In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- All cellphones made in the US now have to include some form of locator technology so that they can be tracked by emergency services.
- Mobile phone users should ensure that the volume of the cellphone is at a low level.
- It seems cellphones have become an indispensable part of our everyday lives.
- They are the perfect bugging tool for spies: cellphones that answer calls silently.
- The United States Telecom Association has filed a suit to prevent people taking their landline numbers to cellphones.
- When Sapa tried to reach him for comment on the matter, his cellphone was on voicemail.
- Digital cellphones are similar to radar, using pulses carried by microwaves.
- They are completely lost, with no water, no maps and certainly no cellphones or GPS handsets.
- In February came claims that an unpublished study had found that cellphones cause memory loss.
- So why should payphone cards and prepay cellphones be any different?
- Uncertainty over radiation from cellphones has been compounded by the lack of a standard test.
- Some of these systems are still being installed in aircraft, so the CAA cannot risk lifting the ban on the use of cellphones in flight.
- The problem may be particularly serious in Britain, but we should remember that thieves steal cellphones everywhere.
- They were obviously in no position to answer their cellphones which kept ringing with distracting regularity.
- Hands-free earpieces for cellphones do not necessarily cut the brain's exposure to microwaves
- To be viable, cellphones and future wireless Internet access devices will need to be mass-produced.
- With new jamming technology, cellphones can be completely blocked in a bid to keep the outside world at bay.
- The data is relayed via the user's cellphone to a computer, which displays their position on a map.
- It can send a text message to a cellphone or another of the new phones, using BT's Cellnet cellular network.
- He said his son voluntarily took out his cellphone from his bag after pupils with cellphones were asked to hand them over.
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