An Egyptian company launched a mobile 3G service in North Korea today after winning contracts to build the network in a country where private mobile phones and Internet access are banned. Orascom Telecom is investing $400 million in network infrastructure and license fees to make this network a reality.
With all of the laws being passed regarding the use of cell phones in a motor vehicle, we are still swerving to miss the oblivious motorist next to us who simply cannot stop flapping his lips. Many parents are also worried that their inexperienced teenage drivers may also be distracted by their mobile phones.
Japan has begun installing signal jammers at various ATMs in an effort to prevent the ongoing fraud problems. Back in October, Japan police made nationwide efforts to prevent citizens, especially senior citizens, from an outbreak of various telephone scams.
According to an announcement made by LG this morning, the company has developed the very first LTE-standard 4G chip. This is a pretty big deal, considering how many people anticipate LTE to be the standard in the coming years.
A cell phone to me is a technology based electronic devices that hold no collective value compares to a sentiment item like a mechanical watch. I couldn’t see any value in a blinged-out handheld covered in gold or showered in diamonds. The connection fails as soon as the next technology rolls in with a bigger LCD screen, storage space or supports a faster communication protocol. But the Canadian has a unique way of making luxury cell phone worth more than its monetary value.
Even though this was expected, it's still a bit of a bummer. It seems T-Mobile has decided to boost their wireless data prices for customers that have plans with the carrier on smartphones. Like during the whole credit crisis, people need their monthly bills increased.
Forget the cheesy weather proof feature or having a pelican case for your cell phone. The Futjisu F-01A goes beyond Slashproof, offers feature-rich handset with IPx5 and IPx7 waterproof protection. The F-01A is no ordinary cell phone with few O-rings; it’s a fully loaded "docomo PRIME series" mobile phones with GSM, GPS, Bluetooth, fingerprint sensor, and has a 5.2MP CMOS sensor for still image capture which also sports a 3.5-inch TFT LCD with ultra wide 854x480 resolution screen.
It case anyone has doubted the prevalence of the touchscreen phone, perhaps the announcement of yet another touchscreen model will convince you? The Samsung Eternity has just made its way to AT&T and as you might have guessed, it sports a huge touchscreen.
Featuring a black and chrome look, the Samsung Eternity is also called the SGH-A867. This phone has a 3.2-inch display that uses haptics. It also uses vibrating feedback for an added sense of interactivity. The Samsung TouchWiz interface and an accelerometer add the finishing touches to this very touch-focused phone.
Other features include GPS, a 3-megapixel camera, support for AT&T Mobile TV, Bluetooth, a microSD card slot, HTML browser, 3G, speakerphone, AT&T Video Share service and more. You can get the Samsung Eternity now on AT&T for $149.99 with a two-year contract.
AT&T has just announced the release date for the stylish and innovative Nokia 6650. This flip style phone runs the Symbian-based S60 platform, allowing for customization with the addition of many third party applications, themes and profile settings. The Nokia 6650 will come in silver and red, just in time for the holiday season.
Now I've heard everything! Apparently all of that frequent cell phone use isn't fairing well for many people's skin. A group of U.K. doctors have determined some have an actual skin reaction to holding a cell phone to their faces. And the condition's name? Mobile phone dermatitis.