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Technology: The Invention of The Cell Phone - Technology has been a part of Americans’ lives for several years and continues to improve. It has given society an easier way to communicate with family and friends with one simple device, the cell phone. A cellular phone is the most common type of technology used by all groups of people including parents, teenagers, and even young children. The number of people who own a cell phone also continues to increase, causing a huge distraction on society. Cell phones seem to own a person as they depend on their phone for almost everything....   [tags: communication, smart phone, apps]
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Drive a Car, Not a Cell Phone - “When a driver ‘talks and drives’ they are not only putting themselves at risk, they are also putting everyone around them in a dangerous situation” (ComparisonMarket.com). A study conducted last year by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, had cameras placed inside one hundred cars and trucks to track drivers' activities before a dangerous event occurred. Research shows users of cell phones while driving caused far more crashes and near misses than non-users. These statistics do not change even if the hand held device becomes hands free by means of a blue tooth or speaker phone....   [tags: Driving Mobile Phone Use]
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Get Off The Phone!!! While Driving... - As a result of many car accidents that have increased in the last few years, there has been a great push for cell phone banning. One of the worst train accidents in U.S history occurred when a conductor exchanged text messages on his phone while operating the train. People in the United States are often pulled over for cell phone use and cited. This issue has sparked big controversy with lawmakers. The use of a cell phone is not the only distraction while driving but it is known that it could potentially cause disaster like discussed above....   [tags: Cell Phone Bans, argumentative, persuasive] 569 words
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Mobile Phone Features, Design and Student Satisfaction - 31 years ago since the “DynaTAC 8000X”, the first cellular telephone, was release by Motorola that was created in the Unites States. The DynaTAC 8000X or the “brick” phone is bulky because it is most battery body. Its hardware parts and design’s features a revolutionary “rubber whip” antenna which delivers a perfect reception to users, a vibrant LED display capable of displaying the status of the telephone and the numbers as you press in its 3x4 keypads (Recombu, 2011). From this invention the history of mobile phone we uses today started....   [tags: technology, the brick phone]
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The Impact of Cell Phone Usage on Our Social Life - There are more cell phones than residents in Britain (computerweekly.com, 2007). The first cell phone was invented by Dr. Martin Cooper and John F Mitchell in 1973 (Wikipedia.com, 2014). Cell phone use has escalated over the years. Not only does cell phone usage affect the character traits of a person and their ability to hold regular, face to face conversations, it also affects a person’s ability to have healthy, stable relationships. Cell phones have changed from an item of luxury to an everyday necessity for some people....   [tags: Cell Phone vs Social Life]
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Trapped By Society: I Only Came to Use the Phone - Do you ever feel trapped when you are in a place that you have never been before. Isolation criticizes society since it does not let everyone be equal or have the same rights. Isolation can completely change a person, and it is usually for the worst. Society “acts” like they try to prevent isolation, but in reality they isolate people for certain reasons, then those people get judged for being “different.” Upon closer inspection it is human nature to deny equal rights because people that do not act, dress, or look the same are labeled as strange, and unfortunately, many times are not accepted by the majority of society....   [tags: analysis, I only came to use the phone]
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Cell Phone Use Hurts Parent-Child Bonding - Most people over the age of forty know life without a cell phone, have survived, and thrived. However, today parents are too busy talking or texting on the cell phone and ignoring their children. Distracted parents are to blame for many near drownings and injuries at home, because they were so deep in conversation. Children are deliberately misbehaving to get their parents’ attention. Obviously, as soon as an infant is born bonding begins between baby and parents. Before babies can talk, adults speak to them, and the infants imitate their parents....   [tags: cell-phone-screen, social media, behaviors]
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The National Market for Cellular Phone Service - Figures Unreadable The National Market for Cellular Phone Service The national cellular market is undoubtedly one of the nation’s most expansive markets. In 2003, wireless revenues totaled to over $100 Billion; nearly one percent of the United States GDP. Since wireless has emerged, the typical buyer has expanded from the average middle/upper-class adult to teenagers, elderly, and business consumers. 20% of American teenagers own cell phones, explaining why Virgin Mobile was founded to specifically target young consumers1....   [tags: Business Economics Cell Phone] 2925 words
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The Importance of the Cell Phone Age: From Stone Age to Phone Age by Barbara Ehrenreich - In “From Stone Age to Phone Age”, Barbara Ehrenreich describes that cell phones are not well suited to her even though they are fashionable. In her article, she points out cell phones are not used to connect people to each other but to isolate them from a big group of people. I think cell phones are very important to our daily life because they are convenient to manage our lives. Moreover, from the earlier cell phone age to nowadays, cell phones have been developed a lot; today many fancy phones are displayed on the market....   [tags: From Stone Age to Phone Age, Barbara Ehrenreich, c]
