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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” ( 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]

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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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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 ( 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 (   [tags: text, phone, driving, distraction]

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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 (, 2007). The first cell phone was invented by Dr. Martin Cooper and John F Mitchell in 1973 (, 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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How Can an Avaya Phone Streamline Your Front-Office Operations?

- SEO Description: The Avaya phone is one of the most comprehensive phone systems in the market. Learn how it can improve your front-office operations and customer service. Excerpt: An Avaya phone can make a big impact in your front-office operations. Learn how the latest business phone system technology can boost your staff performance. How Can an Avaya Phone Streamline Your Front-Office Operations. If someone approaches you and says “An Avaya phone can do wonders for your front-office operations,” you will probably be a little skeptic and think that is actually your staff that makes a difference....   [tags: phone systems, modern technology, business]

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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]

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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]

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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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A Brief History of the Cellar Phone

- There have been many inventions that have served Americans, but very few have had an overall impact on the course of humanity as the cell phone. The history of cell phones has been compared to our discovery of fire and the invention of the wheel. This is partly due to its adaptability to many aspects of human life, as well as its mobility to influence and reach geographical areas that extend to global ones. Around the world, cell phones are used in schools, corporate conglomerates, even religious institutes....   [tags: mobile communication technology]

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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]

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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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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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PEST Analysis of Phone 4u

- In the business world strategic positioning has become unavoidable endeavor as businesses look for every means of enhancing their competitive advantage. Given the nature of the business environment, organizations are forced to exploit various analysis models to understand the external environment in which they operate in. PEST (Political, Economic, Social and Technological) analysis have been utilized by organizations across the globe to determine or predict future trends in business as well as to make preemptive measures to avoid running into losses....   [tags: business, mobile phones, economy]

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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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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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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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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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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,]

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Preparing for your Phone Interview

- The telephone interview is the new first impression. Time was you filled out a long application and waited. And then you waited. When your name was finally called, your palms were sweaty and butterflies were turning summersaults in your tummy. Presenting your resume via the internet and taking the initial interview in the comfort of your home could be a good thing. You'll be more relaxed and able to think with clarity. We'll make an action plan, guaranteed to calm your anxieties and help you land the all-important face-to-face meeting....   [tags: first impression, responses, question]

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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]

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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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The Mobile Phone Market

- ... The markets are starting to get saturated with many product choices for consumers but with no real differentiation between products. Reasons being that many companies have patents on intellectual property which other companies can’t use to their innovative advantage. (Schechner, 2014) Companies within the industry are not only finding it hard to develop new and exciting products but companies are having patent wars with each other which is using valuable resources. Experts also point out that there has been a rise in the activity of “non-practicing entity” or ‘patent trolls’, which have libraries of patents but never create any of their own products....   [tags: intellectual property, companies, industries]

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Local Landline Phone Systems

- In order to best describe a local landline phone system it is best to understand some of the terms for the basic components of the landline telephone. A local loop is a loop of copper wire that allows current to flow from the telephone to the central office and back. It is a dual-wire physical interface that connects a telephone to the central office. The two wires are typically referred to as a twisted pair. This is how signal is sent through the telephone to give you the dial tone and to be able to talk....   [tags: carrier, data, internet]

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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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VOIP Phone System Deployment

- VOIP DEPLOYMENT Welcome to the deployment of voice over IP or VOIP. This paper will explain the advantages and the disadvantages of using VOIP. The quality of service or QoS will be discussed. Security problems and solutions for IP telephone systems and networks. The basics and many protocols will be discussed. The voice clarity considerations will be discussed. Business 911 requirements for VOIP phone systems. The end-to-end VPN’s versus firewall-based VPNs. VOIP what are the advantages of having the system....   [tags: voice over internet protocol]

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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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Regrettng My I Phone

- Thud...Thud.THUD. I almost regretted buying the iPhone. What I regret even more was setting the alarm to 5:00am. I gently ended my pleasant sleep, and felt an immediate blast of humidity. The kind you can’t even get used to for a month. Slowly, the outline of my apartment gained resolution. I could see a clear view of the tropical trees and slightly inhospitable, but developed landscape. There was a sense of dust; construction. You could smell it so well that tasting it would be imaginable. I’m careful not to wake my grandparents or my sister and suddenly I remember why I had my phone wake me....   [tags: personal narrative]

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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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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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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, ]

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Cell Phone Tracking

- Cell Phone Tracking/Cheating Ethics Paper Over the past few years, technology has grown to be the driving force in human productivity and efficiency. Technology has been incorporated into our everyday lives to help us perform daily activities and bridge long distance communication. Although technology has brought us many advantages, it has also created quite few ethical issues along the way. Some of the biggest ethical issues technology has created revolve around cell phones. These issues include cell phone tracking and using the cell phone to cheat....   [tags: ethics, technology]

