mobile phone

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a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver

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Cell phones with built-in Wi-Fi allow a user to route long-distance calls via the Internet instead of eating up valuable cell-phone minutes.
But with cell-phone use skyrocketing, some scientists recommend precautionary measures--for example, avoiding excessive gabbing on the phones.
With pervasive use and downsliding rates, these days hefty cell-phone bills are shrugged off as a necessary cost of doing business.
By studying 10 mainstream mobile phones' modeling, colors, materials and techniques, etc in Chinese mobile phone market from 2008 to 2009, the report concludes the features of Chinese cell-phone appearance designs from 2008 to 2009.
Antelope Valley Transit officials and the Illegal Dumping Task Force have teamed up to promote cell-phone recycling.
A team from Finland examined the activity of about 4,500 genes in human cells cultured in the laboratory and exposed to cell-phone radiation for 48 hours.
An expert panel in Britain offered cell-phone safety a guarded endorsement late last week.
The new communications system will enable the T's some 663,000 daily commuters to access clear cell-phone service within the T's tunnels and underground stations.
In fact, cell-phone numbers have always been accepted on the registry.
More troubling, she said, 20 percent also linked frequent headaches and recurring fatigue to cell-phone use.
Cellular billing records reviewed by the Daily News show that the two employees racked up increasingly large cell-phone bills between May and October.
So the cell-phone issue couldn't be addressed until the union had its say, and a new bus drivers' contract was inked.
Lund said that while teachers usually prohibit cell-phone use in class, the size and easy use of the phones make them practically invisible.
In an unusual collaboration between the independent arts organization Side Street Projects and the Laemmle Grande 4-Plex downtown, 75 of Stein's cell-phone portraits are being shown on screen Friday and Saturday nights between such feature films as ``Serendipity,'' ``Training Day'' and ``Don't Say a Word.