| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Just minutes after Google announced and released the Nexus 5, its online store sold out of the black 16-gigabyte version of the smartphone.
Google announced the long-awaited device Thursday morning. The new gadget features a near 5-inch full 1080p HD...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
And the winner is … United Mileage Plus. And cash.
This year, "More for Your Money" has concentrated on credit cards that can be used abroad. It can be tricky because U.S. cards, which have a magnetic stripe, aren't always accepted abroad. Much...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
I've criticized Northampton County Controller Steve Barron for grandstanding at Northampton County Council meeting and for inappropriately throwing his weight around to try to intimidate T-Mobile on behalf of union interests. I've argued that his...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:57 AM
If you want to be among the first to buy and use Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch, you better prepare to pay up to a $1,000.
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Gear earlier this week, and it seems to be more advanced than any other smartwatch we've ever seen....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Apple and the city of Cupertino, Calif., took a moment to catch their breath this week after a 2.5-year process culminated in the unanimous approval of the company's new headquarters.
But they're only pausing for a moment. Because now comes the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Richard has a question about wireless minutes: How come they can go sayonara if you don't use them in a given month?
I'm with you, Richard. Seems to me that if you buy something, it's yours. But that's not always how things work in Wireless World.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:40 AM
A tweet by T-Mobile's chief executive may be a clue for what to expect from Apple's media event next week.
John Legere, the head of the Seattle-based carrier, sent a tweet on Wednesday expressing his excitement for the event.
"What has two thumbs...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A new wave of Chromebook laptops is rolling out for the holiday season, and among them is the new Acer C720 Chromebook.
The C720 Chromebook is one of two new laptops released last week running on Chrome OS, Google's computer platform. The other...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:32 PM
T-Mobile has begun notifying existing customers with a grandfathered plan that they can no longer keep it and must move to a new one.
The Seattle wireless carrier had allowed some customers to keep their service plans even after it stopped offering...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Bel Air Town Center, which will soon be home to Maryland's first drive-through only Starbucks, recently got a facelift. The 93,000-square-foot neighborhood shopping destination, at the intersection of Routes 1 and 24, has undergone a $1 million renovation...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:39 AM
AT&T said it will offer only its Mobile Share plan beginning Oct. 25, cutting out all other service options for new wireless customers.
The Texas-based carrier introduced its Mobile Share plan a year ago. Under the plan, customers have unlimited talk...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:00 PM
If you see someone speaking into their watch, they're not crazy or pretending to be a spy. They probably own a Samsung Galaxy Gear.
The South Korean tech giant released its $299 smartwatch in the U.S. earlier this month and has been spending some big...