China is intending to launch a cell phone tracking system, which will be able to monitor the everyday movements of more than seventeen million of its citizens in a move being slammed by critics as a “Big Brother” style surveillance system.
If you are older, you may remember the VHS versus Beta era; two formats of recording tape which required two different types of VCR players.
The William & Mary College in Virginia in the United States is setting up a whole range of new recycling schemes, including one for electronics such as old cell phones.
Computer users have long been aware of the danger of viruses targeting their machines, but it seems that the virus creators may have a new target – cell phones. Hackers are apparently trying to target “smart-phones” with malware that could actually give them control of other people’s cell phones.
A new cell phone aimed at monitoring the safety of children will be launched by C2K Communication Ltd.
If you are considering selling your old cell phone to a recycler for cash, there are a few things you can do to help ensure you get the most money offered for your phone. While most recyclers do buy non-working and damaged phones, for top dollar, they look for certain things:
A new cell phone class at Immaculata, a private Catholic university in Malvern, Philadelphia, in the United States, is teaching its students about more than just how to use the rapidly advancing technology. It is also teaching them about the ethical responsibilities that come with it.
Recycling cell phones via the local zoo might not seem like the most logical pairing, but that is what is going to be happening on 17th March, also known as St Patrick’s Day, this year at one zoo in the United States.
In recent weeks, I’ve come across a few different articles and blogs talking about people making a decision to not use a cell phone any more. This includes Silvio Berlusconi (Italy’s Prime Minister), who gave away his cell phone to evade being monitored by police.
Technology being developed in the city of Ottawa in Canada could improve the efficiency of cell phones. Today, many cell phones or other mobile devices can become unreliable if the network that serves them becomes overloaded, and with traffic on such networks expected to only increase, possibly by as much as thirty times over just in the next few years. Something clearly needs to be done. Fortunately, researchers in Ottawa believe they may well have found the answer.