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2 hrs ago | The Red Ferret Journal

Cell Phone Recon - set up your very own NSA operation from your laptop

How would you like to set up your very own security service? You know, like spying on people, keeping tabs on their conversations, all the things our governments enjoy so much right now? You would? Great.


6 hrs ago | Tay AM

Ferry Disaster: Desperate Texts During Sinking

Mobile phone footage and messages from passengers suggest they were advised to stay stay where they were as they vessel listed severely to one side.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Cell Phones, Electronics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Exploding Cell Phone Battery Injures Woman At Hialeah Gym

It's something you hope would never happen to you. Surveillance video shows smoke pouring out of a man's pocket after a cell phone battery exploded.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Hear 2.0

Radio and the Future of Mobile Phones

Project Ara is Google's attempt to make a mobile device where the major components, including the camera, speakers, GPS and other common features of modern smartphones, can be swapped out for new ones, mixing and matching modules to customise the phone to do what the user needs it to do.


Related Topix: Cameras, Speakers

Bellingham Herald

Even in the digital age, what's old is new again for some

Intense, driven, focused on detail, slightly disheveled, the consumer advocate and former presidential candidate has a large electronic footprint on the Internet and social media.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Computers

The Huffington Post

Awesome App Lets Strangers Turn Your Selfies Into Works Of Art

The French Girls app has users upload selfies and post them anonymously to the feed.


Cool Hunting

Ultimate Reality: Augmented reality's next step, tested in a recent...

If you live in New York City, you might have seen big ads for the History Channel's "Vikings" program on bus shelters and phone kiosks; if you've noticed fans waving their cellphones in front of them, it means you've also spotted BPG 's "Ultimate Reality" in action.


Related Topix: Cameras, Arts, Photography

Science Daily

New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions

A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing CO2 emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Unilever pursues Indian villagers with free music on cellphones

Fair and Lovely, a Hindustan Unilever product, is sold at a stop in Mumbai, India.


Related Topix: World News, India, Bollywood, Mobile Marketing, Marketing


Cell phone made for kids coming to market

A new cell phone marketed to children as young as 5 isn't in stores yet, but it's being advertised all over the internet.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Kids, Family, Electronics


UPDATE 1-Pakistan's long awaited 3G, 4G auction draws dismal response

A dismal response in this week's auction for next-generation cellphone spectrum licences means cash-strapped Pakistan will struggle to fund its budget this year, finance and IT ministry officials and telecom industry executives told Reuters.


Bellingham Herald

Poll: Christie regaining, but Clinton trounces entire GOP field

This survey of 1,212 adults was conducted April 7-10 by the Marist Poll sponsored in partnership with McClatchy.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Democrat

Marietta Times

Cell vs. landline

While individuals have long been eschewing traditional landlines in favor of their more mobile counterparts, businesses have been slower to cast off traditional phone service and make the switch to mobile.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Marietta, OH


Ex-Murdoch editor says he played no part in murdered girl phone hacking

Andy Coulson, a former Rupert Murdoch editor, said on Tuesday he had played no part in the hacking of the mobile phone messages of murdered British teenager Milly Dowler, the revelation that led to the closure of the News of the World tabloid.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics


How phones work in flight

The lack of phone calls, texts or social media postings from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has raised a number of questions about how cell phones work on airplanes.


Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

Mon Apr 14, 2014


China's OPPO enters PH cellphone market

China-based OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd officially entered the Philippine market by recently launching the OPPO Find 7, the flagship phone of the Find series.


WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Here s the Message about Texting and Social Media Safety

Parents have been texting me about how to ensure their children and teens stay safe when they send text messages and use social media on their computers and cell phones.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Television

Brandon Sun

Study finds new Samsung phone more durable than recent Android phones, but iPhone has edge

In this March 27, 2014 file photo, an employee shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea.


Related Topix: iPhone, Cell Phones, Electronics, South Korea, World News, Startups, SquareTrade, WebMD

Bad Astronomy Blog

3, 2, 1...Project MERCCURI Blasts Off to the ISS Today

Today, something amazing is headed toward the ISS-microbial life from earth!This moment is the culmination of a citizen science experiment called Project MERCCURI , a collaboration between NASA, UC Davis, SciStarter, and Science Cheerleaders.


Related Topix: Watches, Science / Technology, NASA, Cell Phones, Electronics, Space

ABC News

Invention Loves Collaboration at Milan Show

Collaboration drove invention during Milan's annual International Furniture Show and collateral design week events, yielding the promise of homes without mobile phone chargers, and with more ergonomic seating, table settings fit for Italy's most demanding chefs and sculptures that double as furniture.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Cell Phones, Electronics, Italy, World News,