A safety board in the United States is strongly recommending that commercial truckers are banned from using new or old cell phones while on the road after a crash in Kentucky in 2010 that claimed as many as 11 lives.
A new application for smartphones is targeting distracted driving by disabling the functions of the device while the user is operating a motor vehicle.
The problem of contamination from electrical waste, including old cell phones, in Asia is so great that it could spread all over the world, according to a leading environmental researcher.
Old cell phone users have probably never had to worry about their phone getting a little too friendly with them, but that may soon change if Berlin University of Arts design researcher Fabian Hemmert gets his way.
Agbogbloshie, a slum situated not far from the Ghana’s capital city of Accra, is a dumping ground for tons of electronic waste, including old cell phones, which are just dumped and left to smolder in toxic piles.
The question of government involvement in programs designed to benefit society is fast becoming a hot-button political issue.
The Alabama Public Services Commission in the United States has voted to suspend rather than dismiss a manager for cell phone abuse.
The Motorola Droid Bionic is an advanced smartphone intended to be used with Verizon Wireless service. It can operate at Verizon LTE speeds.
India produces no less than 400,000 tons of electrical waste, including old cell phones, each and every year.
Yesterday, the Governor of California spoiled the state’s plans to increase fines against drivers who are caught using new or old cell phones while operating a motor vehicle.