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Daily Talker: Phone-Free Friday

Town asking residents to give up phones and gadgets today, and spend more time face-to-face.

03/07/2014

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Study: Size Of Your Electronic Device Can Affect Behavior

A new study from a couple of Harvard Business School researchers suggests that the size of your electronic device does matter. In fact, smaller devices could actually be wrecking your career and your social life.

06/29/2013

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Smoking Apps Appear To Be Targeting Teens And Children

Experts say dozens of new apps that glamorize smoking may be luring young kids into lighting up.

12/24/2012

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Feel Like You’re Getting More Email? You Are

Retailers are sending 20-percent more email than they did a year ago.

07/24/2012

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How Do Verizon’s New Phone Plans Affect You?

Verizon Wireless is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing schemes that lets subscribers share a monthly data allowance over as many as 10 devices.

06/13/2012

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Verizon’s New ‘Share Everything’ Plans, By The Numbers

Existing Verizon Wireless customers have a choice to make. They can stick with their current plan or switch to one of the company’s Share Everything plans.

06/13/2012

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Depositing Checks? Use Your Smartphone

More Massachusetts banks and credit unions are offering mobile check deposits, letting customers use their mobile phones to take pictures of paper checks to deposit money.

04/09/2012

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Verizon Wireless Closing The Door On Unlimited Data Plans

Hold on to your wallet. One of the biggest wireless carrier in New England is dropping one of its most popular data plans.

07/06/2011

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Wireless Warning About Hackers Targeting Your Cell Phone

The incredible boom of texts and high tech apps are posing cyber risks that you need going to know about. But, there are ways you can protect yourself from what could be wireless robbery.

05/12/2011