One Nation, Under Surveillance

One Nation, Under Surveillance

If on cell phones, You rely; Say hello, To the FBI. Does it matter that the federal government can track your cell phone at any moment of the day? That protesting at an event where the Secret Service is present is now a felony? That any American can be jailed...
Three Strikes against Apple

Three Strikes against Apple

In college, I considered my Apple laptop a faithful, effective, and occasionally even fun machine. A year past graduation, this constant companion to late nights spent studying, working, or wasting time has aged into a decrepit device. Like the old Windows hourglass,...

Watch Out for Those Brain Cancer Apps

Revising the World Health Organization’s previous position that there’s no established link between cell phone use and cancer, a group of WHO scientists has recommended that cell phone use be classified as a “possible carcinogen.” While they...
Mobile Mugging

Mobile Mugging

A recent T-Mobile commercial depicts a cellphone customer being harassed by two thugs in business suits, his pockets emptied, his wallet turned inside out, and every last penny shaken out of him. The gist: He’s being mugged by T-Mobile’s competitors, which...

Reducing Cell-Phone Radiation Risks

Are cell phones having an impact on our brains? The answer just got a little clearer when a February study in the Journal of the American Medical Association asserted unequivocally that, yes, cell phones change brain activity. “This study shows that the human...