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CELL PHONE ETIQUETTE

New Tips For Shopping Cellular Services


The best money saving practice for buying new cellular phones and service plans is to buy from a dealer, not through the cellular provider directly. Dealers compete against each other with lower prices than the actual cellular providers do.

The Importance Of Cell Phones In Modern Society


Cell phones have become a necessity for many people throughout the world. The ability to keep in touch with family, business associates, and access to email are only a few of the reasons for the increasing importance of cell phones. Today's technically advanced cell phones are capable of not only receiving and placing phone calls, but storing data, taking pictures, and can even be used as walkie talkies, to name just a few of the available options.

Knowing the difference between Cell Phones and Cell Phone Plans Will Save You Time and Money


Many people go looking for cell phones without too much emphasis being put on the cell phone plans. Many new users who sign up to the different networks have been sold to rather than choosing the best option the suits them. Research is important. Cell phones & plans can be an expensive commodity.

Overview of Cellular Phone Carriers


How many times have you heard of people spending hundreds of dollars on the latest and greatest cell phone only to be disappointed by the bad signal? Dropping calls is another very annoying occurrence with cell phones. You need to look very carefully into the cell phone carrier that you wish to sign up with. You will be signing a contract usually for one year so make sure it?s money well spent.

Camera Phones - Are They The Real Deal?


It's no surprise If you've become interested in the new camera phones being advertised by cellular service providers on television. They have quickly become one of the fastest selling technologies in U.S. history and are well on their way to becoming one of the must have cellular phone accessories. Almost 6 million cellular phone users within the United States now have camera phones. Surprisingly this number is extremely low when compared to Japan where the camera cellular phone has become a trademark in almost all of the cellular phones. Don't be alarmed though, camera cell phones are here to stay in the United States and with the cellular phone providers making it easier and cheaper to mass produce them an estimated 50 to 90 percent of U.S. cell-phones will contain built-in cameras by 2007, according to market research.

Should Your Teenage Have A Cellular Phone?


The time has come and your teenager has asked for one but you're not sure if you should supply one or not. No were not talking about a car. This is the digital age we mean the cellular phone. Perhaps no other decision has caused so much alarm and grief (aside from a credit card) then if you should give your teenage their own cellular phone. The cellular phone companies would advocate for allowing your teenage the use of a cell phone. And certainly there is merit to that suggestion. After all teenagers can use the cell phone in times of emergency such as breaking down on the side of the road or needing a ride home. Don't forget that nearly half of today's teenagers already have a cell phone. Leaving your teenager without one could affect their cool factor with their friends and other teenagers. There probably exist many other emergency situations in which your loved one would need a cell phone.

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Cell Phone Abuse - Tips to Curb Employee Abuse


Looking for a way to save your enterprise or government organization tens of thousands of dollars a month or more on wireless mobile communication use? First off, it?s going to take some discipline and innovative management for your cellular communication services to become more cost efficient and less prone to abuse. Cell phone and handheld usage can bleed a corporation?s IT communications funding dry without so much as a turn of the head, or at least until it?s too late.

Short Messaging Service (SMS) for Enterprise Messaging


SMS for Enterprise Messaging ? Value added services

Why Mobile SMS/Text Messaging?


What is Mobile SMS/ Test Messaging?

Advantages and Disadvantages of Prepaid Cell Phones


We are constantly seeing advertisements on TV promoting cell phones and cell phones carriers with what they call great introductory offers if you sign up with them on their network.

Satellite Phones: Essential for the Marine Industry


With more offshore fishing boats taking customers further out into the deep blue ocean in search of Billfish, Tunas and others, satellite phones are quickly becoming an essential for all offshore fishing and boating enthusiasts.

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Google's Fi was never a wireless disruptor because *service* was limited to a few phones. Now Google is opening up Fi to the iPhone and more Androids.


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Could you actually ditch your smartphone for a year? Vitaminwater wants to find out, and it's willing to part with $100,000 if someone can rise to the challenge.


Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They're Not Keeping It Secret  New York Times

Dozens of companies use smartphone locations to help advertisers and even hedge funds. They say it's anonymous, but the data shows how personal it is.


