The UK is to trial a national emergency alerting system based on text messaging to your mobile phone.
Other countries have already done this, so it sounds uncontroversial - but can it be made to work safely and securely?
A thief who stole a woman's iPhone forgot to turn off the auto-upload image feature. So the victim turned his adventures into a blog called 'life of a stranger who stole my phone'.
A woman who tried to unlock a stolen iPhone unwittingly took her own photo. An application on the phone then automatically sent the photo to the owner, who called the police.
It's a good reminder that there are tools out there, either free or darn close to it, that can track your stolen or lost smartphone.
Research released today has revealed that the theft of mobile phones is on the rise.
This isn't just about losing an expensive phone - there's also the threat of losing your data and money.
Learn how to better protect your phone.
When British police left secretly tracked phones as "bait" hoping that they would be stolen by thieves from bars and pubs, they probably thought they had come up with an ingenious plan.
Mobile phone users could soon find themselves receiving emergency text messages warning them of terrorist attacks and natural disasters, under plans announced in the United States.
The big story in the British press today revolves around accusations that newspapers have been repeatedly hacking into the mobile phones of public figures in their hunt for stories. The Guardian newspaper claims that Rupert Murdoch's news empire has paid Read more…
A man has confessed to police that he sent a text message saying "The Monkey got of the cage" that was spammed out to cellphone users at the University of Florida on Tuesday. The man, who has not been named, Read more…