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FCC considering plan to launch floating cell towers

Jun 8, 2012
In the event of natural disaster, drone planes and weather balloons could restore communications.
Posted In: fcc, emergency, cell phones, Elvis

BlackBerry maker RIM hires banks for 'review'

May 30, 2012
Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, warned investors yesterday it could report a significant loss in its first quarter and has also hired JP Morgan and RBS for a "strategic review."
Posted In: Research in Motion, Blackberry, cell phones, smart phones

Spam texts, and how to avoid them

May 15, 2012
Millions of spam texts are sent each day. Here's what to do when you get one.
Posted In: Tech Report, spam, cell phones

A plan to stop the rise in stolen cell phones

Apr 10, 2012
Wireless carriers will be able to disable a stolen phone, making it useless to resell.
Posted In: smartphone, Crime, cell phones

Warrantless cell phone tracking is everywhere

Apr 4, 2012
A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union says that law enforcement agencies are frequently using cell phone tracking information provided by wireless carriers. Plus, Wonder Twin powers activate: Smart sand is on the way.
Posted In: aclu, cell phones, police, sand, MIT

An app to teach you to love instead of 'like'

Mar 26, 2012
"Fish: A Tap Essay" uses new technology for an old-fashioned essay.
Posted In: apps, angry birds, cell phones

Sprint's new green standard for phones

Jan 11, 2012
The cell phone carrier will evaluate all handsets for environmental impacts.
Posted In: cell phones, Sprint, green technology

Phones in cars? Awww, go ahead.

Dec 22, 2011
I'll tell you about this cell phones in cars thing right after I send this text...
Posted In: cell phones, distracted driving

The latest verdict: no evidence that cell phones are harmful

Oct 21, 2011
It seems like every other week a study comes out telling us that cell phone usage can cause brain cancer, or conversely, that they don't harm us at...
Posted In: cancer, cell phones, Tech Report

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