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The Phone Call - Short Story

- The Phone Call - Short Story She ran, not knowing where she was heading. The only thoughts in her head at that time were "Must run. Must keep going. Can't stop!" She was starting to regret eating the snack earlier. As she hardly ate a thing, the tiniest morsel of food could seem like she had eaten a three course meal. But if she had known before about what was going to happen she would have lost her minute appetite. But she couldn't have known it was going to go pear-shaped, could she....   [tags: Papers]

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Males and Females Who Smoke Can Develop Lung Cancer

- ... My last question was “Whether a person gets lung cancer depends more on genes than anything else?”, this was also a likert scale questionnaire the responses were labeled as 1 for strongly agree with a 11.4%, 2 for somewhat agree with a 18.1%, 3 somewhat disagree with a 19.5%, strongly disagree with a 39.7%, no opinion 10.2%, and don’t know with a 1.1% see table 1.3. This question had a total of 2,919 responses. The majority disagreed with the question and must think that there is other factors that can contribute to a persons risk at being diagnosed with lung cancer or cancer overall....   [tags: phone call survey, research]

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My Greatest Fear: Having the Same Relationship with My Little Brother as I Do with My Older Sister

- ... The years would come, yet our innocence would run with time. All I want now is to go back to the days when we could laugh and giggle for just five minutes without yelling at the top of our lungs for something we had done in our past. The older we got the worse the fighting got. She is the girl one would want to party with while I am the girl that one would want to be lab partners with so I can do all the work. She loved going out to parties, and being in the “in crowed.” Yet, the one thing that bothered me the most is your desire to live fast....   [tags: childhood, role, model, phone, call]

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One Night Changed a Life in the Book, Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

- Melinda Sordino was just a young teenage girl trying to have some fun. Now, she is loathed by afar for something nobody understands. During a summer party, Melinda drunkenly fumbled for the phone and dialed the cops. As she enters her freshman year of high school, her friends refuse to talk to her, and she escapes into the dark forests of her mind. “I am Outcast” (Anderson 4). But something about that party was not right. Something she tried not to relive but to forget. “I have worked so hard to forget every second of that stupid party, and here I am in the middle of a hostile crowd that hates me for what I had to do....   [tags: phone call, depression, relationships]

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Voice Over IP

- Voice Over IP Abstract This paper demonstrates the new technology of voice over ip. This emerging technology will prove to be a cost reducing effort for companies to look into over the next several years. Over the last three to four years the technology has also been introduced to the consumers which has added to savings on their monthly phones bills and they way that they conduct business from day to day. Voice over IP the Wave of the Future Description Voice over IP is a method of taking an analog signal and turning into a digital signal that is transmitted over the internet....   [tags: Internet Phone Call Communication Long Distance]

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Managed Development of Call Centers

- Under-scrutinized until the late 1990s, call centres have now got significant scholastic consideration. The astounding and managed development of call centres, stretching out far past their starting bases in the financial and telecommunications areas, has bewildered the early scepticism. The competitive advantage for the companies picked up through the combination of phone and VDU advances, giving immediate phone based client services and selling led to widespread of this phenomenon. The growing financial sector has given the UK government's modernising motivation, which expects to guarantee that, by 2002, 25% of its administrations are open electronically....   [tags: it work, telecommunications, call centres]

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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 Cell Phone Communication Secure?

- Is Cell Phone Communication Secure. According to a 2010 survey by the CDC (Center For Disease Control) 26.6% of US households use only cell phones at home (Blumberg). With such a large amount of people depending on cellular for communications it is important to understand the security risks they face. Cell phone communication is not completely secure but the risk depends on a variety of variables, user habits, interception points, and user vigilance. Legally no one is supposed to listen to cell phone calls but it does happen....   [tags: Communication]

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Cell Phone 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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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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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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The Call - Fictional

- The Call - Fictional 'Suddenly the phone went dead……..' The words running through my head 'what did he mean?' 'Tonight we shall meet again' I said back to my self the words of the call. The hairs on the back of my neck rose like barbed wire from the fright of hearing that husky voice this time of night. Then without admonition 'SMASH'. the sound of smashing glass threw me back onto my bed like a rag doll in shock, like a bolt from the blue. Tears started to fill my eyes....   [tags: Papers]

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Occupational Stress in a Call Center Center