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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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Dangers of Cell Phone Use on Driving

- There are more than 3.4 billion cell phone users worldwide, making cell phones more common than computers ("Social Isolation and New Technology”). Cell phones are a modern phenomenon with a greater impact than the Internet in society today. Increased mobility, access to a new technologies and the ability to travel throughout the world with an added sense of security has afforded us the opportunity to explore all that life has to offer. “The Cell-phone has become the preferred channel of basic communication between teens and their friends, other many people with cell calling a close second and texting”( "Social Isolation and New Technology”)....   [tags: distraction, texting, communication]

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End-to-End Phone Systems

- End-to-end phone system--Hosted Unified Communications The demand of services such as storage, email and enterprise management tools is increasing day by day due to which more and more businesses are locking hosted cloud delivery. With SaaS (Software as a Service), the application dealer takes the responsibility of owning, configuring and managing the service. Omaha Communications’ cloud business phone system delivers an end-to-end hosted phone experience that customers really like and goes beyond the traditional IP PBX....   [tags: communication plataform, management tools]

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The Negative Affects of Cell Phone Use

- ... Studies have shown that drivers who text are twenty three times as likely to crash (Wilson and Stimpson, 2010). A similar study shows that drivers talking on a cell phone are four times as likely to get into a car accident. These alarming statistics are examples of how cell phones have impacted our driving performance. Have you ever caught yourself in the car anxiously staring at your phone because you just received a text and are dying to open and reply to it. The temptation exists for many people to reach over and make the decision to text while driving; causing many individuals to divert their attention from the road while driving....   [tags: communication technology overdependency]

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Cell Phone Policy

- Technology has taken over since being established. Since the beginning, cell phones have spread like wildfire taking over the lives of students. Students use their cell phones constantly. “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 many had when it was invented....   [tags: Technological Advancements, Students, Schools]

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Mobile Phone Industry

- Industry and Company Profiles Industry: Telephone Communications Brief Reasoning of Choice As a major in Management and Computer Science, the optimal goal is to create a system that provides technology that is convenient, resourceful, and efficient. My main interests are in mobile systems that provide the leading edge in design, functionality, and resourcefulness. A possible professional career of a management and computer science major is in the mobile phone industry. Within this field, a possible area that a management and computer science major may be responsible for is providing a mobile phone with an optimized, consumer friendly system that is available to the any consumer that require...   [tags: industry and company profiles ]

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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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Don't Answer the Phone, It Might Be a Scam

- Three things that the elderly (eighty-plus) fear. These uncertainties leave the elderly open to scams. 1. Being hurt by a burglar 2. Losing millions of dollars due to an inability to collect, 3. Not being able to get to the door when Publisher Clearing house comes-a-knocking For the past year, a senior citizen received scam- phone-calls at least three times per day. The information that she passed on to me, seemed farfetched with a possibility of dementia mixed in. At least, that was the consensus among her family members....   [tags: commiting fraud on the elderly]

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Mobile Phone Innovative Technology Advancements

- The phone in its early stages One of the earliest recorded experiments on creating communication that can be transmitted from a distance where direct speech is not attainable were those conducted by the British physicist and polymath Robert Hooke from 1664 to 1685. An acoustic string phone made in 1667 is attributed to him. But the true surge of these communication devices started at the 20th century; On April 3, 1973 Motorola manager Martin Cooper placed a cellular phone call (in front of reporters) to Dr....   [tags: smartphone, mobile, cellular]

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Cell Phone Use in Society Today

- Cell Phone Use In Society Today Cell phones have become more of a necessity for many people throughout the world. Having the ability to keep in touch with family, business associates, and access to email. (Kingston, K.). In Today’s world, cell phones are advanced and capable of not only receiving and placing phone calls, but storing data, taking photographs, equipped with GPS, and even maybe make it useful as a walkie talkie to name a few available options on your cell phone. It can be used for emergency calls, allow you to to reach someone quickly and could possibly save lives....   [tags: comunication technology]

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Cell Phone Policy

- ... Thus, students are able to type faster making a 10 page paper seem like not a lot to write and students able to b e done writing it in a short amount of time. Cell phones are very versatile now. They can be equipped with applications like Edmodo and Evernote. Evernote is an application that allows students to actually type papers on their phones. It is also like an online flash drive that can keep all of the student’s works, which a flash drive is vital to writing classes. The reason being is that it allows students who don’t have printers at home to be able to print their writing assignments off at school....   [tags: class, cell phones use]

