Once again, the Samsung Galaxy S8 dominates today’s cell phone news. The S8 made an appearance on our daily smartphone blog yesterday, too. In case you missed that: Daily Smartphone News: Galaxy S8 first smartphone capable of gigabit LTE speeds
Today, we are going to talk about how to get this new smartphone, even if you can’t afford the price tag for the Galaxy 8. Also, learn about how you can keep your cell phone from spying on you, as well as one reason smartphone data might be useful for mental health.
How to Get the Galaxy S8 Even If You Can’t Afford the Price
Our friends over at The Cell Phone Blog have a very timely post today. You know how awesome the new Samsung Galaxy S8 is, but do you know the price tag? You are looking at dropping $720 – $840 upfront, in addition to your monthly service and data fees. Fortunately, all the major carriers are offering some leasing or monthly payment options on the Galaxy S8, as well as some buy one get one discounts. While the days of free and reduced price cell phone upgrades are over, there are still options for buying a premium smartphone without a lot of out of pocket cost. Read the article on The Cell Phone Blog to find out what kind of deals you can get on the S8 and S8+ from Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T.
Could data on cell phone use help identify depression symptoms?
Recent cell phone stories have included articles on how to protect privacy and security. Today, we take a look at how data from smartphone use could help identify depression. Read this article from the American Psychiatric Association.
Passive data collection could identify and track behaviors, such as depressive moods. There are already many mobile apps that attempt to address mental health concerns. Read the full article to learn more about recent research on the subject.
Well, those are the top cell phone articles found on social media in the past 24 hours. What do you think? Are you looking to finance a new Galaxy S8 smartphone? Do you see cell phone data as a useful tool for addressing health needs or are you more of a privacy advocate? As always, thank you for reading Daily Cell Phones.