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  • Use Wap Handheld Digital Wireless Devices
    963 words
    What is WAP WAP stands for Wireless Application Protocol. The idea has been developed by some of the wireless telecommunications giants such as Nokia and Ericsson. The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) uses the Internet as a gateway for the transmission of the protocol. WAP has brought the Internet and the sub-services that it provides right into our lives as we are on the move. WAP brings us information right to the screen of our mobile phone. WAP offers the possibility to call specific WAP p...
  • Evidence Concerning Wireless Phone Use And Collisions
    888 words
    Cellular phones are one of the most widely and most popular forms of communication today. Cell phones are so easily accessible and portable that it only makes sense that cell phones and automobiles will sometimes go together. Cell phones are a cause of some of the accidents we see today, but does this mean we should ban the use of them all together or just change the way we go about using them? An article published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1997, reported the results of a study o...
  • Cingular Wireless And Vodafone
    278 words
    This article is about Cingular Wireless and Vodafone Group's bids to buy out AT&T Wireless. Cingular and Vodafone are arch rivals and are both trying to buy out AT&T Wireless. As of right now the second largest U.S. cell phone group Cingular, bid for AT&T is $38 billion dollars, and the world's largest mobile phone group Vodafone, is expected to at least meet the offer. AT&T is apparently hurting financially because of a fourth quarter loss of nearly 40% of its customers. Vodafone already owns a...
  • Regular Verizon Phones
    402 words
    The article that I read was found in the October 29 issue of the Wall Street Journal. This article is called, "Verizon Net Drops, But Wireless Area Sees Revenue Rise". Verizon Communications Inc. reported that third-quarter net income fell fifty-nine percent from the year-earlier period, when results were helped by asset sales and tax benefits (p. B 7). However, there was an eighteen percent jump in revenue at the wireless affiliate. Verizon's total number of residential phone lines fell 3.5%, b...
  • Wrong And Cell Phones
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    A co-employee of mine, Richard, is deep into cell phones. Everyday, He spends what seems like hours on his phone; talking, text- messaging, playing games, surfing the web, and blasting the latest radio hit as a polyphonic ring tone. At first, I was amused. "Wow! You mean that I can check my e-mail, and chat with my friends on AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) at the same time, no matter where in the world I may be?" I asked. He briefly replied "Yep!" My second response was "Amazing! I can't believe it...
  • Conversations Of Students On Their Cell Phones
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    It's 6: 30 the change of classes, and no matter which hallway you take they are filled with students making their way to their next destination. For some it's the last class of the evening and they " re rushing off to meet friends or families. The students that are left behind are going to their next class, going to their first class of the evening or have school business at one of the student services office. The hallway past the receptionist desk leads to the admissions office where you might ...
  • Mobile Device Users
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    "Not a wired culture, but a virtual culture that is wired shut: compulsively fixated on digital technology as a source of salvation from the reality of a lonely culture and radical social disconnection from everyday life" (Doheny-Farina, 1996, p. 1). As our culture begins to lose its sense of community we seem quick to embrace mobile devices that promise to keep us connected to others. This paper will examine how mobile devices contribute to our lack of leisure time, affect our social relationsh...

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