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Mobile Phones

Do they really need all those gadgets?

Michael Cook | 14 Aug 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: children and technology, mobile phones, tablets

Mobile phones: Accessible banking for developing Africa?

Denyse O'Leary | 7 Jul 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: african community life, banking, cell phones, economics, mobile phones

How smart is it to allow students to use phones at school?

Richard Murphy and Louis-Philippe Beland | 14 May 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: cell phones, education, mobile phones, smartphones

“Wiping” your phone may not wipe those photos

Andrew Smith | 16 Jul 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: mobile phones, privacy

More Internet News (Gleaned From the Internet)

Marcus Roberts | 12 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: internet, ITU, mobile phones
The UN releases more information about the spread of mobile phones and the internet.

An app for keeping an eye on your teen driver?

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: mobile phones, parenting, teenagers
A mobile phone device being developed allows parents to to monitor the cell phone use of their teens while driving. What do you think, parents?

Not-so-smart phones

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 March 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child safety, mobile phones
Posting your child's picture on a website could allow hackers to track the location of her bedroom and the part of the local park where she plays.

Transforming and troubling

Chinwuba Iyizoba | 16 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: mobile phones, Nigeria
Mobile phones are spreading rapidly throughout Africa, bring the blessings of commerce, and the curse of spam.

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