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2011-08-16 05:25:00

According to a recent Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project study, 82% of Americans own some sort of cell phone device. The researchers discovered that these devices have changed the way Americans communicate and live. The study indicates that half of all adult cell phone owners used their phones, within the previous thirty days, to quickly retrieve needed information. This compares to the 27% of users who had trouble doing something because their phone was not at hand....

2011-08-05 11:00:00

ERIE, Pa., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean out those desk drawers and office storage areas of old cell phones and empty printer cartridges and donate them to Special Olympics Illinois through its new recycling program Recycle for Competition, a proud sponsor of the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby. "This program is new way for businesses and individuals to help a great cause without spending a dime," said Carrie Belknap, Project Manager, Recycle for Competition. "If you're near 400 N....

2011-08-02 00:00:29

Each Wednesday in August for only 24 hours, Wirefly will offer a coupon for an additional $50 off the purchase one of the hottest high-end smartphones on the market today. Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Wirefly, the Internet's leading authorized online retailer for cell phones and cell phone plans, today announced the launch of a weekly 24-hour flash sale that will give its customers another huge opportunity to save big when shopping for cell phones: Wirefly's "Take Fifty" Smartphone...

2011-07-22 00:01:00

Using a new Nokero solar power panel to charge cell phones in off-grid, impoverished regions can improve health by removing fossil fuel pollutants from the air, reduce family living expenses, provide small and micro-business opportunities for local vendors, and even increase farm and food production. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 The exponential growth of cell phone use in emerging markets has been well-documented. What's less known is that 500 million of the world's cell phone owners...

2011-07-20 06:08:00

GILBERT, Ariz., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The heat of summer is here and that means, like every year, millions are flocking to the beaches, lakes, rivers, and pools to find a way to cool off. With our increasing dependence on gadgets, their presence at the beach and poolside is more and more of an occurrence. The majority of people carry a cell phone on them everywhere, and being near the water is no exception. Water and electronics do not mix yet they somehow always end up together in...

2011-07-20 05:04:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three out of five (60%) drivers with cell phones use them while driving even though almost all adults (91%) know it is unsafe to do so. This is particularly common among younger drivers with cell phones. In addition more than one in five (22%) drivers with cell phones send or read text messages while driving. However, the percentage of drivers with cell phones who use them while driving has fallen over the last two years, from 72% in 2009 to 60%...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

Wirefly (http://www.wirefly.com), the Internet's leading authorized retailer of cell phones and cell phone plans, announced today that it is hosting a pre-sale for the highly anticipated MOTOROLA PHOTONâ“ž¢ 4G from Sprint. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Wirefly (http://www.wirefly.com), the Internet's leading authorized retailer of cell phones and cell phone plans, announced today that it is hosting a pre-sale for the highly anticipated MOTOROLA...

2011-07-01 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Coalition to Save Our GPS: On June 30, 2011, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-mandated Technical Working Group filed a 1,000-plus page report analyzing interference from LightSquared's proposed deployment plans in the Mobile Satellite Service (MSS) band adjacent to the Global Positioning System (GPS). The report was based on LightSquared's February 2011, description of its planned three...

2011-06-30 05:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China BAK Battery, Inc. ("China BAK" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CBAK), a leading global manufacturer of lithium-based battery cells, today announced that the Company's Shenzhen production facility successfully passed an audit conducted by Samsung, a prerequisite for the use of the Company's prismatic lithium ion battery cells in Samsung cell phones. In May 2011, a Samsung factory audit team spent nearly twelve hours at China BAK's...

2011-06-28 07:05:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More and more people use mobile devices to manage their daily lives. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project, 65 percent of Americans even sleep with their cell phones--many using the modern day necessity as alarm clocks. Today, the College of American Pathologists, the world's largest association of board-certified pathologists, announced a new service available on its website,...


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