Mobile Devices

This is FindLaw's Legal Technology Center's collection of Mobile Devices articles. Information on mobile devices such as cell phones, PDAs, pagers, handsets, Bluetooth and hands-free devices, text messaging, case studies, white papers and more is provided here.
Mobile Devices Articles
    • Green Thumb, Good; Blackberry Thumb, Bad
      Provided by Eric Sinrod of FindLaw
      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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    • Data on Cell Phone Not Protected by the Stored Communications Act
      Provided by Anne C. O'Donnell of FindLaw
      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.

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    • Defense Attorneys Letting Suspects Use Cell Phones, Not a Good Idea
      Provided by Anne C. O'Donnell of FindLaw
      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.

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    • Sprint, Microsoft Deliver Mobile Search Innovations
      Provided by Microsoft
      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.

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    • Take your broadband speed with you wherever you go
      Provided by Sony Ericsson
      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.

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    • Mobile Phone Security Basics for Lawyers
      Provided by Richard Link of FindLaw
      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.

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    • Walkman phone for everyone
      Provided by Sony Ericsson
      The appeal of the Sony Ericsson Walkman phone broadens today with the introduction of the W200; a blend of easy-to-use mobile phone and the key features needed to make a first step into 'music on your mobile'.

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    • Take the internet to new places: the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet
      Provided by Nokia
      At the CES conference in Las Vegas today, Nokia introduced its next generation widescreen Nokia Nseries multimedia computer, the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet. The sleek Nokia N800 combines a truly personal Internet experience with easy wireless connections, high resolution display and support for a wide variety of Internet applications. The Nokia N800 Internet Tablet has been optimized for enjoying the familiar Web experience anytime, anywhere.

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    • All iPod, All The Time
      Provided by Eric Sinrod of FindLaw
      The iPod has become such a ubiquitous tool in everyday life that the time has come for iPod.pedia, a book that refers to itself as The Ultimate iPod and iTunes Resource. While I was skeptical at first, upon reading, I must admit that this book, by a non-Apple insider, contains a treasure trove of useful and fun information for iPod junkies like me.

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    • Google Announces launch of iPhone Application
      Provided by Google
      Today, Google announced the release of a new iPhone application that integrates its multiple services into a single interface, making it easy for iPhone users to find, use and switch between Google search, Gmail, Calendar, Reader, and more.

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