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Important Events in Cell Phone Development

- Getting in touch with anyone anywhere in the world is not a problem anymore. We can contact anyone on the move anytime. The basic concept of cellular phone was developed in the 1940s. Mobile phones were the beginning of the wireless communication. They are the used extensively now days. From year to year the number of mobile phones subscribers increases. According to the data in the International Institute of Communications (IIC), World Bank, Britain ranked second position of having the largest mobile phones subscribers after the US in 1989....   [tags: communicaiton, technology, mobile, phones]

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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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Impact of Phone Sales: Apple and Samsung

- Indeed, Apple Company is not happy with this result at all. It might find any strategies to make its smartphone better and more beneficial, or create a new marketing strategy to satisfy the customers in any ways. It sounds like a cold war is happening between the mobile phone companies. So does it become a problem for the world. Of course, when the competition occurs between one individual and another, there must be any good and bad impacts on surroundings that both companies and relating authorities or governmental organizations have to deal with and seek for solution to each impact, too....   [tags: Technology, Smartphones]

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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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The Benefits of Xblue X16 Phone System

- Acquiring and retaining a loyal customer base is no simple task. Businesses are no longer just looking at how they can beat the competition in price; they are seeking more efficient and service friendly applications to differentiate themselves from the pack. At the same time, consumers are increasingly more discerning when it comes to the companies they choose to do business with. Seamless Communication If you’ve ever had to call a company to speak to a customer service representative, then you probably have come across an automated service that had your head spinning before you ever spoke to an actual human being....   [tags: businesses, customers, competition]

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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]

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The Harmful Effects of Cell Phone Use

- Millions of people use cell phones in their day to day life but most of us avoid the harmful effects that cellphones have on environment and society. Mobile phones are hazardous for the health of human beings as well as animals. Mobile phones are an issue of concern for health hazards.” According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 69% of drivers in the United States ages 18-64 were talking on their cell phone”. In Europe, this percentage ranged from 21% in the United Kingdom to 59% in Portugal (“Health Risks of Using Mobile Phones” 2014)....   [tags: vision, cancer, efficiency]

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What Blackberry Users Look For in a Phone

- Blackberry users can be considered a patient lot when it comes to waiting for the newest version of their favorite smartphone. The mobile revolution has always moved at a fast pace and that pace seems to be picking up speed all the time. For other smartphone users, waiting well over a year for a new device to come out would seem almost unfathomable. However, diehard Blackberry fans know patience is a virtue. Blackberry users looking to move up from the 9900 or Q10 to the Blackberry Z10 have a lot of sleek, new features to look forward to....   [tags: smartphone, blackberry, patient]

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An Arguement for Cell Phone Use in Schools

- For some schools, students take French classes or Spanish classes by using cellphones to call classmates and to speak with them in that language. Some schools do not allow phones during school for they have either banned or have limited the use of cellphone. Just about year beginning of school in fall, students would pack technologies in the backpacks like Ipads and IPhones. Using technology is not really new to the students because they grew up with them and everyday, use technologies....   [tags: technology, research, tool]

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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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Cell Phone Manufacturing: Iphone and Samsung

- In other words, “Samsung sold more phones while trying to use less money into marketing with business earnings grew from the previous quarter driven by an increase in smartphone sales and decreased marketing expenses," Hyun Joon Kim, the Samsung's vice president of mobile planning told analysts. Then research firms underscored or valued the two companies' divergent financial performance to find the diversity in sales with units shipped, regarding to the Cable New Network (CNN) website which was given above....   [tags: Mobile, Technology, Business]

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Antitrust Regulations for Cell Phone Carriers

- Antitrust is defined by Merriam-Webster “consisting of laws to protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints and monopolies or unfair business practices.” (Merriam Webster) Everywhere you look cell phones are everywhere and the majority of people young and old have one. Having a cell phone, tablet, computer, etc. that requires use of data requires a plan contracted or prepaid plan. Along with contracts can come hidden fees and charges that are undisclosed or pop up later during the term of the contract without any warning....   [tags: monopoly, fees, consumers]

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Cell Phone Usage while Driving

- ... Her left arm landed out of the window becoming trapped between the massively heavy car door and the hot, rough Georgia interstate pavement. Debra’s arm was horrifically ripped off of her body and causing Debra to now be permanently with only one arm for the rest of her life. Debra’s oldest daughter Stephanie also being injured in the accident with minor injuries. Talking to Debra about the accident and how it has affected her emotionally and in her everyday life and how did it make her feel to have this happen to her....   [tags: crashes, texting, driving, hazard, vechile]

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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 (   [tags: Papers]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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