Tag Archives: Mobile

Hollesley Bay prisoner given conditional discharge for having mobile phone in cell

Former prisoner given conditional discharge after mobile phone found in cell. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire A former Hollesley Bay prisoner has been given a conditional discharge and must pay £20 to the victims’ fund after being found in possession of a mobile phone in his cell. Thomas Nevin, 29, had been in the final stages of a seven-year sentence he ... Read More »

Facebook redesigns Trending Topics on mobile to show more news sources

Today, Facebook announced an update to its Trending Topics section that will make the list of news stories easier to parse on mobile with a more diverse list of sources. Now, when you click on a news topic from the search bar on an iPhone, you’ll get multiple stories from different outlets that can be swiped through in a carousel ... Read More »

Comcast has started launching its Xfinity Mobile phone service

It appears that Comcast has quietly launched Xfinity Mobile, its $65 / month unlimited mobile service. The official website now allows Xfinity internet customers to select a plan and sign up for the service, which is currently offered at a discounted rate of $45 a month. Comcast says the service will be available throughout its current markets. “We are beginning ... Read More »

How to use your Windows 10 PC as a mobile hotspot

There’s nothing handier than turning one of your devices into a mobile hotspot so that all your gadgets can get on the internet when a router isn’t available. Usually when it comes down to sharing an internet connection, it’s your phone or tablet that does the heavy lifting. But there are times when your PC could end up being the ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update review The future is increasingly uncertain

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update rides the coattails of the desktop OS, heavily leaning on improvements in Cortana and Edge to nudge Microsoft’s nearly comatose mobile platform further ahead. As the free upgrade rolls out Tuesday, our review of the Creators Update can’t help but conclude that it’s even less of an improvement than the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update. ... Read More »

Mobile App Launched To Create Awareness Among Pregnant Women

PANCHKULA:  The National Health Mission (NHM) in Haryana launched a mobile-based application to create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health workers on the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunisation. The application, Kilkari, was launched during the concluding day of the ‘State-level Orientation Workshop’ that began at the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare ... Read More »

No health hazards from mobile tower radiation Govt

Dismissing concerns over radiation remitted from mobile towers, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said studies so far have not revealed any health hazards. Claiming that prescribed limits for radiation emissions in India are more stringent than global norms, the Minister said the Supreme Court order in this regard is only interim and not final. The Minister was reacting to ... Read More »

Corporations ‘not prepared’ for mobile breach

‘Security professionals identified the risk of mobile devices, but focus and resources assignment seem to be waiting for actual catastrophes to validate the need to properly prepare their defences. It’s unfortunate that so many companies have not learned from the past and are doomed to repeat wasted costs and the customer outrage of being breached’ Nearly two-thirds (64%) of respondents ... Read More »

No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

When you walk through the gates of Augusta National, it really is a throwback to a different era. Welcome to one of the few remaining places on the planet where cellphones are strictly prohibited. And, rest assured, the folks in the green jackets are serious about everyone going dark. More than a decade ago, Scott Feight got one of those ... Read More »

China Mobile Ltd. Wants More Broadband Customers

IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES. What happened with China Mobile this quarter? The world’s largest mobile phone network (about triple the size of the two largest American carriers combined) saw profits sliding in the face of higher total sales. The value of U.S. dollars against the Chinese yuan also increased 7% year over year, limiting China Mobile’s dollar-value revenue growth while ... Read More »