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Cell phone manners

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.

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The cell phone radiation detector

The argument as to whether new and old cell phones generate radiation that could cause brain tumors or cancer of the reproductive system has been raging for some time, but now there is a new cell phone that is able to detect radiation and will be able to warn users if they are encountering a potential hotspot.

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Ringing cell phone catches thief

A ringing cell phone helped police at the University of Georgia to find a thief who was in hiding after robbing two people at gunpoint on the corner of West Broad and Finley streets around 2:30 am on Sunday morning, an Athens-Clarke police report states.

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Consumer loyalty is not what it used to be

The newest figures released by cell phone companies are pointing to a new trend; one that a lot of us would say is long overdue.  In growing numbers, cell phone users are deciding not to renew the long-term contracts they have with their carriers.  In many cases, consumers did not want such long contracts in […]

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Morgan taught cell phone hacking

BBC television personality Jeremy Paxman has testified to a British government panel inquiry that former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan, now a host on CNN, shared with him specific instructions on how to go about hacking into other people’s new and old cell phones. Paxman told the panel about a lunch in 2002 in which […]

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US launch of Samsung Galaxy S3 now imminent

Cell phone enthusiasts will be happy to learn that Amazon.com is expected to begin carrying the Samsung Galaxy S3 smart phone beginning on June 1, marking the first date on which the phone will be available to consumers in the United States.  The Samsung Galaxy S3 is already available in some locations worldwide such as […]

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More options for parental control on cell phones

A new or old cell phone is a big responsibility, particularly when it comes to children.  It raises the issues of exposure to mature content, neglect of schoolwork, cyber-bullying and sky-high cell phone bills.  The good news for parents is that cell phone providers are not leaving them without options to control their child’s behavior […]