Do cell phones have the right to be free from their SIM-locked shackles? The new chairman of the FCC appears to think so, and he's letting wireless carriers know that their old-school way of thinking won't be tolerated anymore.
Still feeling the blues about the Librarian of Congress making it illegal to unlock your cell phone? The chairman of the FCC has a few things to say about that, and appears committed to getting it reversed.
A new report takes a look at why prepaid cell phones have failed to catch on in the United States, despite being a far cheaper option for many consumers. Could the iPhone make it a more enticing option?
Cell phones aren't exactly ancient technology, though with every year it becomes harder and harder to remember what they were like before our beloved iPhones. The iPhone was released in 2007, but mobile phones have been around since the 70s and have made leaps and bounds since then. From the very first "brick" phone, to the first camera phones and smartphones, this gallery covers all the major milestones in mobile phone history.
The rumor mill is abuzz with iPhone fodder this week, but it’s not all about the iPhone 5 as you might expect. Reuters is claiming that a cheaper 8GB model of the iPhone 4 will be arriving in late September in an effort for Apple to capture the hearts and minds of the more thrift-conscious among us.
In recent years there has been a startling world-wide decline in the populations of bee colonies. Some colonies just flat out collapse and die in shockingly short amounts of time, and researchers have been left scratching their heads as to why. Many good theories have been postulated so far, but nobody truly knows why it's happening. Now researchers are showing off their study which shows bees can be upset by cell phone signals.
Sony has made it clear that they view Apple and the iPhone as a threat to their mobile gaming dominance with the PSP, with the latest “line in the sand” being drawn with a television commercial that sort of entirely misses the whole point.
Orange, one of the UK carriers of the iPhone 4 recently sent out an email to customers letting them know that the white version of the iPhone 4 could be delayed "until the end of the year." The email went on to explain that customers looking to get a white iPhone 4 should consider getting the black version instead.