According to a Bank of America survey, 73 percent of Chicago residents sleep with their smartphones, and 30 percent have fallen asleep with their phone in their hand. In addition, 38 percent said it’s the first thing they reach for in the morning, and 58 percent check their phone at least once an hour.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains what one doctor calls “text neck.”
Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.
More people than ever have been killed or injured by trains in Illinois and elsewhere, and safety advocates said it’s largely because of people being distracted by using their smartphones and other mobile devices.
Some local schools have begun warning parents of a new smartphone app that kids can use to anonymously post vicious and nasty comments about each other.
Both the Cook County Clerk and the Chicago Board of Elections have redesigned their websites so voters can prepare for the election with their smartphones.
When you go on a social networking site to tell your friends where you’re eating or playing, don’t think perfect strangers aren’t seeing that as well.
How young is too young to use a smartphone, video iPod or an iPad?
Google has struck a deal to buy Libertyville-based Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion in cash.
A new survey suggests you’re probably paying too much for your smartphone’s data plan.
Pictures posted online may contain GPS information, called geotags, that could put you in danger. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
SAN FRANCISCO (CNET) ― Just when you understood 3G cell phones, along comes 4G. CNET’s Brian Cooley explains what that means and why you may be waiting a while to try it.