Greenpeace has welcomed the notification of a ruling surrounding the environmentally friendly management and disposal of electronic goods such as old cell phones in India.
The law to make it illegal to talk on a new or old cell phone while operating a motor vehicle in New Brunswick in the United States came into effect yesterday.
For those of us waiting for the wow Android tablet that will knock our socks off to reach the market, this may herald good news: according to Engaget, the Sony S2 is reported to have finally reached the FCC labs.
The cost of new and old cell phones in Canada is exorbitantly high because of federal laws restricting foreign investment and forcing consumers to pay excessively,
California is attempting to draft new legislation to crack down on the widespread proliferation of old cell phones being smuggled into correctional facilities such as the California Institution for Women and the California Institution for Men.
A story on the truth about where electronic items, including but not limited to old cell phones, go once they have reached the end of their useful life, has been named as the favorite story of CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley in the United States.
With the recent launch of Google and Sprint’s US near field communication trials, many questions about NFC have been raised. What exactly is NFC? What can it do? Where did it come from?
Old cell phones and other such devices could pose a health risk in hospitals because of the amount of germs that can accumulate on their surfaces. The germs that old cell phones and the like are carrying into hospitals are not just any old bacteria either, but highly “worrisome” drug resistant bacteria, according to researchers from the Inonu University’s Department of Medical Microbiology in Malatya in Turkey.
Using a new or old cell phone for the purposes of having a conversation with someone might seem to some to be the sole point of owning such a device in the first place, but evidence is growing that more and more people are using their cell phones for just about everything except talking.
India will have new rules regarding the disposal of old cell phones and other items of electronic waste from next year. The new rules, which will cover everyone involved in the manufacture, processing, purchasing and sales of every kind of electrical goods, will force all recycling and collection centers to get authorization from the GSPCS (Goa State Pollution Control Board).