- Occupational Stress in a Call Center Setting There are a number of individuals who experience stress relating to their profession. Occupational stress is defined as “Job related stress, which often comes from occupational duties for which people perceive themselves as having a great deal of responsibility.” (Seaward, 2012) With different occupational comes many different forms of occupational stress. Personally, I though it would be interesting to research occupational stress in a customer focused environment....   [tags: Personal Stress, Stress Management]

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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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Wake Up Call

- Wake Up Call I woke up in a fog in a room I had never seen before, unable to focus on my surroundings. As I tried to move I realized a net was holding me down and restraints on my feet and wrists kept me from being able to do so. I heard myself say, “This has got to be a dream. Where am I. Is this really happening. This has got to be a dream….” This is the story of my wake up call to my drug use, the impact it had on my relationships with my friends, family and high school in one day. It was nearly 6:00 p.m....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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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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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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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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Cell Phone Use while Driving

- For many years Safety Control has determined to ban the use of cell phones while driving within the community. American society would be much safer if cell phones were banned while driving. Benefits of cell phone use during roadside emergencies, car trouble, obtain personal information, or even navigation; however, it may lead to running red lights, drifting across lanes, or worse, causing accidents. Phones can do so many things, but most importantly they allow you to connect to emergency service....   [tags: safety control, accidents]

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The Mobile Phone

- The Mobile Phone Since the beginning of time, man has been inventing things; demand for technology is sky high and what the public wants, the public gets. Nothing, however, can compare with the sudden boost of the 21st century's best invention yet, the mobile phone. Communication has taken on a new meaning, and currently you cannot take a stroll down a typical street in Europeand not see one. Mobile Phones have taken the world by a storm and their rising popularity has impacted the planet tremendously (   [tags: Papers]

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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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Suspense and Mystery in The Call and The Signalman

- Explore the way in which Westall and Dickens create suspense and mystery in the two ghost stories, The Call and The Signalman. The two ghost stories "The Call" written by Robert Westall and "The Signalman" written by Charles Dickens, both create suspense and mystery to engage the reader's attention. "The Call" is narrated by a person who did not experience the events of the story but heard it from other people, and he also knew the characters. In contrast "The Signalman" is narrated by one of the characters in the story, and is therefore in first person....   [tags: English Literature]

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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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Social Construction of Technology: Cell Phone Development

- The Social Construction of Technology (or SCOT) is a new research tradition rooted in the sociology of technology. SCOT provides a multi-directional model based on the property of interpretative flexibility, and emphasizes on social influences on the technology design and development. This paper will apply SCOT principles to explore the development of cell phone, define the development of cell phone into three different stages historically, and analyze the interpretative flexibility of the cell phone accordingly in the three different stages....   [tags: Historic Stages, Social Influence]

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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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The Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving

- ... That reasons leaves them to use the cell phone on the road. For example: check the email is a top priority in US. The use of cell phone while driving makes drivers to have less control of the vehicle. First of all, it makes the driver to drive slower on the road particularly during the rush hours because they are more concentrates in only one task. Second, when people are talking they have to paid attention to both activities and sometimes are the principal cause of accident. The use of cell in a car is growing fast and becoming one of the top killers in United States....   [tags: ban, distraction, collisions]

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Two Short Stories: The Gift of Magi and A Telephone Call

- In the short stories “The Gift f Magi” by O. Henry and “A telephone Call” by Dorothy Parker, two women are troubled by how their significant others view them. While O. Henry’s Della is able to see that Jim is not touched, Parker’s narrator is left with uncertainty because her significant other does not call back, stuffing her with skepticism. In O. Henry’s “The Gift of Magi”, a young couple in love has to get surprise gifts for each other before Christmas. The story takes place in a small-industrialized city where poverty is prevalent and money is scarce....   [tags: O. Henry, Dorothy Parker, literary analysis]

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Moblie Phone Technology and The Social Impact Thereof

- INTRODUCTION Mobile phone technology is a technology that a vast majority of us would be familiar with, allowing one to call from almost anywhere, anytime as long as they connected a network. Mobile phones revolutionised the world of personal communication, because of this it is important that the impacts that the technology has had on the community. This essay will trace, in brief, the history of mobile phone technology along with an examination of the social impacts that this technology has had....   [tags: Communication]

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An Analysis of Cell Phone Technology, Security, and Individual Rights

