Tag: texting

  • Blast From the Past: Cell Phones and Brain Cancer

    This was published in early 2007 or 2006 (I moved to WordPress in Nov 2007).  Way back then, the cell phone was used mostly for talking and people were walking around with their cell phones plastered to their ear.   Times have changed:  Texting (and other Smartphone features) have made all the difference. Enjoy. — […]

  • Texting is Not My Thing: Using the SwiftKey Keyboard

    (accurate, good looking, solid feel) – OK, I love my Android Motorola Smartphone, but, when it comes to texting….I suck. I text with one finger (the way I used to type way back when typewriters were the thing), and constantly have to go back and correct my mistakes. Fat fingers.  🙂 I spotted this article […]

  • Cell Phone and Cancer Risk

    UPDATE May 31, 2011:  You all need to listen to me!  The powers that be are coming around to the possibility that cell phone use can cause cancer.  Here is a Reuters report.  OK, this is big news…that I have been saying for years!  Here is a CBSNews report.  The BBC picked up on it.  The Washington […]

  • Cell Phones and the Brain

    Other than rendering an otherwise intelligent teenager a Borg like zombie…this article (in Bloomberg BusinessWeek) tells us that the effects of cell phone use on the brain is still not understood. They go so far as to say that they do not know if the stimulation of the brain near the cell phone antenna is […]