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The Impact of Cell Phone Radiation on Our Health

- Cell phones represent a type of technology that has been around for more than over fifty years; it has only been recently that many people began to use cell phones as a major part of their everyday life. In the past cell phones were for business people to conduct their business, but in today’s society every one owns a cell phone. Cell phones are interesting, useful and also play a major role in our life’s bringing people closer and keeping in touch with one another. Most people do not know and understand the physics of a cell phone....   [tags: technology, cell phone towers]

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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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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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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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Cell Phones And The Cell Phone

- As time passes by technology grows faster and faster. The most important kind of technology to many people is the cell phone. People bring their cell phones everywhere they go and use it on a daily basis. Cell phones has many advantages and disadvantages. Cell phones have been around for quite some time now, but as time goes on, cell phones continue to gain many features. A cell phone started out as just a simple device that only had numbers, and most people used them for emergencies only. Nowadays, cell phones have many features such as: phone calls, text messaging, accessing the internet, sending emails, taking pictures, using calculators, an alarm clock, and many more....   [tags: Mobile phone, Rotary dial, Cellular network]

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Cell Phones And The Cell Phone

- Cell phones are useful for keeping in contact with people, finding directions, hearing the latest news stories, making online purchases and much more; however, the current generation has become abundantly consumed and attached to the mobile handheld device. The need to check social media has become much like an addiction to most and many cannot go minutes without checking their cell phone. Broken relationships, miscommunication, sleep deprivation, bad grades, and laziness have all resulted in an excessive use of the cell phone....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Cell Phones And The Cell Phone

- Cell Phone Technology The cell phone, in today’s world most people own one. Cell phones are extremely convenient. They (cell phones) allow us to communicate in multiple ways. You can text, email, call, video chat, use social media apps to stay in contact with anyone anywhere. Technology has made its way into every facet of our lives and helps to make life easier and more functional. For the most part, cellular technology has almost become an unconscious thing for us, something most of us take for granted....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network, Internet, Motorola]

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Use Of Cell Phone And The Cell Phones

- The Use of Cell Phone The cell phones usage started in 1973. Motorola was the first company to invent cell phones. They produced first cell phones which were connected with the cars. (‘’http: mashable.com’’). People were using car cell phones primarily for business. Companies started up dating cell phones technologies throughout the years. Cell phones technologies has variety of options. The use of google maps, which people use to find addresses, how many mileage people need to drive. Video chatting, people use to make a video call where they can see the person they are talking to library book store app, the old days people will have to buy the books from bookstore but now people can downlo...   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network]

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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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The Social Repercussions Of The Cell Phone

- They are in our pockets, purses and our hands but do we understand the social repercussions of the cell phone. Our dependence on the cellphone has caused tremendous change in the social sciences, natural science, and humanities. Anthropologically our modern society has changed how we chose to communicate and the change continues as technology advances. Psychologically our view of “self” and our view of the world is shrinking and expanding. These changes are affecting linguistics and education. The invention of the cellphone created a convenience form of communication....   [tags: Mobile phone, Communication, Facebook]

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A Study On Cell Phone Usage

- This article is about a study among Harold Washington students and how much time they use their cell phone. In the study ten students answer a survey of 37 questions about cell phone usage. The majority of students were female and about the ages of 18-25 years old. Some of the results were similar about cell phone usage. Students use their phone to communicate with their family and friends. Other students use their phone to communicate with a school associates or a business associates. The majority of students use their phone for distraction using social media....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Question]

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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]

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The Dangers Of The Cell Phone Market

- Raise your hand if you’re one of 44% of Americans that sleep next to their phones at every night. It’s true, so many of us are dependent on our mobile devices, that psychologists are now calling it the “Invisible Addiction”. Since its invention critics have debated every inch of the cell phone. From its usefulness and size, to its effects on health after prolonged usage. The conversation has since shifted. The cell phone market today is flooded with a plethora devices to choose from, sporting top of the line materials and industry leading software, but this just scratches the surface....   [tags: Mobile phone, Smartphone, Cellular network]