- An Analysis of Cell Phone Technology, Security, and Individual Rights In this technology driven era, I question what effect cell phones are having on our lives as American citizens. To investigate this, I read two articles. The first reading was “Mobile Phone Tracking Scrutinized” by Nikki Swartz originally published in the Information Management Journal for March/April 2006, and the second reading was “Reach out and Track Someone” by Terry J. Allen, originally published by In These Times on May 15, 2006....   [tags: Technology]

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The Call to Help My Neighbor: A Fictional Narrative

- ... There were opposing wobbles in her body when he jarred her. It reminded me of a jello salad when you bumped it. His round eyes never left my face. “No.” The dog wagged his tail and sat. Then he whined and jumped his front paws on the ground as if urging me to do something, anything. By the time the ambulance stopped in front, the phone was stuck to the sweat of my cheek. I'd been a good girl and stayed beside the woman. I slid it into my pocket, stripped the band from my brown hair and retied it away from my forehead....   [tags: dog, garden, neighbor, weeds]

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Search Incident to Arrest Cell Phone Dilemma

- The Supreme Court has stepped up to answer the question if search incident to arrest on cell phones is violating an individual right. The lower courts are split in the decision. The two cases that are been debated by the Supreme Court is Riley vs. California and Wurie vs. United States. In Riley vs. California, it involved David Riley who was pulled over for having expired tags and driving with suspended license, which led to impound of his vehicle. Once impounded the San Diego Police policy is to document contents inside the car where they found firearms....   [tags: Supreme Court, Individual Rights, Cell Phones]

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Cell Phone Use in Schools Should Not be Banned

- Should students be able to use cell phones during class periods. This is a question a lot of students and parents have asked themselves. The invention of cell phones started a debate for many schools. Many schools accept the use of cell phones but experience a lot of frustration over them. There are many reasons for and against the use of cell phones in schools. People who support cell phone use in schools are usually teenagers. People who disagree with cell phone use in schools are usually teachers or parents, who think cell phones are a distraction....   [tags: Argument, Education, Communication]

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Effects of Having a Cell Phone in Elementary School

- Technology has dominated our lives in every direction. Children are growing up in a digital era; a world full of technology. Since our world is full of technology every child is growing up wanting to be a part of the latest portable technologies. Children younger and younger are exposed to the latest technologies as the technology advances. Determining whether or not it is appropriate for elementary school students to be able to carry their cell phones in school is very difficult. Parents and guardians are under the impression that technology is beneficial, but they don’t understand how children are using the technology to their benefit....   [tags: technology, digital era, cyberbullying]

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Paying Via Cell Phone

- New Kind of Cell Phone It was like any other school day. I walked from class to class wondering why I had to come to school everyday. I would usually get to school for my weights class at about six in the morning and leave after my practice at six at night. This usually made for a super long day of school. The first two hours of the day were the easiest to get through, but by the time English rolled around I was ready for a nap. I stumbled into my English class and took my usual seat toward the back of the room....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Cell Phone Invention

- The Cell Phone Invention We have all seen and used cell phones. However we have probably taken the technology for granted. The cellular telephone has evolved and improved a lot over the years. Before we get into the history let us first get the definition for 'cellular'. It's called cellular because the system uses many base stations to divide a service area into multiple 'cells' (1). Each base station consists of a tower and at the base is the equipment to send and receive signals. Now that it cleared up we will look back into the history....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Intelligent Call Routing

- Intelligent Call Routing Mr. Harrison decides to call his credit card company to inquire about a credit limit increase. He picks up the phone and dials the company’s 800 number. He is then prompted by a friendly voice that says, “Welcome to Mycorp, please enter your 15 digit account number”. After punching his15-digit account number into the handset, he is quickly prompted by a friendly agent who greets him with, “Hello Mr. Harrison, how are you today?” Surprised that the agent knew he was the one calling, he then mentions that he is interested in a credit limit increase....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cell Phone Technology

- Cell Phone Technology Ring ring. All the people in a 20-foot-radius are thinking it is them that are ringing. Women search through their purses; men reach for their pockets to see if it is their cell phone that is ringing. The year is 2002, and it appears that almost everyone has a cellular telephone. Many believe that in today's society it is a necessity to own one and would be difficult to go a day without one. Are they really necessary. People survived just fine without them before their invention....   [tags: Technology Communication Phones Essays]

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Cell Phone Radiation

- Cell Phone Radiation Introduction to Cell Phones Today, cell phones have become widely used among our society. However, there has been some customer concern of human safety concerning the use of cell phones. Cell phones are know to emit low levels of radiofrequency energy in the microwave range while in use and while in the standby mode, which leads to many ethical issues. History It is very interesting to note that a cell phone is actually a radio. However, it is an extremely sophisticated radio....   [tags: Telephones Health Communication Essays]

