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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 21, 2017

Bristol Prisoners To Get In-Cell Phones And Computers Prisoners in Bristol, England will soon have telephones and computers fitted inside their cells. The scheme aims to combat mobile phones being smuggled illegally into prison. Inmates at Category B HMP Bristol … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 14, 2017

Samsung Claims Top Spot in U.S. Smartphone Market Even as Apple Makes Gains Apple and Samsung continue to dominate smartphone sales, with Samsung claiming the top spot in the U.S. this quarter. While Apple’s share in the U.S. smartphone market … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 7, 2017

1 in 3 Students Use Cellphones to Cheat on Exams Itty-bitty hidden scraps of paper. Blurry ink on hands. That’s old-school cheating. Today, teens cheat with electronic devices. One in three kids in the U.S. use cellphones or other devices … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—July 31, 2017

New York Eyes Textalyzer to Bust Drivers Using Cellphones Police in New York state may soon have a high-tech way of catching texting drivers: a device known as a textalyzer that allows an officer to quickly check if a cellphone … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—July 24, 2017

Spam and Scam Calls are Going Mobile Cell phones used to be immune from the annoying scam and spam telemarketing robocalls that have bedeviled land line users for years. No longer. More than half of cell phone users report having … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—July 10, 2017

Qualcomm Seeks To Ban Imports And Sales Of Apple iPhones In New Lawsuit Chipmaker Qualcomm is asking U.S. trade regulators to ban iPhone imports, according to a new lawsuit. Apple has allegedly infringed on six of Qualcomm’s patents that improve … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—July 3, 2017

Samsung Has Shipped Most Number Of Smartphones In Q1 2017 A new research conducted by China-based research firm Risingsun has revealed the top ten smartphone manufacturers in terms of phone shipments globally in the Q1 2017. As expected, the list … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—June 26, 2017

Who Needs Body Cameras? Police Testing Cellphone Cameras A solution for police officers searching for more accessible and inexpensive body cameras may have been in their pockets all along. The Jersey City Police Department is the first in the nation … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—June 19, 2017

Mobile Roaming ChargesScrapped Across EU As of June 15, mobile roaming charges across the EU will be abolished, meaning it will be illegal to charge people more to use their phones in one EU country than another. It’s great news … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—June 12, 2017

Privacy Rights For Cellphone Users In The US Will Be Tested In A New Supreme Court Case Slowly but surely, the Supreme Court is beginning to shape constitutional protections for a digital age. This week, the high court agreed to … Continue reading

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