New and old cell phones are helping people to avoid parking tickets in Montclair in New Jersey in the United States. The municipality has rolled out an innovative new scheme to allow people to pay for parking with their cell phone, with drivers able to sign up for the project at the website parkmobile.com and even download a special application to help them to do so.
In what is being called a surprise amendment to a texting while driving ban, Mobile, Alabama Councilman John Williams has requested that, instead of just banning texting while driving, the new ordinance make it illegal to use any type of handheld electronic device for any reason.
I read about this on Mashable this morning; apparently, some people who use Google Android OS smartphones are not able to download internet tethering applications from the Android Marketplace; specifically, those who use carriers T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, or AT&T. All indications point to the carriers being to blame, not Google.
While everyone wants a piece of the latest technology, something that can often result in old cell phones being thrown into the trash or, more responsibly, given to a cell phone recycling company such as SellCell, it may be a good idea to keep a hold of your seemingly out of date old smartphone for […]