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Mobile & Cell Phone Information

Kids & Cell Phones


Is it safety? Is it security? Or is it just cool? Have you ever noticed how many kiosks have popped up in you favorite mall? And just about all of them are selling cell phones. Teens can actually design their own graphics and have the graphic airbrushed on the face of the phone itself.

SMS Daycare & Gaming


Using the Physical World as a Game Board. This is not Kinky Day Care! SMS stands for Short Message Service.

Cell Phone Etiquette


CELL PHONE ETIQUETTE Okay, I'll admit I have been pushed over the edge. This morning, while reading the newspaper, I learned that a major airline is going to allow the use of the cell phone while taxiing to the gate! Can you imagine what that is going to be like? For two years I have thinking about doing a seminar on cell phone etiquette.

New Tips For Shopping Cellular Services


The best money saving practice for buying new cellular phones and service plans is to buy from a dealer, not through the cellular provider directly. Dealers compete against each other with lower prices than the actual cellular providers do.

The Importance Of Cell Phones In Modern Society


Cell phones have become a necessity for many people throughout the world. The ability to keep in touch with family, business associates, and access to email are only a few of the reasons for the increasing importance of cell phones.

Knowing the difference between Cell Phones and Cell Phone Plans Will Save You Time and Money


Many people go looking for cell phones without too much emphasis being put on the cell phone plans. Many new users who sign up to the different networks have been sold to rather than choosing the best option the suits them.

Overview of Cellular Phone Carriers


How many times have you heard of people spending hundreds of dollars on the latest and greatest cell phone only to be disappointed by the bad signal? Dropping calls is another very annoying occurrence with cell phones. You need to look very carefully into the cell phone carrier that you wish to sign up with.

Camera Phones - Are They The Real Deal?


It's no surprise If you've become interested in the new camera phones being advertised by cellular service providers on television. They have quickly become one of the fastest selling technologies in U.

Should Your Teenage Have A Cellular Phone?


The time has come and your teenager has asked for one but you're not sure if you should supply one or not. No were not talking about a car.

Mobile Phone Accessories


Discounted Mobile Phone AccessoriesMobile Phones have become a part of everyday life with more and more people enjoying the service and extra freedom they provide. Their popularity has prompted BB Shopping - a leading UK online store to offer mobile phone accessories as gift items at discounted rates to our customers.

Cell Phone Abuse - Tips to Curb Employee Abuse


Looking for a way to save your enterprise or government organization tens of thousands of dollars a month or more on wireless mobile communication use? First off, it's going to take some discipline and innovative management for your cellular communication services to become more cost efficient and less prone to abuse. Cell phone and handheld usage can bleed a corporation's IT communications funding dry without so much as a turn of the head, or at least until it's too late.

Short Messaging Service (SMS) for Enterprise Messaging


SMS for Enterprise Messaging - Value added servicesShort message service, usually called SMS, is a globally accepted wireless service for enterprise messaging (mobile value added services) that enables the transmission of alphanumeric messages between mobile subscribers and external systems such as electronic mail, paging, and voice-mail systems.The text comprises letters or numbers or an alphanumeric combination.

Why Mobile SMS/Text Messaging?


What is Mobile SMS/ Test Messaging?Mobile text Messaging, or Short Message Service (SMS), as we all know it, is the ability to send and receive text messages to and from mobile telephones. The text can comprise words or numbers or an alphanumeric combination.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Prepaid Cell Phones


We are constantly seeing advertisements on TV promoting cell phones and cell phones carriers with what they call great introductory offers if you sign up with them on their network.Is it worthwhile signing a one-year contract with a cell phone carrier?Well that is a question that you need to answer for yourself, while the pricing may look attractive you need to consider if you will be using the phone on a regular daily basis.

Satellite Phones: Essential for the Marine Industry


With more offshore fishing boats taking customers further out into the deep blue ocean in search of Billfish, Tunas and others, satellite phones are quickly becoming an essential for all offshore fishing and boating enthusiasts.The growing popularity in offshore fishing tournaments, charter boats, and individuals searching for that elusive Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Swordfish and other fish that reside in deep water, warrants the utmost in boating safety.

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Record Number of Consumers Waiting to Upgrade Their Cell Phones  Bloomberg

Wireless customers are hanging on to their old phones longer than ever.


