12.28.09

eBay Says Mobile Phone Holiday Shopping Tripled

If anyone doubts the reality that cellular phones are finally fulfilling the promise of being truly converged devices, consider this: In the period from the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday) until…

11.21.08

Top Five Cell Phone Makers Announce Green Rating System

The world's top five cell phone makers have launched a common energy rating system for phone chargers, in the hopes of making it easier for consumers to compare and choose the model that consumes…

05.8.08

Cell Phones as a Learning Tool

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A number of teachers are adding cell phone features to their online classes. Today's cell phones can do more than store numbers and play games. Many students receive online class upd…

04.10.08

Verizon Rescues Deceased Wife’s Voicemail Greeting

Every once in a while, I run across a human-interest story that's both touching and sad. It's also not often we hear of a mobile network operator doing the right thing by someone, either.

The…

03.5.08

Texting Injured 6 Million Brits in 2007

Nothing is more embarrassing than having a "walk and text" injury or wounds caused by too much texting or use of mobile phones. According to Daily Star, about six million Brits were injured…

01.2.08

Mobile Phones Can Clog Traffic Flow

Not only mobile phones cause accidents on the road, it will also test your patience. According to a new research by the University of Utah, motorists talking on mobile phones drive more slowly so th…

08.28.07

Teen Drivers: Time to Say Goodbye to Cellphones

The rising number of accidents caused by using mobile phones while driving plus several studies claiming teenagers as the most distracted drivers paved the way for the state Assembly to garner a 62-5 …

08.20.07

Poor Customer Service "Killing" Wireless Users

When customers start doing crazy things just to cancel their mobile phone contracts, it is very obvious that the mobile carriers are doing something really wrong. According to The Washington Post, one…

06.9.07

UK companies lose £1 million a day on misuse/abuse of company mobile phones

A new research from telecom expense management specialist, Aurora Kendrick James, reveals that about £400 million are spent annually by UK workers talking to friends and family using company mob…

06.5.07

Carnival of the Mobilists #76

The Carnival of the Mobilists #76 is up at Twofones. My personal favorites are posts about Symbian Guru's discussion on GooglePhones and SmallDoses' Why Carriers need to listen to Application …