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  1. scojer

    LG Exiting The Mobile Phone Market

    SKorea’s LG to exit loss-making mobile phone business Man, this stinks. I have only had LG phones, used Samsung and they're too clunky/bloated, and iPhones are not my thing. Aside from their slow software updates, I've been happy with their phones. What do you think? Is this a good opportunity...
  2. scojer

    Google Pixel Heads to T-Mobile

    For years, Verizon gave Pixel fans no choices, but those days are over. Pixel lovers can now upgrade to a faster network with happier customers at T-Mobile. oogle’s entire Pixel 3 lineup lands at T-Mobile – the Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL – and you can get the Google Pixel 3a...
  3. cageymaru

    Samsung Unveils the Galaxy Fold to YouTube Influencers

    Samsung has sampled select influential YouTube creators with the nearly $2,000 Samsung Galaxy Fold to unbox and showoff on their channels.
  4. cageymaru

    The Pentagon Restricts Use of Fitness Trackers and Cellular GPS Devices for Soldiers

    The Pentagon has taken notice of reports that fitness trackers can be used to easily track and spy on FBI agents, nuclear technicians, and other employees working at sensitive bases. This is due to the devices tracking the user's route and posting it to social media in addition to a lack of...
  5. DooKey

    Cops Need a Warrant to Look at Cellphone Location Information, Says Supreme Court

    In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court has ruled that cops need a warrant to get a person's past location from wireless carriers. However, this ruling didn't touch on real-time location information to track suspects. Further, I haven't read the majority decision or the dissenting opinion, but I...
  6. DooKey

    Maybe Cellphones are Causing Brain Tumors After All

    A new study is showing a potential link between glioblastoma (GBM) and cellphone use. GBM cancers increased from over 900 per year to about 2,500 per year since 1995 and cellphone use is suspected to be one of the culprits. Not all scientists agree, but it's probably a good idea to take a look...
  7. cageymaru

    IBM Creates Mesh Networking to Send Emergency Alerts Without Cell Signal

    In developing countries, cellphone service is sparse and congested. This is especially true in places such as India where the population is 1.252 billion, and has a landmass that is one third the size of the USA. When natural disasters occur, such as tsunami, it is important that emergency...
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