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Apple officially unveiled its new iPhone lineup at a closely watched media event at its Cupertino, California, headquarters on Tuesday.

What you need to know about Apple’s iPhone 11 event

 Originally Published: 10 SEP 19 05:52 ETUpdated: 10 SEP 19 16:42 ET    (CNN) -- Despite a year of slumping iPhone sales, Apple chose to largely stick to its smartphone playbook with new models announced...

Smartphone apps helpful for students

Shams Mustafa September 2, 2019

A new school year may have recently started, but it won’t take long until things begin to move at a faster pace. Here are some apps that can help students organize their lives on and off campus. KSU...

“Be smarter than your phone” course to return to Kent State

Sydney Ford February 27, 2019

Starting next fall, Kent State is bringing back the design innovation course “Be Smarter Than Your Phone,” which will be open to all majors.Designed in 2013 by John West, a trustee professor in the...

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Excessive smartphone use connected to unhappiness, anxiety

Paige Bennett February 20, 2018

When Andrew Lepp, an associate professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS), walks into a classroom, he is often met by silence.Instead of seeing a room of students talking before...

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Useful smartphone apps for students

Lydia Taylor August 7, 2017

Between balancing classes, extracurriculars and possibly a job or two, there are a few applications students can use to help ease their work load. StudyBlueThis free smartphone application helps college...

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BlueLight makes updates to improve student safety

Dana Miller September 9, 2015

BlueLight, the safety app created in California for smartphones, recently underwent updates to quicken ways of receiving help from responders with just the touch of a finger.In a recent survey conducted...

Jury selection begins in Apple-Samsung case

Marth Mendoza, AP March 31, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The world's two leading smartphone makers were back in federal court on Monday, accusing each other of stealing ideas and features.The trial in Silicon Valley, which got underway...

Albert Fisler is a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at afisler@kent.edu.

Opinion: The dangers of information overload

Albert Fisler February 6, 2014

Smartphones seem to be the icon of the decade as their popularity and complexity grow with each coming year. It’s easy to understand their fame, as they put so many things, such as email, texting, calls,...

Albert Fisler is a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at afisler@kent.edu.

Opinion: The NSA and smartphones: Are we being spied on?

Albert Fisler January 16, 2014

Editor's note: Because of an editor’s error, the wrong headshot of Albert Fisler was posted on Friday. The correct headshot is now featured.This summer, Edward Snowden announced to the world that the...

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