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Ethical and Legal Issues of Phone Tapping

- One of the hottest topics in privacy is regarding our phone conversation with others. It doesn't take a whole lot these days to be in someone's business, in their conversation, breaking the law of privacy with out spending that much time and money. "…Compared to an average monthly phone bill of seventy dollars, the option to wiretap the average phone line is probably worth less than twelve cents a month to police and spy agencies."1 These days, when information is transferred from one person to another, or from point A to point B, there are more people who are interested in know what they are talking about, not just to know but to benefit something out of it....   [tags: Privacy Telephones Communication Essays]

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Egypt's Leading Mobile Phone Networks

- Egypt's Leading Mobile Phone Networks In this paper I hope to address a serious issue concerning our economy; for aid I will be using two industrial giants found lurking within the shadows of the societal financial system. MobiNil® and Click® are two of the largest cell phone companies established in Egypt. Everyday, hundreds of more customers join Egypt’s leading mobile phone network Click GSM, which has recently connected the customer number 250,000. Ostensibly speaking, the two businesses appear to have several differing elements in the packages that they distribute, but, in all reality, they are quiet equivalent in the conquering business mentality that they possess....   [tags: Papers]

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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 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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Ghostly Tales: The Call

- “Ghostly Tales:” “The Call” Q1) I am Geoff the husband of Meg. Today we faced a mysterious problem about a hoax woman who’s going to be killed by her husband when he finishes locking all the fences locks of the river and push her in the River Ousam as if it’s an incident. We received 4 calls, but every time when I ask the girl a question the call keeps going off. Her voice is dread and cold like a dead ghost. The first time the girl rang I logged the call. I caught it from a distance knowing that it’s not the phrase that were so awful he felt that the girl is just making fun on an Christmas Eve....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Phone Usage in Schools: A Given Luxury, or a Deterrent from Learning?

- ... In 1963, the first pushbutton telephone was distributed by the company, Bell Telephone. In 1983, the first cellular device, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X, was created, which took the world by storm. Soon later, miniature computers were being put in these devices, allowing the user to browse parts of the web while on their cellular device. Yet we wouldn’t see a product that allowed us to browse the web, communicate with others, and let us store music and run apps, until 2007. (, pages 1-3.) The IPhone was by far the most revolutionary phone to be created, being the first of its kind, many other compa...   [tags: teenagers, websites, constitution]

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Margin Call, the Movie

- Margin Call depicts a realistic take on what happens inside a Wall Street firm. It is about a company that is downsizing their workers because of a firm’s crisis. One of the victims, Eric Dale, was working on a major analysis when he was laid off. He hands his coworker Peter Sullivan his USB, which contains the major analysis. Peter stays late and cracks the issues and calls his coworkers and bosses in about the financial disaster he had discovered. He had discovered that the company is about the crash....   [tags: film analysis]

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Horrible Societies: Lord of the Flies, and I Only Came to Use the Phone

- A considerable amount of author’s use their own unique writing style to prove a point, share an opinion, and establish a theme. Lord of the flies and I Only Came to Use the Phone is no different. They use certain symbols such as the conch, the beast, Herculina, and the sanatorium to show the cruelty that happens within these societies. The authors show exactly how these societies would be considered inhumane and cruel, following with the effects of these horrible societies. In Lord of the Flies and I Only Came to Use the Phone, Golding and Marquez use explicit symbolism to show how cruel and inhuman these societies are towards their inhabitants, following along with the gruesome effects tha...   [tags: Symbolism, Writing Techniques]

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Analysis of Setting in Lord of the Flies and I Only Came To Use The Phone

- There are many different fears that one may have including: Monophobia, the fear of being alone, Agoraphobia, the fear of being in crowded places, and Achluophobia, the fear of being in the dark. While looking at these different phobias, one may notice that they all are specific ways that a person may act depending on the setting they are in. It is common for authors to place their characters in a designated setting to reveal the most basic traits of human conduct. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding establishes to his readers the type of isolation that a group of young boys would feel by putting them on a deserted island with no adults, having to adapt to the setting, and learn to survive...   [tags: monophobia, garcia marquez, william golding]

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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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Cell Phones for Children: A Clear and Present Danger