Do mobile phones cause brain cancer?  Komando

Since mobile phones hit the consumer market 30 years ago, medical professionals have been monitoring whether there is a connection between cell phone use ...


Australia: Melbourne Club Shooting, Bankwest Stadium, Fans Support Cell Phone Ban  Pollstar

Second Death After Melbourne Club Shooting. A 28-year-old premiership soccer player and Sudanese refugee Richard Arow was the second death from the ...


Break-ins at 3 San Diego cell phone stores under investigation  10News

Police are investigating the possibility that early morning burglaries at three San Diego cell phone stores are connected.


How to Turn off NFC: Remove the N Symbol from your Phone  Tech Advisor

Is there a random N symbol at the top of your Android phone? Here's what it is, what it does, and how to make it disappear.


New tech in UK prisons can pinpoint illegal phones to an 'exact cell'  CNBC

The technology is being used to tackle the problem of mobile phone smuggling.


Silver Miller Aggressively Pursues Arbitrations Against AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon for Cell Phone Hacks  Yahoo Finance

Coral Springs, Fla., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 22, 2019, Joel Ortiz became the first person in the country convicted of stealing cryptocurrency by ...


Kalamazoo Growlers to ban cell phones for a game in 2019 baseball season  MLive.com

The Growlers will hold "Phone Free Night" on June 3 to raise awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.


'Pinging' Mobile Phone Amounts to Police Search in Massachusetts  Bloomberg Law

'Pinging' a criminal suspect's mobile phone to reveal the suspect's real-time location is a search under the Massachusetts constitution, the state's top court ruled ...


Arizona now bans hand-held cellphone use while driving  AZFamily

Gov. Doug Ducey signed HB-2318, a ban on hand-held cell phone use behind the wheel in Arizona, into law Monday.


Moolah Mobile partners with Surge to offer free mobile service with ads  TechCrunch

Moolah Mobile is teaming up with SurgePhone Wireless to offer people a new way to pay their cell phone bills — by putting ads on their homescreens. Moolah ...


What you need to know about Arizona's new texting-and-driving ban  AZFamily

A ban on hand-held cell phones while driving is now the law of the land in Arizona with Governor Ducey signing HB 2318 on April 22.


Marshall unveils Mobile IDs with Apple products  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Heading to Drinko Library after hours to study, Marshall University linebacker Chase Hancock realized he had forgotten his wallet, which ...


Mobile Repair Network CPR Cell Phone Repair Expands with Store Openings in Two States  Associated Press

Press release *content* from ACCESSWIRE. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


Millimeter-wave 5G will never scale beyond dense urban areas, T-Mobile says  Ars Technica

T-Mobile CTO says 5G's high-frequency spectrum won't cover rural America.


Sodium batteries are one step closer to saving you from a mobile phone fire  Science Magazine

Solid-state batteries, which use solids instead of liquids to ferry ions through their core, are attracting billions in investment, thanks to their potential for reducing ...


Florida Health System Adds Apple Health Records EHR Data Viewer  EHRIntelligence.com

Physicians Regional Health System in Florida now offers patients access to the Apple Health Records EHR data viewer.


CMPD searching for man caught on camera robbing cellphone store at gunpoint  WSOC Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is searching for a man caught on surveillance camera robbing a west Charlotte Boost Mobile store at gunpoint.


Samsung Galaxy Fold review  Digital Trends

Samsung's Galaxy Fold is the company's first foldable smartphone, with two screens, six cameras, and a dual-cell battery. The phone may be delayed due to ...


How to Get Flash on Android  Tech Advisor

Adobe Flash support was cut in Android Jelly Bean, but even years later it's not completely dead. If you need to run Flash on Android, here's how.


Alta Devices Introduces New Solar Product to Enable Flying Cell Phone Towers  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


Why T-Mobile Rolled out a Boring Financial Account  PaymentsJournal

Last week, T-Mobile rolled out a new banking *service* called T-Mobile MONEY, I was thinking that this was going to be a mobile money account, operated by a ...


Mass cell phone and landline outage in Sierra Nevada region cuts off 911 and other services  Union Democrat

A massive cell phone and landline phone outage caused by a cut fiber-optic cable in Clements cut off 911, ATM and credit card services throughout the Sierra ...