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A warning alarm on cancer epidemiology: Research on evaluation of radio frequency electromagnetic fields of IARC's Monograph 102 - Press Release  Digital Journal

Anthony B. Miller, L. Lloyd Morgan and others published a research paper, “Cancer epidemiology update, following the 2011 IARC evaluation of radiofrequency ...


When Should Schools Be Able To Seize And Search A Student's Phone?  WNPR News

School districts across the state have varying practices on when and whether school officials should seize and search a student's phone. Now, there's an.


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Clothing embedded with tiny solar cells the size of a flea can allow wearers to generate electricity on the move and charge items like mobile phones and ...


New Sculpture Reflects Our Modern Obsession with Cell Phones  My Modern Met

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The Last Independent Mobile OS  Motherboard

Alternative mobile operating systems have come and gone over the years, but only Sailfish has survived the iOS and Android duopoly.


California text tax: California considers a tax on text messages  CBS News

Regulators to vote on surcharge to bolster state program that helps make phone *service* affordable for poor people.


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Cuba takes another step toward Internet opening with mobile data service  AL DIA News

Cuba, one of the world's most isolated countries in terms of Internet connectivity, on Thursday took another step toward greater openness with the activation of ...


California reverses course on plan to tax text messages  NBC News

The California Public Utilities Commission said it would not tax residents' cell phone plans, walking back a proposal to add a new monthly fee on texting.


Suspects target 2 Kent County cell phone stores  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

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Couple 'frightened' after Samsung phones fail to connect to 911 on Freedom Mobile  CBC News

Samsung is investigating why a Windsor couple couldn't connect to emergency services.


State minister tweets 'mobile tax policy' for foreign visitors  DAWN.com

Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Tuesday announced the 'mobile tax policy' for foreign visitors after the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) ...


Stolen mobile phone helps cops bust gang of dacoits  Times of India

Nagpur: The mistake of trying to use a stolen mobile, by alleged mastermind Nitesh Mahure alias Nitya, led to the arrest of the gang that had gone on .


Explainer: The how-to of registering mobile devices for people returning to (or visiting) Pakistan  DAWN.com

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Charging mobile phone electrocutes Indonesian girl to death during lightning strike  The Straits Times

A young girl apparently died from electrocution on Wednesday, when lightning struck Sanja village in Bogor regency, West Java.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


Here's how to block robocalls on iPhone and Android  Fox News

Unwanted calls are often harmless but some are after your credit card information, IDs or passwords. All are a distraction and a waste of your time.


Govt’s new mobile tax policy stirs criticism  The Nation

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has followed the Turkish model for the new mobile tax policy for foreign visitors by allowing only one duty-free mobile phone set.


If You Give Up Your Phone And Only Use This For A Year, You Can Win Rs 72 Lakh As Prize  India Times

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Proposed California Text Tax Infuriates Cell Phone Users  The Inquisitr News

OMG! Cell phone users in California are in disbelief that state regulators want to tax their text messages. A new surcharge proposed by the California Public ...


Can you survive on a $10-a-month cellphone plan? I tried Unreal Mobile to find out  USA TODAY

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ASUS ROG Phone review: A few stumbles can't stop this gaming-phone heavyweight  Android Police

Smartphones have achieved the ridiculous level of market penetration they have thanks in no small part to their universal utility: While in the... by Stephen ...


Tax filers number increases to 1.4m  DAWN.com

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5G: The Complete WIRED Guide  WIRED

Here's everything you'll ever want to know about the spectrum, millimeter wave technology, and on why 5G could give China an edge in the AI race.


Surveillance photos show T-Mobile cell phone store robbery  WDTN.com

The store's camera images show group of four, armed men, all wearing masks or face coverings. A gun can be clearly seen in one of the surveillance photos.


T-Mobile and Sprint: What the merger means for you and your cellphone bill  USA TODAY

The potential shift from four major U.S. wireless carriers to three could lead to big changes to your cellphone plans and *service*. On Sunday, T-Mobile and Sprint ...


Here’s hope for shorter security lines at MIA  Miami Herald

A high-tech “queue management system” to be installed at Miami International Airport promises to reduce long lines at security checkpoints.


UNREAL Mobile review: How good can a $10/month cell phone plan be?  AndroidGuys

a month for cell phone *service*? Sounds too good to be true, right? We spent the last month with UNREAL Mobile to find out if its the real deal.


