With this year’s hurricane season set to kick off in a day’s time, and the tropics already beginning to hot up, emergency officials are saying that it is now simpler than ever before to keep up with evacuation shelters and storm alerts by using your new and old cell phones to access that information.
Archive for May 2012
Technology has been making a big difference to the developing world. New and old cell phones have become a vital part of cash transfer schemes in Kenya, allowing poor people who live in urban areas to be able to buy food, while in remote rural areas of Peru, computers that have been provided by the Euro-Solar program have been fuelling the appetite for learning amongst children.
Of all the things that have increased with the advent of new and old cell phones, one of the worst is bad manners. Cell phones mean that people can be rude to others at anytime and anywhere, and there are a number of big ways in which cell phone misuse can really annoy other people.