Smart phones

Berkeley Passes Nation's First Radiation Warning For New CellphonesThe city council of Berkeley voted to pass a cellphone "right to know" law Tuesday, making it the first safety ordinance of its kind in the country.
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
BlackBerry Loses 1M Users Over 3 Months As Apple, Google Gain GroundResearch In Motion’s stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it charges fees.
New iPhone To Have Thinner ScreenA published report said the new iPhone will have a thinner screen. That could leave more room for a larger battery.
San Francisco Company Using Social Gaming To Help Job SeekersA free educational platform that uses social gaming to teach job seekers the basics of how to use the Internet to land employment will soon be available at libraries in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.
Struggling BlackBerry To Focus On Business CustomersBlackBerry maker Research in Motion said it had a net loss in the latest quarter because of writedowns for the declining value of its brand and its PlayBook tablet inventory.
Tech Report: Android Has An Edge In Battle With iPhoneA research firm is projecting that Google's Android technology is going to become the platform of choice for smart phone users over the next year.
Tech Report: The Smartphone's Social SecretA 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.
Tech Report: Debt Debate Could Help The Smartphone IndustryThe debt ceiling debate in Washington could benefit the smartphone industry. One of the provisions in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan would be to raise million-of-dollars for debt reduction by auctioning off some of the airwaves.
Tech Report: New Photo App Raises Privacy ConcernsA new application called Color allows you to do something similar with your phone, by sharing your images, videos and comments with anyone who comes within 50 feet of you.
Qualcomm Buys Santa Clara Wi-Fi Firm Atheros For $3.2 BillionQualcomm Inc. is making a $3.2 billion bet on the continuing spread of Wi-Fi-connected gadgets—think tablet computers, smart phones or even TVs—into every corner of life in the 21st century.
Apple Among Top 5 In Smart Phone SalesGlobal smart phone sales nearly doubled in the third quarter, and Cupertino-based Apple Inc. is now one of the top five bestselling manufacturers, according to a new study released Wednesday.