Mobile & Cell Phone Information


Mobile & Cell Phone Information

What is SMS?


What is SMS?SMS, also known as short messaging service, is the rage in Europe and parts of Asia. Gradually SMS is gaining momentum in the US as a low cost messaging solution.

Your Next Virus Is Just A Phone Call Away


Smartphones - Beyond Voice to Information and Entertainment


Investments in shares of wireless technology companies and wireless service providers have been particularly profitable in the post-dot com era. The wireless industry is in a sweet spot of the technology space.

Selecting a Cell Phone


More Than Just a PhoneSelecting a cell phone is no longer just about mobile communication - it is now a lifestyle choice. If you don't select the phone that fits your personality, you won't be happy with it.

An Introduction to Text Messaging


Why Text?Text messaging is a quick way to stay in touch with people for personal or business purposes. With text messaging, you can chat with a partner by typing on the keyboard and reading what they write to you on the screen.

Recycling Mobile Phones


Recycle Cell PhonesTechnological advancements providing users with improved reception through integrated antenna systems, reduced size and weight of cell phones, along with numerous feature sets, and storage improvements have caused the bulk of cellular phone users and enthusiasts to upgrade to new and improved handsets. The low cost of cell phones and the added technological improvements mean that the majority of cellular phone users are on their 2nd or 3rd generation hand set.

The Pros and Cons of Camera Cell Phones


All the major phone manufacturers are cashing in on the ever increasing market in camera phones. Companies such as Nokia, Siemens, Motorola and many more have seen their profits sore since the introduction of the camera cell phone.

The Different Cell Phone Accessories Available


Where do I start? Always start with the essentials. If you intend using the cell phone in the car it is important to purchase a hands free car kit.

Helping You Choose From Cell or Land Line


Most of us have two phones, our cell and our land line (house phone). Realistically many people are paying two bills when one is sufficient.

Cell Phone Safety


Cell phone safety is a topic widely debated around the world. Millions of dollars is being spent ever year to find out the dangers in using cell phones "if any" The research is to determine whether or not there is a dangerous exposure to radiofrequency energy which could result in cancer.

What SMS Users Are Telling Telcos


The recent rollout of 3G-ready mobile devices has caused a lot of excitement in the Telco industry, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This article will highlight the message that current customers are sending through their SMS messaging habits.

Telephone Tips, Techniques and Etiquette


Whether using the telephone for business or personal use, using this communication tool effectively means being timely, communicating clearly and having the other person's interest in mind.1 - Plan and schedule your telephone calls so that you can allow time for off-track discussions.

Camera Cell Phones -- More Uses Than You Could Have Imagined


I was shopping in the large superstore with my five-year-old daughter, perfectly unaware that in the next few minutes I would be living through every parent's nightmare - in an instant my child would disappear from my side. She had been looking through the little dresses right beside me and, when I called her to go try one on, she was no where to be found.

Heres How Cell Phones Make Your Life Easier


Cell phones, the prepaid ones, are the great way to stay within your budget restraints. You will either make an adjustment to how many minutes the prepaid cellular covers, or discipline yourself to use less minutes.

The Benefits of Digital


Analogue is the process of taking an audio or video signal and then turning it into electronic pulses. Digital is the process of turning the signal into a binary format, represented by a string of 1's and 0's.

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You cracked your cell phone screen -- Now what?*  WTOL

The team of specialists prides themselves on being customer-focused and a one-stop shop for fixing and protecting all mobile devices, not just phones.


Mobile devices and neck pain: How to avoid ‘tech neck’  Times Herald-Record

WEST ORANGE, N.J. - Are you reading this on your phone, computer or another mobile device? Are you looking down, shoulders hunched, while doing so?


Ericsson software problem has been causing widespread cell phone outages  TechCrunch

A problem with the software in Ericsson equipment is causing outages across the world, including O2 users in Great Britain and SoftBank users in Japan, ...


