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2 hrs ago | CBS News

Kids with cell phones: How young is too young?

It's a question parents have debated for over a decade: At what age should their kids be allowed to have their own cell phones? John Breyault, vice president of public policy, telecommunications and fraud at the National Consumers League, commissioned a study in 2012 that found nearly 60 percent of parents said they offered cell phones to their ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Family, Kids, Marketing

Mon Sep 01, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Apple's Sept 9 announcement likely to overshadow Berlin fair

Berlin's gigantic IFA consumer electronics fair opens this week, with the shadow of Apple looming large even if the iconic US brand traditionally snubs the event.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, iPhone

The Times of India

In UP, community bans mobiles for girls to fight 'love jihad'

The UP vaishya community hopes to keep girls up to Class XII free of mobile phones, and thus less vulnerable to the lures of men from a particular community.

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West Australian

EU urged to convert TV frequencies to mobile broadband

The EU should convert a whole spectrum of television and radio frequencies for use by mobile broadband by around 2020 as smartphone use soars, a report said on Monday.

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Related Topix: World Trade Organization, Financial Services, Cellphones, Electronics

Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn workshop on making most of mobiles

AGE UK Blackburn with Darwen is working with the EE shop in Blackburn, offering a free session for the over 50s on how to make the most of their mobile phone or tablet.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Cellphones, Electronics

3G

5 most exciting mobile phones and smartwatches being unveiled at IFA 2014

IFA 2014 is almost upon us and we're expecting a whole bunch of new devices to be in attendance, in fact there are likely to be so many announcements during the show that it could be hard to keep up, but these are the five things that you won't want to miss.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Cameras

WTNH

A Connecticut shoreline home is boarded up in advance of a storm (file).

This is the season for big storms - Irene three years ago, and Sandy two years ago.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Mashable

After Celebrity Photo Hack, How Safe Is the Cloud?

A trove of celebrity nude images - purportedly of some major celebrities - spread across the web Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, Computer Security, Electronics

Daily Mail

Students 'addicted to mobile phones': Some spending up to ten hours ...

A study found that female students spent an average of ten hours a day texting, emailing and on social media while their male students spent nearly eight Students spend up to ten hours a day on their mobile phones, a study found.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Baylor University

Examiner.com

Putting your best face forward in an HD world

As cameras, from grandma's digital model to your basic cell phone, go HD , more and more people recognize the importance of a flawless face.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

GhanaWeb

Vulganizer jailed five years for robbery

The Takoradi Circuit Court "B" on Thursday sentenced Francis Kojo Armah, a 24-year-old vulganizer to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for robbery.

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KAAL-TV Austin

State Fair Visitors Eat Up Lots of Wireless Data

On top of corn dogs and fried cheese curds, visitors to the Minnesota State Fair are also eating up a lot of wireless data.

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Wiltshire Times

Will Guyatt, Gadget Guy - Why phones and baths don't mix

Who on earth is calling this late, and what could possibly be so urgent that it couldn't possibly wait for a more reasonable hour? Halfway through my bank holiday viewing of The Amazing Spiderman 2 I took a frantic phone call from my friend Mike.

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GigaOM

As Apple prepares the iPhone 6, here's a look at mobile market share

Prior to Apple releasing a new iPhone next month, I wanted to establish a baseline for the types of smartphones people use.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Microsoft, Startups, Cellphones, Electronics, comScore

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Al Bawaba

Seeking an alternate growth driver, Samsung unveils first watch that can make calls without a phone

Samsung said the Gear S will start selling from October. It did not give details on pricing or where it will be available.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics, Cellphones

TechCrunch

Intel's CEO Envisions A Future Where Wearables Don't Look Like...

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich foresees a day when a wearable is no longer seen a one-size-fits-all device that you put on your wrist.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Fashion Week, Cellphones, Electronics, Watches

Daily Wireless

Sprint Offers International Wi-Fi Calling

Sprint will begin offering International Wi-Fi Calling back to the United States at no additional cost starting with an over-the-air software update to Samsung Galaxy S 4 with Sprint Spark rolling out now.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Cellphones, Electronics

CNet News

T-Mobile Fined $819K by FCC for Cell Phone Issues With Hearing Aids

The fine was imposed because T-Mobile harmed consumers by not offering enough cell phone models that are compatible with hearing aids from 2009 to 2010, according to the FCC.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Audiology, Medicine, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cellphones, Electronics, AT&T

The Star Online

Firefight erupts between militants and Philippine peacekeepers in Golan Heights

A firefight erupted on Saturday between a group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Islamist militants who were surrounding their position, the defence chief of the Philippines said.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Cellphones, Electronics

National Journal

Why One West Virginia Town Has Banned Cell Phones

Only four hours west of Washington, there is a town where cell phones and wireless Internet are outlawed.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Green Bank, WV, Astronomy, Science

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