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The Technology Of Cell Phone

- The Technology of Cell Phone There is no doubt that mobile phone has become one of the most important part in people’s daily life. People use it to read the news, pay the bill, and share the interest… Every time when people talking about mobile phones, they hold different opinions, some of them think it’s really convenient to use cell phones, while others think it makes people separate from the real world. In fact, many people enjoy using their phone, but at the same time they are complaining that mobile phone have took their privacy and the freedom away....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network]

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The Problem Of Cell Phone Distraction

- Introduction It is well known to the public that drinking alcohol and driving is a very dangerous combination. An equally dangerous pairing that not many people know about is mobile devices and driving. With the popularity of social media and texting, distracted driving has become a bigger concern than ever before. Statistics show that cell phone users have a tough time staying away from their devices during driving. 171 billion text messages traveled from phone to phone in December of 2012 alone (“Distracted”)....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Automobile]

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A Study On A Cell Phone

- A cell phone, college textbook, and a camera are three things that symbolize who I am and may give an idea of who I am to those who do not know me. These three items show what roles I have and what groups I have a place in. The roles of a teenager, student, and photographer are three that are important to me. The cell phone, textbook, and camera accurately represent who I am and what I do. In each generation, teenagers have a special item of choice, whether it has to do with a fashion choice, or even an electronic device....   [tags: Mobile phone, High school, Photography]

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The Problem Of A Cell Phone

- In 2011, according to the website, Texting and Driving Safety, 23% of vehicle crashes were caused by the use of a cell phone. This translates to 1.3 million crashes in one year exclusively from cell phones. How do we lower this embarrassing statistic. Stop using your phone while you’re driving. That “LOL” is going to turn into “TTYL” really quick. There is no text or change of song on Pandora that is worth taking your life or someone else’s. Now, many people text and drive, but the root of the problem starts with the teen population....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Adolescence]

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The Invention Of The Cell Phone

- Today in the modern age of technology, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone without a cell phone. Everyone from grandmas to young children in middle school have a cell phone. American’s rely on their cell phones for their way of communication, whether it be via talk or text. Instances where people are in the same room but still text each other rather than talk aren’t so rare. As a college freshman I expected to receive a paper syllabus as the first official sign of college life, but instead was told to go view it on the internet from our cell phones....   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Text messaging, Laptop]

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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,]

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Getting Down At Their Cell Phone

- Nine out of ten people you see nowadays are either looking down at their cell phone, scrolling through their social media feed or talking with someone. This is because technology is everywhere. This advanced technology has completely changed the way we communicate. It’s changed just about everything about us to the way we interact with one another. Now, the question is, how has this been affecting the way we communicate with each other. For the most part, verbal communication has gone from face to face contact to technological contact in such a short period of time....   [tags: Mobile phone, Writing, Text messaging, Grammar]

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What Is A Cell Phone?

- What is a cell phone. A cell phone is a small wireless device that has some of the same functions of a standard wired telephone. It is also a smaller device and more mobile. A cell phone is also known as a mobile phone or mobile device. Cell phones are known to have more functions than a standard wired telephone. A subscription to a particular service and a prepaid or a monthly billing setup is required as well. The history of cell phones The cell phones that we see and use as of today, did not always look like this....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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The First Cell Phone Call

- The first cell phone call was made on April 19, 1973 by Motorola employee Martin Cooper, since every year cell phones is getting more advanced and better at times. When the cell phone was first manufactured I don’t think Martin Cooper, had in mind what wild, astounding, idea he had brought to the light, and how much the cell phone would evolve over the years. The two powerhouse companies responsible for most of the cell phones that are circulating in the world Samsung & Apple, these two companies history don’t date back that far, but they have sued, clashed, and tried to outsmart each other numerous amount of time....   [tags: IPhone, Apple Inc., Mobile phone, Motorola]

