Legislation to ban some forms of electronic waste, possibly including old cell phones, from being exported to foreign countries where health and safety laws are not as strict as in the United States is being promoted by some on Capitol Hill.
New and old cell phones are set to be used to send health information to mothers throughout the world in a new scheme that has been announced by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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given to a cell phone recycling company such as SellCell, it may be a good idea to keep a hold of your seemingly out of date old smartphone for […]
Spring-cleaning means more than just cleaning and dusting. For many people, it can also mean cutting down on the amount of clutter that is actually helping to make their homes look untidy and hard to clean in the first place.
Apps, websites and other tools that can be accessed by mobile phone, including old cell phones as well as the more advanced smartphone variety, have been cited as the most popular tool for traveling by experts. The experts, who were asked to choose their most loved tools for traveling by The Associated Press, almost unanimously pointed to the ubiquitous cell phone.
For the first quarter of 2011, figures relating to cell phone sales in the USA show that out of every five cell phones sold here, two of them are either LG or Samsung, highlighting the importance that the budget phone still plays in the cell phone market.
A new international project is getting underway to try to track old cell phones, televisions and other items of electronic waste. United States and United Nations officials made the announcement about the new project on Sunday, which will see collaboration with port officials in Asia and West Africa.
Smartphones outsold ordinary handsets for the first time ever in the United States in the opening quarter of this year, it has been revealed. More than 50 per cent of the cell phones sold in the first quarter of 2011 were smartphones rather than the traditional handset variety, with Samsung the big player in the US market with a 23 per cent share, according to research firm the NPD Group.
A new version of a bill that could force cell phone companies to place warnings on their products is being considered by the California Senate in the United States. The bill, which has been proposed by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) received its first reading by the Rules Committee of the State Senate this week and will now pass on to the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.