Driving While Chatting, Texting, Twittering – A Dangerous (and In Some Places, Illegal) Habit

According to New York lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter, “Being ignorant of the law does not make one innocent.” So, dear readers, if you are from NYC, it might be important to note that, according to the Vehicle and Traffic Law Section 1225c, the use of a hand-held cell phone while driving is illegal. Other US locations with similar laws include California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington State, Washington DC, and the Virgin Islands. Still other states have varying laws covering texting while driving and talking while driving. If you don’t know yours, you should look into it.

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Android 3.0 Coming – Honeycomb confirmed as new version

For the last few months, we have been speculating as to whether the version of Android OS that is coming –called Honeycomb – would be an adjusted adaptation of the OS or an absolutely new one. We finally have got the answer to our speculation. Through a press conference by Asus, they have verified that the latest tablet-friendly Android will launch as 3.0 instead of version 2.4 – an indication that the OS is to be absolutely newly written.

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Warning against new Trojan in China

A new type of cell phone virus has been identified by Lookout Cell Security, as reported by All Things Digital (AllThingsD). It is prone to attacking those cells which run the Android OS. It’s called by the name Geinimi. This virus has made its appearance in China, and has the capability of distorting a great amount of personal information before it could be send on to distant servers.

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