Cellphone Ban Could Change in Virginia Courthouses  Government Technology

(TNS) — The long-standing prohibition on taking cellphones into area courthouses possibly could be lifted soon, as the state Supreme Court has issued a ...


Dramatic Portraits Lit Using Only a Mobile Phone Flashlight  Fstoppers

If you've ever found yourself in an impromptu situation where you knew you could get a really cool shot if you just had a little bit of extra light, the techniques in ...


How to protect yourself from cell phone phishing attacks  Digital Trends

The cell phone in your pocket is a wonderful thing, and it has led to a massive overhaul of the way our lives function. In conjunction with the internet, the humble ...


‘This Is a War’: Prisons Want Cell Phone Jammers to Stop Inmates from Communicating With the Outside World  Motherboard

In June the Department of Justice released a report that declared a solution to prevent criminal activity from happening within prisons: it successfully tested a ...


Google Fi mobile phone service now works with iPhone and more Android devices -- with limits  USA TODAY

Google's Fi was never a wireless disruptor because *service* was limited to a few phones. Now Google is opening up Fi to the iPhone and more Androids.


Travails of Paradise Valley cell phone coverage prevails as solutions prove tricky  Paradise Valley Independent

The long road to improve quality of cell phone coverage within the Town of Paradise Valley appears to be in pursuit of remediation, once again.


Mobile (Cell) Phone Assembly Market In Depth Research and Overview 2018 to 2023  Forest Fire News

This report presents a comprehensive overview, market shares and growth opportunities of Mobile (Cell) Phone Assembly market by product type, application, ...


Police: Man uses cell phone to spy on woman in Greece tanning booth  WHEC

An Ogden man is facing charges after he allegedly used his cell phone to spy on a woman at a Greece tanning salon...


Mobile phones spreading 'decadent and reactionary ideological culture,' North Korean media warns  The Japan Times

North Korea's main state newspaper warned on Tuesday of the "negative impact" from mobile phones use around the world, as both legal and illicit communicat.


Cubans continue connecting to newly unveiled mobile data service  WPLG Local 10

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel announced a new television program Tuesday, and he promised government leaders would answer to the people.


Vitaminwater is offering $100,000 if you can stay off smartphones for a year  CNBC

Could you actually ditch your smartphone for a year? Vitaminwater wants to find out, and it's willing to part with $100,000 if someone can rise to the challenge.


IFPD to conduct hands free cell phone ordinance education  East Idaho News

The following is a news release from the city of Idaho Falls. IDAHO FALLS – Pretty soon talking on the phone while driving could cost you. The Idaho Falls Police ...


Recycle your old mobile phone to save gorilla populations  EurekAlert

Are you among the 400 million people around the world who have relegated an old mobile phone to the top drawer in the past year?


Canada's Top Boxing Day Cell Phone Sales 2018  WhistleOut Canada

Boxing Day Sales are starting, and you can find great last-minute gift ideas for those you love, and maybe something special for yourself.


Cell Phone Providers Will Now Be Offering Cheaper Data-Only Plans But Canadians See A Major Flaw In Them  Narcity

If the past few years have shown anything, it's that Canadians are determined to find a good deal when it comes to their phone plans. Take the $60/6GB fiasco, ...


Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They're Not Keeping It Secret  New York Times

Dozens of companies use smartphone locations to help advertisers and even hedge funds. They say it's anonymous, but the data shows how personal it is.


China's three mobile carriers will become two  Nasdaq

HONG KONG, Dec 19- China's three mobile carriers will become two. As investments in fifth generation mobile telecommunications technology ramp up,.


Vermont official chases cellphone signals all over the state  vtdigger.org

Corey Chase, a telecommunications analyst with Vermont's Department of Public *Service*, checks his power cord in Royalton on Nov. 15. Chase drives ...


Over 300 Million Mobile Phone is going to be sold in 2019 says techARC  Touchstone

Sponsored by vigorous development in cell phone and savvy include telephone classifications, an expected 302 million versatile handsets will be sold in India ...


