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IEEE Warns Cell Phone Users about Free Apps

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is warning cell phone users against relying too heavily on free apps, predicting that 2012 will see an upsurge in cell phone hacking through the use of these small programs users can download. Jeffrey Voas, an IEEE Fellow, has conducted research to determine the extent of the problem. […]

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Old Cell Phone Saves Family

A forgotten old cell phone helped to save the lives of a family caught in a house fire on Tuesday night in Canada. Shea Smith, who works at the bakery at Real Canadian Superstore and his family, lost their possessions, which were uninsured, when the fire gutted their home in Duncan. Shea’s mother Lisa and […]

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Cell Phone Rage

A man who allowed his cell phone to ring in a movie theater in Seattle in the United States found himself choked by an irate fellow moviegoer. The incident occurred during the 5pm showing of the film Tower Heist on 21 November at Majestic Bay Theaters in Ballard.  The responding officer from the Seattle Police […]

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Phone Merger on Hold

The proposed merger between US cell phone giants AT&T and T-Mobile USA appears to be close to the scrapheap following a Thursday announcement that the companies have withdrawn their application to join their cellular phone operations to the Federal Communications Commission.