Posts Tagged ‘Cell Phone’

 

White House thinks illegal? cell phone unlocking is just as stupid as you do

In a win for "common sense," the White House today said that it believes unlocking off-contract cell phones and tablets should be perfectly legal, and has urged Congress and the FCC to fix the problem.

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Will It Soon be Legal to Unlock Your Cell Phone?

An online petition seeking to legitimize unlocking cell phones has obtained more than the 100,000 signatures required to elicit an official response from the Obama administration regarding whether consumers should be allowed to unlock their cell phones--which is currently a violation of the Digital Millennium

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The best and worst provinces for cell phone contracts

Cell phone contracts seem to be one of the biggest technological gripes Canadians have, no matter where in the country you are. With less aggressive competition than in the United States and the CRTC apparently slow to react to the Continue reading

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Jackson death was twittered, texted and Facebooked

NEW YORK 'Ladies and gentlemen, Michael Jackson has just died,' the woman called out breathlessly upon boarding a Manhattan bus, moments after the news had broken. Not a word was spoken in response. But nearly every passenger reached for a Blackberry, a cell

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Cell Phone Problems Persist As Wireless Carriers Repair Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Communication networks across the Northeast were slowly recovering Thursday, but many New York and New Jersey residents were still unable to make cell phone calls as wireless providers scrambled to repair equipment damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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Jackson death was twittered, texted and Facebooked

NEW YORK 'Ladies and gentlemen, Michael Jackson has just died,' the woman called out breathlessly upon boarding a Manhattan bus, moments after the news had broken. Not a word was spoken in response. But nearly every passenger reached for a Blackberry, a cell

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Phone customers ditch their carriers faster than ever

The average cell phone customer now switches carriers as soon as his or her second two-year contract is up. That startling decline in loyalty is causing wireless companies to rethink the way they do business, according to a new study released Monday.

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Carrier IQ ‘Vigorously Disagrees’ with Critics

The cell phone analytics firm says it hasn't violated wiretap laws, doesn't collect keystrokes, and only wants to 'provide optimal service efficiency.'

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San Francisco’s Cell-Phone Law Takes a Hit

San Francisco's controversial cell-phone law received a setback Thursday after a judge ruled that the city cannot post posters warning of radiation hazards.

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The Proactive “Anti-Sexting” Stance in Great Falls

A recent nationwide poll of parents conducted by an internet-monitoring software company shows that sexting--or sending sexually explicit text messages or pictures from a cell phone-- is a major back-to-school concern. We spoke to school officials about the issue, and what they're doing to prevent

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