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.
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.
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.
Many handheld devices have found their way into organizations via personal purchases by employees. As a result, mobile and remote employees are demanding the ability to synchronize corporate data with their device in order to increase responsiveness and productivity.
We are living life with and through our hand-held devices. The real question is whether this is a positive or negative development.
Tips on replacing laptops with mobile devices and smart ways to travel with technology.
Cameraphones -- the latest ubiquitous technology -- come with their own dangers. Employers have become wary of these fun little devices because they have the potential to create big privacy problems on the job.
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.
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.
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.