| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:33 AM
AT&T is continuing its fight with T-Mobile by offering new and existing users $100 credit for every new line they add to their service.
The Texas-based carrier announced the promotion Wednesday, saying it is a way to reward existing users and entice new...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Last but not least, Verizon Wireless has joined the other major U.S. mobile phone carriers in taking preorders for the Samsung Galaxy S5.
Customers can now head to Verizon's website to place an order for the upcoming Samsung device. The gadget can be...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Five years after the financial crisis swept across the world, the recovery in Europe, though modest, is real. We think these European stocks should benefit from the blossoming recovery. Symbols and share prices are for...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:53 AM
The wireless wars continue.
That's wonderful, because as long as carriers keep fighting for your business, you'll keep saving big bucks.
Last month, T-Mobile and AT&T offered savings on family plans. Sprint and Verizon the largest carrier, have...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:57 PM
TALLAHASSEE – In the quest to provide “broad tax relief” to Floridians, one particular taxpayer has cut to the head of the line: the birthplace of NASCAR.
A Senate plan to help Gov. Rick Scott to his election-year goal of $500...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Gear Fit will make their U.S. debuts on Friday.
The GS5 is the latest version of Samsung's flagship phone, while the Gear Fit is a brand new product aimed at consumers who are interested in tracking their fitness.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:13 PM
American carriers do a solid job providing coverage with their LTE networks, but when it comes to speed, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have a hard time keeping up with the rest of the world.
U.S. carriers average the second-slowest speed among...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Google is bringing awareness to global deforestation with a new website that lets users see how the world's forests have been being cut down since 2000.
The Silicon Valley tech giant has partnered with the World Resources Institute and numerous other...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:19 AM
Happy Freebie Friday! Today's edition is packed with freebies, coupon savings, dining deals and fun things to do. Use my list to save all weekend long.
Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Privacy-minded users may want to keep an eye on Blackphone, a device that promises to deliver privacy like no smartphone before it.
Blackphone is a device that claims it will be able to keep users' phone calls, text messages, video chats and Web...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:36 PM
T-Mobile this week announced it would hold a Macklemore & Ryan Lewis concert, just one week after the company's chief executive was thrown out of the hip-hop duo's concert in Las Vegas that was put on by AT&T.
The two wireless carriers have been at each...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Regarding "Next Stop Was America," by Jane Lavere, Jan. 12: The Red Star Museum asked for stories. Here's one I sent. We'll visit the museum later this year.
My maternal grandparents, Itzig (Jacob) and Blima Dora Rebecca Haimotiz Pinkowitz, traveled...