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Does iphone act as a cell phone repeater?


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Greetings,

I read on the internet that an iphone acts as a repeater for iphones that are further away from the cell tower. The problem being that one's iphone is then receiving and transmitting when the user is not actually making a call, thus exposing the person to more radiation.

Anybody know about this?

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Your kidding ....right ?

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Clay,

No, I'm not kidding. Here is the link: Blue Tube Headset

That's why I am posting here. Could the link be referring to wi-fi?

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Its just a sales pitch for there headsets.

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iPhone along with other smart phones are data devices. They are constantly transmitting data.

It does not act as a repeater for other phones though.

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Eric,

If you are not using your iphone, what data would it be sending, other than normal cell phone links to the tower?

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E-mail for one.... Then there is any application that is pushing data to your phone.
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