Cell phones and computers may be contributing to sleepless nights. The National Sleep Foundation in the United States has conducted a survey which shows that around forty-three percent of American citizens are having trouble getting a good night’s sleep, with up to sixty percent experiencing some kind of sleep problem and technology may be as much to blame as stress and crying babies.
The ban on texting on cell phones whilst driving, which went into effect in New York four months ago in the November of last year, may actually be having the opposite of the intended effect.
A new cell phone recycling campaign will benefit the hospital of Drayton Valley in the United States. The Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation is launching its second Cell Phone Campaign, following a successful first campaign last year, in celebration of Earth Day.
I have been reading about a project being undertaken in Japan. Takashi Minato, who works for the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International and a team of consultants from NTT DoCoMo (mobile phone company), the Osaka University, and a few other unnamed companies, have created a prototype of a new cell phone that is shaped like a person and feels like one too.
Residents of San Mateo in California in the United States now have an easy option for them to be able to live up to their legal obligations when it comes to the recycling of the batteries of old cellular phones.
Used cell phones will be among the items acceptable to be dropped off in order to be recycled at a special collection day this Saturday in Tallahassee.
China is intending to launch a cell phone tracking system, which will be able to monitor the everyday movements of more than seventeen million of its citizens in a move being slammed by critics as a “Big Brother” style surveillance system.
If you are older, you may remember the VHS versus Beta era; two formats of recording tape which required two different types of VCR players.
The William & Mary College in Virginia in the United States is setting up a whole range of new recycling schemes, including one for electronics such as old cell phones.
Computer users have long been aware of the danger of viruses targeting their machines, but it seems that the virus creators may have a new target – cell phones. Hackers are apparently trying to target “smart-phones” with malware that could actually give them control of other people’s cell phones.