A recent study tracking people’s cellphone habits revealed something researchers might not have expected. The Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 13% of adults have faked being on the phone to avoid someone they didn’t want to talk to.
In an effort to persuade drivers not to break the law, a bill passed by the state legislature, and awaiting the governor’s signature, would raise the penalty from $20 to $309 for a first offense.
At the end of June, Pacific Gas and Electric plans to install SmartMeters in Soquel, Scotts Valley and Watsonville areas where opposition to the wireless devices has been strongest.
Police are trying to narrow down the exact whereabouts of 26-year-old Michelle Le’s cell phone activity after she was reported missing on Friday night.
A passenger train made an unscheduled stop in Oregon over a woman’s cell phone use and verbal confrontations with other passengers.
For many people, the cell phone has eliminated the need to carry a watch, camera and a GPS. Peter asked this Good Question: Are those roadside emergency call boxes obsolete?
The California state Senate has approved a bill that would increase fines for texting or using a handheld cell phone while driving.
After AT&T spent $52 million for naming rights, it stands to reason that they’d want their own product to work well at the ballpark.
In a first for a wireless carrier, AT&T Inc. said Monday that it will use its phones’ location-sensing ability to target text ads with coupons and other offers to participating subscribers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.
In a study of 47 cell phone users, scientists showed that a 50-minute cell call boosts metabolic activity in the region of the brain nearest the phone antenna.