Public Mobile Changes Pricing and Data on Popular Plans  WhistleOut Canada

Public Mobile has made changes to three of their most popular plans that offered some of the cheapest talk, text and data in Canada.


SEE IT: Brooklyn robbery suspect snatches Taser from four cops trying to arrest him and zaps them with it  New York Daily News

A cell phone thief overpowered four NYPD officers, jolting three of them after stealing an officer's Taser in a mad Brooklyn melee before police finally ...


Cell phone antennae on Aurora charter school prompt controversy  Sentinel Colorado

AURORA | Some parents at an Aurora charter school are concerned that cell phone antennas on the school's roof could cause cancer or pose other health risks ...


Why companies from T-Mobile to SoFi want to get into banking  MarketWatch

T-Mobile TMUS, +1.78% doesn't just want to be a company that provides you with cell phone *service* and cable television. It also wants to be your bank.


Mobile Security Risks Are on the Rise, But Employers Continue to Cut Corners  Security Intelligence

While smartphones and tablets have become more ubiquitous in the workplace, organizations are flat out ignoring mobile security risks.


Local attorney pleads guilty to child endangerment charges  WGRZ.com

He will serve 3 years of probation, and a 5-year order of protection was issued for the victim.


Crown Castle International Corp: 1 Top Dividend Stock for the Next 10 Years  Income Investors

Imagine putting on a set of virtual reality goggles and watching a live football game as if you're actually standing on the field. Or the balcony to your house being ...


Today Only: Get Half Off a Pixel 3, 3 XL With Google Fi Activation  PCMag

Today only, Google is offering new and existing Fi customers half off the Pixel 3 or 3 XL. That brings the base Pixel 3 down to just $399 and 3 XL to $449.


Sustainable Smartphones  Earth911.com

Although many environmentally concerned people consider the emissions related to their homes, cars, and food, what about the sustainability of your ...


Sony Xperia 10 Plus review  Digital Trends

There has never been a better time to buy a smartphone with an unusual design, and one of the cheaper models out there vying for your attention is the Sony ...


New technology pinpoints prison cells where mobile phones are used for drug dealing and violence  The Independent

Prisoners using illegal mobile phones are being detected in their own cells, thanks to new technology aimed at cracking down on drug dealing and violence.


How to block your stolen or lost cell phone?  The News International

Here are some easy-to-follow guidelines to secure your personal information stored on your stolen or lost cell phone.


T-Mobile to Offer Customers Viacom TV Channels  The Wall Street Journal

T-Mobile struck a deal to offer Vicacom channels to its cellphone customers, extending the telecom operator's foray into a turbulent pay-television industry.


Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police  New York Times

The tech giant records people's locations worldwide. Now, investigators are using it to find suspects and witnesses near crimes, running the risk of snaring the ...


The best Android apps for organizing your life  Computerworld

From projects to places and to-do lists to travel, these Android apps will help you organize all the important areas of your life.


21-Year-Old Jailed for 10 Years After Stealing $7.5M in Crypto By Hacking Cell Phones  Cointelegraph

News. A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after becoming one of the first people in the United States to be convicted of stealing ...


TVision Home is T-Mobile’s new TV service, launching April 14th  TmoNews

One week after announcing its *content* deal with Viacom, T-Mobile has taken the wraps off of its new TV effort. TVision Home is T-Mobile's television *service*, ...


Rosewood residents hear once more about cellphone tower | www.thecolumbiastar.com  Columbia Star

T-Mobile engineer Mark Jackson reviews the coverage map and the impact a new tower would have on the Rosewood community. At a neighborhood meeting ...


Glastonbury Festival to test mobile phone tech linked with suicide  Plymouth Live

A 'weapons grade' phone technology that has sparked health concerns - and linked with a spate of suicides at Bristol University - will be tested at Glastonbury ...


Is social media making this generation of sports stars the ‘loneliest’ ever?  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Scroll, swipe, like. Scroll, tweet, post. The repetitive nature of social media can be relaxing for some, but for others, notably athletes, it can be an unwelcome ...


Best Mobile Phones of All Time: Top Old School Cell Phones  Complex

From retro mobile phones like Nokias & Motorolas to cell phones like Sidekicks & iPhones, here are the best old phones of all time.


California's $22 Million Plan to Connect Foster Youth with Free Phones  The Chronicle of Social Change

California could give 33000 current and former foster youth a free phone and Internet access under the terms of a new plan.


Drone Pilots Deserve Privacy Too  Slate

Who's flying that drone over my house, and what exactly are they looking for? Is the pilot a police officer, a search-and-rescue volunteer, or Creepy Steve from ...


First mobile phone: World’s first call was an epic brag  NEWS.com.au

Motorola engineer Martin Cooper had little idea how much he was changing the world when he stood on sixth avenue almost five decades ago in New York City ...


Mobiles do NOT cause brain cancer  Daily Mail

Professor Malcolm Sperrin - director of medical physics at Oxford University hospitals - explained studies that link mobiles and cancer are often carried out on ...


Technology helps worshipers tune in, tithe, sing  Associated Press

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — No need for hymnals in the church pews? Using a mobile phone to put an offering in the collection plate? At many places of worship, ...


Verizon Once Again Has the Best Mobile Network of Any Carrier  Fortune

Verizon has the best mobile network, according to the second half of 2018 ranking from RootMetrics, followed by AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.


Government mulling incentive package for cellphone manufacturing units  Business Recorder

The government is considering an incentive package for mobile phone manufacturing units to reduce mobile import bill, which is currently around $2 billion.


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 ...


Some Notable Mobile Phone Firsts in History  Gizmodo

Pick your super-slim, super-powerful smartphone out of your pocket today, and it's easy to forget just how far mobile technology has come in the last 20 years or ...


T-Mobile switches on spam call protections for some cellphone users  Washington Post

Many of T-Mobile's wireless customers will soon see a new “Caller Verified” message when they receive calls on their cellphones, the company said Thursday.


Former BJP MP's cellphone stolen at Amit Shah's rally in Sanand  Ahmedabad Mirror

A mobile phone of Bharatiya Janata Party's former Member of Parliament Ratilal Verma was stolen during a road show conducted by party's national President ...


SF, Uber Use Location-Tracking to Speed 911 Response Times  Government Technology

With RapidSOS software, emergency dispatchers in San Francisco can better pinpoint caller locations based on their cellphone data, improving response times, ...


Saved by the Cell: Mobile Phone Stops Bow and Arrow Attack in Australia  TIME

The phone blocked an arrow shot at him as he tried to film his attacker.


Research continually shows how distracting cell phones are—so some schools want to ban them  CNBC

According to Pew Research Center, 95 percent of teens have a smartphone or access have to one and 45 percent are online on a near-constant basis.


Cybersecurity 101: How to protect your cell phone number and why you should care  TechCrunch

Assuming you have your strong passwords in place and your two-factor authentication set up, you think your accounts are now safe? Think again. There's much ...


How to recycle, resell and buy used electronics  NBC News

Refurbished electronics are good for the earth and your wallet. Here's how to buy and sell used tech.


I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone  Motherboard

Nervously, I gave a bounty hunter a phone number. He had offered to geolocate a phone for me, using a shady, overlooked *service* intended not for the cops, but ...


What Is Spectrum Mobile, and Is It Worth It?  Tom's Guide

Spectrum internet customers can also get their mobile phone *service* from the internet and cable provider. But how does Spectrum Mobile compare with other ...


Your Cell Phone Is a Security Threat Hackers Can Use to Steal Your Accounts. Luckily, There's a Fix  Inc.

You can't keep your phone number secret. Here's how to protect yourself.


Rolling Stones fan and Jazz Fest ticket scalper both come out on top  NOLA.com

Jazz Fest refunded the face value of the Rolling Stones tickets, but what if you bought yours from a scalper?


Hundreds of Bounty Hunters Had Access to AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint Customer Location Data for Years  Motherboard

Documents show that bail bond companies used a secret phone tracking *service* to make tens of thousands of location requests.


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 ...


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.


5G smartphones are on the way: Here’s every phone that will support 5G  Digital Trends

Who doesn't want faster access to the internet when out and about? The next generation of mobile internet, 5G — short for “fifth generation” — is on the way, and ...


Cancer Risk and Cell Phones  Healthline

FDA officials say cell phone radiation causes brain tumors in rats but not humans. Here's what other experts think.


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 ...


Cellphone location data from T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint was sold to bail bondsmen  FierceWireless

The mobile operators have pledged to discontinue their relationships with location aggregators. But their pledges are completely voluntary. California is the only ...


