| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The average person is paying over $70 a month on their cell phone bill.
With those kinds of prices, it's infuriating to realize that small-time scammers may be sneaking extra charges into the fine print. But that's exactly what the Federal Trade...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:40 PM
There's a right way and a wrong way to go about killing a gun-control bill.
DO: Follow the official procedures and observe the unofficial etiquette when you go to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to testify against a bill at a public hearing....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Want a new smartphone every few months for a fairly low price?
T-Mobile’s making it possible. Although Verizon and AT&T recently lengthened the amount of time that subscribers have to wait before upgrading their phones at discounted prices, T-...
| May 2, 2013
| 9:07 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled 5-2 Thursday that police must first obtain a search warrant if they want to look through a cell phone.
The case centered on a Jacksonville case where police seized the phone of a man identified as the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:39 PM
It was probably my fault that he did it. Because I happened to mention that he sounded so young on the message made two years earlier.
He sounded young and sweet and surprisingly polite, and sometimes I was happy he didn't pick up right away, because...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Cellphones, for many people, have morphed into an extra appendage, always within reach except for that time you accidentally left it at home and suffered a minor panic attack.
Our constant connectedness has its benefits — it's hard to imagine a...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:27 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Text and video messages designed to help people quit smoking nearly doubled the success rate for attempted quitters, compared to people who didn't have such assistance, in a new review of several studies.
| May 22, 2013
| 1:52 PM
More people are ditching their home phones and relying on their cell phones only.
So, how do you know what kind of phone and plan you need?
One of the best ways to get acquainted with the wide variety of phones is to go to the websites of phone plan...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenagers who text while driving are also more likely to engage in other risky activities, such as riding with an intoxicated driver or not wearing a seatbelt, a new study suggests.
Researchers from the U.S. Centers for...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Ravens outside linebacker Albert McClellan is no longer facing an accusation of domestic violence.
Arrested on June 30 in his hometown of Lakeland, Fla., McClellan's first-degree misdemeanor battery case and a second-degree misdemeanor simple assault...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:21 PM
A man fatally shot his wife and two daughters before turning the gun on himself near Darien Tuesday, according to officials.
The shootings took place in the 500 block of Oldfield Road in DuPage County near Darien. The deaths are believed to have been...