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.
A new cell phone aimed at monitoring the safety of children will be launched by C2K Communication Ltd.
If you are considering selling your old cell phone to a recycler for cash, there are a few things you can do to help ensure you get the most money offered for your phone. While most recyclers do buy non-working and damaged phones, for top dollar, they look for certain things:
A new cell phone class at Immaculata, a private Catholic university in Malvern, Philadelphia, in the United States, is teaching its students about more than just how to use the rapidly advancing technology. It is also teaching them about the ethical responsibilities that come with it.
A teacher who rattled a desk to get his students’ attention in class got more than he bargained for when one of his female eighth grade students was so alarmed by his behavior that she used her cell phone to call the police.
Recycling cell phones via the local zoo might not seem like the most logical pairing, but that is what is going to be happening on 17th March, also known as St Patrick’s Day, this year at one zoo in the United States.
In recent weeks, I’ve come across a few different articles and blogs talking about people making a decision to not use a cell phone any more. This includes Silvio Berlusconi (Italy’s Prime Minister), who gave away his cell phone to evade being monitored by police.
Technology being developed in the city of Ottawa in Canada could improve the efficiency of cell phones. Today, many cell phones or other mobile devices can become unreliable if the network that serves them becomes overloaded, and with traffic on such networks expected to only increase, possibly by as much as thirty times over just in the next few years. Something clearly needs to be done. Fortunately, researchers in Ottawa believe they may well have found the answer.
The banning of cell phones and other technologies for drivers in Delaware in the US has gotten off to a positive start, according to local citizens and officials. The new laws banning the use of cell phones, along with computers, games, laptops, pagers and PDAs, came into force in Delaware on the second of January this year.
Those who fear technology is taking over may feel their point has been proven with the news that the country of Chile actually has more cell phones than human inhabitants. The country had a population of sixteen million, eight hundred thousand in 2009, yet the amount of cell phones in Chile stood at over seventeen million, six hundred thousand.