All the stars are starting to align themselves. We had heard for some time that Apple would wait until September to release the successor to the current iPhone 4 and now we’ve got some more evidence that backs up the timeframe. The newest report says that Apple’s manufacturing partners are going to start assembling the next-gen iPhone around the middle of August.
The average mobile phone will work for about seven years, but worldwide the average consumer gets a new phone every 11 months. According to Sprint, Americans discard 16,000 mobile phones every hour. Over 90 per cent of materials in mobile phones can be recovered such as nickel, cadmium, cobalt, gold, silver, copper, plastics and other metals. These materials can be used in jewelry, electronics and car parts.
Airline passengers may soon be able to send and receive text messages in mid-flight. Swiss airline technology provider SITA has launched a two-way in-flight SMS service, according to a statement from the company. SITA’s AIRCOM SMS service is the first to offer passengers the facility to hold two-way SMS conversations with people using mobile phones […]