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Say goodbye to spam text messages

On April 27, 2012

I am so tired of my phone buzzing, only to find a text message telling me I can win an iPad or $1,000 cash.  Some even use local phone numbers to make you think it’s a legitimate text from a local business. The good news – there is something you can do about it. 

Consumer News

Shock alerts so you don’t go over your data limit

On April 23, 2012

The government is cracking down on those unexpected charges that appear on cell phone bills for going over your voice, text, or data plan limits. The government estimates one in six cell phone users have experienced what’s known as bill shock. That’s when unexpected charges appear on your bill. Cell phone carriers and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are working…

Consumer Tips

Forgetful? Free service promises you won’t forget again

On June 3, 2011

Even with a constant reminder on Facebook, I still forget people’s birthdays. For me, lists help me stay on task and remember everything I need to do. Now, there is a feature that allows you to schedule text messages. Ohdontforget  is a website that allows you to type in your cell phone number, your message, and schedule its delivery by…