Smartphones

This App Rewards You for Ignoring Your Phone

That’s it. The workday isover and you’re turning off your phone riiiight now…oh wait, was that a pop-up notification from Instagram you just saw?

How to Travel Without a Wallet

You can worry a little less about getting your wallet stolen while on the road—but keep a close eye on your smartphone.

Charge Your Phone With Your Campfire

There’s nothing quite like escaping to the woods for the weekend, until your phone dies...

People Believe Their Smartphones Help Them Eat Better

Your smartphone—that beloved extension of your hand—does almost everything for you now. But can it help you eat better? According to recent research, 82 percent of the respondents thought so.

This statistic was just one of the revelations presented by the food ethnographer June Jo Lee at this past weekend’s Whole Grains Council’s Oldways Whole Grains Breaking Barriers Conference. Lee, who specializes in cultural analysis of everyday life, spoke about some of her findings.