Pay duty on more than one mobile: Fawad  The Nation

ISLAMABAD (INP): Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday said overseas Pakistanis will have to pay duty if they bring more than one mobile phone to ...


Best Cell-Phone Plans for Seniors  ConsumerReports.org

Getting older has its benefits, especially if you're looking to save some money on your wireless cell-phone *service*. In early May, Sprint rolled out a new offer for ...


Teens' cell phone use linked to memory problems  Science News for Students

A new study suggests teens who get more exposure to cell-phone radiation — and hold their phones up to their right ear — do worse on one type of memory ...


Is Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile a good deal?  Philly.com

Comcast, often criticized for its rising bills and fees, has one of the best deals for cellphone *service* on the market, especially if you don't use a lot of data.


Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile stop sharing real-time cell phone location data  ZDNet

(Image: file photo). A senator has strongly criticized three of the US' largest cell carriers that have not promised to stop selling their customers' real-time location ...


Insurance protection is best accessory for your smartphone  Moneycontrol.com

Mobile protection policies compensate for the loss incurred due to any accidental means such as theft, screen damage, and water damage.


T-Mobile and Sprint merger could cool cell-phone wars, which have benefited customers  USA TODAY

NEW YORK — A $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint would unite the cell-phone carriers that have have battled for customers by abandoning ...


Rich Communication Service coming to India  Deccan Chronicle

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Police arrest 2 men in connection with cellphone store theft  KGO-TV

You've seen those dash and grab thefts at cellphone stores, now, police in the North Bay say they caught up with two of the thieves.


My Cell Phone Number Was Stolen. It Nearly Ruined My Life  Money Magazine

Multiple people share what it was like having their identities stolen during an ongoing cell phone hijacking scheme at T-Mobile.


The new phones that are stuck in the past  BBC News

These sleek, downgraded cell phones are meant to promote mental wellbeing – by turning the clock back to the pre-smartphone era.


McLeod Software Releases Version 18.2 of LoadMaster® Enterprise and PowerBroker® and Version 18 of DocumentPower™ Enterprise and FlowLogix  PR Web

Today McLeod Software is releasing Version 18.2 of its industry leading LoadMaster™ Enterprise and PowerBroker™ software solutions, as well as Version 18 ...


5G is almost here — here’s how everyone’s getting ready  The Verge

5G is coming, and it's going to have a massive impact on almost every facet of how we use technology, with faster speeds and lower latency theoretically ...


How Would a T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Affect Your Cellphone Bill?  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — T-Mobile's proposed merger with Sprint would create a new national wireless giant capable of taking on Verizon and AT&T. The combined ...


Kevin Hart: Fans kicked out for using mobile phones at gigs  BBC News

Kevin Hart has split opinion as a "zero tolerance" mobile phone ban at his UK gigs left some people out of pocket. Fans were left frustrated with the US ...


Drop that phone: It's now illegal to hold your mobile device while driving in Georgia  USA TODAY

It's now illegal to hold your phone while driving in the state of Georgia, part of a sweeping hands-free law that went into effect Sunday. Reading from a phone or ...


Did Shankar's Pakshirajan of '2.0' commit suicide for fake cause?  Onmanorama

Shankar's '2.0' begins with a wide shot of a vast open field in orange-pink twilight. From a distance we can see an old man walking towards a giant mobile ...


Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents, study finds  Science Daily

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Ironically, tech will save us from the horror of Cell Phone Courtesy Month  Digital Trends

July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month, and while we could probably all do with being a little more considerate with our phone use, it's exciting advancements in tech ...


China’s biggest cellphone company censors content — even in the United States  The Washington Post

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Commerce recommended the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) deny a license to China Mobile, the state-run ...


How to Get a Better Cell Phone Signal in Your Home  Gizmodo

While a lot of the stuff you do with your phone will involve wifi, the essential functions of a phone—the calling and the texting—still rely on a connection to a cell ...


Cellphone technology developed to detect HIV: New, affordable mobile device could aid people in developing countries  Science Daily

Investigators have designed a portable and affordable mobile diagnostic tool, utilizing a cellphone and nanotechnology, with the ability to detect HIV viruses and ...


How you could save hundreds of dollars on your cell phone bill  CNBC

The cost of a cell phone plan is dropping, but you may still be paying more than you need to, especially if you're with the big four: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and ...