- It starts in grade school now, “Why can’t I have a cell phone; everybody else does?” From the perspective of a Generation Y or the Millennials, a person born between 1984- 2002, owning a cell phone did not take place until after high school. This makes it hard to imagine an eight year old toting around a cell phone. Parents have to make a decision based on a child’s maturity level as well as asking the big question: Will ownership of a cell phone help or hinder the child. While cell phones can be a security measure for children, when a child is given a cell phone at an early age, the doorway to possible problems is opened....   [tags: Cell Phone Safety]

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How Communication Has Changed in the Last Twenty Years

- Phones have changed over the past twenty years and have had a positive and negative effect on people. Man kind as find many ways to communicate and stay connected with each other and the most common way is by a cellphone. Phones Cellphones have become one apart of our daily lives and some people just cannot live without them. In fact people use them more like computes than an actual phone itself. Most people let their phones control their lives and if their not carful it could have some serious consequences....   [tags: phone, technology, computers]

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The Social Impact of Cell Phones

- In today’s world the vast majority of the population owns a cell phone. Cell phones are a huge part of people’s everyday lives. Since the 1940’s when mobile phones became available for automobiles, phone companies have made huge strides in making mobile phones more efficient, much smaller, and more available for anyone to use. There was a time where only people of wealth had these types of mobile phones. Now people from all social classes own a cell phone. They are extremely convenient and have the ability to do just about anything you can think of....   [tags: Cell Phone vs Society]

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The History of Chemistry: Apple Computers

- ... This became a nation’s outbreak and sent the Apple charts over the top. At this very time Apple became the most bought phone and Computer Company in the world. They were unpredictable. It left the people thriving for the newest invention and asking “What will be next?” Before the Apple Company was a part of the technology family, society was not adapting to the new “high-tech computers. They were used to computers that were not quick and their size was unforgivingly big and bulky. Apple showed the world how great technology can be and how the Apple Company changed the world....   [tags: invention, business, technology, phone]

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How Technology has Changed Communication

- Communication has changed greatly in the past twenty years. There has been very significant technological advances that has enabled communication to advance. For instance, the only way of talking if you were not face to face with a person was by telephone. Not a normal smartphone, but rather a plugged in phone. Sometimes it was just easy to go over to the person’s house to talk since most people had more than one landline at their homes. Which means that only one person could talk on the phone due to the fact every phone was connected and you couldn’t call three different people on three different landlines....   [tags: Phone Memory, Wireless Internet]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of a Cellular Tower

- ... The radiation from cellular phone tower travels parallel to the ground ie directly towards the horizon and moreover the radiation power level decreases as one move away from the tower and thus the level of exposure is minimum at the ground level. Added advantage of cell phone tower is increase in data rate and cellular network coverage, increase in capacity, reduction in call congestion, reduction in call drop. Also it will provide and create jobs for people in the coverage area. Also if the people oppose the cellular tower due to obstruction of view, the cellular companies can hide the tower in plain sight....   [tags: mobile phone communication]

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Am I a Slave to Technology?

- I rule, I dictate, I enslave, I connect. I maintain. Faithful as a servant to his master, I can always be counted on to be close by. The question is, who is the master and who is the slave. I am universal; shared by all on a global scale. Those who can’t have me, desire me, and those that have me guard me zealously, wary of any harm to befall me. My reach is far and wide; the youngest covet me as a status symbol while the old scrunch their faces in perplexity as I twist and turn their intentions....   [tags: internet, cell phone, global]

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How Technology Affects Society

- Modern technologies have presented society with ways of coming closer together individually, and yet further apart collectively. While looking at cell phones in particular it is easy to see how communication technologies are impacting society’s subjectivity in many connecting ways. To understand this phenomenon first we must examine why society is so entangled with using cell phones. Among the top reasons for cell phone usage are safety, convenience and networking capabilities. Many consumers of cell phone usage report that they feel safer having a cell phone on them opposed to when they do not....   [tags: communication, cell phone, texting]

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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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Camera Cell Phone Technology Save Lives

- Camera Cell Phones Save Lives My first year of college was approaching rapidly, and I was still trying to get my supplies gathered together. Most of my items I had already stockpiled, such as bedding, a computer and a fridge. One item missing on my list was a cell phone. My parents had insisted that I purchased one when I got my driver's license, but I never seemed to find the time to get one. Being a teenage girl in this day of age, my parents thought I should always have a way to get help in emergency situations....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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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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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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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 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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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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