It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin. When storms hit, people can lose power and cell service. That’s where some hi-tech portable equipment comes in to play.
Today is the day tech geeks and Apple fans the world over have been waiting for. The latest iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6 plus have hit stores.
It took more than two years to upgrade Minnesota’s 911 system, but work just wrapped up. Now, all emergency call centers across the state are connected to the Next Generation 911 network (NG911).
Just in time for the holidays, a new kind of store is opening at the Mall of America. Earlier Tuesday, Verizon Wireless unveiled what it calls its first “Destination Store.” The store opens Wednesday night and replaces the old Verizon store on the second floor of the mall.
When our cell phone bill comes each month, many of us just pay it without a second glance. But if you read it closely, you’ll see we’re all paying a bunch of taxes, surcharges and fees.
If you’ve ever tried texting a 911 call in Minnesota, you probably didn’t get a response. Now the state’s four major service carriers are doing something about it.
For years the United States has been gathering millions of Verizon cell phone records, as well as foreigner’s emails and data from Google, Facebook and other Internet companies. It is all to make us safer, President Obama says. It’s to protect us from terrorist acts.
U S Congressman Erik Paulsen joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Friday
Rollover, 4G, text, talk and bundle.
This is a big day for anybody who owns a cell phone, not just the folks who have iPhones. True, the big news is that the iPhone 4 became available at Verizon, after years of exclusivity at AT&T. But the chain reaction could save us all a lot of money.
The news is out that the Apple iphone will be available now to Verizon Wireless customers. Here is the story from CBS Moneywatch. Click here!
John gets his tech news from Mitch Hislop tonight, which includes the possibility of a Verizon-based iPhone and a cell phone recycling program through Target. Don Shelby joins the program for “Ask the Anchor”. Mike […]