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We Love Our Old Cell Phones

There is a new social phenomenon in the United States, and that phenomenon has a name – “mobile affinity”. A new study suggests that users of new and old cell phones are becoming attached to their gadgets in an emotional manner normally reserved for actual living things such as pets.

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Old Cell Phone Memories Recovered

A woman in Fairhaven in the United States who lost all the photographs she had of her deceased infant daughter after her used cell phone was stolen while she sat at the girl’s graveside has had the phone – complete with photographs – returned to her after nine days.

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Used Cell Phone Tax

The City Council in North Platte in the United States is considering putting a tax on used cell phone owners. Councilman Jerry Stoll announced on Tuesday that the City Council is considering making alterations to an existing city ordinance in order to modernize it and put a communications tax on those who use cell phones.

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Emergency Managers Want Used Cell Phone Alerts

Emergency managers in Florida in the United State are calling for an emergency alert system for used cell phones. With hurricane season well underway in the state, it is only a matter of time before a life threatening storm hits, and many believe that the power to alert the public of the danger via their new or old cell phones is by far the best way to give people immediate information about any such crises.