Monthly Archives: April 2010

Cell Phones the Central Technology of Developing Countries

This interesting article in the New York Times asserts that cell phones are even more important a technology in many third-world and developing countries than they are in many heavily industrialized countries like the United States.  Many countries are building … Continue reading

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Mexican Government Seeks to Register All Cell Lines

The federal government of Mexico is requiring all cell phone lines in the country to be registered in a central database with identifications of their users.  Most cell phones in Mexico are not operated on contracts with carriers, so the … Continue reading

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Homeland Security Developing Poison Sniffing Cellphones

The United States Department of Homeland Security is reportedly developing poison gas sniffing capabilities for embedding into cell phones.  This of course raises privacy concerns about future mandates requiring cellphones to “phone home” to government intelligence agencies, but the DHS … Continue reading

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3D TV on the Horizon

The recent success of the Avatar in the theaters has proven it: 3D is going big. With technologies in rapid development allowing 3D home theater and 3D television viewing at home, 3-dimensional content is sure to hit big by the … Continue reading

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