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The Cell Phone Industry

- Competing Giants in the Cell Phone Industry The Samsung Galaxy and iPhone are the best selling phones year after year. The Galaxy S7 and the iPhone 7 are the newest edition of each, both with beautiful designs and many great features. Some of these features include the best cameras on the market and water resistance; however, they do have a good amount of differences. Their operating systems and customizability are the main differences between the two. Samsung is more customizable, while iPhone relies more on its classic interface and ease of use to keep people coming back....   [tags: Mobile phone, Smartphone, Motorola, IPhone]

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Cell Phone : The Issue Of Invasion Of Privacy

- The world today, cell-phone like the android or iphones are being used to relay message back to others and being a device that is similar to having a mobile computer. Even though cellular phones are beneficial, there are conspiracies of harmful usage of the cell phone that can lead to people wondering, is it true or not. Cell-phone are known to cause a higher risk of brain cancer due to the belief that non-ionizing radiation from the radiofrequency of the device(Cell Phones, 1). Even though this was stated to be true, studies have claimed that cell phone can not be proven to be a dangerous device, but people like Dr....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network]

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My First Time With A Cell Phone

- My 13th birthday marked the first time I owned a cell phone. The feeling I had toward my phone had a primordial feeling, almost as if we had loved one another before both our existences. I was tremendously excited: excited at the idea of being able to talk to my friends on the go and play games. I used it mainly, however, to talk to my girlfriend from the time I got out of school up until the time we both headed to bed. Not only had I not realized how close the cell phone and I would become in the next 10 years, but it crept up on me faster than I could ever fathom....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network]

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Cell Phone Usage And Social Settings

- Cell Phone Usage in Social Settings The general consensus about cell phone usage is that they are a distraction to most individuals. Cell phones can make even the simplest task increasingly difficult, such as walking. When walking without a phone, it is easy to avoid any form of collision or slippery area, but when walking and texting, the risk of self-injury becomes higher as attention is drawn away from what lies ahead when walking. The connectivity that cell phones can bring leads to many distractions in people’s daily lives, including distractions at work, places of learning, and especially in social settings....   [tags: Mobile phone, Rotary dial]

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The Cell Phone, An Easy Source Of Communication

- The world has changed a lot ever since its creation. We have seen many revolutionary events during this time that have changed the way we live. One of these recent inventions would be the cell phone. The cell phone was developed by Martin Cooper in 1973. After the invention of the cell phone, more and more technologically advanced versions of the cell phones started coming out. One of these technological advancements in the cell phone was what we now call ‘text messaging.’ Text messaging is a form of communication that sends text messages electronically to a person’s mobile phone....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Writing]

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Cell Phone Addiction And Its Effects

- In today’s society, everybody who’s anybody carries a cell phone around wherever they go. Some people are so attached to their phones, they not only need it for calls and messaging, they need it for social media, information, and even company. These feelings that we need to have our phones in our possession at all times is causing problems for up and coming generations. One of the problems that we face as a population today is cell phone addiction. Cell phone addiction needs to be fixed, to create a healthier, livelier society in the future....   [tags: Mobile phone, Addiction, Cellular network]

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Let 's Ban The Cell Phone

- Let’s Ban the Cell Phone As a student, when I come to class, I am very respectful to the teacher and others classmates. I do not turn my cell phone completely off but I change it to the silent mode so my cell phone will not make a sound and bother the others or interrupt the lecture. Cell phone is a very useful invention device in this modern century. I use it as a daily personal item all the time. However, to use cell phone at the right time is a matter. For instance, class room environment is remain silent at the time class meeting, and if your cell phone ring during class meeting, it will interrupt the lecture and bother the other people....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network, GSM]

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Cell Phone Addiction And Its Effects

- The world is an ever-changing place that is constantly becoming more and more technologically advanced; television, computers, 3D printers, even soda machines, but most importantly cell phones. A world of cell phones, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and all other types of social media sites are making it harder for people to detach themselves from their phones. The cell phone began as a device that could keep people in touch and was used primarily as a form of communication, but today it seems like it is being used for alternate reasons and moving people farther apart....   [tags: Mobile phone, Push-button telephone]

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Etiquette Behaviors Of Cell Phone Etiquette

