While the use of new and old cell phones has become ubiquitous even in the developing world, power grids in countries such as these have not kept pace with this development, meaning that millions of people are being left with the devices themselves but often with no way of recharging them.
A new plant to dispose of and recycle old cell phones and other forms of electronic waste is under development in Italy.
This is a clever story I found online. Apparently, a public relations man named Rob Shoesmith has caught the eye of the media by planning a ‘camping out’ event at a London-based Apple store for the don’t-yet-know-when to be released iPhone 5.
A 17 year old girl has shot and killed her 14 year old foster sister over an argument regarding a used cell phone.
A used cell phone gave a teenager more than he bargained for while trying to charge the device’s battery. The 18 year old, known only as Monu, from New Delhi in India, was taken decidedly by surprise when the cell phone battery burst and ended up being hit in the eyes.
Used cell phones tend to get a bad rap when it comes to health, particularly in the light of the growing body of evidence that suggests cell phone radiation could be linked to the development of cancer.
According to a video on Fox News, if you receive welfare from the state of Pennsylvania, you are entitled to a cell phone.
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers to watch out for scammers trying to sell shields for used cell phones that are allegedly designed to protect against radiation.
An anti-pollution project that was launched last year in the Bulacan is expanding in order to include the proper disposal of old cell phones.
The scandal over the hacking of used cell phones by the now defunct British tabloid The News of the World did more than just bring Rupert Murdoch’s News International into worldwide disrepute.