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Cell Phones And Driving: Dangers Involved with Cell Phone Use While Driving - Most people don’t abide by the rules and regulations of the road. Most people don’t even know that they are breaking the law because they do it so often. Talking on the cell phone and driving has become a very popular thing these days. Technology is coming out with the newest phones that can do everything for you and people are attracted to that. There are people that don’t have hands free and drive their car with only one hand, people that text and totally take their eye off the road and type conversations to each other....   [tags: Distracted Driving Argument Cell Phone]
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The Celluar Phone - In our current generation cell phones are the most important devices we attain in our daily lives. They were once only a means of simple communication, and now have transitioned into mini-computers. The timeline and development of the cell phone from 1983, when the first cell phone was introduced, to modern day compare the level of tech-savvy that various generations today acquire. In life, comparing cell phones to people, there are the Motorolla Razrs’, the iPhones’, and the Blackberry Bolds’. The Motorola Razr was first introduced in 2005, and immediately at the time became the hot new commodity....   [tags: Technolgical Devices] 970 words
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The Technological Innovation of The Cell Phone - The technology I gave up was the one that replace pay phones, the cell phone. It is easily portable compared to a landline and can be used as a multimedia device. This media device can be used as a GPS, gamer, and social media to the internet. Cell phones technology it is seems started in ninety-eighties. This technology actually existed before then in car phones, James Bond movies for example. The technology is always changing and some people try to keep up with the latest and newest changes by buying new phones....   [tags: multimedia device, social system, gps]
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Tension in the Movie, Phone Booth - The film Phone Booth is a morality thriller directed by Joel Schumacher who is also a screenwriter and film producer. The film was scheduled to be released on the 15th November 2002 however, due to the Beltway sniper attacks it was delayed to the 4th April 2003. The key actors of the film are Collin Farrell, who plays Stu Shepard, Kiefer Sutherland, who plays the caller, Forest Whitaker, who plays Captain Ed Ramey, Radha Mitchell, who plays Kelly Shepard and Katie Holmes, who plays Pamela McFadden....   [tags: Film Analysis, movies, films] 1635 words
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The Dangers of Cell Phone Use - A cell phone is a long-array, electronic device that is been used for mobile telecommunications, data transmission (text messaging or mobile telephony) over a cellular network of particular base station which is known as cell sites. Moreover, the current cell phone offers a lot of services which include SMS for text messaging, packet switching for internet access, email, gaming, infrared, MP3 player, GPS, radio, television, Bluetooth, Camera with a video recorder and MMS for receiving and sending videos and photos....   [tags: Mobile Phones, Telecommunication, Medical] 1024 words
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Revolutionized Communication: The Cell Phone - Revolutionized Communication: The Cell Phone The emerging technologies of the century have greatly affected how people interact personally and professionally. From 1990 to 2010, mobile phone users grew from 12 million to over 4 billion worldwide; in fact, almost 90 percent of households in America have a mobile phone (Wortham). The creation of the mobile phone marked a new era for America and the world. Phones have evolved from the “bag phone” to the BlackBerry, and will forever change the way a society communicates....   [tags: Communications]
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Cell Phone Use in Teens - There has always been controversy as to teens not being able to concentrate and focus because of texting and cell phone use. Visiting any U.S high school can show the lack of concentration and focus of students caused by using their phones. Benefits of having a cell phone can have the advantage of reporting crimes as they happen, handling an emergency, and always being connected with friends and family; however there are drawbacks such as reducing concentration, having poor grades, and causing an accident while the driver is using his phone....   [tags: texting, distraction]
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A Dominant Device: Cell Phone - In the modern world, technological advances and devices have made humans lives more convenient. The society has become dependent on the technology. Technology has made communication easier and faster; at this point a click can conquer distance and time. This device can traverse frontiers among people and countries, and unite them within seconds. Among the easiest way to communicate, the cell phone has become the most popular. Now cell phones come with different innovate features, access to the web; download a wide range of applications, messages and calls....   [tags: technology, communication, sexting, bullying]
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Driving With Cell Phone Ban - It’s was a dark night. The traffic was heavy; it was raining, and visibility was limited. There was an accident on the Interstate and three young people were killed. During the investigation it is revealed that one of the drivers was using a cell phone and failed to see the brake lightss of the car in front of them that had swerved to avoid hitting a deer. Though our instinct is to do what we can to prevent such tragedies in the future; we cannot control the weather. We can restrict driving at night, but that wouldn’t be reasonable....   [tags: Driving Safety] 1037 words
