Cellphones

A British study will attempt to determine how regular cellphone use impacts cognitive development in children. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Will Focus On Physical, Psychological Impact Of Cellphones On Children

A new study is trying to find out if rampant cellphone use is damaging the developing brains of children.

06/11/2014

A woman uses her cellphone on a subway platform in Chelsea. (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Encryption Services Protect Smartphones From Hackers

We rely on our smartphones for just about everything. But just like a computer, they can be easily hacked.

04/16/2014

Gabriel Hurley lost his vision and sense of smell after getting into a wreck with a distracted driver. (Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Attorney General: More Than 3,000 Cited For Distracted Driving So Far In April

John Hoffman, the state’s acting acting general, said Monday that about 1.5 million crashes over the past decade have been caused by distracted drivers, resulting in 1,600 deaths.

04/14/2014

FILE -- An iPhone and an Android tablet (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: How Effective Are Gadget Cleaning Products?

There are a lot of products that claim to do a thorough cleaning, CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois reported. But do they really work?

04/08/2014

Carle Place High School: No Cell Phones

Long Island High School Students Challenged To Go A Week Without Cellphones

Students at one Long Island school went through withdrawal from Instagarm, text messages, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr this week, but they learned they could actually live without their cellphones.

04/04/2014

Upper West Side Cell Tower

Upper West Side Residents Frustrated As 911 Calls Are Bounced To New Jersey

Concerns have arisen on the Upper West Side, as some residents have said they have been running into issues calling 911. As CBS 2’s Don Champion reported, the callers have found themselves connected to dispatchers across the Hudson River in New Jersey.

02/24/2014

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Seen At 11: Weddings Unplugged? Banning Technology A Growing Trend

The next time you’re invited to a wedding, check the invitation, because you may be asked to leave your phone at the door or be expected to help document the big day.

09/04/2013

Schumer On Cell Phone Explosions

Schumer: Cheap Cellphone Batteries Can Lead To Explosions

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned Sunday that poorly made cellphone batteries can lead to phones overheating and exploding.

06/23/2013

Cell Phone Driver (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Senate Approves Tougher Penalties For Talking, Texting While Driving

The state Senate approved the measure on a 38-0 vote Monday afternoon.

06/25/2012

Cell Phone Driver (file / credit: clipart.com)

N.J. Senate Panel Approves Tougher Cellphone Driving Law

Drivers caught talking or texting on their cellphones in New Jersey may soon face increased fines and license suspensions under a measure approved by a Senate panel Monday.

06/04/2012

Protesters Occupy Wall Street  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest Spreads To Jersey City, Trenton

You don’t have to live in New York to be fed up with Wall Street. Now, the movement has found its way across the Hudson River.

10/06/2011