cell phones



The end of cheap subsidized smartphones

Sep 10, 2015
Wireless carriers are pushing lower-cost plans.
Posted In: smart phones, cell phones, iPhone

Medical debt collectors up in arms over FCC ruling

Sep 1, 2015
Companies could face fines of up to $1500 per faulty call.
Posted In: medical debt, fcc, cell phones
Patti LuPone gives a curtain speech following the night she took away a cell phone from a patron who was texting during her performance in the off-Broadway show "Shows for Days."

It's been a tough week for Broadway

Jul 15, 2015
Plus, the first high definition pictures of Pluto.
Posted In: broadway, pluto, cell phone etiquette, cell phones

In prison, a cellphone is a dangerous weapon

Feb 4, 2015
For prison officials, blocking inmates' cellphone use is a top priority.
Posted In: cell phones, prisons, jail

Cell phone dead zones bring a call for more towers

Nov 11, 2014
There are large areas of the country where you still can't get a cell phone signal.
Posted In: cell phones, rural America, emergency
The MicroTAC 9800x phone from 1989.

Cellphone bills aren't as high as they used to be

Nov 7, 2014
The average monthly cellphone bill has dropped from an inflation-adjusted $151 in 1989 to $47 today.
Posted In: cell phones, inflation, Personal Finance

Harvard hangs up its landlines

Aug 28, 2014
The push is on to pull the plug on yesterday's phones.
Posted In: HarvardX, harvard, landlines, cell phones

Where all those charges on your phone bill come from

Aug 18, 2014
A bunch of them are taxes - and a bunch are extra fees that just look like taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, cell phones, bills, hidden fees

PODCAST: Dealing with high frequency trading

Apr 1, 2014
Retail store are looking to get more foot traffic with cell phone charging stations. And Netflix gets Frank Underwood to lobby for them.
Posted In: Wall Street, high frequency trading, netflix, house of cards, cell phones, Retail

Shop and charge: stores offer cellphone charging

Mar 31, 2014
Brick-and-mortar shops are providing free cellphone charging
Posted In: cell phones, Retail