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Is Cell Phone Communication Secure? - Is Cell Phone Communication Secure. According to a 2010 survey by the CDC (Center For Disease Control) 26.6% of US households use only cell phones at home (Blumberg). With such a large amount of people depending on cellular for communications it is important to understand the security risks they face. Cell phone communication is not completely secure but the risk depends on a variety of variables, user habits, interception points, and user vigilance. Legally no one is supposed to listen to cell phone calls but it does happen....   [tags: Communication]
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Cell Phone Use in Schools - Almost all students have a secret, advanced, incredible learning tool tucked away in their pockets that teachers and schools never take advantage of. This device is so powerful, so up to date, that it could revolutionize and intensify the academic learning environment. I bet you're wondering what this wonderful device might be and why the schools aren't using it. This magical device is a cell phone, a smart phone if you may. Almost every teen today has a smart phone or cell phone that they carry around every where they go....   [tags: Educational Apps, Learning Environment]
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Cell Phone Waves and Cancer - Many people, around the world, use cellular or mobile phones in their everyday life. With the amount of time spent on a cellular phone increasing, so is the concern that these mobile devices, in which we so heavily depend, are now giving us cancer. There is no consistent evidence that connects the use of these wireless devices to any specific type of cancer. Additionally, more research is needed to examine the technology of cellular phones and how people use them. Technology and use habits are constantly changing....   [tags: Brain Tumors, Technology, Waves]
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Using the Phone while driving - Even though talking on a cellular phone while driving effects how a person drives, text messaging is consider the most dangerous effect. In studies from scholarly authors, a variety of authors discuss about the differences between text messaging while driving versus conversing while driving, fatality rate caused by automobile accidents due to cell phone usage, and impairing of texting and talking while driving using participants. Though, some people would say the discoveries among authors are just concerns, but these discoveries are serious and driver should consider the concerns because operating a cellphone while driving can cause accidents on roadways....   [tags: DD,text messaging,FARS]
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Driving While on The Phone - As technology advances, people become notorious for using their electronics in inappropriate situations. Teenagers in present day commonly text at the dinner table, while crossing a street, and even while driving. Not only do teenagers text, their parents do, as well. Texting is a frequent fad among the young adults, it also a convenient method for parents to keep in contact with their children. People nowadays have to be in contact with friends and family at every moment of the day especially while driving it is the equivalent of driving under the influence, using hand-held devices (like Bluetooth) will decrease the number of accidents caused by phones, and studies show texting reduces a p...   [tags: Driving Texting]
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Cell Phone Banned at Schools - Many places, including schools, have taken measures to put in place new rules to ban many new technological advances. In my school the principal and school board has recently put in place a cell phone ban, which will make it illegal to use your cell phone during school hours. This new ban is already taking effect in my school, Secret Scare High School, and is quickly spreading across the nation and is well supported. Cell phones are a nascence when in school and it is a good idea to have them banned during school hours with the use of cell phones in school you haves disruptions in the classroom, temptations to cheat or blackmail someone, a decline in grades, and trouble with the principle an...   [tags: Banning Cell Phones, Schools, Cell Phones,] 811 words
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Which Is The Smarter Phone? - Albert Einstein once said, “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” Indeed, in the world of ever-changing technology, the breathtaking evolution of cellular phones clearly exemplifies such technological advancement. Today, cellular phones have the capacity beyond making calls; they have evolved to portable, multitasking devices that a new name has been endowed to them – smartphones. Recently, many claim that Google’s new Nexus S is a serious challenger who is ready to dethrone the king of smartphone – Apple’s iPhone 4....   [tags: Product Review ]
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Cell Phone Ban At School - Many students today own cell phones or have access to one weather it is there is or parents. In our society having a cell phones has become second nature, and has become a convenient. Many have accepted the use of these cell phones young and old and use them regularly. Though not all of them are using them for worthy practices. This is why our principal has banned the use of cell phones at our school. Is this good or bad for our school. In my opinion I think that this is not a good idea if students are using it in classes....   [tags: Cell Phones] 512 words