What was that ‘presidential alert’ test that appeared on your cell phone today?  The Seattle Times

A tone sounded on cellphones across the country at 11:18 a.m. Pacific time, similar to that of an Amber Alert or flood-watch warning. It was the first test of the ...


No, mobile phones still won’t give you brain cancer  New Scientist News

We are so glued to our phones that people can't seem to stop worrying that they give you cancer – but if they did, we would have seen a massive increase in ...


Palm (2018) Review  Digital Trends

It has been eight years since Palm — the company behind popular Personal Digital Assistants (PDA) — became defunct, and now it's back. This time, Palm is ...


Study Links Cell Phones to Rat Tumors Without Judging Human Risk  Bloomberg

Researchers found a link between mobile phone radiation and cancerous tumors in rats, adding to the ongoing inquiry into whether the devices pose a risk to ...


Cellphone users worry their mobile-device habit can get out of hand  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Surveys find that Americans, on average, check their phones once every 12 minutes. But one in 10 users checks every four minutes.


Some restaurants are banning cell use at their tables  CBS News

In an effort to get diners to talk to each other, some restaurants say mobile phones are off the menu.


Exclusive: Charter’s launching a wireless service called Spectrum Mobile, and we have all the details  BGR

We've known for a while that Charter is planning on launching its own cell plans, following on the success that Comcast has had with Xfinity Mobile. BGR has ...


T-Mobile Cyber Monday deals are live: Get your free iPhones, Galaxy, LG and OnePlus phones now  CNET

The savings are real, but as always, there's a catch. You'll need to open up a new line and trade in an eligible device.


The first commercial cell phone call was made 35 years ago today  Quartz

With 95% of Americans owning a cellphone, it can feel like we've been calling, texting, and tweeting on the go forever. But the infrastructure supporting our ...


Teenagers could be damaging their memory by using mobile phones, according to this study  Business Insider

Regular use of cell phones can be dangerous, according to research conducted by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute — the radiation has been ...


Almost Half Of all Cell Phone Calls Will Be Spam by Next Year, Tech Security Firm Warns  TIME

Nearly half of all cell phone calls made next year will be spam calls, according to a tech firm. First Orion, which provides caller ID and call blocking services, ...


You can't buy every phone you want from AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint: Here's why  CNET

Some of the world's best phones don't ever make it to your carrier store.


Visualizing vitals through video  Penn State News

Researchers from Penn State and Johns Hopkins University are working to develop additional capabilities by capturing vital signs of patients in ...


eBay offers low-cost wireless plans to go with your phone purchase  Engadget

eBay is a popular marketplace for cell phones, and now the company wants to give purchasers the option of pairing those devices with a cellular plan when they ...


13 Ways Your Cell Phone Affects Your Body and Mind  Reader's Digest

We rely on our smartphones a lot. And because of that, they could be hurting our health.


Massive study into link between cell phones and cancer is almost immediately irrelevant  New Atlas

After over 10 years of research, the National Toxicology Program has released its report into the effects of radio frequency radiation on animals. The results ...


Here are the best cell phone plans right now  Android Authority

In the current mobile phone industry, finding the right phone and provider is just step one — then you need to the best phone plan to suit your needs. That can be ...


Best Freedom Mobile Cell Phone Plans  WhistleOut Canada

Find out about the very best cell phone plans Best Freedom Mobile Cell Phone Plansoffers today. WhistleOut compares all the carriers' cell phone plans so you ...


Police called after Black man tried to buy cell phones at T-Mobile after fake robbery call  TheGrio

A man trying to buy a cell phone at T-Mobile was ordered face down on the concrete and made to crawl to cops after someone called the police to report a fake ...


Simon Cowell hasn't used his mobile phone for 10 months, says it's 'so good for my mental health'  CNBC

Television producer and reality TV show judge Simon Cowell hasn't used his mobile phone in almost a year — and he told a U.K.-based publication that it's ...


Charter Communications launches cell-phone service in Louisville  Louisville Business First

The *service* pairs Spectrum WiFi hotspots with Verizon's 4G-LTE network.


How to deal with cell phone dead zones in your house  Popular Science

You've just moved into a lovely new house complete with everything you ever wanted—except the ability to call anyone. If you don't seem to get a cell signal ...


