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Here's Why HuffPost Is Dropping Polls That Rely Only On Landlines

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics

As more Americans have made a mobile phone their main phone, polls that contact only landline phones look increasingly behind the times. HuffPost Poll...

10 Unique Reasons You Should NOT Let Home Phones Die!

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 07.28.2016 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

It would seem most people presume anyone who really wants to reach them will just send a text. But this is a huge mistake, and you should grieve the loss of your landline. Here's why...

7 Things I Miss About Love In The '90s

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

The world worked differently then -- how people met, how we kept in touch. Numbers on scraps of paper were easy to lose, but somehow, we still found each other.

Phone Booths Exist And The New York Times Is On It

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology

This tongue-in-cheek tease for a story about an Arkansas town that decided to repair a broken phone booth appeared in Saturday's New York Times. The n...

11 Reasons To Bring Back Landlines In 2014 (Seriously)

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

While some are saying that landlines will become as obsolete as horse-and-buggy travel, we say that there really is no time better than now to embrace...

PHOTO: Vintage Telephone Ad Got The Future Right (Sort Of)

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

So we're not recessing our phones into cabinets -- or owning landlines at all, in many cases. But this vintage Bell Telephone ad got a few things r...

Is There Such A Thing As 'Customer Service' Anymore?

Myra Demeter | Posted 05.17.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

'Customer service -- May I help you?' We all long to hear those words, but more often than not when you call customer service you become trapped in the abyss of telephone hell -- a maze of automated systems, on-hold extended silences and frustrating pathways.

Why One State's Elderly Could Lose Their Phone Service

Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

Some elderly Ohio residents may lose their only access to phone service if a bill pending in the state's legislature passes. The bill would allow ...

Catherine New

More Smartphones, More Money | Catherine New | Posted 03.02.2012 | Money

Just last year my 70+ year old mother asked me to help her program the VCR. Then in February she bought an iPhone. I knew change was afoot. Like thos...

I Hate the Phone

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Anna Jane Grossman

Of course, I've used the phone many times in my life. There were times I even liked it.