- Almost everyone you know has a cell phone now a days and it has become more apparent that cell phone etiquette is being ignored by most everyone using a phone. Most people can’t go without their phones for even a day and are on them 24/7. Even at work people are on their phones and have neglected cell phone etiquette. Etiquette behaviors for cell phones are important to know so you don’t end up in an unpleasant situation. These are some etiquette rules that are important that everyone should be more aware of....   [tags: Mobile phone, Rotary dial, Telephone]

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Cell Phone Policy

- The technology has taken over since being invented. Cell phones since the beginning have spread like wildfire taking over the lives of students. Students use their cell phones all the time. “With cell phones tucked in the book bags and pockets of three-fourths of today’s teens, many high schools are ceding defeat in the battle to keep hand-held technology out of class and instead are inviting students to use their phones for learning” (Malone 1).The capabilities of a cell phone today have surpassed the pre- conceptions that many had when it was invented....   [tags: class, cell phones use]

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Cell Phone Providers in the United States

- “Can you hear me. Hello. I think we are breaking up,” a friend says to another on their cell phone while riding a train home from university. The United States likes to boast about their cell phones and their providers when in reality they are not the best. There is a lot that could be fixed to give the United States a better chance in modern technology. The United States is falling behind other developed countries with their modern technology involving cell phones. Being one of the greatest countries comes with not the best cell phone coverage known to modern technology....   [tags: Dropped Calls, Coverage, Cell Phones]

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Using A Cell Phone While Driving

- 1) “Using my cell phone while I drive is just like talking to someone that’s sitting next to me in the car.” Using a cell phone while driving is not like talking to someone that’s sitting next you to in a car. There is a big difference between the situational awareness associated with your visual perception while talking on a cell phone and driving than compared to talking to a passenger and driving. A normal (attentive) driver, will gauge their surroundings by looking side to side, taking in a wealth of peripheral information through side mirrors, rearview mirrors etc.; all in order to build a more well-rounded representation of the driving environment....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Cell Phone Addiction, Anxiety, And Performance

- The Relationship Between Cell Phone Addiction, Anxiety, and Performance Students’ subtly interests of cell phones has been replaced with an obsessive attachment. Cell phones are owned by approximately 96% of all undergraduates and they provide a constant distraction that rarely leaves the side of their user (Smith, Rainie, & Zickuhr, 2011). A study conducted by Junco and Cotten (2012) surveyed “over 1649 college students and found that they (students) spend 97 minutes a day texting, 118 minutes searching the Internet, 41 minutes on Facebook, 49 minutes emailing, and 51 minutes talking on their cell phone;” that is a grand total of 356 minutes spent on cell phones every day....   [tags: Mobile phone, Rotary dial, Anxiety, Telephone]

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The Distractions From Cell Phone Use

- The Distractions from Cell Phone Use Have you ever wondered what causes people to become attracted to their cell phones in our world today. People today have the tendency to keep their cell phones close by in order to check for new text messages and notifications on social media all day and night. The constant need to check our cell phones distracts us from our daily lives with our friends and families when we do not give them physical attention. Although cell phones are an important invention that allows us to communicate with people remotely, it distracts us from reality, such as the awareness of our surroundings, a reduction in face-to-face interaction, and the constant interruption from...   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Rotary dial]

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Cell Phone Use While Driving

- Welcome to the world of technology, the world where nothing can wait and everything is so important it needs to be handled right now. Cell phones are just one piece of technology that many think they cannot live without and are able take with them everywhere. People eat with them, sleep with them and do just about everything else in between with them. There was a time before cell phones when things had to wait and it was okay. The world did not stop because there was no answer or someone was unavailable....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Bluetooth]

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Iphone : A Revolutionary New Cell Phone

- In 2007, the Apple Corporation invented a revolutionary new cell phone called the “iPhone.” Since then, there have been numerous upgrades and enhancements made to their original idea. Today, it is guaranteed that you will see multiple people with an iPhone in everyday life. The iPhone helps ordinary people complete tasks and make connections with a few simple taps on a screen that we were not able to do before, such as searching a topic or finding directions to a new restaurant, all within seconds and in the palm of our hands....   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Apple Inc., Telephone]

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The Effects Of Cell Phone Distracted Driving

- Cell phone distracted driving has become as dangerous as alcohol and speeding resulting in fatal and serious injury crashes. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said Monday her office will begin mandating cellphone monitoring devices in some texting-while-driving cases prosecuted by her office (Newsday). She further states “Studies by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other organizations that show driving while texting makes it 23 times more likely that the driver will crash and six times more likely to cause an accident than driving while intoxicated.(Newsday) This is an unbelievable statistic....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Kathleen Rice]

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Using A Cell Phone While Walking

- When you look around, wherever you go, you are seeing someone’s face lit up not on the basis that they are joyous but due to the light of their phone. Most people you see have their cellular devices out talking, texting or using social media and not being genuinely sociable to the people they are with at that moment. In 2010, more than 1,500 pedestrians were estimated to be treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to using a cell phone while walking (Grabmeier). Now, imagine if you or a loved one was walking down the street and were using a cell phone and had gotten hurt as a result that you/they were distracted....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network, Text messaging]

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Cell Phone Use While Driving

- Everyone gets annoyed by other people. There are certain habits that people cannot stand. They become a pet peeve of ours. My biggest pet peeve is people operating a phone while driving. Operating a phone while driving is extremely dangerous. Teenagers and young adults are the root cause of this problem. When we are driving down the road there is one car in front of us slowly drifting in and out of lane right beside them and then jerks back uncontrollably. When you drive past them you see they have a phone in their hand and it just makes me livid....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Bluetooth]

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Cell Phone Use While Driving

- In today 's society there is an astounding number of problems, but one of the most detrimental and continually growing is the habit of texting or using a cell phone while driving. Almost everyone today has a cell phone either in his or her hand or at least within an arms reach no matter where they go. This includes while he or she is driving. Driving is a task that the avergae person of driving age will do every day and can be deadly without taking the proper precautions. The use of seatbelts or airbags have been stressed over the past decade and has become a standard practice in vehicles....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Cell Phone Usage While Driving

- Cell Phone Usage While Driving should be Illegal in all States Most drivers experience the urge of picking up the phone to text or to talk while driving on the road. But does the thought of other driver’s lives could be at risk. Driving while talking or texting on the phone is life threatening. States have to put a stop to cell phone usage in order for people to see the possible occurrences of unsafe driving. Some states have already put a stop to cell phones, but not every state. To prevent fatal accidents, all states should illegalize the usage of phones while driving....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Smartphones Vs Older Cell Phone

- Smartphone Versus Older cell phone Discovering of cell phones has been one of the huge innovative headway lately, while the landline was an intelligent tool to communicate with the other people. People use phones to make them close from each other. With time, phones have changed dramatically. Nowadays, people are using the new era for phones, which is called smart phone. Probably most of the people are using smartphone lately, instead of older cell phones for many advantages. Firstly, the smart phone has the capability to make a video call, while using the internet....   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Personal digital assistant]

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Cell Phone Usage While Driving

- Unnecessary Death Tolls Her life ended as soon as she took her eyes off of the road to send a text to her friend, who is now mourning with regrets. Cell phones usage while driving is one of the most tragic form of causing accidents around the world and especially in America where people are influenced by technologies in everyday lives. As technologies progresses, we will certainly be more reliant and dependent on cell phones which will further cause more tragic accidents. Accidents caused by cell phones are not tragic because of the accidents themselves, but because these accidents could have been prevented....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Rotary dial]

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Should Cell Phone Use Cell Phones? School?

