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Consumer Cellular

Consumer Cellular is a no-contract MVNO that specializes in senior-friendly phones and services.

By December 19, 2009

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Doro PhoneEasy 618 (Consumer Cellular)

Designed with seniors in mind, the Doro PhoneEasy 618's not only an affordable buy, but it also includes a few extras without skipping over the essentials.

By December 10, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 10, 2012

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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Government blows heads off to make you think twice about fireworks

It's July 4, and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to be extra careful while you celebrate.

By July 4, 2015

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Google unveils smart wristband for health tracking, but it's not for consumers

The search giant's newest wearable is just as much for physicians and academic researchers as it is for the people actually wearing it.

By June 23, 2015

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Oculus unveils consumer ready Rift headset

The consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset features two OLED screens, constellation tracking and an integrated headset. It is expected to ship in the first quarter of 2016, but no pricing was announced.

June 11, 2015

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Archos' new Helium Plus smartphones launch direct to consumer

Available in July, the wallet-friendly handsets run Android 5.0 and come in 5-inch and 5.5-inch options.

By June 10, 2015

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Will Americans buy unlocked phones from Chinese brands? (Smartphones Unlocked)

Alcatel, Huawei and ZTE are hoping that low prices for quality products will lure US consumers online.

By July 1, 2015

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For Tim Cook, protecting consumers' online privacy is also personal

In a speech at Obama's cybersecurity summit, the Apple CEO says sacrificing a right to privacy can have dire consequences. Cook, who came out as gay last year, adds that's true especially in a world where people aren't treated equally and face discrimination based on personal information.

February 13, 2015

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Comcast, Time Warner Cable 'bottom dwellers' in new Consumer Reports ratings

Technically Incorrect: Comcast, Time Warner and Charter make a poor showing for cable TV service. And as for Internet Service Providers, oh, don't ask.

By May 31, 2015