Pop quiz: Your trusty GPS leads you and a couple friends to a dark, abandoned warehouse where you promptly lose any signal on your cell phones. Do you: A. Huddle closely together as you navigate the cavernous building’s interior with just a few flashlights to guide you. B. Get out of there as fast as you […]
It only took a few hours for a Nashville jury to convict two former football players accused of raping an unconscious Vanderbilt student in a sickening attack captured on a cell phone video. Read more...
As convenient as cell phones are, sometimes these power-hungry devices let us down right at the worst time. We’re talking about battery life and how short it is in modern cell phones. Sure that’s totally inconvenient sometimes but it could be way worse. Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Cell phones are tracking devices that make phone calls. – Jacob Appelbaum The above line is one of my favorite quotes describing the current world we inhabit. A succinct description...Show More Summary
A lot has changed since 1973. Forty-one years ago, Martin Cooper made the first telephone call on a portable handset, beginning the march to cell phone technology that would free us from decades spent connected to avocado-colored wall phones. Show More Summary
Post by Kiri Blakeley. If you don't think that teachers have one of the hardest jobs in the country these days, then take a look at this video of a teacher being assaulted by a 16-year-old student at a Paterson, New Jersey high school. Show More Summary
Pacific Crest analysts Evan Wilson, who follows Google (GOOGL), and Michael Bowen, who follows T-Mobile US (TMUS), today reiterate their Outperform ratings on both stocks, writing that the rumored development of a cell phone service by Google — an “MVNO” called “Nova” — using the spectrum of T-Mobile and Sprint (S), should be good for [...]
Kim Kardashian shows some skin in the new ‘Famous Person’ commercial for T-Mobile, which will air during the 2015 Super Bowl. In the cell phone commercial, the 34-year-old reality star tackles the serious issue of data stolen by other carriers at the end of each month. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kim Kardashian [...]
Joan Rivers’ daughter Melissa is taking legal action against the New York clinic where a routine procedure resulted in fatal brain damage. With Joan’s physicians preoccupied in taking cell phone photos rather than monitor her vital signs,...Show More Summary
Cell phone game addictions abound in our latest preview from Archie Comics (you know you've been there). Take a look at B&V Friends Comics Double Digest #242!
Cablevision is building a cell phone service that relies entirely on Wi-Fi
Regional cable operator Cablevision is jumping into the mobile fray in a big way this week, and they’re doing it an untraditional way. The new service is 100% based on a network of wifi hotspots: Cell phones without the cell. New York tri-state area cable and broadband provider Cablevision announced the new service today, the Wall Street Journal reports. … [More]
Optimum's Freewheel is a $30 monthly cell phone service that runs exclusively on Wi-Fi hotspots.
Ahighschool freshmaninNewJersey was suspendedandchargedwithassaultafterhebody-slammedhisteachertotheground.Thecausefortheintenseclassroomconfrontation?Theteacherhadearlierconfiscated thestudent’scellphone.Theexchange—caughtonvideobyafellowstudent—showstheunnamedfreshman wrestlingwiththe62-year-oldteacher.
An NYU student caused a mattress fire where his 19-year-old friend was sleeping. As the burn of the flames was recorded on his cell phone, he sung eerily. The victim woke up momentarily at approximately 11 p.m. and attempted to put out the flames, but passed out. Show More Summary
In a relaxing of North Korea's rigid isolation, leader Kim Jong Un is curbing its harsh intolerance of high-tech gadgets and consumer goods, the possession of which could sometimes mean prison or worse. Some 2.4 million North Koreans...Show More Summary
The cell phone maker signs deals with Team Liquid, Cloud9 and TSM.
Police cars mounted with automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) wind their way through the streets of Oakland like a "Snake" game on an old cell phone. Instead of eating up pixels of food, these cameras gobble down thousands of license plates each day. Show More Summary
If you carry a cell phone with GPS, you always know where you are on the planet. But what about inside buildings or even your own home? Knowing if you’re in the kitchen or the living room would be a great feature for home automation systems. Show More Summary
Put down that cell phone! Back away from the Twitter feed! Pope Francis admonished his flock to forego social media in favor of having a real conversation, in person, with loved ones. “The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate and […]