Old handsets that end up in landfills leak toxic chemicals into the soil and groundwater. But there are programs that make it easy for consumers to recycle, and even make some money.» Read Article
Palm Treo devotees and those longing to run some old Palm OS apps on their new Android smartphones can rejoice!StyleTap has just released a platform for Google's operating system, allowing users to take a stroll down memory lane.
Anyone who cares about energy independance or the Green Movement is likely wondering if there's anything they can do to help. There is an easy thing all phone users can do: unplug their charger.
A survey performed by MocoSpace of over 15,000 gamers resulted in some interesting figures concerning the world of mobile gaming. A majority of respondents are using their smartphones and tablets to play games for at least an hour a day, at home and when on the go.
In the days when Palm OS was the top mobile platform, thousands of apps were written for it. Now, Palm OS is almost forgotten, but developers can use a software development kit from StyleTap to turn their old Palm OS apps into ones that will run on the iPhone.
While Apple, Microsoft and HP have already made major updates to their respective mobile environments, Google's Android OS continues to hold a commanding lead in the US smartphone market, according to new numbers from comScore.
As today is Earth Day, its the perfect opportunity to consider recycling. The mobile retailer Wirefly has an eco-conscious buyback program that not only can help save the planet but can also get participants some cash.
Verizon has started a new program aimed at letting customers dispose of a phone in an environmentally sound way while also benefiting community programs and giving credit toward a new phone or phone bill.
Arguing that San Francisco's new cell phone radiation law violates the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, the CTIA wireless industry association has filed a lawsuit to halt its enforcement.
For those who are into old school mobility, it will soon be possible to buy a PDA running the Garnet OS -- which used to be named the Palm OS back in the day. This retro device is going to offer an HVGA screen, 400 MHz processor, and a rugged casing.
Access has released a version of the Graffiti text input system for devices running Google's Android OS. Long-time Palm OS users should remember Graffiti from the days of the Palm TX or Tungsten E.
In rising numbers, Americans are using their cell phones to go online, text, take photos, play music, and engage in other activities beyond old-fashioned voice calling, affirms a new study.
While some studies claim that cell phone radiation and frequent use of cell phones can be hazardous to your health, there is still no concrete evidence linking cell phones to illnesses and death.
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