Zulfi Bukhari writes revenue minister to reduce mobile phones levy for overseas Pakistanis  The News International

ISLAMABAD: In response to the concerns raised by Pakistani diaspora over the incumbent government's new mobile tax policy, Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis ...


Cell Phones for Soldiers: More than 700 devices donated to service members  WKTV

Cell Phones for Soldiers is a highly successful program each year around the holidays to help those serving our nation abroad to connect with their families and ...


Police: Thieves target 3 stores in Danville mall, leaving with phones & accessories  WSET

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) --Three Danville cell phone stores are out thousands of dollars worth of merchandise after being robbed Sunday night. Danville Police ...


AT&T's 5G network is live in Dallas — but for now, you'll have to use a hotspot  Dallas News

AT&T announced Tuesday that its 5G network is live in parts of a dozen cities, including Dallas. And it said its first 5G-compatible device —...


California reverses course on plan to tax text messages  NBC News

The California Public Utilities Commission said it would not tax residents' cell phone plans, walking back a proposal to add a new monthly fee on texting.


2 UP natives held for theft of cell phone  Times of India

Calangute: Calangute police on Tuesday arrested two natives of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly committing theft of a mobile phone in November.


The Last Independent Mobile OS  Motherboard

Alternative mobile operating systems have come and gone over the years, but only Sailfish has survived the iOS and Android duopoly.


Best Cyber Monday 2018 phone and wearable deals  CNET

Cyber Monday is often the best time during the year to buy a phone. Check out the best savings we found for the latest iPhones, Galaxy phones, Pixel phones, ...


How ’bout this action, boss? Marshawn Lynch will pay phone bill for 500 new Beast Mobile customers  GeekWire

My cell phone bill is so expensive I don't even get to look at it. It just gets paid, somehow, at my house. If you don't have this luxury, maybe Marshawn Lynch ...


Super Cheap Data-Only Cell Phone Plans Are Finally Coming To Canada  MTL Blog

If you took a minute and actually looked at your cell phone bill each month and carefully broke down how much you pay for each feature and *service*, you'd ...


Mobile money transfer hits new Sh2 trillion record – CA report  The Star, Kenya

A customer conducts a mobile money transfer via M-Pesa, inside a Safaricom mobile phone care centre in Nairobi on July 15, 2013. Globally, an estimated 2.5 ...


T-Mobile now supporting eSIM on iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR  PhoneDog

T-Mobile is the latest U.S. carrier to roll out eSIM support for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR.


Suspects target 2 Kent County cell phone stores  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KENT COUNTY, Mich. -- Investigators are searching for at least four suspects accused of breaking into one cell phone store and robbing another just hours apart ...


Canada's Top Black Friday and Cyber Monday Cell Phone Deals  WhistleOut Canada

Article Summary. The best cell phone plan promotion for Black Friday and Cyber Monday in Canada is the SaskTel VIP 85 with unlimited data for $85/month.


Explainer: The how-to of registering mobile devices for people returning to (or visiting) Pakistan  DAWN.com

A 'mobile tax policy' for foreign visitors and travelers returning to Pakistan has been announced, and the Federal Board of Revenue has released the details of ...


State minister tweets 'mobile tax policy' for foreign visitors  DAWN.com

Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Tuesday announced the 'mobile tax policy' for foreign visitors after the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) ...


Can you survive on a $10-a-month cellphone plan? I tried Unreal Mobile to find out  USA TODAY

FreedomPop, which sells low-cost wireless *service*, came up with its best deal ever in late June: $10 a month for monthly text, talk and data *service* & it offered ...


T-Mobile and Sprint: What the merger means for you and your cellphone bill  USA TODAY

The potential shift from four major U.S. wireless carriers to three could lead to big changes to your cellphone plans and *service*. On Sunday, T-Mobile and Sprint ...


