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Dickinson area customers find difficulty with cell service

March 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Cellular phone customers in the Dickinson area reported difficulties with their service Saturday, disturbing lines of communication for calls and text messages. Continue Reading

SD lawmakers endorse teen driving safety measures

February 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Senate Transportation Committee voted 7-1 to approve a measure that would prohibit all beginning drivers from using cellphones or other electronic devices until they can get an unrestricted driver’s license at age 16.
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SD lawmakers look at banning teen drivers from cell phone use

February 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A South Dakota legislative panel is looking at a proposal that would prohibit beginning drivers from using cellphones while behind the wheel.
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N.D. among leaders getting rid of landline telephones

January 4, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

More than half of Americans, 51.7 percent, no longer regularly use a landline telephone in their homes, a recent National Health Interview Survey by the CDC shows. Continue Reading

Lawmakers endorse cellphone, learners’ permit rules on young drivers

September 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Teen Driving Task Force, created by the Legislature, also recommended setting up a coordinated drivers’ education system with statewide standards for course content, instruction, testing and certification of instructors.
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“Sexting” again linked to risky sex among teens

September 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

One out of every seven Los Angeles high schoolers with a cell phone has sent a sexually-explicit text message or photo, according to results of a 2011 survey that also found “sexters” more likely to engage in risky sex behaviors. Continue Reading

The iPhone 5 is coming

September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Industry analysts are already predicting that Apple’s iPhone 5, widely expected to be unveiled on Wednesday, will be the best-selling smartphone of all time. Each new iPhone has outsold the previous version, and the iconic device has been the top-selling mobile phone since its 2007 debut. Continue Reading

New iPhone nears as holiday lineups unveiled

September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The iPhone is coming!!! After weeks of speculation, anticipation and a dose of hype, Apple is holding an event Wednesday during which it’s widely expected to announce a new smartphone. Continue Reading

Now what? 11 things to do with your old iPhone

September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In case you haven’t heard by now, Apple is unveiling its latest iPhone on Wednesday. That leaves the question: What should you do with your old one? Continue Reading

New Apple mobile software to get maps, Siri update

September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A new iPhone is getting much of the attention, but Apple’s older phones will get a software upgrade this fall as well. A new operating system sports a different mapping service and a built-in bond with Facebook. Continue Reading