Mobile phones are changing behaviour, relationships, communication and the dynamics of physical environments. This article aims to determine if 'nomophobia' (the fear of being without one’s mobile phone) can increase the likelihood of problematic dependent, prohibited and dangerous mobile phone use.
This research report finds that that while around 80 per cent of the country’s blind and low vision community own a smartphone, many users are finding limitations with the technology, such as general features being inaccessible or unaccommodating.
This study investigates the potential use of voluntary apps through four empirical studies utilising both qualitative and quantitative methods – a driver acceptance assessment study, an expert-based risk assessment study, an online-based case-scenario analysis, and an in-vehicle study.
When you live in a place with mobile phone reception you can switch off your device, but the network stays on. But what if you wanted the whole thing switched off? In some remote Australian communities, it can be.
If you’ve driven through the Northern Territory lately you may have seen these structures, always in places where there is no mobile phone reception. No reception, that is, until you rest your phone on one of these bush hotspots.
The ACCC has released this draft report for the mobile terminating access service declaration inquiry. The ACCC proposes to continue the declaration of voice mobile terminating access services for a further five years and remove the declaration of SMS mobile terminating access services.