Used cell phone services were jammed in Kashmir Valley yesterday when service providers deliberately turned off the system on orders from security services on Indian Independence Day.
Some users of new and old cell phones may be using their devices in order to avoid social interaction with people they do not care for or if they simply do not feel like talking to them, according to a new study.
When it comes to mobile security and user privacy, Android apps may be falling down on the job. This is according to recent research published by Pennsylvania University and North Carolina State University.
Britney Spears has been banned from having a used cell phone, according to The Sun Online.
The general public in Jordan is being urged to dispose of old cell phones and other forms of outdated electronic equipment in a responsible manner, by dropping them off at designated electronic waste centers.
Civil liberties groups in the United States are outraged by a decision made by a regional subway authority in the city of San Francisco to cut cell phone services last week before a planned demonstration, comparing it to actions carried by repressive regimes in the Middle East.
In the aftermath of the earthquake in Japan, cell phone sales have floundered. This is according to the IDG News Service. But, this reduction in sales is made up by an increase in SmartPhone sales, with Android leading the race.
The government New Zealand is to set up a depot for the recycling of electronic waste such as used cell phones.
Are old cell phones in danger of going the way of the dinosaur? Experts believe that the rapidly growing SmartPhone market will inevitably make all other forms of used cell phones obsolete, probably within the next few years.
A new advancement in solar power technology could mean extended operating time for used cell phones.