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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Paper-Container Battery Eyed as Phone Charger in Emergencies

Two Japanese companies plan to sell a battery in a paper container that they say can be used to recharge cellphones during a disaster when the power is out.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

6 hrs ago | WPXI

Proposed cellphone tower in Ligonier Township causing controversy

A proposed cellphone tower is causing controversy in Ligonier Township. Fallen on hard times, the tower would make life a little easier for those who run the Ligonier Valley Cemetery.


7 hrs ago | USA Today

She is not amused: Queen finds cellphone pics troubling

She is not amused: Queen finds cellphone pics troubling The Queen is not amused by the obsession with selfies, U.S. ambassador reports.


Related Topix: Elizabeth Ii, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince Harry

9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Amused? Not Really: Queen misses her subjects amid cellphone picture obsession

The U.S. ambassador to Britain has told Tatler magazine that the Queen finds the obsession with mobile phone images a bit disconcerting.


13 hrs ago | Valley News Live

Consumer Reports: Help for a Dead Cell Phone Battery

Phone batteries always seem to run out when you need them! To the rescue-smart phone cases with a built in battery.


16 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)


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Family, Kids, Marketing

20 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, iPhone

Mon Sep 01, 2014


David Ashton In the era of the old and revered Nokia 5110 GSM...

In the era of the old and revered Nokia 5110 GSM cellphone, they stuck with the same form-factor and interface for quite a while.


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.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, World News, India,

USA Today

Restaurateurs split on phones at the table

After a Craigslist post from an anonymous restaurant manager complaining about customer cellphone use went viral, some chefs talk about how they deal with phones in their dining rooms.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Merrifield, VA

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Cameras

Express India

India 4th most affected by mobile malwares: F-Secure

Growing popularity of smartphones and rising data usage in India is also making the country a favourite among cyber criminals, who are increasingly attacking mobile phones using malware.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Computers


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.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Wireless Design & Development

Cellphone Addiction an Increasingly Realistic Possibility

Women college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones and men college students spend nearly eight, with excessive use posing potential risks for academic performance, according to a Baylor University study on cellphone activity published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions.


Related Topix: Baylor University, Marketing, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

The Miami Herald

WorldCity: Red ink abounds among South Florida exports

Red ink for civilian aircraft, engines and parts, the leading export, down $400.19 million from the same six month period in 2013.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Christian Science Monitor

'Fake democracy'? China tightens restrictions on Hong Kong election

Protesters wave their mobile phones during a rally, after China's legislature ruled out open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader, in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 31. China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society."



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.


Related Topix: Fashion, Fashion Week, Cell Phones, Electronics, Watches


When Bluetooth speakers bank on features

With so many premium portable Bluetooth speakers offering good design, good audio and loud playback, companies have turned to unique functionality to stand out in the crowd.


Related Topix: Speakers, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Wireless

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.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics