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Improved mobile phone users on Exmoor

MOBILE phone owners and users on Exmoor are set to benefit after improved mobile coverage was announced for England's National Parks.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Mon Jul 21, 2014

PC World

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.


Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, NaviSite


Need to know to get around the Century Crunch? Call 511

A cellphone- and Web-based traffic information service will offer a special feature this weekend to help steer motorists around a bridge-demolition project that will close a stretch of Century Boulevard near Los Angeles International Airport, officials announced today.


Related Topix: Boulevard, CA

Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

Anna Smith of Coeur d'Alene sued the NSA last year, contending that the agency's collection of the data amounts to an illegal search and seizure, prohibited under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, US News, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU

Denver Post

Smartphones ruining dining out? Hardly, say industry pros

Customers snapping photos of food and dawdling on Facebook at meals have slowed table service by an hour over the last 10 years, an anonymous post on Craigslist's "rants & raves" section recently claimed.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Restaurant Management

CBS News

City gets a "No Cellphones" walking lane, for now

We've all run into them on crowded city sidewalks, often literally. Those oblivious individuals who stride down our shared urban walkways while talking or texting, often bumping into strangers, tripping over small children, or having close encounters with local wildlife .


Related Topix: National Geographic

Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads that match their interests.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Marketing


Huntington residents asked to donate old cellphones to soldiers

Suffolk County Legis. William R. Spencer has teamed up with the nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers, and is asking Huntington residents to help troops call home by donating old cellphones.


Related Topix: Huntington, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Cell Phones, Electronics, Non-Profit, Centerport, NY


Governments Around The World Not Thrilled By Microsoft's Layoffs

Just last week, Microsoft announced that they would be cutting as many as 18,000 jobs , most of which will be members of the Nokia cellphone division that Microsoft absorbed once they had bought the company .


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Gadgets

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Low-Cost and Free Cellphone Options for Seniors

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: What are the cheapest cellphone options available today to seniors living on a shoestring budget? I only need it for occasional calls.


Related Topix: AT&T, T-Mobile

Washington Times

Lois Lerner emails reveal gaping open-records loophole

The Lois G. Lerner emails released this month revealed a potentially huge loophole in federal open-records practices when an IRS tech staffer acknowledged that the agency doesn't regularly store - and never checks - instant message chats as official government records.


Related Topix: Tax

The Miami Herald

Coiled to charge

Having declared a moratorium on testing cellphone accessories, we made an exception for the new Une Bobine Stand, Sync and Charging Cable from FuseChicken.


Do the math before upgrading cellphone

Smart consumers know that when a sales pitch involves convoluted math, chances are it's not a good deal.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

ABC News

How the AP-NORC Center Poll Was Conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on finding a doctor and evaluating provider quality was conducted from May 27 to June 18 by NORC at the University of Chicago.


Related Topix: University of Chicago

Florida motorist photographs unusual weather phenomenon over I-75

A Florida motorist captured a strange weather phenomenon on camera this week as storm clouds parted above a busy highway he was driving on.


Related Topix: Brandon, FL

WBIR-TV Knoxville

National initiative helps Clinton revamp its 911 center

National initiative helps Clinton revamp its 911 center Clinton upgraded its 911 Check out this story on A national initiative is helping Clinton's 911 dispatch center get an overdue upgrade.


Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Anderson County, TN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Essence Magazine

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Ban Cell Phones At Their Wedding

Gabrielle Union and fiancA© Dwyane Wade have made a big request of their wedding guests-leave the phones at home! The couple recently sent out wooden wedding invitations for their August 30th nuptials in Miami and TMZ has obtained one .


Related Topix: Wedding

Silicon Alley Insider

Cellphone Users Get Their Own Sidewalk Lane But They're Too Distracted By Their Phones To Even See It

There are bike lanes. There are slow lanes and fast lanes. And now, at least for a little while, there's a lane for cellphone users.


Related Topix: National Geographic

Behavior problems and prenatal exposure to cell phones

Children show an increased risk of learning and behavioral problems if their mothers were heavy cell phone users during pregnancy.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics


NEWTV crew create 'no cellphones' lane on US pavement

The National Geographic team divided a Washington, DC, pavement into two lanes - 'cellphones' and 'no cellphones' - as part of a behavioural science experiment for new series 'Mind Over Masses'.


Related Topix: National Geographic