- Are there really any advantages to allowing student cell phone usage in school. For many years, an ongoing battle between teachers, parents, and students has revolved around this simple, yet complex, question. David Rath states in his article that “twenty-four percent of K-12 schools ban cell phones altogether, and Sixty-two percent allow phones on school grounds but ban them in the classroom” (para. 1). Students and parents believe that cell phones can provide educational opportunities, along with a means of communication in case of emergency....   [tags: Mobile phone, Education, School, High school]

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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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The Invention of the Cell Phone

- ... We have phone addicts who have to have their phone intheir hand. I am not only talking about teenagers there are grown adults who are cell phone obsessed. They spend thousands of dollars to have the greatest and the latest. Cell phones do have their pluses though. Before cell phones we couldn't find the weather for the week or who's posted on our Facebook from a train or grocery store. Now everywhere we go all in one device we can have a camera, social media sites, internet, phone and weather channel....   [tags: inventions that changed the world]

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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]

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The Theory Of The Cell Phone

- Introduction Technology is something that every college student uses daily. Sometimes, they may be connected all day. From hitting the snooze to watching Netflix before bed, and every text in between, a college student’s cellphone is the literal life line. Great for having in case of an emergency or to use when in trouble, cells are now the primary way in which students communicate with their peers. Liking photos and swiping left, these touch screens are controlling how individuals live. Being constantly connected to one’s phone be it with headphones or simply looking down at it is a social norm....   [tags: Sociology, Max Weber, Karl Marx, Anomie]

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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]

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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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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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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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Milestones in Cell Phone Development

- After the first commercial cell phone introduced in 1983, which was very popular and demand was increasing exponentially. This phone also has some disadvantages like mobile phone was bulky and expensive with minimum talk time. So many companies then started their research on eradicating the drawbacks and fulfilling the some needs of customer for pocket mobile phone from hand portable phone. So in 1986 a company called technophone created a world’s first mobile phone to fit into the pocket and thus this phone shaped both GSM and DTI phones after this creation....   [tags: communication, technology, mobile, phones]

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Is the Cell Phone Safe?

- A mobile phone is a device that can make communications easier. It can carry messages from person A to person B. A mobile phone is also known as cellular phone, cell phone, and hand phone. They are connected to a cellular network which is provided by a mobile phone operator, and can access to the public telephone network. When a mobile phone is used then many types of reactions take place, different types of waves are released, for example heat wave, sound wave, micro-wave, and radio wave. While the waves are given off by the mobile phones, radiations are released at the same time....   [tags: radiations, waves, cancer]

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Buying A New Cell Phone

- Retail stores and websites compete with each other every year on Black Friday and Cyber Monday to see who will offer the best deals and sell the most product. Customers will find different stores to shop at if the deals don’t appeal to them as much. It seems to me that over the years, stores like Best Buy, Wal-Mart, and Amazon have always competed for more customers by trying to offer the best Black Friday prices. Personally, I have found that Best Buy significantly discounts items for Black Friday and Cyber Monday....   [tags: Sales, Retailing, Customer service, Best Buy]

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The And Cell Phone Lights

- Introduction “Ding!” and the cell phone lights up alerting the user to investigate the action. This action is commonly known throughout the 21st century as a notification. The notification informs the user by vibrating, making a sound, and or even presents a pre-message. This operation of alertness is widely known throughout the device of the smartphone. According to Muralidharan, La Ferle, and Sung they predict that there will be 1.76 billion smartphone users worldwide at the start of 2015 (Muralidharan, La Ferle, & Sung, 2015)....   [tags: Facebook, Social network service]

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Cell Phones : A Better Understanding Of Cell Phone Use

- In order to get a better understanding of how cell phones contribute to loneliness, I conducted three formal interviews. The individuals I interviewed are people who I have known for a long time and am personally close to. Each interviewee was asked the same eight questions regarding his/her cell phone use. The first interviewee, Muhammad Nazim, is a 17 year old male who is in his senior year in high school. The second interviewee, Bhavin Darji, is an 18 year old male who is currently attending college....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Rotary dial]

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A Short Note On Cell Phone Causes Brain Tumor

