A recent poll conducted by USA Today has confirmed that many airline passengers fail to turn off their cell phones and other mobile devices when flight crews on airlines request that they do so. According to the study, almost 50 percent of those who would class themselves as frequent air travelers have seen passengers using [...]
Archive for December 2011
When it comes to improvements in cell phone technology, there are always going to be new apps and features coming out. Less common is a quantum leap forward in the underlying technology of handsets, but that is what scientists working at the University of Illinois may be on the cusp of achieving. Their goal? To [...]
When most of us think of our cell phones, we regard them as fun-to-use toys, things that help us arrange our busy social lives, or vital tools for work and business. Very few of us probably think of cell phones as something literally necessary to our continued survival. One class of individuals in our society, [...]
A new survey from Pew Global has made it clear that of all the digital technologies that exist, cell phones are rapidly becoming one of the most universal.
Unbeknownst to their owners, many smart phones used in the United States have a program on them known as Carrier IQ.
The United States is interesting for many reasons, not the least of which is our federal system in which some issues are decided at the national level while others are determined by individual states.