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Smart phone Tax Application - Mobile phone applications have come to the rescue of the technology world offering global solutions to the corporate world in business and individual entities in a number of ways. Specifically, smart phone applications are currently developed to meet the market goals of simplifying and speeding up the way in which transactions are made. The technical growth has been promoted by enabling mobile platform that calls for developers to design applications meant to assist businesses and individuals. One such app is the tax filing application....   [tags: Filing, Strengths, Weaknesses]
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Malware and Phone Scams - Malware This paper is intended for either the workplace or the home user. This can be used for educational purposes to help users understand the dangers of downloading different malware and the causes it can have on your work/home computer. There are many different types of malware on the internet right now and some are worse than others. Some can do very little damage to your computer and others can stop you in your tracks and render your computer useless. I’m going to discuss some of the different types of malware and what they do to your computer and how they work....   [tags: virus, worm, spyware essays]
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Texting and Cell Phone - The question of young people and cell phone use and texting causing young people to be less able to concentrate and focus has always been a difficult one to answer. Technology gives teenagers so much but includes many drawbacks. Cell phone use and texting has it’s advantages such as teachers embracing tech,uses for educational purposes, and easy to use;however,some drawbacks are as socializing,time away from homework,and bad communication skills. The first advantage would be teachers embracing tech in the classroom.Teachers embrace tech as a teaching tool in a way the students will understand.According to Eric board when students took an assignment of translating passages of Othello into oth...   [tags: young poeple, homework, communication skills]
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Mobile phone - How to purchase a smart phone. First ask, what is a smart phone. A smartphone is a mobile phone that runs on a mobile operating system. That can do more than a normal future phone, like for instance it can play games surf the web and play music. The first smart phones combined the featured of many different products like a PDA, a cell phone, and it also gives the phone email capabilities. It gives capabilities to write, read, and send e-mails from the phone, so in many cases it eliminates the need for a laptop and or desktop computer for email purposes....   [tags: smartphones, ITO, charger]
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Cell Phone Survey - Introduction From a formal survey of five different people on mobile marketing trends, tastes, likes, dislikes and their perceived consumer value of the technology. It is relatively clear the demographics vary from range to range versus other marketing channels. The goal of this report summarizes and analyzing each people taste and preferences to note the findings and address, how each participant uses his or her technology to enhance their lifestyle. Survey Data “Since there is such an extreme difference in mobile adoption across demographics, direct targeting is vital to an effective campaign (Cook, 2009).” The primary purpose of the questions used from the mobile marketing questions...   [tags: Technology]
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Mobile Phone Networks - My mobile phone network coverage allows me to make a call wherever I want, and the call is never cut off by the network. Independent surveys show that it has the best signal quality with excellent call clarity. The network covers 99 percent of the population, and it has installed more transmitters than any other digital network company. They guarantee that they work the best; in fact, they will even add a free minute of talk time if the call is ever lost. International and off-peak calls are the cheapest in the area....   [tags: mobile phones, cell phones, ] 995 words
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Cell Phone Privacy - Whenever we sit in the subway, eat in the restaurants, work in the offices, or study in the classrooms, it seems that we can always see people play around their cell phones. Cell phone is used extraordinary frequently and widely and takes an important role in people’s daily life. The crowd use cell phones to do a bunch of things, such as calling, texting, searching the Internet, taking photos, using GPSs to get directions and so on. Individuals have large demand for those cell phone’s utilities....   [tags: comunication technology, GPS]
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Smart Phone Industry's Place in Society - The first smart phone was the IBM Simon, introduced in 1992 by IBM and BellSouth but only until 2007, when Apple released its first iPhone, smart phones made a real revolution in the technology industry. Therefore, Apple can be considered as the first mover in the mart phone industry; however, competitors are entering and creating a fierce competition in the market. The structure of the smart phone market has changed from monopoly to oligopoly, meaning that the market condition has moved from only one firm dominates to more firms are competing in the industry....   [tags: Technology, Economics]
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Cell Phone Use in Society Today - ... That is why we have to also watch how our society is changing with cell phones because it could be for the good and bad which can cause a serious health problem or continue being healthy. Living together in a society we must respect others. Cell phones are temporarily affecting some of the children. They can be using them in a wrong way meaning it can cause children to leave school ("Using mobile phones," 2012). Using cell phones in public, theatres, classrooms, buses, and other shouldn’t be proper to do....   [tags: comunication technology]
