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Device Addiction Grows with Mobile Internet of Things [Video]

Well, this is interesting. Maybe not the reality of it, but its depth, breadth and reach.

According to a new Deloitte survey on mobile consumer trends, we -- as in us U.S. consumers -- are becoming more and more obsessed with our electronic devices. Just call it device addiction.

Some of the facts: Nearly 90 percent check their phones in the first hour of being awake and 23 percent look at their devices up to 50 times a day. Wow.

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Perfect Holiday Gift for Your Family: Your Undivided Attention

For many families and individuals across the U.S., the holidays will be spent with the ones they love.

However, a new study that looked at the impact of technology on Americans' lives suggests digital devices are impacting quality family time together.

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Bride checks phone during wedding (via YouTube)
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Bride Checks Phone During Wedding Ceremony in Most Cringeworthy Moment Ever [VIDEO]

Looks like this woman is already married...to her phone.

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Phone Crashing the Funny Way [VIDEO]

Here is some serious Saturday morning fun for you with funnyman and YouTube prankster Greg Benson.

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10,000 iPhones Play iPhone Dominoe (video)

Have you ever set up rows of dominoes in cool patterns, then started the "fall" going to watch them go down one at a time?  Fun wasn't it.

There have been so many contests to see who could create the best and some unbelievable creations.

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Newly Signed ‘Kelsey’s Law’ Will Ban Teen Drivers From Using Cell Phones [Audio]

Late Tuesday, one mother's hard work from the last two years paid off in a big way. Bonnie Raffaele, whose daughter Kelsey was tragically killed in an accident in 2010, got to see "Kelsey's Law" signed by Governor Rick Snyder. The law, which affects teen drivers in Michigan, prohibits the use of cell phones while driving. I had a chance to talk to Bonnie this afternoon about Kelsey's Law and what it means to her. Check out the interview after the jump.

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Shopping On Your Smart Phone Could Be Dangerous

Watch out this Christmas if you're shopping on-line.  Hackers are everywhere and they're not only trying to scam you out of your personal information, but trying to break into retail sites you shop.

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The Apple iPhone 4S Is Finally Here

Are you one of the millions who can't wait for the 'latest and greatest' in communications?  Your wait is over.  Preorders for the 4S begin October 7.

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More Of Us Tied To Our Cell Phones

Andy and I were talking about our cell phones this week on WTRV FM. Each of us decided it is no longer a phone. It is our umbilical chord to the world. I forgot my phone on Wednesday and felt naked without it

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Is Your Cell Phone Getting In The Way Of Your Love Life?

Cell phones and dating don't seem to mix well. A Zoosk.com poll shows many singles are getting tired of rude cell phone behavior, and 33-percent admit they've ended a date early because the person they were with was "too absorbed with their cell phone." "Constantly glancing at a cell phone" tops the list of the most irritating offenses, with 86-percent saying it bothers them when their date does this. Nearly 75-percent believe it's rude to text someone while on a date, and 51-percent are put off when their companion takes a call during the date.

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Cell Phone Use May Cause Cancer

According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer the radiation in cell phones may cause cancer.

The group came to this conclusion after analyzing 30 previous studies which had explored the link between cell phones and cancer.

As a result of this finding, cell phones have now been given a "2 B" cl

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A Job For Which They Are Already Qualified

Vanessa and I got lucky. Thru no part of ours, our kids seem to have a lot on the ball. While they can't seem to remember to pick up their clothes, dishes, various sporting goods, they do well in school

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