Vidushi Sinha of voanews.com writes:
A new study finds that an hour-long cell phone call causes a spike in biochemical activity in the user's brain. The researchers can't say whether that's a good thing or a bad thing, but the finding has renewed the debate over cell phone safety and raised calls for more health studies.
New figures from PopCap Games have shown large increases in the usage and frequency of mobile game playing among US and UK adults.
33.6% of all adults in the USA and the United Kingdom say they've played a game on their mobile phone handset in the past month, with almost a quarter (24.6%) having played in the past week. The figure was much higher for smartphone users; 83% of them had played in the past week.
Vodafone UK customers are currently suffering from severe service disruption following the theft of equipment from "technical facilities".
Mark Bridge writes:
When I arrived at Mobile World Congress earlier this month, I said I wanted to see a bit of everything. Ground-breaking devices, advanced technology, network innovation... and some original applications as well. What I didn't realise was that I could find all of those in one place, on the SK Telecom stand.
Mark Bridge reports from the SK Telecom stand at Mobile World Congress 2011, where he discovers versatile video call technology, a mobile health app for diabetic patients and a low-cost telematics solution.