smart phone http://wlrn.org en May 28, 2014: Want To Prepare For Hurricane Season? There's An App For That. http://wlrn.org/post/may-28-2014-want-prepare-hurricane-season-theres-app <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.333333015441895px; line-height: 22px;">Today on WLRN-Miami Herald News, you heard:</span></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 10:52:22 +0000 Marva Hinton 33043 at http://wlrn.org Parking In Miami Beach Will Be Easier Now (Maybe) http://wlrn.org/post/parking-miami-beach-will-be-easier-now-maybe <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every year, Memorial Day vacationers flock to Miami Beach for a whole lot of sun, sand -- and parking stress. Just in time to help reduce some of that hair pulling, the Miami Beach Parking Department has released two smartphone apps.</span></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 20:44:19 +0000 Wilson Sayre 32797 at http://wlrn.org Parking In Miami Beach Will Be Easier Now (Maybe) See How Long Floridians Can Go Without Touching Their Phones http://wlrn.org/post/see-how-long-floridians-can-go-without-touching-their-phones <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With a new app, UNICEF provides one day of clean water to a child in need&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">for every 10 minutes spent without touching your phone.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The app ranks Florida fifth in the country for total time spent without phones. California is in first place. This correlates with a recent Nielsen study that ranked South Florida as fifth in the country in smartphone usage.</span></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:58:11 +0000 Lisann Ramos 29230 at http://wlrn.org See How Long Floridians Can Go Without Touching Their Phones Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age http://wlrn.org/post/protecting-childhood-and-family-relationships-digital-age <p></p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 19560 at http://wlrn.org Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age Midnight Alert Tone Meant Your Smart Phone Had Just Become A Public Facility http://wlrn.org/post/midnight-alert-tone-meant-your-smart-phone-had-just-become-public-facility <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Right now, it’s Amber Alerts for missing children and possible emergency messages from the president.</span></p><p>But the fact is -- as many South Floridians found out this weekend -- the government has found a way to co-opt your smart phone for its own purposes.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:30:00 +0000 Rick Stone 7825 at http://wlrn.org Midnight Alert Tone Meant Your Smart Phone Had Just Become A Public Facility