SAFETY / RISKS:
- Happy slapping "is a fad originating in the UK in which one or more people attack a victim for the purpose of recording the assault (commonly with a camera phone or a smartphone). Though the term usually refers to relatively minor acts of violence such as hitting or slapping the victim, more serious crimes such as the manslaughter of a pensioner and sexual assault have been classified as "happy slapping" by the BBC."
Mobile phone overuse (or problem mobile phone use)
"is a dependence syndrome seen among certain mobile phone users. Some mobile phone users exhibit problematic behaviors related to substance use disorders. These behaviors can include preoccupation with mobile communication, excessive money or time spent on mobile phones, use of mobile phones in socially or physically inappropriate situations such as driving an automobile. Increased use can also lead to increased time on mobile communication, adverse effects on relationships, and anxiety if separated from a mobile phone or sufficient signal."
- ICE number :
- ICE number
= "an emergency phone number programmed in a mobile phone's
address book under the name ICE (in case of emergency)."
case of emergency (ICE) = "a program that enables first responders, such as paramedics,
firefighters, and police officers, to identify victims and contact their next
of kin to obtain important medical information...
TEACHING WITH CELLPHONES AND MOBILES:
- Top 10 Writing Apps for Android Smartphones
"Today’s modern writer doesn’t always have time to sit down at his desktop and write.
With more and more writers living the digital nomad style, there is a major demand for technology that can help.
If you are an Android user, here are 13 writing apps that you should know about."
Premier Skills App
"This interactive vocabulary app combines the fun of football with English learning."
Using cell phones as teaching and learning tools
"A new genre of literature called the cell phone novel."