Cell Phone

iPhone

Bargain Hunters Use Phone Apps to Find Best Deals

Phone apps are changing the retail landscape, stores must now compete with app market to keep bargain hunters coming through their doors.

05/22/2012

Stoughton Police say this woman may be involved in a string of burglaries.

Cell Phone Photo May Be Clue In String Of Stoughton Robberies

A resident saw a suspicious woman outside her home and snapped a picture. Police say she may be involved in a string of burglaries.

03/08/2012

File image of a utility pole.

Landlines, 911 Service Expected To Be Off For Days In Western Mass.

MEMA has been called into an area of western Massachusetts that will be without landlines for several days after a car crash knocked out a major Verizon trunk line.

02/18/2012

Scanning a QR Code with a smart phone will unlock information.

Hackers Use QR Codes To Hijack Smartphones

Experts are now warning if you are not careful, QR codes could get you into trouble.

12/26/2011

Bradley Jay Official WBZ Photo1

NTSB Says Driver Cell Phone Use Is Dangerous. The People Say So What?

Bradley believes the right to be wrong is more important to you than your own safety. Is he right?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/14/2011

Texting while driving

NTSB Urges States To Ban Driver Cell Phone Use

Federal accident investigators recommended states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.

12/13/2011

(File photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Curious About “Unfair” Sales Tax On Cell Phones

Does the state have the right to charge me for something I did not pay for? You are being taxed at a rate of 6.25% for something you did not actually pay. Julie, Waltham

WBZ-TV–10/13/2011

(File photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Telemarketers Take Advantage Of Texting Technology

Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there’s little you can do to stop it.

09/21/2011

Preventing Cell Phone Bill Shock After Traveling Abroad

In the last year, the Better Business Bureau has received more than 27,000 complaints about cell phone companies, many from customers who were hit with unexpected roaming fees.

09/15/2011

Fall River rescue

State Police Find Lost Hiker Using Cell Phone And The Moon

The 25-year-old Fall River woman who was lost in the Freetown State Forest Monday is getting a lot of praise from the State Troopers who helped rescue her.

08/10/2011

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