- Bibliography Americanhindi. “Neurosurgeon: Cell Phone Causes Brain Tumor.” Online video clip. YouTube. YouTube, 22 Oct 2013. Web. February 2016. In this video, a neurosurgeon goes into the fundamental studies of cell phones and their link to brain tumors. Neurosurgeon Keith Black says interesting statements throughout the video. His most interesting statement was that if a person starts smoking at twelve years old, it is not expected that when that person is twenty-two he or she will have lung cancer....   [tags: Mobile phone, Mobile phone radiation and health]

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Cell Phone Can Cause Death By Brain Cancer

- In Contemporary society, the ringing phone, the ding of a text, the downward gaze, and the entire world of information at one’s fingertips in any private or public space at any time of day has become commonplace. Due to modern work, societal demands, and ease of accessibility, cellphone usage is at an all-time high for both numbers of users and the amount of use. The comfort and convenience of cellular technology and all the trappings within, overshadows the prominent danger of the radiation released from the phones....   [tags: Mobile phone, Mobile phone radiation and health]

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Driving Distracted : An Analysis Of Cell Phone Use

- Driving Distracted: An Analysis of Cell Phone Use on Driving Janine Graves Argosy University, Seattle Abstract This study examines the impact of cell phone use while driving. By including studies which use hand held, hands free and/or texting, this paper emphasizes that all forms of cell phone communication impairs drivers. Moreover, the research hi-lights that cell phone distraction can equal or exceed impairment caused by drunk driving. This paper further explores whether using a cell phone while driving is more likely to impair people differently depending on age and gender....   [tags: Mobile phone, Bluetooth]

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Ban Cell Phone Use While Driving in Texas

- Cell phone use including hands-free should be banned in Texas. People claim they never use their cell phones while driving, but in reality they do. Cell phone use is one of the biggest distractions while driving. It takes away your reflexes and your attention off the road. One in four crashes involves driver distraction (txdot.gov). Drivers who use cell phones in their vehicles have a higher risk of collision than drivers who don't, whether holding the phone or using a hands-free device (txdot.gov)....   [tags: text, phone, driving, distraction]

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Cell Phone and Radiation

- Cell phones, most everyone has one. They have evolved from a large, heavy device that you would carry in a shoulder bag to a small device that can be easily slipped into a pocket. Back then they were just used for calling and not many people had one. But now millions of people would not be able to go a day with out a cell phone. They range from models that just call and text to models that are basically mini computers that can fit in the palm of your hand. People use them for talking to other people, surfing the net, and for entertainment....   [tags: health issues related to technology]

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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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How You Choose The Best Cell Phone Plan

- How to Choose the Best Cell Phone Plan Nowadays, the different cell phone plans available are abundant. You don’t really have to search for a plan that will keep you connected to family and friends while not destroying your budget. However, it is still important to understand just exactly what you need and how much it will cost before choosing a cell phone plan. You may think that one plan is the best, but you may be paying more for the same features than you would if you chose a similar carrier....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, SMS]

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Technology And The Modern Cell Phone Etiquette Rules

- Technology is prevalent in today’s society and functions in many aspects of basic daily routines. With cell phones, drones, artificial intelligence and even social media platforms, the world is thriving in the digital age. Although technology provides a seemingly infinite number of accommodations to simplify basic human life, it also presents an array of new challenges. As a technology driven society, individuals are inundated with technology around every corner with no escape. The major contributing culprit of intrusive pieces of technology includes the modern cell phone....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, SMS]

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Should Cell Phone Use Be Allowed While Driving?

- Should Cell Phone Use Be Allowed While Driving. Today, the 21st century, people are extremely dependent on their cell phone for many tasks like social media, internet access, and communicating with others instantly. “Fully 46% of smartphone users say their smartphone is something “they couldn’t live without,” compared to the other 54%...” (Monica A. Pew Research Center, 2015 p.1). Society has become so attached to cell phones they have become a distraction in school, at the dinner table, and while driving....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Police]

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Cell Phone Culture By Dr. Gerard Goggin

