Cell Phones

via News5: Sexting among teens and younger children has increased over the past decade and poses a growing challenge for educators and parents, according to a new study. One in four young people said they’d received sexts, and one in seven reported sending them, according to the study, which was published Monday in the journal JAMA […]

Several smartphone apps can lead predators right to your front door – no hacking necessary. On Monday, the Cleveland Division of the FBI warned parents to be vigilant in monitoring their children’s use of mobile apps. Authorities released new information today in the case of a little girl who was abducted in May, and an […]

Cleveland City Councilman Zack Reed will push for legislation on Monday to ban the use of handheld cell phones while driving in Cleveland. “Tonight I will urge Council President Kevin J. Kelley’s to hold a hearing to pass this very important piece of legislation for the safety of all Clevelanders,” Councilman Reed stated. Reed cited […]

It’s been four years since Cleveland City Council first heard about a proposal to ban drivers from talking on hand-held cell phones in city limits. The city has already passed a ban on texting and driving, which Ohio later banned statewide. Cleveland City Councilman Zach Reed is sponsoring the bill. “You know what this piece […]

There are over 3 millions apps in the Apple and Google app stores, but which ones are the most useful? We’ve posed the question to readers on Facebook and Twitter this year, and the ones that routinely topped the charts for us are productivity apps. —Waze, the traffic routing app, was the overwhelming favorite, followed […]

New technology being tested right now could become the next generation of 911 and locate, within a few feet sideways or up and down, whether you’re at ground level or in a penthouse on the top floor. Virginia based firm NextNav, which is currently demonstrating its elevation/location technology to the FCC, 911 centers and phone […]

  It’s what you wished you had when you were a kid — apps on smart phones that can help with homework. Your kids have them in their hands. When ninth-grader Tyrone Barnes told his mom he was using his smart phone to study, “She just said what old people say… like ‘Technology is getting […]

The Shaker Heights Council passed an ordinance February 24 to ban the use of cell phones while driving and that law will go into effect Thursday, March 26. Under the law, drivers cannot use laptops, PDAs or other wireless devices. Using a cell phone while driving will be a primary offense in Shaker Heights, meaning […]

A recent study says more parents pay attention to their smartphones than their children when eating out at a restaurant. In today’s AV’s Say What, AV…

The cell phone frenzy continues! Now that the iPhone 5s and 5c are about to go on sale, you may be looking to upgrade, and, as usual, thieves are always looking to cash in. “Because the resale value continues to go up, obviously that builds incentives for theft,” says U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. Cell phones […]

Due to high winds and wicked weather from superstorm Sandy, Verizon is offering charging stations for northeast Ohioans without power. And it doesn’t appear you have to be a Verizon customer to take advantage of the space to get your cellphone and tablet all charged up. Not only will the Verizon locations listed below have […]