TAG: Cell phone

PhoneSoap – See Why You Absolutely Need It!

PhoneSoap

Mobile phones have taken over from the handkerchief as the most likely household item to carry germs and bacteria. Even the toilet seat is ranked as a cleaner household item. A survey in the US found that more than 60 percent of iPad owners use their iPads to read news while in the restroom. The same device is then carried into the living room, the office, or the gym with the bacteria coming all the way. Phonesoap, a device which was funded by Kickstarter in 2012, is the solution to this unsavoury problem. The project was inspired by research which said that apart from viruses… read more

7 Ways to Help Reduce Mobile Phone Radiation

Mobile Phone Radiation

Even Martin Cooper, commonly known as the father of mobile phones could not have imagined the penetration of his device into our lives. To the extent that mobile phones are being called the “third hand” of human beings. Despite their prevalence, there are still concerns about the radiation emitted from the devices into our ears, and therefore brains. In this post you can find some simple ways to protect yourself from radiation. 1. Go hands-free: Recent research say that wired telephones are less dangerous than mobile phones, so whenever you have access to fixed line phones go for them. 2. Use headphones:… read more

Losing the Car Keys is Not Smart

Losing The Car Keys

Have you ever lost your car keys at an extremely bad time? Don’t despair because the age of lost car keys could finally be coming to a close. Car manufacturer Hyundai believes that the next generation of automobiles should move away from keyed entry systems and towards an all-in-one solution: your mobile phone. Almost all current and planned smartphones have what’s called Near Field Communication (NFC) chips built into them, which can be used for everything from swiping a card reader to pay for lunch, to sharing music playlists and pictures from phone-to-phone by touch. In essence, Hyundai is creating a test… read more

Recycling at an ecoATM

ecoatm

The automatic teller machine was a mind-blowing concept during 1930’s but our ancestors did not have the technology to design the machine then. Several years later the machine was designed and people loved to use it. Users were able to make financial transactions without waiting in the queue or filling out forms. Late in 2012 a US based startup designed a fully automated machine, the ecoATM, which pays you instant cash for your old or broken electronics gadget. Recycling or making money with old electronic gadgets is usually a bit of a problem, not to mention, a hassle. Either you… read more

Recycling Old Cell Phones

Recycling mobile phones

With insane revolution in both software and hardware, each and every day a new feature and a new model is pushed into the market.  In the early days people use to change bikes or their car when new models arrive but the latest trend is to stand outside the store even 12 hours before the product comes to the store. This is definitely something to be appreciated, but on the other hand when we buy a new high end phone we generally put the old phone to rest somewhere in a drawer along with messy accessories like its chargers or… read more