| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Thingsare looking different at the Castleton Square Mall these days.
Shoppers will find that 17 stores have been added to the mall or renovated.
The changes include:
- Tilly’s – Specialty retailer in the action sports industry selling...
| Oct 4, 2012
Consumers would normally shake their heads in dismay at news of yet another market-shrinking telecom merger.
But T-Mobile USA gobbling up rival MetroPCS is one of those rare examples of a corporate roll in the hay actually being in consumers' best...
| Oct 16, 2012
In a soda market completely dominated by Coke and Pepsi, it wouldn't make much business sense to purchase Royal Crown Cola unless you also had plans to get your hands on Mountain Dew or Dr Pepper.
I'm guessing Japan's SoftBank has just such an idea in...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Here's a word of advice to readers with cellphones: Check your bills for mysterious charges. I found a few on my last T-Mobile bill, and it wasn't pretty — some $350 over the last year for services I never ordered from third parties I never heard...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:42 AM
The Geneva Sound System Model XS is an extra-small travel alarm clock that looks about as modern as "Mad Men."
A travel alarm clock, circa 1960s, was a neat little foldaway case, often trimmed in faux leather like the Model XS. Inside resided a windup...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 3:26 PM
By Jennifer Sheehan, Of The Morning Call
Sue Grossman knows what it's like to struggle with poor health.
The Wind Gap resident was born with a deformed hip, which she had to have replaced. In 2004 she weighed 354 pounds and had gastric bypass surgery,...
| Apr 6, 2013
Got AT&T LTE? If so, your wireless service is the fastest, most reliable in Greater Hartford.
AT&T? For those who thought this is Verizon territory, the latest performance report from RootMetrics released March 29 shows how far AT&T has come since...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:56 PM
You probably don't want to bother — because, let's face it, eating a salad with gritty spinach is more fun — but you really should take a close look at your cellphone bill. You could be getting "crammed" with bogus charges for sports trivia...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Consumers, your social conscience deserves a day off. SocialPower.com, a website just emerging from beta, gives it to you: a platform to air out your consumer gripes and wishes, big or (mostly) small.
It reads, at times, like a parody from The Onion but...
| Apr 7, 2013
At 91-years-old, Florence Sobolewski has no need for a cellphone.
Because of cataracts, she is nearly legally blind and lives in an assisted living facility.
That didn't stop her former caretaker from opening a T-Mobile account in her name,...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Give him a standing "O."
A raucous, roaring, deafening, delirious standing ovation.
This is how the greatest player in Magic history should be greeted Tuesday when he makes his return to Orlando with his new girlfriend — the Los Angeles Lakers....