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To Phone or not to phone: Absolutely no question about it!

By The Savvy Passenger, published on Sep 28, 2011

A recent report about a passenger being removed from a flight and arrested for not turning off their cell phone[1] got me to thinking this week. Often times, I get this question from passengers wanting to know the "WHY" about phone and electronic device usage restrictions during a flight. I dare say that many flight attendants know the basic knowledge of why, but I'll wager that a good majority have probably not investigated this regulation much past the reply "it's Federal law." It seems to me that this subject is rather vaguely reported in the media and the details of the reasons behind... (more)

Tags: airlines, cell phones, policy, faa, fcc

The Do Not Call List

By Jon Ryan, published on Jul 12, 2011

We can all relate to getting calls at home during those special times of the day. It’s hard to enjoy a dinner with the family when you are getting interrupted every five minutes to ask once again “Please take us off your call list”. My mother did it for years. I guess some of these calls fell on the phones of government officials, because in 2003 the Do Not Call Registry was created.

The aim of the registry was to give citizens a limited, but universal opt-out. The list does not stop all calls from happening. It will however, act as a first line of defense against unwanted calls. Some... (more)

Tags: telemarketers, safety, cell phones, telemarketing, do not call, telephone

Apple IPhone 4: Woes, Pros, & Best in Shows

By Jon Hosier, published on Aug 17, 2010

Much of the world has come to know the joys of the iPhone. This most recent model, the iPhone 4, sold over 1.7 million units.

“This is the most successful product launch in Apple’s history,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Even so, we apologize to those customers who were turned away because we did not have enough supply.”

Almost 77% of which were upgrades from the previous 3G and 3GS units. As many of you may already know, the newest model iPhone was not without glitches and problem on release day. Many complained of yellow screen tinting, others still had issues with the phone’s... (more)

Tags: iphone, apple, cell phones, iphone 4, iphone 4 antenna problem, iphone 4 yellow screen, bakodo, iphone barcode scanner app

The No-Cell-Phone Low Down

By Crowbar, published on Mar 22, 2010

On average, it seems like “Can I get your number?” is the second or third question asked after meeting someone, right behind “What is your name?” or “How much for your sister?”“I don’t have one,” is no longer an acceptable response. It automatically comes with incredulous looks of disdain and confusion. "Did they just say they don’t have a phone?"Then comes a scowl and the overbearing stare of mistrust. They think you don’t trust them, that you don’t want them to call. They walk away cursing and stomping their feet at the nerve you have of treating them that way.However they feel, no matter... (more)

Tags: cell phones, mobile phones, mobile media, living in a mobile world

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