Cellphone

Lawmakers in the State Senate have voted and it could be illegal to drive while holding a cellphone in Virginia. State lawmakers recently passed hands-free driving bills in the House and Senate. It had been illegal to text or email while driving in Virginia, but police say that was hard to enforce because they had […]

What a convenience! Cellphones are now allowed in Richmond Court buildings because of a policy change. The ‘Richmond Times-Dispatch’ reports a recent policy change will now allow visitors to check their phones with sheriff’s deputies before entering instead of not being able to bring the devices in at all. The change is being made following […]

AT&T mobile phone customers who had unwanted charges added to their monthly bills face a Friday deadline to apply for a refund, a New York senator said Wednesday. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., urged AT&T customers to call a toll-free hot line at 877-819-9692 to find out if they are eligible. The unwanted charges came through […]

You’re probably addicted to your smartphone and didn’t even know it. Listen to the latest Jazzy Report in the audio player to hear the three major signs of…

Privacy has become an even bigger issue in relationships with technology and social media. Couples are more prone to go through each others phones and…

A new technology designed to help pedestrians avoid bad neighborhoods has some smartphone users up in arms. They have dubbed it the “Avoid Ghetto” app. A new Microsoft technology that may help users avoid “unsafe neighborhoods” is generating controversy. The feature, which will reportedly be part of future Windows phones, takes into account weather and […]

Image courtesy of Stonebridge Church of God The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) urges all states and districts to ban cellphone use while driving. The NTSB is making history by becoming the first federal agency to recommend a ban on all cellphone conversations while driving. The NTSB does not  have any power in Congress neither the […]

Christopher Chaney considers it somewhat of a blessing in disguise that he was arrested on Wednesday for hacking into celebrity cell phones and email accounts. In a new interview, Chaney, 35, says he became “addicted to seeing the behind-the-scenes” lives of the stars and that he felt “almost relieved months ago” when authorities seized his […]

One of the more vexing questions during back-to-school-shopping season is whether to buy a cellphone. It’s a hard question to answer personally and a hard one for parents to agree on collectively. The debate has trickled down to lower and lower grades. Recently, I followed a debate on a parenting forum over whether it’s appropriate […]

Malware and Spyware developers are targeting Android mobile devices more than ever, indicating Google’s open mobile platform may draw even more attacks as the mobile industry keeps growing. One-third of all mobile users, Android or Apple, may come across an unsafe link this year, according to a new report. Android users are particularly vulnerable, and […]