Tag Archive: Standards

Nov 07 2012

Is the SIM becoming obsolete?


This post discusses whether SIMs are becoming obsolete due to Wi-Fi, which is able to support both voice and Internet services on mobile and portable devices. Both the neophyte and experienced mobile/cellular phone user alike tend to be familiar with the term “SIM” or “SIM card”. They might not know what it means, or how it …

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Jul 18 2012

2012 update: how safe is your mobile/cellular phone?

A 2012 update of the radiation levels of popular mobile/cellular devices in the Caribbean. In an effort to increase awareness of radiation emitted from mobile/cellular devices, in July last year we published data on the radiation levels from a broad range of popular handsets sold in the Caribbean (See How safe is your mobile phone?). …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2012/07/2012-update-how-safe-is-your-mobilecellular-phone/

Jul 22 2011

How safe is your mobile phone?

In a recent post, we discussed the most recent stance on health risks associated with mobile phones. Now, we focus on the safety levels of specific devices. The dramatic upsurge in mobile phone use in recent years means that our bodies are experiencing even greater exposure to non-ionising radiation. More importantly, this use is expected to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2011/07/how-safe-is-your-mobile-phone/

Jul 12 2011

Can your mobile phone make you sick?

This post aims to highlight some of the current findings and concerns on the health risks associated with mobile/cellular phone use. Are there risks associated with mobile/cell phone use? The short answer is YES. Over the last few weeks there has been considerable discussion in the media about the fact that in May, the International …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2011/07/can-your-mobile-phone-make-you-sick/

Jul 01 2011

EDGE, WiMAX, 3G, 4G: what’s the difference?

This post aims to provide some insight into some of the most widely used mobile technologies in the Caribbean, and compares their real life download speeds against each other. Recently in the Caribbean, the main mobile providers have begun to roll out “4G” services. Most mobile users are aware of “3G”, and believe their service …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2011/07/edge-wimax-3g-4g-what%e2%80%99s-the-difference/

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