Many states have begun flirting with banning cell phone use while operating a motor vehicle, and a significant number of them have already enacted laws. The issue has taken on a new twist in Illinois, where legislators in the state capital of Springfield are considering banning such use in some situations but not all.
A picture taken by an old cell phone helped police in Lincolnshire to track down an alleged scam artist. Fred Zarbin, a 25 year old from Vernon Hills, was apparently a scam victim who decided to turn scam artist himself, offering gift cards on craigslist with $2000 on them at a discount.
AT&T is lauding its cell phone antenna systems, known as nodes. However, homeowners in suburban Hinsdale are not so impressed
Monroe County executive Maggie Brooks yesterday announced the launch of a nationally sponsored awareness campaign which is aimed at educating parents, students and teachers on the healthy, appropriate use of new and old cell phones among the youth population of Monroe County.
People talking or texting on their new and old cell phones while operating a motor vehicle is an increasing source of concern, but few drivers or passengers will probably have thought about how a cell phone could be responsible for injuring them during the course of a crash.
Smart Communications Inc. is considering releasing a cell phone and detection device that aims to benefit the visually impaired.
Technology from US company Liquipel that is claimed to make new and old cell phones waterproof has been licensed by the Vita Group.
The Canadian government’s decision to drop an online cell phone plan calculator has been described as ‘purely political’, with Industry Canada refuting the government’s claim that the idea was dropped because it failed to work.
E-waste Handling and Management Rules 2011 are to be effective from 1 May in India, R P S Kahlon, the principal secretary of the West Bengal environment department announced last week at the Confederation of Indian Industry Waste Symposium 2012 in Kolkata.
The merits of recycling old cell phones include such key benefits as avoiding the pollution that can occur as phones degrade in landfills and sparing the landscape the need to mine for huge quantities of rare elements used in handsets. In case these reasons are not enough,