The Mobile section of FindLaw's Legal Technology Center provides free resources related to mobility issues encountered by legal and information technology professionals. Mobile, as applied to the legal profession, includes legal mobile software applications (or apps) and mobile devices, such as cell phones, pagers, tablets, Bluetooth headsets, hands-free microphones. Other related mobile topics, such as Cloud Computing and Wireless / Remote Access, can be found in the Networking and Storage category. FindLaw provides information to help you make the most of mobile technology in your law practice.
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Mobile Phone Security Basics for Lawyers
If you use a mobile phone as part of your law practice, you need to be concerned about what could happen if someone steals it or you otherwise lose it.Is Your Computer Still Necessary? Practicing Law with a Tablet
You may already be using a tablet to some extent in your law practice. But will a tablet be able to replace your desktop or laptop altogether?
Time Tracking and Billing Apps for the Lawyer's Mobile Phone
For lawyers who bill by the hour and conduct any business out of the office, timekeeping no longer requires a combination of paper, pen, and wristwatch. Billable time tracking can now be done through an app on your phone.How Lawyers Can Use Siri and Other Personal Assistant Voice Apps
Now that Siri is available on Apple's iPhone 4S, and a host of similar personal assistant voice apps are available for Android phones, is it the end of the line for legal secretaries?
Green Thumb, Good; Blackberry Thumb, Bad
These days, when you pull out a BlackBerry, you may mutter "what a sore thumb have I." Indeed, "Blackberry thumb" may be joining our modern day vocabulary as did "tennis elbow" some time back.
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Apple's intelligent personal assistant Siri is creating quite a frenzy lately, but perhaps not in the way Apple envisioned when unleashing it on the smartphone market.
Does the Stored Communications Act (SCA) apply to data stored in a personal cell phone? The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals answered that question on December 12, 2012, holding that the SCA does not apply to data stored on an individual cell phone, and thus an employer did not violate the SCA when it looked at pictures and texts on one of its employee's cell phones without her permission.
What do you mean it's not a good idea to give a criminal suspect a cell phone to make calls? While you are still at the police station. In the interrogation room. No, not a good idea at all.
As part of the strategic alliance between Sprint (NYSE: S) and Microsoft Corp., today the two companies are providing Sprint customers with the industry's first fully integrated GPS location-aware mobile search service in the U.S. with entire Internet search on Sprint phones.
You can now enjoy full broadband speed on the move and virtually anywhere in the world, thanks to the PC300, Sony Ericsson's new Mobile Broadband PC Card for laptops. The PC300 is Sony Ericsson's first to support four generations of the world's most popular cellular wireless technology - HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS - providing you with the same broadband speed as you enjoy from your fixed connection in the office or at home.
Siri has incited the passions of a few hard-to-please Apple iPhone customers, one of whom took his case to a California federal court in March.