cellphones Category

March 31, 2019

US Lawmakers Propose Allowing Prisons To Jam Signals From Smuggled Cellphones

An anonymous reader quotes the Associated Press:
Federal legislation proposed Thursday would give state prison officials the ability they have long sought to jam the signals of cellphones smuggled to inmates within their walls… The legislation could …

March 30, 2019

Phone Carrier Apps Can Help Fight Robocalls — Sometimes, Even For Free

Friday CNN reported on “what you can do right now to stop robocalls.”

“Short of throwing your phone in the garbage, there’s no way to avoid them altogether. But wireless providers and smartphone developers offer tools to filter out at least some unwa…