New Jersey university offers free cell phones to incoming freshmen

Jul 20, 2012 14:02:41Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New Jersey university offers free cell phones to incoming freshmen  Cellphones have become an integral part of life, which can sometimes interfere with classroom learning, but one school is embracing this growing trend. According to the U.S. News and World Report, Seton Hall University in New Jersey is issuing free cell phones to incoming freshmen when they attend their summer orientat... Read More

More "tweens" have cell phones, parents are worried about costs

Jul 19, 2012 13:38:06Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

More A recent survey conducted by ORC International for the National Consumers League (NCL) found nearly six out of 10 parents of "tweens," children between 8 and 12 years old, have given their child a cell phone. Of these parents, about a quarter are dealing with higher phone bills than they expected. Researchers... Read More

Study shows cell phone owners use device while watching TV

Jul 18, 2012 17:21:59Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Study shows cell phone owners use device while watching TV A recent study conducted by the Pew Research and American Life Project found Americans are using their phones while watching the television more often than not. More than half (52 percent) of the 2,254 Americans surveyed admitted to using their mobile device with the TV on. The study, which was conducted in March and A... Read More

New online dating platform mixes with bars and restaurants

Jul 18, 2012 17:19:08Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New online dating platform mixes with bars and restaurants A new online dating platform is trying to combine the bar and restaurant scene with the online dating world. Not only is this a good way for the establishments to keep in touch with clientele during off hours, but it lets the singles who met someone they liked at the bar continue their conversation online. The site is ... Read More

Privacy experts speak out after Twitter users posted debit card information

Jul 17, 2012 16:03:40Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Privacy experts speak out after Twitter users posted debit card information News reports revealed last week that certain Twitter users are posting pictures of their debit and credit cards on the social media site, allowing any criminal access to their cards - and money. Now, experts from around the world are speaking out to inform more people about the dangers of posting these pictures online.... Read More

Mila Kunis wishes she could utilize online dating sites

Jul 16, 2012 16:34:36Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Mila Kunis wishes she could utilize online dating sites When it comes to being lucky in love, many would assume the gorgeous Mila Kunis would have no problem. However, the actress recently spoke with Glamour Magazine and admitted she would love to try online dating herself, if it wasn't for her fame. She also discussed how popular and mainstream online dating has become... Read More

Survey shows consumers more concerned with mobile and internet security

Jul 16, 2012 16:32:44Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Survey shows consumers more concerned with mobile and internet security  More individuals are taking the necessary steps to protect themselves online and on their phones. A recent survey conducted by TRUSTe, a privacy management solutions provider, found more consumers are concerned with their mobile and internet privacy than ever before. The online survey questioned 1,033 adults and 554 sm... Read More

Study shows majority of people experience "phantom vibration syndrome"

Jul 13, 2012 15:54:47Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Study shows majority of people experience Many cell phone owners have adapted certain behaviors without realizing it - everything from checking to make sure their device is nearby to locking it to ensure mobile privacy. A recent study conducted by researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne discovered many mobile device owners also feel th... Read More

Disposable cell phone aids Katie Holmes in quick divorce from Tom Cruise

Jul 12, 2012 16:13:09Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Disposable cell phone aids Katie Holmes in quick divorce from Tom Cruise  The entertainment industry was abuzz after Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise in New York. The couple finalized their divorce after only 11 days, thanks to Holmes' preparations and ability to cover her tracks. According to the Los Angeles Times, a disposable cell phone was the key to this speedy divorce... Read More

Easy ways to keep mobile security intact

Jul 11, 2012 16:11:18Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Easy ways to keep mobile security intact In the digital age, personal security is all about protecting yourself against scammers and identity thieves. These criminals have been quick to take advantage of those who do not set up proper cell phone security tools, and awareness is key to stopping them. Here are some useful tips for keeping personal information s... Read More

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