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US court approves cellphone search without warrant

US court approves cellphone search without warrant

A US federal appeals court has ruled in favor of allowing police to search cell phones without the need to obtain a warrant. Following the conviction of a Abel Flores-Lopez in a drug-related charge, Lopez filed an appeal saying that police had illegally searched his cell phones without a warrant. The 7th Circuit court's Judge Richard Posner rejected the argument, ruling that minimally invasive searches of cell phones without a warrant are permissible.

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California requiring energy-efficient handset chargers in 2013

California requiring energy-efficient handset chargers in 2013

The eco-friendly state of California has just passed a unanimous vote requiring device manufacturers to ship energy-efficient handset chargers starting 2013. This new requirement applies to all cellphones, tablets, and hundreds of other electronic devices. The new law was passed by the California Energy Commission with a 3-0 vote despite objections from electronics makers.

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Samsung to overtake Nokia in 2012 mobile phone shipments

Samsung to overtake Nokia in 2012 mobile phone shipments

Samsung has already beat Nokia in terms of revenue, but now the South Korean company believes it will overtake the Finnish group in total shipments as well. Speaking to reporters in Las Vegas, Samsung CEO Choi Gee Sung revealed that the company had surpassed Nokia in revenue in the latest reported quarter and is confident it will be able to top Nokia in shipments, becoming the world's largest cellphone maker in 2012.

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Motorola i412 Flip Phone Launching June 13

Motorola i412 Flip Phone Launching June 13

Some of us still have family members that are less technologically adept and prefer simpler phones. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t get an easy to operate phone that also boasts new features. The Motorola i412 is a basic flip phone but with some usability enhancements.

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Motorola Clutch + i475 Available Now For $100

Motorola Clutch + i475 Available Now For $100

If you want a simple, affordable, and compact phone that will be great for heavy text messaging and support walkie-talkie functionality, then the stylish Motorola Clutch +i475 might be a good choice. Motorola has just announced today at an event in NYC the Clutch +i475 as the successor to their popular Motorola Clutch.

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Boost Brain Activity By Chatting On Cellphones?

Boost Brain Activity By Chatting On Cellphones?

A new study has found that radiation from a cellphone can cause increased brain activity. Areas of the brain close to where the device is held are most affected. However, it is not certain yet whether this increased activity is good or bad. So that smartphone of yours is either making you smarter or increasing your risk of brain cancer.

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