Mobile coverage boost for Coast  Gisborne Herald

New sites for cellphone coverage this summer include four points around the East Coast. It is part of a plan by mobile networks Spark and Vodafone to beef up ...


Surveillance photos show T-Mobile cell phone store robbery  WDTN.com

The store's camera images show group of four, armed men, all wearing masks or face coverings. A gun can be clearly seen in one of the surveillance photos.


Delhi man holds on to mobile snatchers on bike, dragged for metres; nabs 2 of them  Hindustan Times

An electrician who was dragged several metres on a south Delhi road by motorcycle-borne snatchers not only managed to recover the cellphone they stole, but ...


I was wrong about the Motorola Razr  CNET

Long before the iPhone or the Galaxy line, this phone was all the rage. And I failed to see just how popular the Razr would be.


UNREAL Mobile review: How good can a $10/month cell phone plan be?  AndroidGuys

a month for cell phone *service*? Sounds too good to be true, right? We spent the last month with UNREAL Mobile to find out if its the real deal.


Google still claimed to be blocking search rivals on Android, despite Europe’s antitrust action  TechCrunch

Mobile licensing changes made by Google this fall, when it tweaked terms for OEMs wanting to license its Android smartphone platform on devices destined for ...


Best Cell-Phone Plans for Seniors  ConsumerReports.org

Getting older has its benefits, especially if you're looking to save some money on your wireless cell-phone *service*. In early May, Sprint rolled out a new offer for ...


Is Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile a good deal?  Philly.com

Comcast, often criticized for its rising bills and fees, has one of the best deals for cellphone *service* on the market, especially if you don't use a lot of data.


Delhi: Mobile tower equipment theft a puzzle  Times of India

NEW DELHI: Railway police are probing if the theft of electronic cards from a cellphone tower belonging to Airtel was a case of corporate sabotage.


Teens' cell phone use linked to memory problems  Science News for Students

A new study suggests teens who get more exposure to cell-phone radiation — and hold their phones up to their right ear — do worse on one type of memory ...


Huawei’s ‘Wolf Culture’ Helped It Grow, and Got It Into Trouble  The New York Times

The Chinese tech giant cultivated a hard-charging spirit in its quest for world dominance. Some employees may have been pushed too far.


T-Mobile and Sprint merger could cool cell-phone wars, which have benefited customers  USA TODAY

NEW YORK — A $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint would unite the cell-phone carriers that have have battled for customers by abandoning ...


My Cell Phone Number Was Stolen. It Nearly Ruined My Life  Money Magazine

Multiple people share what it was like having their identities stolen during an ongoing cell phone hijacking scheme at T-Mobile.


Police arrest 2 men in connection with cellphone store theft  KGO-TV

You've seen those dash and grab thefts at cellphone stores, now, police in the North Bay say they caught up with two of the thieves.


The new phones that are stuck in the past  BBC News

These sleek, downgraded cell phones are meant to promote mental wellbeing – by turning the clock back to the pre-smartphone era.


How Would a T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Affect Your Cellphone Bill?  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — T-Mobile's proposed merger with Sprint would create a new national wireless giant capable of taking on Verizon and AT&T. The combined ...


Drop that phone: It's now illegal to hold your mobile device while driving in Georgia  USA TODAY

It's now illegal to hold your phone while driving in the state of Georgia, part of a sweeping hands-free law that went into effect Sunday. Reading from a phone or ...


5G is almost here — here’s how everyone’s getting ready  The Verge

5G is coming, and it's going to have a massive impact on almost every facet of how we use technology, with faster speeds and lower latency theoretically ...


Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents, study finds  Science Daily

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile ...


Ironically, tech will save us from the horror of Cell Phone Courtesy Month  Digital Trends

July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month, and while we could probably all do with being a little more considerate with our phone use, it's exciting advancements in tech ...


Palm (2018) Review  Digital Trends

It has been eight years since Palm — the company behind popular Personal Digital Assistants (PDA) — became defunct, and now it's back. This time, Palm is ...


