Cool Cell Phone Research Topics¶
Cell Phones vs. Laptops¶
Which one is more ubiquitous? Which one has the greater capacity for social change?
- Africa: the Mobiles vs PCs Debate
- MITPress Journals - Technology, Governance, Globalization: Phone vs. Laptop: Which Is a More Effective Tool for Development?
Mobile Websites and Social Mobile Applications¶
What is the difference between a mobile website and a regular website?
Mobile Aid/Mobile Fundraising¶
What are the rates that companies charge? How successful is it? Where and when are the best times to target certain populations?
How does it work? Is it reliable/effective?
Social Activism through SMS¶
What are some instances where SMS proved to be a tool of social activism?
How does data collection work? Which organizations utilize it the best and under what circumstances?
Video/Audio Messaging and Data Collection¶
What are ways that everyday people in third world countries use their cell phones to better their lives?
Mobile Hacking and Software Development¶
What is it? How is it utilized within social activism?
Who has cell phone coverage? Who has the best cell phone coverage?
What is it? How does it work? What are some ways to utilize this technology?
What are the best ways to charge the cell phones? What is the longest lasting cell phone battery?
What is it? Who benefits from VoIP?
Who uses it? What does it consist of?
What is it?