Woman Calls Guy She Likes 65,000 Times. That’s a Touch Much.


  A 42-year-old Dutch woman has been charged with stalking after  cell phone records showed she called an unidentified guy more than 65,000 times over the course of a year. Worse than that, she’s also been charged with not playing it cool. Before you think “Wait, over a year? I’ve probably called a guy that much,”—Continue reading “Woman Calls Guy She Likes 65,000 Times. That’s a Touch Much.”

How to Beat the High Costs of Dialing Abroad


IT’S hard not to feel ripped off when you get hit with unexpected roaming charges while traveling abroad — whether they come from making phone calls or checking e-mail. Take it from Jeff Gardner, who received an $11,000 bill from Verizon after spending four days in  Jamaica. Before the trip, Mr. Gardner, who runs aContinue reading “How to Beat the High Costs of Dialing Abroad”

News International Hacking Scandal :Does Glenn Mulicaire know too much?


Years after Glenn Mulcaire was convicted and served prision time  for wiretaping the royal family.   News International continued to pay his legal fees.   For months reporters and bloggers all over Britain asked why? Why should a major media corporation be offering financial support to a man who went to jail for illcit activities that, according toContinue reading “News International Hacking Scandal :Does Glenn Mulicaire know too much?”

Just deserts for ‘Citizen Murdoch’


It’s a pity Orson Welles is no longer with us. He would be the perfect one to play Rupert Murdoch in the movie about the current newspaper scandal in Britain. Welles, of course, played the newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane (“Citizen Kane”) who died friendless, muttering the enigmatic word “Rosebud.” In “Citizen Murdoch,” Welles might mutter “Hacking.”Continue reading “Just deserts for ‘Citizen Murdoch’”

5 Reasons to (Still) Consider Android Over the iPhone, iOS 5


As with past iPhone updates, iOS 5 plays catch-up with Apple’s competitors and Android in particular, while adding unique features such as Twitter integration, iMessage, and online storage through iCloud. But is that enough to solidify the iPhone’s standing as the best smartphone around? Not necessarily. Android still has several features that the iPhone lacks, andContinue reading “5 Reasons to (Still) Consider Android Over the iPhone, iOS 5”