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5 Rules For Cell Phone Etiquette

Linda Lauren | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

These simple suggestions can quickly become a healthy habit and you will find yourself in better spirits and more enlightened in your exchanges. You will also be spared anger from people who don't appreciate your intrusion.

Call Waiting for Godot

Al DeLuise | Posted 11.02.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

At one point, after being asked for the umpteenth time if I was 'OK' I thought that at least if it looked like I was waiting for someone, I wouldn't appear so suicidal. That's when it hit me.

Why the SCOTUS Cellphone Decision is a Win for Press Freedom

Josh Stearns | Posted 08.26.2014 | Media
Josh Stearns

According to the Supreme Court, police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they arrest. The unanimous decision, which was handed down this week, is being heralded as a major victory for privacy rights and a landmark case with implications far beyond cellphones.

"Cool Customers"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.24.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima If you can't stand the heat, get out of the family room. Or, even better, buy a new air conditioner. That's what my wife, Sue, and I...

Many Governments Listen To Phone Calls Anytime They Want: Report

AP | By DANICA KIRKA | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying...

Should Congress Ban Cellphone Chatter on Planes? (POLL)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Silence has been valued since humans started traveling, of course. But the debate about cellphone chatter on planes has touched a nerve, and if the law passes, it could even do something unprecedented: establish that air travelers have a right to a little peace and quiet on their journey.

Smuggled Cellphones Run Rampant In Prisons

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 02.17.2014 | Crime

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — They're hidden in babies' diapers, ramen noodle soup packages, footballs, soda cans and even body cavities. Not drugs or w...

Are Our Children Victims of Technology?

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Marjoriet T. Matute

The act of socializing appears to have slowly diminished mostly due to social media outlets in the last five years. Compared to the '50s, when teens m...

'Car Talk'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.29.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

In the four decades since I took a driver's ed class, I have become such a proficient motorist that I could teach a class myself except that I have two speeding tickets on my record and my name isn't Ed.

Cell Phone Owners Are Worried About Who's Tracking Them

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Many U.S. cellphone users say they have decided not to use an app on their phone because of concerns about privacy. M...

Should Cellphone Use Be Illegal In Cars?

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2012 | Technology

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. safety investigators called on Tuesday for a nationwide ban on texting and cell phone use w...

Is It Ever Okay To Leave Your Ringer On?

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

In the olden days, audible ringing on cellphones was fine, because cellphones never rang. Most people didn't have one and the people who did didn't kn...

Think Your Phone Bill Is High? Fla. Woman Owed Outrageous Sum

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

MIAMI (Associated Press / The Huffington Post) -- A South Florida woman got a shock when she opened a recent cell phone bill: she owed $201,000. It...

Cellphone Service Arrives At 6 NYC Subway Stations

Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers won't be able to go underground to escape calls from the boss much longer — the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...

Cellphone Service Coming To Subway Stations

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- The long-delayed project to wire New York City subway stations for cellphone service is finally bearing fruit. A person close to the matte...

Top 9 Apps And Services That Eat Your Wireless Data

Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology

(PETER SVENSSON, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) NEW YORK -- If you have a cellphone with a monthly limit on how much data you can use, here are some tips on ...

Cellphone Provides New Bin Laden-Pakistani Leads

AP | Posted 08.23.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A cellphone of Osama bin Laden's trusted courier recovered in the U.S. raid last month that killed both men in Pakistan contained c...

Apps, Not Just Alms, for the Poor

Paul Lamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Paul Lamb

The staggering growth in smartphone adoption has resulted in the creation of hundreds of thousands of mobile applications touching almost every intere...

Connected Arab Youth Are the Secret to Present Uprising

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Arab youth of today are connected and determined to take part in deciding their own future. Understanding them and giving them an opportunity to share in power is the only logical way to help find solutions.

Aid Groups Help World's Poorest With Cellphones

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

More international aid groups are turning to mobile technology to solve global poverty, the Washington Post reports. "Mobile penetration is at almos...


The Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a recent ad, Verizon boasts that they offer coverage in more than 220 countries. Impressive. The only problem, as Consumerist noted recently, the...

People Taking Their Phones, TV Remotes To The Grave

Huffington Post | Amanda Ng and Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to Obit Magazine, caskets are getting crowded. The magazine on 'life, death, and transition' reports that more and more people are choosing...

Verizon/Google iPad Killer

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment.

Motorola Backflip: AT&T Gets Its First Android Phone

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Motorola Backflip -- nicknamed the 'inside out' smartphone -- will be the first Android phone to hit AT&T's lineup. According to Gizmodo, the pho...

Cellphone Spyware Lets You Eavesdrop On Calls, Track Every Move (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Spyware for cellphones has taken Big Brother a whole new set of capabilities. With the new spyware software now available, you can be alerted every t...