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Discarded cell phones fill a basket. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Half A Billion Old U.S. Cell Phones Could Be Recycled

I bet somewhere in your house is an old, unused cell phone. It is estimated that half a billion retired cell phones are just sitting around in the U.S. alone. They’re phones that could be recycled.

01/19/2012

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at an event introducing the new iPhone 4S at the company's headquarters on October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Bumpy Start For iPhone 4S Pre-Order Process

History repeated itself this morning, with the iPhone 4S pre-ordering process getting off to what can only be described as a bumpy start.

10/07/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Arlington City Council Passes Texting & Driving Ban

The City Council passed a ban on text messaging and driving by a 5-3 vote Tuesday, promising to have the law in place before the Thanksgiving holiday.

09/13/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Arlington Moves To Ban Texting While Driving

Most cities in North Texas have banned cell phone use in school zones, but now Arlington looks set to be the first city to ban texting while driving.

08/17/2011

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Weighing Cancer Risks, From Cellphones To Coffee

Despite all the recent news about possible cancer risks from cellphones, coffee, styrene and formaldehyde in building materials, most of us probably face little if any danger from these things with ordinary use, health experts say.

06/15/2011

A woman speaks on a mobile phone. (credit: Daniel Garcia/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Say Cellphones Are Possibly Carcinogenic, Texans Don’t Buy It

An international panel of experts says cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to humans after reviewing details from dozens of published studies.

05/31/2011

Executives at AT&T attend a news conference, where it was announced that AT&T will be buying its wireless rival T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom AG for $39 billion in cash and stock on March 21, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

AT&T’s Deal With T-Mobile Raises Questions

Can American consumers get good wireless service at a fair price if they must choose between just two national companies?

03/22/2011

Executives at AT&T attend a news conference, where it was announced that AT&T will be buying its wireless rival T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom AG for $39 billion in cash and stock on March 21, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

AT&T Says T-Mobile 3G Phones Will Need To Be Replaced

AT&T says that T-Mobile subscribers with 3G phones will need to replace those to keep their service working.

03/21/2011

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More Than Half Age 25-29 Only Have Cell Phones

In a first for any age group, more than half of Americans age 25-29 live in households with cell phones but no traditional landline telephones.

CBSDFW.COM–12/21/2010

Back To School

Summer is unoficially over because today most public schools in North Texas are back in session.

08/23/2010

What to do About My Cell Phone

I mentioned on the show tonight that I’m coming to the end of my contract with Sprint.  I can’t figure out whether to let the contract run out and shop around for a different service […]

06/28/2010

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