Photographing yourself with a smartphone seems harmless. But a man in Washington state died February 28 after accidentally shooting himself in the face while posing with a gun. And at least 49 others here and abroad have died from selfie-related accidents.
Shoppers can order just about anything on their smartphones – and now, just about anyone can deliver it. Amazon recently launched a service in Seattle called Amazon Flex, which out-sources deliveries to anyone with a car and an Android phone. An Austin company launched its own app in 2011 called Favor.
For every exasperated teacher who feels like students have become surgically attached to smartphones, a new study from the Pew Research Center confirms that it’s true. A quarter of teens say they are online all day long with their phones.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: When it comes to using smartphones and tablets, we're No. 1!, DISD fires a teacher after a controversial photo shoot, exploring the legacy of the Zapruder film, and more: