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1 hr ago | PC Magazine
Folks can use their cell phones only on a special segment of pavement in the Yangrenjie Scenic Spot in Chongqing. The proliferation of smartphones has led to a global pandemic: Folks are often too distracted by their handsets to properly navigate crowded sidewalks.
5 hrs ago | Reuters
British mobile phone retailer Phones 4u [PHONE.UL] is seeking administrators, putting 5,596 jobs in jeopardy, after the country's biggest mobile operator EE joined Vodafone in not renewing its network agreement. The contract with EE, which comprises T-Mobile and Orange, was crucial to Phones 4u's future after it lost Vodafone's contract earlier this month, leaving the company with EE as its only partner.
5 hrs ago | EETimes
Governments around the world must agree to release spectrum in harmonized millimeter wave bands for 5G cellular services, according to a leading researcher in the field. The US has taken some, but not enough, steps in this direction, said Theodore Rappaport, director of NYU Wireless here.
9 hrs ago | Ashbourne News Telegraph
A third video clip has been put on the Staffordshire Police YouTube as part of their campaign to reduce the number of mobile phone thefts. It is a common sight to see a group of people in a pub, club or restaurant with their mobile phones on a table.
13 hrs ago | South Yorkshire Times
A father-of-two has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after police uncovered his drug dealing operation. Brian Waugh, aged 24, of Staveley Street, Edlington, was snared by officers who stopped him in the street and discovered he had 18 bags of cocaine.
In a country with a population as large as China's , unique solutions are sometimes needed for pedestrian management. With the practice of texting while walking becoming increasingly common, the city of Chongqing recently came up with an idea that may seem ridiculous at first, but could catch on: separate cell phone lanes for pedestrians.
Options abound for selling used mobile phones If you're interested in trading up, here are ways to cash in on your existing phone Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://www.dailyworld.com/story/news/2014/09/14/options-abound-selling-used-mobile-phones/15638027/ The iPhone 6, at left, and iPhone 6 plus during a last week's product release in Cupertino, Calif. Selling your old phone online or to companies that buy back used models can often offer a better return than your wireless provider.
UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u said it is seeking the appointment of administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers after its key partner EE notified the company that it would not be renewing its network agreement. The contract, which ends in September next year with the UK's biggest mobile operator EE - which comprises T-Mobile and Orange, was crucial to the business for Phones 4u after it lost a similar contract with Vodafone Group Plc earlier this month.
Mobile tracking has to be instituted in this case if there is an opportunity to do so.
Annual seizures of mobile phones from federal prisoners have more than doubled in recent years as correctional officials try to prevent their clandestine use in drug trafficking and organized crime. Officials confiscated 137 phones from inmates across the country through the first 10 months of the fiscal year, according to the latest numbers from the Correctional Service of Canada.
Annual seizures of mobile phones from federal prisoners have more than doubled in recent years as correctional officials try to prevent their clandestine use in drug trafficking and organized criminal activities. The Correctional Service of Canada says officials confiscated 137 phones from inmates through the first 10 months of the fiscal year.
Congress candidate for Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency Narendra Ravat allegedly clicked a selfie on his mobile phone as a mark of "protest" and sent across a message of "angst and frustration" felt by the people of his constituency due to the "man-made floods" from the Vishwamitri river. As he emerged from the polling booth at Railway Colony in Nava Yard area of the city around 9:45 am on Saturday, with the Congress in his left hand, he seemed to be taking a photograph of himself on his cell phone in an act of what appeared to be a recreation of what PM Narendra Modi had done during the Lok Sabha election on April 30, 2014.
A cell, sometimes known as a "cell site," is a term used to describe a site where antennas and electronic communications equipment are placed, usually on a radio mask, tower or other high place to create a cell in a cellular network. The elevated structure typically supports antennas, and one or more sets of transmitter/receiver transceivers, digital signal processors, control electronics, a GPS receiver for timing, primary and backup electrical power sources and sheltering.
Assa Abloy, the world's largest lock maker, is negotiating partnerships with mobile-phone companies as new software for Apple and Google devices will allow users to open doors with their smartphones. "This industry is rapidly becoming electronic, but you still need a lock," chief executive Johan Molin said in an interview in the Stockholm headquarters of the company with a market value of $19bn.
There's a reason "do the math" has all but disappeared from popular culture -- with online calculators, who needs to do the math? Crunched: A nurse making $85,000 a year in Chicago is considering a move to New Haven, Conn., to be closer to family. Want to reconsider? To maintain the same standard of living in New Haven, he would have to earn $95,288.
A power outage stemming from a Southern California Edison system failure in Silver Canyon cut off cell phone service for AT&T customers and KIBS/KBOV radio in Bishop. Phone calls to Edison seeking information on the outage were not returned as of press time Friday.
From the brick-like Motorola to today's concerns about spying, Elizabeth Woyke's fascinating book traces the history of smartphones The first cellphone prototype, the Motorola DynaTAC, was the approximate size and shape of a loaf of Calabrese bread. By today's standards, it was a behemoth, but at the time , it looked like a sleek, seductive portent of the future.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:23 pm
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