cell phones


If adults use their phones more than teens, then who's "addicted"?

Jan 27, 2014
One teen says "Look at the data." Not on your phone.
Posted In: Youth Radio, cell phones, teenagers

Mobile messaging is more popular than ever. But not TEXT messaging.

Jan 15, 2014
Messaging is driving a huge spike in mobile use. But text messaging has actually decreased. So what gives?
Posted In: mobile, cell phones, text messaging, apps

T-Mobile tries to make plan-changing painless

Jan 9, 2014
Cellular phone carriers like T-Mobile offer incentives to switch networks, but for some consumers it's too much of a hassle.
Posted In: T-Mobile, AT&T, cell phones

2014 is not the year to text while driving

Dec 27, 2013
California, Illinois, and Oregon are just three of the states changing their hands-free, cell phone driving rules next year.
Posted In: cell phones, distracted driving

Why are cell phone carriers rejecting the 'kill switch'?

Dec 11, 2013
The 'kill switch' is an anti-theft technology designed for cell phones. But not everyone is on board. Now the Attorney General of New York wants to know why.
Posted In: cell phones, kill switch

The latest technological advance in the fight against malaria? The cell phone

Dec 11, 2013
A researcher at Harvard shows sometimes tracking cell phones can be a good thing.
Posted In: malaria, cell phones

T-Mobile CEO announces international call service, says his competition 'sucks' and is 'bloated'

Oct 10, 2013
T-Mobile CEO John Legere discusses his company's plans
Posted In: T-Mobile, cell phones

We check our phones over 100 times a day

Oct 8, 2013
In a 12-hour day, that's about once every six and a half minutes.
Posted In: cell phones

FAA eases its rules on using electronic devices on planes

Sep 25, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration is relaxing the rules on electronic device use during takeoff and landing.
Posted In: Tech, cell phones, mobile, electronics, FAA, airplane, airports

Want to catch a criminal? There's an app for that.

Sep 16, 2013
A new app built by the Homeland Security Investigations unit is designed to catch criminals through crowd sourcing.
Posted In: criminals, Crime, sexual predators, apps, cell phones, Homeland Security