Smartphones

Smartphones Are the Chic New Way to Keep Babies Quiet
In years past, parents would often quiet a crying child by giving him a toy or popping a pacifier in his mouth. But these days, it’s more likely that fussy kid will wind up with mom’s cell phone instead. UK supermarket chain Asda recently did a survey that found 27 percent of mothers d…
Research Finds Young People Can’t Live Without a Smartphone
A new Nielsen poll finds smartphones are becoming less of a luxury and more of a so-called necessity — at least for younger people. Nielsen gathered data to learn more about the age, income and demographics of the typical US smartphone user. Specifically, the firm wanted to know if lower pric…