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Fairphone Is First Fair Trade Smartphone In The World

09/16/2013, All right, so I have seen fair trade clothes as well as fair trade coffee, but a fair trade smartphone? Somehow, that particular idea does take some amount of time to sink in, and it seems that the world’s first fair-trade smartphone has been aptly...

Instant Pizza Button On Your Hotel Phone

08/26/2013, I have started to relive my second childhood by catching up on episodes of the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon, and it has certainly whet my appetite where pizza is concerned as these mutated, English speaking reptiles tend to place orders for...

Samsung Phone Runs On Urine

07/23/2013, Have you ever heard of NEWater that originated in the city state of Singapore? It is actually reclaimed water which has been processed so that one is able to drink what was once unpalatable. Well, human waste is not called that for no particular reason at...

Phone Camera Assists Medical Field Again

04/12/2013, It is said that plenty of science and medicine fields do rely on microscope and flow cytometry use, where the former see action in numerous medical fields including identifying pathogens and examining tissue samples for aberrations among others. As for...

Get Smart Shoe Phone Makes A Comeback

02/05/2013, Have you watched the Get Smart series in the past, and if I am not mistaken, there was even a movie about it shot in recent times. Well, it seems that artist Sean Miles has decided to “upcycle” a quartet of old and unwanted mobiles by lodging them in...

Unlocking Cellphones In US Illegal This January 26

01/24/2013, It seems that the clock is ticking for those who want to unlock their cellphones in the US, as from January 26th onwards, it will be deemed illegal to do so. How did this decision come about? A little bit of history lesson needs to come into play here, as...

Shake Your Phone To Juice It Up

11/15/2012, I guess this is an idea that is a long time in coming – harnessing the power of kinetic energy in order to juice up one’s gadgets, which is pretty useful especially when you are in an emergency situation and all power supplies around you are out...

Italy Supreme Court: Mobile phones do cause brain tumors

10/21/2012, The eternal debate rages on even after this landmark ruling, and I am not referring to Pepsi vs Coke or the Bird vs Johnson, or even Ali vs Foreman, but rather, do mobile phones (smartphones fall under this category too, for that matter) cause cancer in...

Phone valet for schoolkids looks like a viable business idea

10/04/2012, Do you have a good business idea that is swimming right in your head? Well, if it happens to be a consumer electronics valet service, someone else already beat you to it a few years back. For instance, since phones are banned in all New York City public...

Man dials 911 with butt during alleged drug deal

08/12/2012, Talk about having a stinking problem – it seems that during an alleged drug deal, a man dialed 911 by accident using of all things, his butt. Yes sir, the part of your body which has one of the softest bits of flesh, and is used to cushion and...

Xiaomi Phone 2 to come in 3 variants

08/06/2012, We took a gander at the Xiaomi Phone 2 just a few days ago, and here is more information about it. The Xiaomi Phone 2 has been spotted in a particular filing from TENAA, where it is known by its codename “2012051″, and we do know that the...

Ofcom research: UK folks prefer to text than call

07/18/2012, Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, has performed a research which discovered that most UK adults prefer to send a text message instead of making that phone call – making it the most preferred method of communication over a featurephone or...