Statistics released by Pew and the American Life Project reveal that 83% of Americans own a cell phone and 42% of those are smartphones.
On Tuesday, Microsoft dashed all hopes that there would ever be a Windows Phone 7 tablet to go with our Windows Phone 7 smartphones. But, it isn’t all bad news, as Windows 8 is around the corner and that will be on tablets.
US senators are demanding an investigation into Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in the wake of the revelations about the hacking of used cell phones by News Corp in the United Kingdom
Call screening has become a popular way of avoiding unwanted or nuisance calls on landlines, but the service has never been available on used cell phones – until now. T-Mobile has become the first wireless carrier in the United States to provide a caller ID feature.
Almost as many as 500 complaints were made about the used cell phone industry in just the last 12 months in the Chicago area in the United States alone, according to the Chicago version of the Better Business Bureau.
Much has been made of the benefits of “pinging” – a technique that is able to pinpoint the location of used cell phones by using cell phone masts – to catch criminals or help those stranded in remote areas, but the dark side of the technology has come out as the scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s News International organization continues to deepen in the United Kingdom.
It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was writing about how smartphones were not really catching on in the USA. Obviously, that is changing.
Bans of the use of new and old cell phones while operating a motor vehicle need to be strictly enforced by police or they will offer little value, according to a new study.
The state government of Sibu in Borneo is looking into the possibility of setting up a recycling center for electronic waste items such as old cell phones. “We are looking into the matter.
The number of drivers in Cheyenne who have been given a citation for using their new or old cell phone while operating a motor vehicle in 2011 is expected to exceed the number in 2010.