If given the option, the great majority of people all around the world would rather live without their new or old cell phone than their computer and they would choose television over social networking, according to a new worldwide survey.
Cell phones have long been considered the bane of many high schools and middle schools, but now, one Florida school district is beginning to re-think the issue.
Iridium was once killed by cell phones, but the satellite phone maker, which owns the largest satellite fleet in the world, is having a second coming and is now depending on the very same technology that once destroyed it to secure its future.
Cell phones have become almost universal in US society, with new and innovative uses for them cropping up all the time.
A bus driver in Utah has lost his job after kicking a seven-year-old girl off a school bus in an unfamiliar neighborhood because she did not have the correct documentation.
A golfer glaring at a news photographer who clicks a shutter during a swing is a pretty common occurrence, but when 10,000 to 40,000 people are standing on a course, with the great majority taking photographs with their new and old cell phones, the chances for distracting the golfer become astronomical.
Very little can usually go wrong with a recycling effort. Deciding to recycle cell phones and other electronics is a laudable act that helps to conserve precious resources. As such, it is regarded as a green activity that we should all engage in.
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.
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.