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Rethinking the lowly cell phone call

There has been a staggering degree of innovation when it comes to apps on new and old cell phones, and yet little of that creativity seems to have had any kind of impact on the actual phone call itself.  While the use of such devices has been redefined by everything from texting, social networking, location […]

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Murdered student’s cell phone leads to killers

The old cell phone of one of a pair of USC graduate students who were murdered last month has helped police to catch their alleged killers, according to the LA Times.  Law enforcement sources have told the newspaper that one of the suspects who were arrested last Friday had taken an old cell phone belonging […]

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SnapALoop prevents cell phone dropping

If you are one of those clumsy people who just cannot seem to stop dropping your new and old cell phone or iPod or similar electronic device, a Florida couple has come up with the perfect solution for you.  SnapALoop is designed to save consumers hundreds of dollars on replacements for their broken devices and […]

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Even machines are addicted to cell phones

When the service person arrives to fix the coffee machine at the office even though no one can recall calling him, the reason is probably this simple: The machine called the service company itself using its own cellular network in order to do so. Mobile to Mobile, or M2M for short, is a technological field […]

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Obama fundraisers ban cell phones

President Barack Obama’s campaign is attempting to crack down on the possibility of embarrassing digital leaks from presidential fundraisers. The campaign has started to ask donors who are attending small fundraisers alongside the President to hand over their new and old cell phones prior to entering. Pool reporter David Nakamura from the Washington Post has […]

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Worldwide cell phones sales dip

Worldwide sales of cell phones fell by two percent between the months of January to March this year after ten consecutive growths of growth, with Chinese buyers holding back in anticipation of the newer models and economic uncertainty also weighing on developed markets, according to research firm Gartner. The data, which was published yesterday, confirmed […]