Moves are underway to try to prevent the exporting of old cell phones, computers, televisions, and other electronic items to developing nations whose recycling programs are primitive at best.
Concern about the proximity of an old cell phone tower to childcare centers in Papamoa in New Zealand has only been compounded by the revelation that yet another such cell phone tower is set to be built in the same area.
According to a California statewide survey, Californians are twice as likely to use their cell phones for internet access as they were three years ago.
Less than a month after the World Health Organization declared that there is a possible link between the use of new and old cell phones with the development of brain cancer, another prestigious panel of scientific experts have also confirmed their evaluation.
It may be law in South Africa that makes the dumping of waste such as used cell phones and other electrical gadgets an illegal act, but that is unlikely to do much good if the great majority of companies in the country are unaware that there even is such legislation.
A thief who stole a woman’s cell phone that contained the only images she had of her deceased infant daughter while at a cemetery has been held on a cash bail of 5000 US dollars.
Reading reviews of the soon-to-be released Motorola XT883 gives us some insight into the appearance and function of the upcoming DROID 3 and Milestone 3.
Yet another example of the deadly link between fatal accidents and distracted driving caused by having used cell phones while in operation of a vehicle has been provided by a fatal crash between a barge and a tour boat which killed two people and endangered 35 others.
The problems associated with many old cell phones – such as dropped calls, poor reception and even blackout areas
Junior high school students have successfully made it a crime for drivers to use new or old cell phones while engaged in the operation of a motor vehicle in Wisconsin Rapids in the United States.