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Smartphone Notifications

Wrangling push notifications: Control your phone before it controls you

August 27th, 2014

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been there. Buzzed, dinged, and blooped to death. For as incredible as smartphones are, their ability to notify you about anything and everything can quickly become a nightmare. Early on, in simpler times, it was a common technological courtesy for your phone to notify you whenever a call, text, …

Cell Phone Unlocking Legal

Finally: Cell phone unlocking is legal in the U.S. once again

August 1st, 2014

Beginning Friday, August 1st, it is once again legal to unshackle your carrier-locked cell phone in the United States. President Obama on Friday signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act into law, thus giving cell phone users the legal right to unlock their handsets.