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An introduction to Mobile

For many of us the mobile world is becoming more and more a part of our daily lives.  We use our cellular phone as an alarm clock and it's the first thing we touch each morning.  The 'standard' cell phone has evolved into the smartphone with so many different features and functions that we may actually use it very little as an actual phone More>>

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KTIV offers a mobile-optimized version of KTIV.com specially designed to be easier to use and easier to read from the smaller screen of your cell phone. We have taken the information that is most important More>>

What is the difference between the mobile web (WAP) and an app?

The Mobile Internet is quite simply a name given to the Internet when you access it from a mobile device, like a smartphone or a tablet.  It's essentially the same Internet you would access from a desktop computer.  However, because a smartphone is clearly much different from a desktop computer in both its size and its features many websites have created unique versions that are designed to display better on a mobile device than the traditional website would. More>>

Is my phone a smartphone?

Good question! This can be confusing for a lot of people, and a big part of the reason for the uncertainty is that there is no industry standard definition of a smartphone. In general terms a smartphone More>>

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    James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:32:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel). James Hansen sits for a portrait in his home in New York on April 12, 2018. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a...(AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel). James Hansen sits for a portrait in his home in New York on April 12, 2018. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a...
    Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.More >>
    Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.More >>
  • Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

    Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:32:28 GMT
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    Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.More >>
    Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.More >>
  • Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:31:49 GMT
    The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.More >>
    The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.More >>
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