Mobile Phones

A mobile phone (also known as a cellular phone, cell phone, and a hand phone) is a phone that can make and receive telephone calls over a radio link while moving around a wide geographic area. It does so by connecting to a cellular network provided by a mobile phone operator, allowing access to the public telephone network. By contrast, a cordless telephone is used only within the short range of a single, private base station.In addition to telephony, modern mobile phones also support a wide variety of other services such as text messaging, MMS, email, Internet access, short-range wireless communications (infrared, Bluetooth), business applications, gaming and photography.
Posts about Mobile Phones
  • Most US homes ditch landlines in favor of mobile

    … Most US homes ditch landlines in favor of mobile In a survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for the first time since the advent of the telephone, more than half of US homes have eschewed the once required landline in favor of mobile phones. This really should come as no surprise, the surprise really is what took…

    Greg's Corner- 17 readers -
  • Changing your number? Change your apps.

    … Changing your number? Change your apps. A number of smartphone apps are tied to your cell phone number. If you end up having to change your number for whatever reason, don’t forget to update your apps with your new phone number. If you forget, it may cost you a pretty penny. For example a woman who changed her number found mysterious charges…

    Greg's Corner- 20 readers -
  • Apple sells billionth iPhone: Best product ever?

    …, and has sold more iPhones than Rubik’s Cubes have been sold since the 80s. This has led some people to ask, is the iPhone, the best product ever? Before the advent of the iPhone, even the most sophisticated smart phones were rudimentary in their design and purpose. The biggest seller at the time, the Blackberry, had a small screen and a physical…

    Greg's Corner- 16 readers -
  • New app let’s you help fight human trafficking

    … New app let’s you help fight human trafficking Many times when human traffickers advertise their victims online, they often use pictures taken in the hotel rooms of where they’re being sold out of. Law enforcement can sometimes use those pictures to locate where the victims of trafficking are being held captive. Now, a smart phone app aims…

    Greg's Corner- 13 readers -
  • Mobile Design for the Modern Business

    … When the mobile phone was first developed back in the late 1980’s, it was the size of a brick and weighed about as much; it was the invention of the century, or decade, at least. High-paying customers stood in long lines to marvel over the new technology, buying the phones just so they could make a call without being connected to any sort…

    Ivan Serrano/ Apex Virtual Solutions- 23 readers -
  • You Can Now Send Money via Twitter in India

    … (@ICICIBank) January 20, 2015 The service can also be used to top up mobile phones and check account balances. While ICICI are the first bank to offer this service in India, back in October the French bank Groupe BPCE launched a similar way to send money via Twitter. …

    Shea Bennett/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 6 readers -
  • STUDY: Does Social Media Use Cause Stress?

    …,” and they believe that people’s use of mobile phones leads to contact with more intimate relations at the expense of weaker and more diverse social ties. Instagram use may be tied to a similar pattern. Those who use Instagram might reduce their focus on the lives of their social ties that are not considered especially close. Controlling for other…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 24 readers -
  • Optimizing Your PPC Campaign

    … to optimize its campaign to capture more consumers on their mobile phones. Account managers can be a valuable source of information when setting up a successful PPC campaign, since these are the people most knowledgeable about how to maximize the benefits of the individual platforms they represent. Depending on the platform, account managers…

    Street Fightin Paid Search- 14 readers -
  • What Consumers Dislike About Mobile Email

    … with emails received on smartphones include the following: Messages are too small to read and interact with (32% don't like); difficulty seeing full websites on devices after clicking through (26%); and messages are often jumbled/not well-formatted for phones (21%). Some 18% of respondents say they have no problems at all with their mobile email…

    MarketingProfsin EMail Twitter- 11 readers -
  • FTC Disclosure in 2015 – an Important Update

    … such as tablets and mobile phones. The PMA Compliance Council recently published guidance for disclosures in new media with a particular focus on blogging and social media. The Blogging and New Media Disclosure guidance is free to PMA members and can be found, here. The same consumer protection laws that apply to commercial activities in other media…

    Richard Newman/ The PMA- 9 readers -
  • Facebook: More than 1B Daily Video Views

    … videos on their mobile phones throughout the day, use video that works well with and without sound so people are engaged even if a video is playing silently inline. Consider a text overlay that doesn’t require audio. Focus on your overall campaign objectives: Strong campaigns use a combination of creative assets, such as both photo and video. Brands…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social YouTube- 24 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!
More from around the web