Is Spectrum Mobile Worth It? What You Need to Know in 2019  Gotta Be Mobile

Spectrum isn't just for your home Internet or TV anymore. Spectrum Mobile is a cell phone plan that wants to sell you cell *service* from the same company you get ...


Kalamazoo man ends up with shared cell phone number from Boost Mobile  WWMT-TV

Multi-party line telephone systems were widely used until the 1980s and cell phones have never been part of the multi-party line system, but one Kalamazoo ...


Here's how much cellphones have actually changed over the years  INSIDER

Features we might take for granted, like being able to change our background, type with a full keyboard (plus emojis) and send unlimited messages were all ...


As 5G Rollout Nears, the Unending Debate Over Health Effects Is Back  The Wire

Radio-wave exposure is non-ionising. However, whether continuous exposure could lead to more serious health effects is a question many researchers have ...


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 ...


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 ...


Detective’s Death Shows How Cellphone Stores Are Now ‘Easy Target’ for Robberies  The New York Times

The robbery at a T-Mobile store ended in the killing of a detective by “friendly fire.” The stores have joined banks, bodegas, liquor stores and jewelry shops as ...


Musician Jeff Clark Survives Being Hit By A Train  Star2.com

Clark spent weeks in a coma after being hit by a train, and almost a year in various hospitals. A brain injury slowed his speech, his motor skills, his memory.


How to protect yourself from cell phone phishing attacks  Digital Trends

Technology means the world is getting smaller, but it also means it's getting a bit more dangerous. Scams and phishing attacks are on the rise around the world, ...


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, ...


Nobody’s Cellphone Is Really That Secure  The Atlantic

Earlier this week, The New York Times reported that the Russians and the Chinese were eavesdropping on President Donald Trump's personal cellphone and ...


A T-Mobile-Sprint merger would be onerous for California's working families  Los Angeles Times

A proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, the country's third- and fourth-largest wireless operators, would have a profound impact on Californians.


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 ...


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 ...


Cell Phone Taxes and Fees in 2018  Tax Foundation

A typical American household with four wireless phones paying $100 per month for taxable wireless *service* can expect to pay about $229 per year in wireless ...


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.


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.


Do Not Disturb: How I Ditched My Phone and Unbroke My Brain  The New York Times

My name is Kevin, and I have a phone problem. And if you're anything like me — and the statistics suggest you probably are, at least where smartphones are ...


Samsung’s foldable phone is the $1,980 Galaxy Fold  The Verge

Samsung has officially named its foldable phone today as the Galaxy Fold. It's a handset that morphs from a 7.3-inch tablet into a 4.58-inch phone, and uses a ...


VT officials suspected cellphone coverage maps were too good to be true. They were right.  BurlingtonFreePress.com

A state official drove around Vermont wielding six cell phones to test the coverage claims of Verizon, AT&T and other carriers.


Huawei's new foldable phone will top both Apple and Samsung in price, costing around $2600  CNBC

Huawei launched the Mate X foldable 5G smartphone on Sunday, setting up a competition with Samsung over foldable devices.


Samsung's foldable phone is real and opens into a tablet  CNET

The device will use the company's new Infinity Flex Display and be available next year.


AT&T is being criticized for upgrading its phones to 'fake' 5G. Now Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon are piling on.  Washington Post

T-Mobile never wastes an opportunity to roast the competition. So it was only a matter of time before the wireless carrier tweaked AT&T over its decision to ...


What is 5G E? Explaining AT&T’s misleading network on smartphones  Digital Trends

When is 4G not 4G? When it's 5G, of course. AT&T is rebranding potentially millions of 4G LTE smartphones to make it appear as though they are on 5G ...


Cellphone users warned to guard against hackers who try to hijack mobile devices  WLWT Cincinnati

Crooks have figured out ways to steal a person's phone *service*, which can lock out a physical phone.


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.


3 smart ways to boost cell signals inside your home  USA TODAY

Improving your cell *service* is a trial-and-error task, and it's impossible to tell whether these techniques will work unless you try them.


The Rapid Growth of Digital Business in Africa  HBR.org Daily

What the continent's first tech unicorn means for the future.


Study of Cellphone Risks Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link to Cancer, at Least in Male Rats  The New York Times

For decades, health experts have struggled to determine whether or not cellphones can cause cancer. On Thursday, a federal agency released the final results ...


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