Cellphone technology developed to detect HIV: New, affordable mobile device could aid people in developing countries  Science Daily

Investigators have designed a portable and affordable mobile diagnostic tool, utilizing a cellphone and nanotechnology, with the ability to detect HIV viruses and ...


China’s biggest cellphone company censors content — even in the United States  The Washington Post

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Commerce recommended the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) deny a license to China Mobile, the state-run ...


How to Get a Better Cell Phone Signal in Your Home  Gizmodo

While a lot of the stuff you do with your phone will involve wifi, the essential functions of a phone—the calling and the texting—still rely on a connection to a cell ...


Trump tweets he only has one ‘seldom used’ cellphone, via his iPhone  The Verge

A report from The New York Times claims foreign spies are listening in on President Trump's calls on unsecured mobile phones. Trump says they're wrong — he ...


What was that ‘presidential alert’ test that appeared on your cell phone today?  The Seattle Times

A tone sounded on cellphones across the country at 11:18 a.m. Pacific time, similar to that of an Amber Alert or flood-watch warning. It was the first test of the ...


How you could save hundreds of dollars on your cell phone bill  CNBC

The cost of a cell phone plan is dropping, but you may still be paying more than you need to, especially if you're with the big four: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and ...


Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile stop sharing real-time cell phone location data  ZDNet

(Image: file photo). A senator has strongly criticized three of the US' largest cell carriers that have not promised to stop selling their customers' real-time location ...


No, mobile phones still won’t give you brain cancer  New Scientist News

We are so glued to our phones that people can't seem to stop worrying that they give you cancer – but if they did, we would have seen a massive increase in ...


Almost Half Of all Cell Phone Calls Will Be Spam by Next Year, Tech Security Firm Warns  TIME

Nearly half of all cell phone calls made next year will be spam calls, according to a tech firm. First Orion, which provides caller ID and call blocking services, ...


Some restaurants are banning cell use at their tables  CBS News

In an effort to get diners to talk to each other, some restaurants say mobile phones are off the menu.


Cellphone users worry their mobile-device habit can get out of hand  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Surveys find that Americans, on average, check their phones once every 12 minutes. But one in 10 users checks every four minutes.


T-Mobile Cyber Monday deals are live: Get your free iPhones, Galaxy, LG and OnePlus phones now  CNET

The savings are real, but as always, there's a catch. You'll need to open up a new line and trade in an eligible device.


Teenagers could be damaging their memory by using mobile phones, according to this study  Business Insider

Regular use of cell phones can be dangerous, according to research conducted by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute — the radiation has been ...


The first commercial cell phone call was made 35 years ago today  Quartz

With 95% of Americans owning a cellphone, it can feel like we've been calling, texting, and tweeting on the go forever. But the infrastructure supporting our ...


13 Ways Your Cell Phone Affects Your Body and Mind  Reader's Digest

We rely on our smartphones a lot. And because of that, they could be hurting our health.


Massive study into link between cell phones and cancer is almost immediately irrelevant  New Atlas

After over 10 years of research, the National Toxicology Program has released its report into the effects of radio frequency radiation on animals. The results ...


Here are the best cell phone plans right now  Android Authority

In the current mobile phone industry, finding the right phone and provider is just step one — then you need to the best phone plan to suit your needs. That can be ...


Silver Miller Files Lawsuits Against AT&T and T-Mobile for Cell Phone Hacks  PR Newswire

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Miller (www.SilverMillerLaw.com) -- the leading cryptocurrency investor law firm in America ...


Best Freedom Mobile Cell Phone Plans  WhistleOut Canada

Find out about the very best cell phone plans Best Freedom Mobile Cell Phone Plansoffers today. WhistleOut compares all the carriers' cell phone plans so you ...


