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Cellphone tower proposal debated in Vienna

Residents aired their concerns about a proposed cellphone tower at a meeting Wednesday night at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 08:41am EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, cell phone tower, Vienna, Fairfax County,

AT&T paid by CIA for phone data

AT&T is being paid $10 million a year by the CIA for records of phone calls placed on its vast network overseas, even if one end of a conversation happens in the U.S., The New York Times reports.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 08:45am EST

Tags: counterterrorism, AT&T, CIA, phone records, Kristi King

Simple changes can reduce electricity costs 10 percent

An energy vampire in your house is sucking your wallet dry. But you can drive a stake into it and reduce your energy costs by 10 percent with just a little effort.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 02:00pm EDT

Tags: electricity, appliances, reducing power costs, reducing electric bill, NOVEC, Hank Silverberg

Microwave could work as phone charger

The microwave oven of the future could charge cellphones and run small kitchen devices, according to researchers at University of Tokyo, who are studying ways of harvesting and storing small amounts of leaked energy.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 07:24am EDT

Tags: microwave, Neal Augenstein

When new cellphones comes out, it's time to sell old

Waiting just 30 days after a new model is introduced could significantly depreciate the old phone's value as a trade- in.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 06:30am EDT

Tags: phones, iPhone, smartphone, alan etter

More Americans guilty of distracted driving, study finds

Sixty nine percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 64 say they talked on the phone while driving in the past 30 days. That's compared to just 21 percent in Britain.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 05:40am EDT

Tags: dick uliano, texting and driving,

Charge it: New rules for cellphone batteries

Technology today is pretty advanced - but it isn't just in the medical field or the Mars rover Curiosity. No, it's right in your hand.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 06:29am EST

Tags: del walters, battery life, battery

Cherry-pick your mobile plan

Forbes offers three tips for consumers shopping for a mobile plan.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 08:45am EDT

Tags: Del Waters, Forbes Magazine,

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