In August, TIME published a special report, The Wireless Issue, examining the many ways in which mobile technology is …
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Cell Phone Woes: America’s 10 Worst Cities for Mobile Phone Reception
Are you plagued by dropped calls? Is your download speed slow as molasses? Well, that could be because your metropolis is on this list. As part of TIME’s look at how wireless technology is changing our lives, we partnered with …
Chart: Dating in the Texting Era
In our Wireless Issue, TIME examines how mobile technology is changing everything from politics to health care. But as anyone who’s young and single knows, it’s also affecting the dating game—largely because of texting. …
Your Life Is Fully Mobile
We walk, talk and sleep with our phones. But are we more—or less—connected?
Video: How to Be Everywhere — Tips and Tricks for Doing Things Remotely
Trying to be everywhere at once? Don’t bother. Here’s how to access your computer, find a lost phone, pinpoint your friends and keep an eye on your house from just about anywhere.
Tracking Disease One Text at a Time
How cheap cell phones — and quick thumbs — are saving lives in Uganda
We Never Talk Anymore: The Problem with Text Messaging
Texting is replacing the phone call as our preferred means of mobile conversation. But just because it’s easier, faster and makes us less uncomfortable doesn’t mean we should do it.
How to Carry Your Doctor in Your Pocket
A combination of research-lab telemedicine and ordinary mobile devices is allowing physicians to keep closer tabs on their patients than ever — even those who may never see the inside of a doctor’s office.
Go Outside and Play: The Future of Mobile Gaming
We’ve been gaming on the go almost as long as video games have existed. Now, the technology is poised to take us in a whole new direction.
Behind the Cover: Instagram Photos of the Wireless Issue
In July, TIME asked readers all over the world to take pictures with their phones and post them on Instagram with the tag #TIMEwireless. We received 31,429 submissions, from more than 120 countries and all seven continents …
Three Myths About Cell Phones
Are cell phones really more addictive than crack? A skeptic’s guide
The Secret of Africa’s Banking Boom: Mobility
While the continent is not rich, even its population can pool together billions in new deposits — which are now on tap thanks to mobile technology