The Cell Phone Reader

The Cell Phone Reader

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qThe Cell Phone Readerq offers a diverse, eclectic set of essays that examines how this rapidly evolving technology is shaping new media cultures, new forms of identity, and media-centered relationships. The contributors focus on a range of topics, from horror films to hip-hop, from religion to race, and draw examples from across the globe. qThe Cell Phone Readerq provides a road map for both scholars and beginning students to examine the profound social, cultural and international impact of this small device.She argues that the difficulty in finding an appropriate place for the cell phone on the body limits its wearability because aquot;the tendency is to ... the main mobile communication company in Japan, announced the development of a new wearable cell phone: a wrist phone. ... As technological innovations never come alone, almost simultaneously Samsung announced the first GPRS6 watch phone in Europe.

Title:The Cell Phone Reader
Author:Anandam P. Kavoori, Noah Arceneaux
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2006-01-01


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