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Why Won't Frontier Fix My Landline?
Author, How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time...
When the phone company can't get Cheryl Roy's phone line right, is she owed anything for the hours of wasted time? Question
Telephone Etiquette After A Hang-Up
Psychic Medium, Travel Psychic™, Author, Color -Energy Expert
Now with smartphones, the disconnect is exactly that: a complete disconnect and it's done quietly, with the upset communicator hitting a button and removing you from the equation without so much as an explanation. It just happens on the click of a button. No slam and no warning.
National Nurses Week -- The Voice on the Phone: New Era, Same Skill and Caring
Hany Abdelaal, DO
Pres. VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans at Visiting Nurse Service of N...
This National Nurses Week, as we recognize the many wonderful ways that nurses make a difference in our lives every day, let's not forget those excellent listeners and reassuring voices who are standing by on the other end of the phone.
Why Don't We Have One Global Emergency Number?
The best answer to any question
Lasting Memories of a 60s Christmas and The Chipmunks
Diedre A. Ware
Writer, Avid Reader, World Traveler, and Free Spirit
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How Portability Ruined The Telephone
Our telephone habits have changed, but so have the infrastructure and design of the handset.
T-Mobile... Or How Will AT&T and Verizon Deal With the Revolutionary John Legere?
Author & Psychotherapist
Imagine how different the world would be if someone like Che Guevera became president of a powerful country and inspired others to new heights of justice and fairness? Well, that is what it is like having John Legere as CEO of a major corporation.
A Real Smart Phone
The subject of this matter comes with a little screen that announces the time, date, and how many calls you missed (if you care). It flashes names of people calling, so don't answer if you want to avoid the guy selling the latest Caribbean trip or a new vacuum cleaner.
Hanging Up: When Your Phone Number Is One Digit Off From Walgreens
Author, 'Lauren Takes Leave'
When your phone number is one digit off from the local Walgreens phone number, you hang up on people a lot. And then you walk around your house kind of steaming mad about it, mumbling to yourself, with an edge that's hard to shake. Take it from me: I'm an expert.
Valise's 'Don't Forget Me' Video Is A Beautiful Game Of Adult Telephone
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To Be...or Not
(Almost) Famous Cartoonist
How the FCC Can Save Net Neutrality and Still Ruin the Internet
Executive Director, CALinnovates
I'm pro-net neutrality, but anti-1934-style strangulation. Where does that leave me? According to the approaches under consideration, I may soon be a man without a country. Good thing the Internet, at least for now, doesn't require a passport.
Faithful Shopper: Turn Back Time
Faith Hope Consolo
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
We Need a 'Do Not Track' List
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
Americans are now being tracked as they've never been tracked before. What is normal and accepted these days sounds like a tinfoil-hatted paranoiac's delusion from just a few decades ago, in fact.
"They've Got My Number"
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate
Not many people know this, because I just made it up, but when Alexander Graham Bell made the first telephone call, to his assistant, Thomas Watson, and said, "Watson, come here, I want you," he heard a voice on the other end say, "This isn't Watson. You have the wrong number."
Age-Friendly Telephones Help Seniors Stay In Touch
Jim T. Miller
Syndicated columnist, NBC Today contributor and creator of Sav...
There are literally dozens of different types and styles of age-friendly phones on the market today that can help seniors with a variety of challenges like hearing loss, low vision, memory problems and limited mobility.
What If You Had to Dial 911 -- and Couldn't?
If the FCC decides that digital phone networks are merely "information services," protections for consumers are at risk. Some phone carriers may continue to offer these important services, but there is no way to be sure.
"This Is a Dream Colon" - 26 Hilarious Voice Mail Transcriptions
Writer, Performance artist
Remember the old children's game "Telephone" where one child whispers a message to the next child, who whispers it to the next and so on? The end result was always hilariously transmogrified from the original message.
Call Me Maybe
Author of OUR BODIES, OUR SHELVES: LIBRARY HUMOR
Tom doesn't have a land line. If I want to reach him, I can try his cell. But it usually goes right to voicemail. I can try emailing him at one of his four hundred email addresses. Or I can text him. He responds promptly to texts. Except when he doesn't.
What Goes Around Comes Around
William B. Bradshaw
Prof. Joe Peyronnin
Hofstra Journalism Professor
The revelations that the U.S. government has been collecting phone and Internet data has reopened a debate about the balance between privacy and security, at a time when America is becoming an increasing target of terrorists.
Seeing Sound and Touching Data: How New Senses Will Expand Your World
Founder, The Connectome
When I think back to the landlines and card catalogues of the 1950s, I'm amazed that people managed to work and think so efficiently under those constraints. What, then, will our grandchildren think of our touch screens and wireless networks - and with what senses will they look back?
'iBought a New Phone'
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate
At the urging of my wife, Sue, who got into the 21st century when it actually started, I exchanged my dumbphone for a smartphone. And it cost me only 99 cents.
The Dial-in Conversation: When Auto-Responders Meet
Psychotherapist, interfaith minister, author and public speaker
At a certain age, does everyone feel like they have had every conversation they are ever going to have -- that every conversation (other than those with intimates) is pre-packaged, as if chosen from a sampler menu on an airplane playlist?
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