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The Influence of the Connectivity of the Cell Phone on Art - The Influence of the Connectivity of the Cell Phone on Art that is considered a Form of Relational Aesthetics The 1990s came with transformation in many aspects of social life, including art. Digitization of the society through the emergence of the internet and the advent of mobile or cell phones greatly transformed human relations and the society in large. Art and aesthetics has been greatly influenced by the advancement of networking technology in the society since the 90s. As Tofts (2005), a culture critic and renowned cyberculture author, explains in his article aptly titled FCL-039 tsk tsk tsk & Beyond: Anticipating Distributed Aesthetics, “the social concept of networked communiti...   [tags: technology, human relations]
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Distractions When Utilizing a Cellular Phone - Distractions when utilizing a cellular telephone is becoming extremely prevalent in present day. A cell phone is a telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area without a physical connection to a network. In 1843, Michael Faraday, studied to see if space could conduct electricity. In the year of 1865, Dr. Mahlon Loomis was the first person to communicate through wireless atmosphere. He came up with the idea of transmitting and receiving messages through atmosphere as a conductor....   [tags: personal communication, texting, drivers license]
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US Government and Cell Phone Privacy - Introduction Police being able to search your phone without is warrant is a violation of privacy and the fourth amendment. This is an ongoing issue that is currently in the Supreme Court and state courts, which have split opinions on the issue. The courts are having a lot of trouble grasping what to compare a cell phone to as far as searching it. A big case that they are comparing searching cell phones to is over 40 years old and it involves a police officer searching through a cigarette box and finding drugs....   [tags: Fourth Amendment, Violation of Privacy]
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Mind Your Cell Phone Manners - Mind Your Cell Phone Manners We have all experienced the uneasy feeling while having a conversation with someone who is talking on their cell phone with someone else. The conversation can become awkward and unproductive. Advancements in cellular phone technology have made us connected to the world no matter where we are, but when does this connection become improper to the world around us. The desire to be continuously connected with this communication device has degraded our manners. While I’m at the grocery store, my wife can call and remind me about the eggs or butter I always forget to bring home....   [tags: Communication, Relationships, Manners]
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Social Awareness of Cell Phone Users - “What are you doing!. Turn that thing off!!” An old man (most likely in his seventies) suddenly yelled at me in the train, pointing violently toward my cellphone. I was on the phone with a friend as I walked in through the train doors, located next to the courtesy seating area. Offended, and somewhat confused, I reluctantly closed my phone. What the hell was his problem. I could see a hint of fear behind his angry eyes, but I didn’t understand how it related to the “Cellphones Off” signs posted all over the windows and handles surrounding the priority seats....   [tags: Cell Phones] 862 words
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Cell Phone Use while Driving - For many years Safety Control has determined to ban the use of cell phones while driving within the community. American society would be much safer if cell phones were banned while driving. Benefits of cell phone use during roadside emergencies, car trouble, obtain personal information, or even navigation; however, it may lead to running red lights, drifting across lanes, or worse, causing accidents. Phones can do so many things, but most importantly they allow you to connect to emergency service....   [tags: safety control, accidents]
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The Mobile Phone - The Mobile Phone Since the beginning of time, man has been inventing things; demand for technology is sky high and what the public wants, the public gets. Nothing, however, can compare with the sudden boost of the 21st century's best invention yet, the mobile phone. Communication has taken on a new meaning, and currently you cannot take a stroll down a typical street in Europeand not see one. Mobile Phones have taken the world by a storm and their rising popularity has impacted the planet tremendously ( http://www.coursework.info)....   [tags: Papers] 1596 words
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Mobile Phone-based Interaction Techniques - Many of the research presented in the field of mobile phone-based interaction techniques that have been developed so far fall into three main classes according to Sas & Dix [21]. In some research, the personal device effectively acts as an extended input device for text editing or pointing task. In others, the phone is used to upload and download media using standard content and protocols. The third class is where the mobile phone is a more integral part of the interaction, typically using the display of the device in concert with the public display....   [tags: Technology, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi] 1338 words
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Cell Phone History - The Evolution of the Cell Phone - Cell Phone History - The Evolution of the Cell Phone Cell phones have become a part of mainstream culture. Recently they have become more affordable and accomplish much more than making and receiving calls. Along with the growing popularity there is also growing concerns about safety and health. In this paper we will address cell phone history and how they have evolved. We will discuss health concerns such as tumors and talking while driving. Finally, we will talk about all of the technology that cell phones can accomplish such as receiving Email and buying stocks....   [tags: Expository Essays] 1072 words
