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3 hrs ago |

Using Technology To Fix The Texting-While-Driving Problem

Driving while distracted by your phone is a nationwide problem. A new proposed phone function from Apple could play a big role in helping teens and adults avoid accidents.


7 hrs ago | Science Daily

Your T-shirt's ringing: Printable tiny flexible cell phones for clothes?

A new version of 'spaser' technology being investigated could mean that mobile phones become so small, efficient, and flexible they could be printed on clothing.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, CPU, Science / Technology

11 hrs ago | India Talkies

Cellphones bringing 'reading revolution' in poor countries -

Washington, April 24: A new report has revealed that the spread of mobile technologies that have made books more accessible than ever before and thus bringing a "reading revolution."


15 hrs ago | Reuters

Apple's sales boom in communist Vietnam

Communist Vietnam is suddenly Apple Inc's hottest market after its sales growth tripled in the first three months of the year, a rate five times faster than in India where it is spending heavily in a battle for market share.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone, Cell Phones, Electronics

18 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Verizon 1Q profit surges on Vodafone-related gains

The largest U.S. cellphone carrier completed its acquisition of the 45 percent stake in its wireless division from British cellphone carrier Vodafone Group PLC in February.


Related Topix: Vodafone Group, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom

19 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Nokia says India plant unlikely to be part of Microsoft deal

Nokia said that due to an ongoing tax dispute its Indian mobile phone handset plant was unlikely to be included in a deal due to be concluded on Friday for the sale of its global handset business to Microsoft .


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Ansonia, CT

23 hrs ago | Reuters

Indonesia smartphone sales could fall 50 percent under tax plan: association

The Indonesian representatives of Apple Inc, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and other members of a local industry group said smartphone sales could fall by as much as 50 percent if the government imposes a tax on luxury models.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Outdoor Life

Survival Gear: 5 Ways Your Cell Phone Can Save You

Mobile communication has become so commonplace in our modern lives that we often don't recognize it for its tremendous value in an emergency.


Hampton Roads Daily Press

Peninsula startup plans to launch app for free World Cup score updates

A barely 5-month-old Peninsula startup plans to debut its "missed call" subscriber platform for free text-message updates during the World Cup in Brazil in June.


Related Topix: Newport News, VA, Hampton, VA, Cell Phones, Electronics, Wake Forest University, Christopher Newport University

Nanaimo Daily News


There are plenty of minimalist films out there. And then there's the tiny sub-genre of the truly, ultra-minimalist films: One character.


Related Topix: Buried, Celebrities, Ryan Reynolds, Bluetooth

The News Tribune

Venezuela's economic crisis catches up with malls

In this Jan. 28, 2014 photo, a shoe display sits empty inside a store at the Tolon Mall in Caracas, Venezuela.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

92.9 Y93

Colonoscopy patient's cell phone records comments during surgery

So what do doctors chat about after you've gone under anesthestic? You may not want to know, according to a lawsuit picked up by Courthouse News Service .


Related Topix: Weird

USA Today

Edmunds:The key to simplifying your life

After a long and brutal winter it was easy to wonder if spring would ever come. But, yesterday while walking the park I noticed tiny buds on some trees and daffodils swaying in the warm 75-degree breeze.


Related Topix: Weather, Autos

Express India

DGCA allows in-flight use of mobile phones, tablets on flight mode

Latest DGCA move would put India on par with a handful of other countries which allow the use of mobiles while on board.


Mirfield Today

Prison nurse who had sex with rapist in HMP Wakefield is struck off

Andrew McCaren/Ross Parry Picture shows prison officers Karen Cosford, 47, one of five prison officers charged in a plot to smuggle mobile phones into a Wakefield to a convicted rapist Brian McBride at Wakefield maximum security jail, also Cosford is alleged to have had a sexual relationship with the rapist Also charged are Jacqueline Flynn, 46, ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Cell Phones, Electronics, Maximum Security, State Prisons

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Robert De Niro Posts First Vine Video

Robert De Niro may be a veteran actor with plenty of experience under his belt, but he apparently can still learn something new.


Related Topix: iPhone

Gardai to target motorists using mobile phones

They said that in the first three months of this year, nearly 10,000 people were detected holding a mobile phone while driving.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Tue Apr 22, 2014


90% of U.S. Vacationers Don't Leave Home Without Their Cellphones

In the U.S., a whopping 90% of travelers say they use their cellphones while on vacation, according to a survey by TripAdvisor released Wednesday.


Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist


Phone buyers are hanging up on subsidies, AT&T says

Installment plans for cellphones are starting to squeeze out the time-honored practice of paying a subsidized price up front, AT&T says.


Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Versant

Is this the death of Nokia?

THE once-mighty mobile maker could disappear forever after leaked documents hint how Microsoft is planning to throw the brand on the history heap.


Related Topix: Wireless, Telecom, Nokia, Tellme, iPod, Cell Phones, Electronics