generation of smartphone and tablet batteries

Batteries are a hot topic right now, but for all the wrong reasons, as the technology is struggling to keep up with advances in processor speeds and high resolution displays. Leyden Energy has developed a new type of battery which will change all that, and is…

Cool Tech

What will next-generation smartphones look like?

Cheap international roaming, better accommodation for business users, wireless charging and other new features will define a coming generation of even smarter smartphones.


Three tech lessons learned the hard way (from Hurricane Sandy)

When disaster strikes, you get a whole new perspective on what’s important in the high-tech devices we rely on.

Cool Tech

How to choose a smartphone

A comprehensive guide to buying a new phone. We'll help you pick a wireless carrier, smartphone operating system, choose a service plan, and give you some tips on what features you want in your next phone as well as device recommendations.

Buying Guides

Apps and gadgets to organize your home

Clear clutter, organize your home and leave stress behind with these easy-to-use, inexpensive apps and gadgets.

Cool Tech

How we test cell phones

Learn how we test cell phones, from rigorous benchmarks and speed tests to the around-town use that ensures the phone works that way you’ll actually use it.


Texting while walking claims another victim, woman falls off pier

While texting over cell phones continues to become a more popular communication method around the world, the number of accidents attributed to texting while walking is increasing as well.


Samsung upgrades its Galaxy Ace and Mini with NFC and larger screens

Samsung has unveiled two successors, the Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Mini 2, both of which will enjoy improved displays, technology capabilities and an update to the Android 2.3 operating system.

Android Army

Digital Trends Best of 2011 Awards: Cell Phones

Check out the top cell phones that graced our desks this year in our roundup of the best cell phones of 2011.

Android Army

Digital Trends Best of 2011 Awards

Check out our favorite products of 2011 in our annual Digital Trends Best of 2011 Awards!