Top Freedom Mobile Cell Phone Deals  WhistleOut Canada

Article Summary. The best iPhone deal on Freedom Mobile is the iPhone X (64GB) for $0 down and $85/month. The best Android deal is on the Samsung ...


How hackers are hijacking your cellphone account  NBCNews.com

Fraudsters have figured out how to bypass two-factor authentication on your online accounts — by hijacking your phone number.


World’s Largest Mobile Phone Factory Opens in India  Bloomberg

Samsung Electronics Co. opened the world's largest mobile phone factory in India, in a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship program to lure investors ...


How to Save Money With a Cheap Cell-Phone Service  ConsumerReports.org

Cheap cell-phone services can be a great deal, but before you switch, be sure to do your homework. Consumer Reports explains what you need to know to ...


Cell Phone-Account Fraud  ConsumerReports.org

Consumers have a new privacy threat to worry about. It's known as cell-phone account fraud, where crooks open up a phony cell-phone account in your name ...


What the T-Mobile Merger With Sprint Means for Consumers  ConsumerReports.org

T-Mobile and Sprint Sunday unveiled a deal to merge in a bid to better compete with AT&T and Verizon, a move that also would shrink the number of major ...


Top PC Mobile Cell Phone Deals  WhistleOut Canada

PC Mobile's network is available across Canada and includes affordable nationwide talk, text, and even data on prepaid plans. Phone selection is limited but ...


Sprint 55 vs. T-Mobile 55+ vs. Consumer Cellular: Which Is Best?  Tom's Guide

Although they may merge in the near future, both Sprint and T-Mobile have launched dueling unlimited data plans aimed at customers 55 years and older.


Victory! Supreme Court Says Fourth Amendment Applies to Cell Phone Tracking  EFF

The Supreme Court handed down a landmark opinion today in Carpenter v. United States, ruling 5-4 that the Fourth Amendment protects cell phone location ...


Here's what the new unlimited data plans will do for prices  USA TODAY

Sprint teases customers with a one-week offer of an unlimited data plan for $15 a month. Verizon takes a different path with a higher-priced unlimited plan for ...


The very real risks posed by Trump’s use of a cellphone  The Washington Post

To hear Politico tell it, President Trump's use of government-issued cellphones defies practices meant to minimize the risk of them being compromised.


The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation  Forbes

Do mobile phones (cell phones) emit harmful radiation or electromagnetic fields? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, ...


Sprint touts its cell coverage in ads but tells FCC it can’t match competitors  Chicago Sun-Times

Sprint boasts to consumers about its cell coverage but tells the FCC it can't match competitors unless it's allowed to merge with T-Mobile.


FreeUP Mobile: New service can cut your cell phone bill to $0!  Hamilton Journal News

There's a brand new wireless provider that may be able to help you lower or even eliminate your monthly cell phone bill. FreeUP Mobile says it combines a ...


VERIFY: Can cell phone usage at gas pumps cause explosions?  WUSA9.com

A WUSA9 viewer came across an article that claims a car exploded at a gas station after parents let their kids play a mobile game on a cell phone.


4 Seniors: Cheap cell phone plans  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – While unlimited high-speed data, video streaming and mobile hot spot are now standard for most cell phone plans today, there are still a ...


T-Mobile Simple Global: The Best Cell Phone Plan for Travelers Just Got Even Better  Condé Nast Traveler

T-Mobile's newly improved Simple Global *service* gives you free, unlimited data in more than 200 countries.


T-Mobile, Sprint agree to merge as America's national wireless carriers shrink from 4 to 3  USA TODAY

T-Mobile and Sprint are combining in a deal that would create a bigger No. 3 cellular carrier in the U.S., but could also signal the end of an era of aggressive ...


T-Mobile, Sprint customers will be fine if the deals keep coming  USA TODAY

Competition was great for this reporter's cell phone bill. A T-Mobile-Sprint deal would take one big carrier out of the mix.


Mobile phones and cancer—misleading headlines fail to mention rats  Medical Xpress

Mobile phones are in the news following the release of results from a US research programme that tested if a certain type of radiation given off by phones can ...


Asus Rog Phone Review  Digital Trends

Is a gaming smartphone only something a mobile gamer should consider buying? In the case of the Asus ROG Phone, the good news is the device is so capable ...





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