Edward Baig, The News-Star

Edward Baig

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Edward:

How do you go online? More of you are choosing phone over home broadband, Pew survey says

Pew survey found that 37% of adults primarily use a smartphone, to connect online at home, compared to 19% in 2013. Many left home broadband behind. → Read More

Your doctor may be playing medical video games at work. That could be good for your health

Doctors playing medical video games on their phones from Level Ex could be better prepared for your next surgery. → Read More

Can't make it to the theater? BroadwayHD lets you stream Broadway instead

Inspired by the Tony's but can't make it to Broadway? BroadwayHD lets you stream some classic shows instead. Sorry, no "Hamilton." → Read More

Don't take your smartphone to bed if you want a good night's sleep

Nearly 7 in 10 teens in a Common Sense Media study, kept their mobile device either in bed or within easy reach. And 29% sleep with the device. → Read More

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan?

The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too? → Read More

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves?

Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission. → Read More

Have a crush on Facebook? Social network may help you meet your secret admirer

Facebook is introducing features to make it easier for people to pair up inside the social network and for members new to a community to meet friends. → Read More

Massive data breach exposes ages, addresses, income on 80 million U.S. families

Researchers discovered an unprotected cloud-based database with names, ages, income brackets and marital status on 80 million U.S. households → Read More

This is what your next iPhone design could look like

A website out of India has published renders of what it says the iPhone 11 (or X1) might look like and include → Read More

BlackBerry Messenger or BBM to be shut down for consumers on May 31

The mobile messaging service BBM, one of the last remnants from BlackBerry’s heyday is about to be closed for consumers. → Read More

Samsung has a mess with the nearly $2,000 Galaxy Fold: Screens are breaking, reviewers say

Samsung is facing a fiasco only days before its $1,980 Galaxy Fold hybrid device is going on sale. The problem: the high-priced phones are breaking. → Read More

Galaxy Fold first look: We go hands-on with Samsung's nearly $2,000 foldable phone

We go hands-on with Samsung's foldable Galaxy Fold. → Read More

U.S. establishes $20.4-billion fund to bring 5G to rural America: What 5G means for you

On Friday, the Trump Administration announced a $20.4 billion fund to bring 5G broadband to underserved parts of the country → Read More

Does iTunes have a future next to standalone Music, Podcasts and TV apps on the Mac?

Apple is reportedly developing separate Apple Music and Podcasts apps for the next version of macOS, to join the new Apple TV app for the Mac. → Read More

Single and love Disney? Plenty of Fish says odds are in your favor for finding romance

Plenty of Fish says singles into Disney are way more likely to leave the dating app in a relationship than those who list more general interests. → Read More

Apple on the environment: Doing right for the planet is good for business

Apple has nearly doubled the number of its suppliers that committed to 100 percent clean energy → Read More

Can prepaid debit cards for kids make them smarter about money?

We review the Greenlight Mastercard, which lets parents set spending limits and teach kids about money. → Read More

Facial recognition flunks ID test at New York City's RFK Bridge, report says

New York's MTA is testing facial recognition to identify terrorists and criminals. An early proof of concept test was an apparent failure. → Read More

Placing this card in the fridge may keep your food from spoiling too soon

Nature’s Frequencies claims the $75 Food Freshness Card can extend the shelf life of fruits, veggies and bread up to 50% longer. → Read More

Another scandal: Facebook user data reportedly at risk again

A cybersecurity firm say it uncovered two cases in which Facebook third party app data was left exposed on the public internet → Read More