California Department Of Corrections New Telecom Contract Reduces Inmate Phone Call PricesThe California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced Monday that it has reduced the cost of phone calls for inmates after signing a new, six-year telephone service contract.
Santa Clara Police Non-Emergency Line Down Due to Storm-Related IssuesSanta Clara police announced early Thursday that its non-emergency phone line went down because of storm-related issues and provided an alternate number to call.
Malfunction Cuts Lake Berryessa Residents Off From 911 ServiceThe Napa County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of Lake Berryessa of a malfunction in the 911 system.
Cell Phone Group Suing Berkeley Over Radiation Warning Label OrdinanceThe cell phone industry is suing the city of Berkeley over an ordinance requiring retailers to attach warning labels to cell phones.
Text Message Code Discovered That Will Shut Down Your iPhoneThe message, revealed on Reddit late Tuesday, seems to exploit an inability of the app's preview feature to correctly render the characters, which are not the standard alphanumerics or emoticons one typically texts. After repeated attempts, the app crashes, leaving the user unable to send or receive texts as usual.
'415' Area Code Phone Numbers Selling For Thousands Of Dollars As Supply Runs ShortWith 415 area code phone numbers in short supply, at least one company is capitalizing on high demand by selling them for thousands of dollars.
UC Berkeley Student Arrest For Allegedly Taking Video Of Woman In Coed Dorm RestroomA UC Berkeley student was arrested for allegedly using a cell phone to video a woman in a residence hall restroom.
iPhone Explodes In Man's Pocket Leaving Him With 3rd Degree BurnsA Long Island man claims he cannot work after he suffered burns from his iPhone when it burst into flames.
Intercom Companies Scramble To Update San Francisco Apartment Building Systems With New '415' Dialing ProcedureIntercom companies are scrambling to update systems in dozens of buildings around San Francisco now that the dialing procedure for the 415 area code has changed.
Millions Of Phones Potentially Susceptible To Snooping After British, NSA Allegedly Team Up To Hack Sim Card MakerRights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.S. and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major SIM card maker.
7 Tweets Bid Farewell To Beloved 415 Area Code & Hello To Pesky New Dialing ProcedureDialing phone numbers in the Bay Area is about to get complicated, and longtime "415" area code fans are not happy about it.
Get Ready To Start Dialing '415' Before All Local NumbersIf you're moving to San Francisco, good luck finding affordable housing, and now a 415 area code.
Dropped Cell Phone Leads To Sonoma Burglary SuspectA dropped cellphone led to the arrest of a Sonoma man on suspicion of burglary and attempted burglary early Monday morning, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.
Useful Tools To Stop Robocalls And TelemarketersLots of people on the National Do Not Call Registry complain they still receive unwanted calls from Robocallers and telemarketers. Here are a few easy tools to cut down on annoying calls in 2015.
BlackBerry Classic Keeps The Keyboard Despite Most Having Moved On To Touchscreen The newly unveiled Blackberry Classic features a keyboard that hearkens back to the old days of cell phones, but they may have missed the boat on marketing this to the masses.