-   It’s hard to believe that the cell phone, which has revolutionized daily life, is a relatively new phenomenon. It wasn’t that long ago, that a telephone was like a piece of “furniture” that connected to a wall in a home or place of business and was used for making a telephone call. Today a cell phone is a part of one’s wardrobe. It goes where we go, and it is used for so much more than making calls. In his book Cell Phone Culture, Dr. Gerard Goggin looks at the cultural implications of this transformative piece of technology....   [tags: Mobile phone, GSM, Text messaging]

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The Samsung Galaxy : A Critical Look At The Cell Phone Industry

- The Samsung Galaxy: A Critical Look at the Cell Phone Industry The smartphone industry is a booming one, and it seems that it will continue to grow. Many people of the past generations are still debating whether to upgrade their landlines to a flip phone, or their flip phones to a BlackBerry, but the Millennial generation is focused on the cutting edge, the biggest phone with the slimmest silhouette and the fastest processor with the most memory. The ideal phone of today does everything one could ever possibly need and more, and all fits in the palm of one’s hand....   [tags: Mobile phone, Smartphone, IPhone, Motorola]

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Should Cell Phone Usage Improve Our Social?

- We have started to lose contact with one another through face to face encounters. We now live in a world where communication through technology is almost mandatory. Anywhere you go you will see people texting, emailing, and using multiple sources of social media. Its rare that we leave the house and not see someone using their phone. Our children are struggling to use verbal communication to express their feelings. We as a nation should limit cell phone usage to improve our social in person interaction....   [tags: Mobile phone, Rotary dial, Writing]

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Texting And Driving : Using A Cell Phone While Driving

- Texting and Driving Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. When traveling at 55mph, that 's enough time to cover the length of a football field blindfolded(Olsen, Rebecca L.). In the world we live in today we are constantly trying to keep up with all the social aspects that occur in our lives, teens especially think that it is crucial to send/recive a text or use a cell phone while driving. Every day our roads are introduced to new and inexperienced drivers. Ones that for the first time are getting behind the wheel for the first time without any adult supervision....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, SMS]

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The Effects Of Cell Phone Usage On Your Health

- The cell phone is a mobile cellular device thought to be one of the greatest inventions of all time. On April 3, 1973, the first cell phone was invented by a man named Martin Cooper. Since then the cell phone has developed substantially. It has come from a phone that weighs 2½ pounds and is 10 inches long with no screen to a phone that weighs 4.55 ounces and 5.44 inches long 2.64 inches wide with all different kind of features. With the great advancement of the cell phones comes a greater risk for health issues....   [tags: Mobile phone, Rotary dial, Cellular network]

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Should Children Under 12 Have A Cell Phone?

- Should Children Under 12 Have a Cell Phone. Children under the age of 12 should not have a cell phone in my opinion. Cell phones are not just used to make phone calls anymore. Most children under the age of 12 are not mature enough for the responsibility of having a cell phone. There are even some children over the age of 12 that are still not mature enough for the responsibility of having a cell phone. So, what is the right age to have a cell phone. This question made me wonder what my friends take is on the subject....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Rotary dial]

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Plasticity And Cell Phone Use By Children And Adolescents

- Plasticity and Cell Phone Use by Children and Adolescents We live in a digital world. Children and adolescents are using cell phones and other digital media more than ever before due to the popularity and accessibility of mobile phone and technology around the world. Cell phone use by children and adolescents in 2009 was: Three quarters of American children, with almost 60% of 10 -12 year olds, 79% of 13-15 year olds, and 84% of 16-18 year olds (Hofferth & Moon, 2012). There have been many health and cancer concerns about cell phone emitting electromagnetic radiation into the brain of all cell phone users, especially children and adolescents....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network, Text messaging]

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Cell Phone Use Be Banned For All Drivers

- Cell phone use must be banned for all drivers under any circumstances. I have seen a disturbance driver who had his phone out while stopping in a red lights, and drove into sidewalk and injured couple bikers. Even though many argue that today 's drivers do not cause any disturbance using phone while driving, we must eliminate cell phone use for all drivers; after all, they risk their life, kill innocent citizens and sadden others and their family members. Cell phone use must be forbidden for all drivers because risking their life is worthless when not making a smart choice....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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