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2 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

MP calls for trial of phone-free beaches

We need to put down our mobile offices, and where better to do that than Bournemouth beach, says Tobias Ellwood as he calls for "quiet zones" on seafront PROPOSALS to introduce mobile-free zones on parts of Bournemouth beach have been put forward by Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood.

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Related Topix: BBC, Cellphones, Electronics

6 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

Yarriambiack Shire offers mobile phone black spot plea to Federal Government

YARRIAMBIACK Shire Council has ramped up its fight against mobile phone black spots with a plea to the Federal Government.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

11 hrs ago | International Business Times

HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update Roll Out, Introducing the HTC One Remix

Similar to Android updates, some users may receive the notification while others may have to wait for their carriers to finish testing and release the final software.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Cellphones, Electronics

15 hrs ago | Z100

Girl's Cell Phone Catches Fire While Under Her Pillow

I can't lie, I've fallen asleep with my phone tucked comfortably under my pillow.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

17 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Police want to speak to 'selfie' man after mobile phone stolen in Newcastle nightclub

The man, in his 40s, got into difficulty after jumping into the water at the Fish Quay in North Shields at around 5.30pm on Saturday Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Police Officers would like to speak this man over the theft from LQ nightclub in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Electronics, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom,

21 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Telcos must deliver promised internet speed for 80 usage time TRAI

Telecom operators offering mobile internet services have to ensure that the minimum download speed specified in their data plans is available to subscribers for not less than 80% of usage time from August 23. "Every service provider shall, in all its wireless data plans, indicate the minimum download speed available to the consumers," as per latest ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Cellphones, Electronics

Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

Congress OKs unlocking phones from carriers

Sick of your wireless carrier but unwilling to give up your phone to make the switch? Pretty soon you'll have other options thanks to a bill just passed by Congress.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, AT&T, DMCA News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

Is this the world's first cell phone? Film from 1938 shows...

The mystery of how a woman could have been filmed while using a modern cell phone back in 1938 seems to have finally been solved.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

WPTV Local News

App snaps photo of suspected cell phone thief

On July 17, someone took a Samsung Galaxy Exhibit from a Buick Le Sabre parked at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center Family Health Center, 300 Parkview Place.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Business Opportunities Weblog

World's First Mobile Phone?

People have been trying to create a portable phone since Alexander Graham Bell first attempts.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Bloomberg

Smartphone Freedom -- What if 114,000 Petitioned for Immigration Reform?

Congress, deadlocked for many months over federal spending, taxes and debt, agreed on one thing today: Smartphone owners should be able to unlock their devices - switching wireless carriers after their service contracts expire - with a simple software code.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Cellphones, Electronics, Hillary Clinton

Ubergizmo

Samsung Shoots Sunrise To Sunset Film On Galaxy S5

The mobile phone has certainly come a long way since it was first introduced to the market a few decades ago.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Gadgets

Hot Air

Study: Law banning cell phones while driving doesn't reduce accident rate

But are they really saving themselves? Though the laws are largely noncontroversial, they're also hard to enforce, and increasingly look ineffective, according to studies of their real-life track records.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Colorado School of Mines, US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

Obama To Sign Bill Making It Legal To Unlock Your Cell Phone

JANUARY 23: Obsucred by guests' mobile phone cameras, U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks before taking questions during a reception for about 250 mayors from across the country in the East Room of the White House January 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Russia Taday

Legislation allowing US consumers to unlock their cell phones clears Congress

The US House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation on Friday that would allow consumers to "unlock" their cell phones in order to switch wireless networks.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, DMCA News

Examiner.com

Cell phone explodes: Texas teen's Samsung phone catches fire under her pillow

A Texas teenager woke up in the middle of the night when she smelled something burning, but she wasn't sure exactly what it was.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Brandon Sun

Ontario judge to hear Charter challenge on privacy issues raised by Telus, Rogers

An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to release cellphone information of about 40,000 to 50,000 customers as part of an investigation.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Electronics

News Times

Sikorsky union chief accused of

The top official of the union representing Sikorsky Aircraft Co. employees has been accused by an independent review board of embezzling at least $13,000 in union funds.

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Related Topix: Sikorsky Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Electronics, Stratford, CT, Bridgeport, CT

Click2Houston

3 men caught on camera in cell phone store robbery

Police have released surveillance video in the hopes of catching three men wanted in an armed robbery of a cell phone store last week.

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The Economist

Siemens: Fixing the German dynamo

LIVED companies can change radically over time. Nokia, for example, began in 1865 as a pulp mill; recently it sold its mobile-phone business to Microsoft and now it mainly makes networking equipment.

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Related Topix: Siemens AG, Microsoft, Electronics

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