Category: Smartphones in Cars

Smartphones in cars- hazards and helpful

Nomophobia and Grandma

Grandma panicked when we lost cell service on the road. Was it the road trip or was it a case of senior nomophobia?!

Is Texting Distracting?

Dear Ms. Smartphone: I got pulled over by a CHP (California Highway Patrol) officer when I was stopped but looking down at my phone. For me, texting is not distracting. I was waiting at a long red light and reading an urgent text sent by our babysitter. Did I...

Crash Detection for Smartphone

Dear Ms. Smartphone: Over the past few weeks I have read stories where journalists total their cars to find out if the Crash Detection for smartphone feature works. Then, this week there was a story about these iPhones dialing emergency workers when riders wearing watches with that feature were...