story was all made up.. but of course you knew
However, mobile phones do present a
real threat to the environment when disposed of improperly
and they can be recycled or re-used. UK readers can
visit the RecycleNowsite for ideas on how to get the best out of handsets
that are no longer used.
Although the figure of 40 trillion handsets
is silly, imagine what would happen if all the current
two billion mobile phone users worldwide replaced their
phone every year. It's clear that this will be a major
issue for the industry in the future.. although luckily
not every cellular subscriber is as gadget mad as the
average Mobile Gazette reader.
If our spoof article didn't make you
too angry, perhaps you'd like to read some of our previous
April Fools Day spoofs: