Phones and Mobile Devices
Those newfangled tablets seem to be all the rage these days, but there are still people who don't want to or can't put down even $199 for the cheapest Nexus 7. What will be catering to those people in a few months, if the rumours are true, is Acer with its Iconia B1.
Does cell phone use put us at greater risk of brain cancer? As data analysis goes, one would think that results of a longitudinal study might provide the answer. Well, a new update of a World Health Organization (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) longitudinal study - a $24.4 million,10-year study of data from nearly 13,000 subjects, compiled and examined by 21 researchers provided...
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is responsible for more deaths every year than AIDS, breast cancer, lung cancer and stroke combined. If the heart is not defibrillated (therapeutically shocked) within a few minutes, the victim dies. Imagine how difficult it is to reach the victims of SCA in time to save their lives.
But, suppose we each carried our own personal defibrillator, say it was a feature of our cell phones?
Plantronics®, for many years a leader in sound technology, has been devoting a good part of its research to enhancing sound for hearing impaired persons through its Clarity® division. The latest Clarity device to hit the market is its C4230™ telephone/answering machine that looks strictly space-age, but has all the bells, booms, and lights you need if your hearing is mildly to severely impaired right here on earth. read more »