Police called after Black man tried to buy cell phones at T-Mobile after fake robbery call  TheGrio

A man trying to buy a cell phone at T-Mobile was ordered face down on the concrete and made to crawl to cops after someone called the police to report a fake ...


Top Freedom Mobile Cell Phone Deals  WhistleOut Canada

Article Summary. The best iPhone deal on Freedom Mobile is the iPhone X (64GB) for $0 down and $85/month. The best Android deal is on the Samsung ...


Simon Cowell hasn't used his mobile phone for 10 months, says it's 'so good for my mental health'  CNBC

Television producer and reality TV show judge Simon Cowell hasn't used his mobile phone in almost a year — and he told a U.K.-based publication that it's ...


Charter Communications launches cell-phone service in Louisville  Louisville Business First

The *service* pairs Spectrum WiFi hotspots with Verizon's 4G-LTE network.


Study Links Cell Phones to Rat Tumors Without Judging Human Risk  Bloomberg

Researchers found a link between mobile phone radiation and cancerous tumors in rats, adding to the ongoing inquiry into whether the devices pose a risk to ...


How hackers are hijacking your cellphone account  NBCNews.com

Fraudsters have figured out how to bypass two-factor authentication on your online accounts — by hijacking your phone number.


Cell Phone-Account Fraud  ConsumerReports.org

Consumers have a new privacy threat to worry about. It's known as cell-phone account fraud, where crooks open up a phony cell-phone account in your name ...


How to Save Money With a Cheap Cell-Phone Service  ConsumerReports.org

Cheap cell-phone services can be a great deal, but before you switch, be sure to do your homework. Consumer Reports explains what you need to know to ...


Sprint 55 vs. T-Mobile 55+ vs. Consumer Cellular: Which Is Best?  Tom's Guide

Although they may merge in the near future, both Sprint and T-Mobile have launched dueling unlimited data plans aimed at customers 55 years and older.


Here's what the new unlimited data plans will do for prices  USA TODAY

Sprint teases customers with a one-week offer of an unlimited data plan for $15 a month. Verizon takes a different path with a higher-priced unlimited plan for ...


Top PC Mobile Cell Phone Deals  WhistleOut Canada

PC Mobile's network is available across Canada and includes affordable nationwide talk, text, and even data on prepaid plans. Phone selection is limited but ...


Victory! Supreme Court Says Fourth Amendment Applies to Cell Phone Tracking  EFF

The Supreme Court handed down a landmark opinion today in Carpenter v. United States, ruling 5-4 that the Fourth Amendment protects cell phone location ...


VERIFY: Can cell phone usage at gas pumps cause explosions?  WUSA9.com

A WUSA9 viewer came across an article that claims a car exploded at a gas station after parents let their kids play a mobile game on a cell phone.


How to deal with cell phone dead zones in your house  Popular Science

You've just moved into a lovely new house complete with everything you ever wanted—except the ability to call anyone. If you don't seem to get a cell signal ...


The very real risks posed by Trump’s use of a cellphone  The Washington Post

To hear Politico tell it, President Trump's use of government-issued cellphones defies practices meant to minimize the risk of them being compromised.


What the T-Mobile Merger With Sprint Means for Consumers  ConsumerReports.org

T-Mobile and Sprint Sunday unveiled a deal to merge in a bid to better compete with AT&T and Verizon, a move that also would shrink the number of major ...


T-Mobile, Sprint customers will be fine if the deals keep coming  USA TODAY

Competition was great for this reporter's cell phone bill. A T-Mobile-Sprint deal would take one big carrier out of the mix.


T-Mobile, Sprint agree to merge as America's national wireless carriers shrink from 4 to 3  USA TODAY

T-Mobile and Sprint are combining in a deal that would create a bigger No. 3 cellular carrier in the U.S., but could also signal the end of an era of aggressive ...


World’s Largest Mobile Phone Factory Opens in India  Bloomberg

Samsung Electronics Co. opened the world's largest mobile phone factory in India, in a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship program to lure investors ...


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