Cellular Phones - Paper

Cellular Phones - Paper

  • Submitted By: mchuqui
  • Date Submitted: 03/12/2009 8:39 PM
  • Category: Technology
  • Words: 1459
  • Page: 6
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The possible* Dangers of RF*R {draw:frame} Cellular phones are considered by the majority of the population as an essential part of modern daily life, from the businessperson who uses the mobile phone as a vital link with the office, to the teenager who has the phone for recreational use. What many people don’t know is that the pleasure of using a cell phone could come with a big price to pay in the long run. Over the past two or three years, mobile or cell phones have changed dramatically. The new generation of WAP phones now allow the user to connect to the Internet, send e-mail and even listen to the radio. The e-mail feature, a tremendous advancement in technology, allows businesspeople to contact their office at anytime day or night. Not only can e-mail be used throughout USA but also messages can be sent globally. Sending e-mail is not nearly as expensive as the conventional methods of contact, therefore has the potential to reduce costs considerably for the company. The e-mail can be sent anytime, not just within office hours, and time differences between countries are no longer a consideration.

The number one main advantage that many mobile phone users claim for owning a cell phone is that they have the ability to contact family or friends in the event of an emergency. Most women who travel alone feel more secure knowing that in an emergency or breakdown they can somehow get help without leaving the safety of their car therefore, the mobile reduces the chances of being run over or worse raped. But could having a cell phone be a silent killer that we just weren’t aware?

The reduction in costs associated with owning and using a mobile phone, largely due to the introduction of the new pay and go tariff, means that many more people are now able to afford a mobile phone. The main disadvantage of this is that the networks can become overloaded and make it extremely difficult to connect to the network. The consequences of this could be disastrous,...

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