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A Brief Legal Overview: The All Writs Act and Why It Is Being Applied to Apple

Brad Reid | Posted 02.18.2017 | Business
Brad Reid

A "writ" is a court order. A "rule nisi" is essentially a court order that is in some manner conditioned on an event. While this provision has a long history, the present language of the Act dates from 1948 and 1949 amendments.

A Personal Quest to Sleep Management and Efficiency: From Aha! Moments to a Thrive Moment!

Jean-Guy de Gabriac | Posted 12.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Jean-Guy de Gabriac

As a spa consultant for over a decade, appointed International Coordinator of Global Wellness Day 2015, my quest is to learn techniques that help peop...

A New Play Looks at How Technology Affects Relationships, and the Findings Are Disturbing

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.08.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

With the ever-increasing lack of accountability that technology elicits, it's time that someone asks us what our dashed-off message or radio silence means. Are we ready to not feel?

POLL: When Is It OK To Use Your Cell Phone In Public?

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology

New research on mobile device etiquette from the Pew Internet and Life Project gave us insight into where American adults feel using a cell phone is O...

No Butts About It: Your Pocket-Dials Aren't Safe

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.24.2015 | Technology

Butt-dials are a threat to every cellphone user, but thanks to a ruling by a Kentucky court this week, the risks associated with the accidental act ha...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Verizon

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...

Blackflip: Motorola's 'Inside-Out' Android Phone Debuts

Wired | Priya Ganapati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Motorola launched its third Android smartphone, an attractive, compact device with some surprising hardware innovations and a user interface that aggr...

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...