As of July 10th, AT&T launched a new program for reporting and blocking stolen cell phones and tablets. The idea behind the program is to discourage theft, because as of now, 40% of all robberies include cell phones. It will also reduce the amount of personal information stolen and exploited.
I came across this the other day and thought it was pretty cool. New York City is starting a pilot program where they will turn pay phones into free wi-fi hotspots. Wi-fi access is free, but users will have to deal with an advertisement before logging in. That’s a small price to pay for the [...]