Moves are underway to block the signals that allow prison inmates to make calls on unauthorized cell phones. California Corrections Secretary Matthew Cate revealed on Thursday that the state was testing technology at certain undisclosed prisons in a bid to block unauthorized cell phone calls being made by prisoners.
E-waste recycling, including the recycling of computers, DVD players, CD players, copiers, laptops and old cell phones will now be costing rather less for the citizens of Clinton in the United States. In fact, it will not be costing them anything at all anymore, with the town’s transfer station opening its doors for free recycling as of today.
St Clair County in the United States is hosting a collection event this Saturday in order for residents to be able to come and recycle electronic equipment such as computers, microwave ovens and old cell phones. The collection event will take place over a six hour period in Goodells Country Park tomorrow between nine o’clock in the morning and three o’clock in the afternoon.
Usually, when I write about recycling cell phones for cash, I talk about cells that are in good condition, because those are the phones which bring in the highest offers. But, not every cell phone is in good condition. So we need to address how to sell a cell phone that is damaged or non-working.
Shares in Nokia which fell after it announced its controversial deal to replace its current cell phone operating system, Symbian, with that of Microsoft’s, have risen again after confirming that it will continue to sell cell phones using its old system. Nokia says that it will keep selling the old cell phones so long as […]
The non-profit organization EcoWatch Canada has teamed up with cell phone recycling company Call2Recycle and the City of Hamilton in a bid to get the residents of Hamilton to recycle the batteries of their old cell phones.
The media has been full of the stories of Charlie Sheen’s full on public meltdown and increasingly bizarre behavior. Now the public are being encouraged to get in on the act by leaving a message for the embattled star on his cell phone voicemail. The actor has been fired from his million-dollar job as a star in the sit-com “Two and a Half Men”.
In the mobile technology world, there are always rumours abounding. One of them is the merging of T-Mobile USA and Sprint Nextel. Will they? Won’t they? Are they?
Premium airwaves are to enable cell phone service providers to deliver better coverage, which will encompass more areas and reduce dropouts. This will be up for grabs when the Canadian Federal Government puts the airwaves up for auction toward the end of next year.
The NHTSA in the United States will not be seeking to implement bans on the use of hands free cell phone devices while driving, according to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. While some people claim that the devices, such as Onstar from GM or Ford’s Sync are every bit as distracting as talking or texting on an ordinary cell phone, LaHood says the NHTSA does not have enough evidence to justify attempting to support a ban. He claims that they are investigating whether such devices could constitute a ‘cognitive distraction’ for drivers. “We base our solutions on data, and before I or anyone else gets up and starts talking about ‘hands free this’ or ‘hands free that’, or Sync or whatever, we want to have good data to back it up.”