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Cell Phone Use Should be Banned While Driving - You are driving down the road in your brand new Cadillac Escalade. The sky is bright blue without a cloud in the sky. Your phone rings and you answer it. You start talking and get deeply involved in the conversation. Before you know it, you just ran a red light and get side swiped by a school bus. Your life is now upside down. Finally, you are able to pull yourself out of your new Escalade with no injury. However, a few of the students have been injured and one killed. Now you have to live with that for the rest of your life....   [tags: Exemplification Essay] 971 words
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Spread of a Cellular Phone - Spread of a Cellular Phone Why did the cellular phone that I was a success which there must be spread now to this place. And would it really do our life wealthily. Finaly, I want to think about society influence by diffusion of a cellular phone . I will want to think about the answer by this sentence while comparing a cellular phone with an old rigid telephone. Primarily I try to think about the effectiveness of a cellular phone. The greatest advantage of a cellular phone telephones it anywhere any time, and it is to be able to receive a telephone....   [tags: science] 527 words
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Statistics of Cell Phone Reliance - Introduction The following information is taken from a survey that I conducted in which I examined fifty college students, half of them male and half of them female. The topic that I studied was how much students use and rely on their cellular phones. I chose to analyze this topic mainly because cell phones are constantly growing in the number of users and has become a prime mode of communication for college students. I am hoping to find out how much cell phones are used according to their prices and monthly plans....   [tags: Telecommunications] 1515 words
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Social Construction of Technology: Cell Phone Development - The Social Construction of Technology (or SCOT) is a new research tradition rooted in the sociology of technology. SCOT provides a multi-directional model based on the property of interpretative flexibility, and emphasizes on social influences on the technology design and development. This paper will apply SCOT principles to explore the development of cell phone, define the development of cell phone into three different stages historically, and analyze the interpretative flexibility of the cell phone accordingly in the three different stages....   [tags: Historic Stages, Social Influence]
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Cell Phone Coverage: More Important Than The Gadget - It is a rare occasion that you do not see a cell phone when walking down the street. These days everyone has a cell phone and if you do not, then the public looks at you in shock. The cell phone has upgraded communication from the typical party line to the wonders of wireless freedom. Cell phone providers entice people with their hands-free, unlimited text and voice, 4G, mp3, Internet, and video capabilities. Children, as young as kindergarten age, have a cell phone and the older retirement generation is learning to text....   [tags: Telecommunications]
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Marketing in the Mobile Phone Industry - Marketing in the Mobile Phone Industry We have chosen to investigate the following mobile phone companies:- · BT Cellnet · One2One · Orange We will be closely investigating another mobile phone network called Vodafone against the other three companies where we will be discussing Vodafone's competitive advantage against BTCellnet's long established cellular company of British Telecom and comparing the newly established company, One2One and how it threatens Vodafone....   [tags: Papers] 1500 words
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Moblie Phone Technology and The Social Impact Thereof - INTRODUCTION Mobile phone technology is a technology that a vast majority of us would be familiar with, allowing one to call from almost anywhere, anytime as long as they connected a network. Mobile phones revolutionised the world of personal communication, because of this it is important that the impacts that the technology has had on the community. This essay will trace, in brief, the history of mobile phone technology along with an examination of the social impacts that this technology has had....   [tags: Communication]
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Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving - Over the last few decades, the use of cell phones has become a very common tool. Furthermore, Technology has certainly advanced, and the cell phone is becoming the most preferred mode of communication. The demand for a cell phone is growing every day. In addition, the use of wireless technology is affordable, and anyone can buy a cell phone at a reasonable price. They come in all shapes and sizes. They range from black to bright metallic white. American public use of cell phones is increasing everyday....   [tags: Persuasive Essay] 1304 words
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An Analysis of Cell Phone Technology, Security, and Individual Rights - An Analysis of Cell Phone Technology, Security, and Individual Rights In this technology driven era, I question what effect cell phones are having on our lives as American citizens. To investigate this, I read two articles. The first reading was “Mobile Phone Tracking Scrutinized” by Nikki Swartz originally published in the Information Management Journal for March/April 2006, and the second reading was “Reach out and Track Someone” by Terry J. Allen, originally published by In These Times on May 15, 2006....   [tags: Technology]
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