For front pocket droid users...Proximity to ur junk.

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  1. dennugsmello

    dennugsmello New Member

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    To all Droid front pocket users: I found this interesting article on the droid radiation levels.



    LINK TAKEN DOWN DUE TO BROWSER HIJACKING!!
    Tigger


    Does this information make you nervous about the proximity to ur....um, you know? Does anyone else feel concerned about damage to sperm counts or any other types of "junk" damage? I definelty do, and lately I take it out of my pocket whenever I am not walking or transporting it anywhere. Do you guys think I am being paranoid? And I definetly won't be using one of those holsters so no need for "use a holster" replies.
     
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    I didn't bother to read the article because I question anything that has the author listed as "A Staff Writer."

    Anybody can put anything on the internet. Show me something from a credible media outlet and then we can talk.

    To answer the OP's question, no, I have no concern what so ever. :)
     
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    thought about that.. but i still find myself pocketing the droid. i guess life is too short (or i don't anticipate living very long) to worry about every little thing.. for me, i concentrate on the immediate dangers.. i wear a helmet when longboarding, i carry a big stick when i go feed the neighbor's dogs, etc..
     
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    If those phones emitted unsafe levels of radiation, they would have never passed testing and wouldn't be on the market today. They're fine.

    And wasn't there a foreign study recently that actually found no link between cancer/tumors/whatever and cell radiation? I remember reading it, and I'm sure someone else can find a link if they want.

    My boys are just fine down there. And they've got a Droid to... eheh... hang with. :rofl3:
     
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    I can't say that it worries me too much... I mean they are still within limits, they are just pushing it.
    I don't carry the phone in a pant pocket that much anyway since I keep it in a leather sleeve its a little bulky for the pocket, a jacket pocket works for me.
     
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    I wouldn't count on the government or the manufacturers to keep you safe, especially from something so transparent.

    That being said, I agree with an earlier poster....I focus on short term things that I know are true threats to my health.
     
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    I wear lead-lined foil underwear, FTW
     
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    I think this radiation is only when the call is being made anyways, so while its in your pocket it shouldn't be any trouble. Only when its next to your head, which is the better of the two scenarios IMO...
     
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    When I first read the title, I thought it was talking about our junk setting off the proximity sensor
     
  11. dennugsmello

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    I guess being a bluetooth user with you phone in your pocket could be of some concern maybe. I am not concerned about the cancers more low sperm counts or other male functioning.
     
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    my junk is pretty small so I figure I'm safe