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A discount for a cell-phone-less meal?

Aug 16, 2012
One restaurant in Los Angeles tries something new to get patrons to turn off their phones: a 5 percent discount on their meal.
Posted In: cell phone, cell phone etiquette, restaurants, family

Are mobile phone taxes a real problem?

Apr 16, 2012
Congress is mulling over legislation that would freeze the taxes we pay for our cell phone service.
Posted In: Taxes, cell phone

Government's new plan to end growing cell phone theft

Apr 10, 2012
There’s word today the federal government is moving to render those stolen cell phones a lot less valuable. The plan is to make phone companies keep a registry of specific phones as opposed to phone numbers.
Posted In: cell phone, theft

AT&T's plan to thwart big data users

Mar 2, 2012
If you're one of the 17 million people who use AT&T for your mobile phone service, there will be no more unlimited data for you, even if that's what you signed up for.
Posted In: ATT, cell phone, data plans

Facebook coming to non-smartphones in Africa

Feb 16, 2012
Facebook is teaming up with mobile phone maker Orange to provide its services to cell phones in Africa -- of the non-iPhone, BlackBerry, or Android variety.
Posted In: Facebook, cell phone, Africa

The trouble with Apple's success

Jan 25, 2012
Apple's record quarterly profits come with a few setbacks for the maker of the iPhone.
Posted In: apple, cell phone, networks, iPhone

Verizon adds $2 charge to some online payments

Dec 30, 2011
Verizon is introducing a new fee in January. Anytime a customer pays their bill over the phone or online with their credit card, they'll have to come up with an additional $2.
Posted In: Verizon, cell phone

Phone service holds up pretty well, actually

Aug 29, 2011
Alright, I'll eat that serving of crow this morning. On Friday's memo I predicted that cell service would collapse everywhere in the coming...
Posted In: cell phone, fcc, irene

A lot of people own cell phones, claims Pew in shocking report

Aug 15, 2011
83% of Americans own some kind of cell phone....
Posted In: cell phone, cell phones, pew, pew pew

Cell phone service restored for some in Egypt

Jan 30, 2011
Vodafone Saturday said it has restored cell phone services to its customers in Egypt following a two-day forced shut down of mobile and internet...
Posted In: cell phone, Egypt, Internet

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