The death of a loved one often means equal parts grief and red tape, and mobile phone providers are just one more bureaucracy when it comes to canceling accounts for the deceased.
Google Glass and other wearables may be the wave of the future, but they also might be a goldmine for thieves looking to grab your logins.
If you’re considering ditching your current wireless carrier, here’s some good news: switching just got a lot easier. Most phones you buy through a major wireless carrier come locked by default, meaning they can only be used on that carrier’s network. Thanks to the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, signed into law by President Barack
A new Senate committee report finds those pesky unknown charges on your cell phone bill are more common than you may think.
It’s important to realize that the Fire is not so much a smartphone as a portable Amazon sales kiosk.
“Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” like Candy Crush and Angry Birds before it, has become a social media sensation. In the past 30 days the app has been mentioned more than 400,000 times on Twitter, according to data on Topsy. Included among them are anguished tweets about the amount of real-world cash players have spent to try
Amazon is facing an FTC lawsuit over allegations it billed parents and other adults for millions of dollars of unauthorized in-app purchases made by kids. Most of those charges were allegedly racked up while playing games that make money by selling kids “coins,” “stars” and other digital detritus to help them progress in the game.
In a bizarre confluence of events, the continued rise of the terrorist group ISIS forces the mobile wallet firm of the same name to re-brand.
Wearable electronics, such as “smart watches,” fitness bracelets and, of course, Google Glass, are all the rage right now. But as usual, the technology may be moving faster than users’ ability to understand and deal with the potential risks.
The FTC filed suit against T-Mobile for “cramming” unauthorized charges into its cell phone customers’ bills. But T-Mobile isn’t the only company that’s had issues with the practice.