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Detect earthquakes with cell phones

The great majority of modern cell phones are positively teaming with a wide array of sensors such as a GPS sensor, compass, accelerometer and gyroscope.  These all help to assist the phone to work out where it is and in which direction it is pointing, something that is of great advantage when attempting to make […]

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Nation's capital advocating bricking cell phones

There is a time and a place for almost everything, even bricking cell phones.  Washington, D.C.  Mayor Vincent C Gray has joined forced with the city’s police chief, Cathy L Lanier to encourage residents to be prepared to render their cell phones useless paperweights should they be stolen. Old cell phones as well as new […]