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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—April 24, 2017

Cellphones in Hand, Saudi Women Challenge Notions of Male Control Lately a lot of women in Saudi Arabia have been loudly speaking out against male control over their lives, but as several have recently found, it is still the men … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—April 17, 2017

FCC Chairman: Let’s Kill Plan That Considered In-Flight Calls Can you hear that? It’s the sound of an FCC plan to let airplane passengers make phone calls fizzling out. On Monday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulated an order that would end … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—April 10, 2017

Comcast Will Launch $65 Per Month Unlimited Mobile Service Later This Year After years of discussion, Comcast is finally getting ready to launch its wireless phone service. The service will be called Xfinity Mobile, and it’s supposed to launch sometime … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—April 3, 2017

How Samsung Will Sell ‘Safe’ with Galaxy S8 Samsung got burned by last year’s Galaxy Note 7, and it’s determined not to let that happen again. The company added a more stringent battery testing process, which it says exceeds industry … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—March 27, 2017

Wells Fargo Will Now Let Customers Withdraw Money Using Their Smartphones Wells Fargo customers will soon be able to use their smartphones, rather than their cards, to withdraw money from the bank’s ATMs. The company announced that as of Monday … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—March 20, 2017

Why Villanova Bans its Players from Using Smartphones When it comes to the quest for back-to-back NCAA tournament titles, the Villanova men’s basketball team has no room for distractions–that includes cell phones. The night before every tournament game at around … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—March 13, 2017

iPhone Performance Less Reliable than Android, Study Reveals The battle between iPhone and Android-enabled smartphones is age old. A new research study by the Blancco Technology Group now suggests that the Apple iPhone performance is less reliable than Android. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—March 6, 2017

Cellphones at the Iditarod? The Race, like Alaska’s Climate, is Changing For the first time, mushers beginning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday will be allowed to carry iPhones and Androids alongside their axes and snowshoes. In this … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—February 27 2017

A Quarter Of Holiday Email Revenue Derived From Smartphones A quarter of email-driven revenue was derived from smartphones in the last quarter of 2016, according to new report. Thirty-seven percent of all email-driven orders and 26% of all email-driven revenue … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—February 20, 2017

AT&T Fires Back With New Unlimited Plan Soon after the announcement of Verizon’s unlimited plan, AT&T has announced it will expand access to its unlimited plan starting February 17. Previously the carrier only offered bottomless plans to subscribers of its … Continue reading

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