And yet it’s more likely for customers to switch providers for Internet, pay TV, banking, and other services. Go figure.
The number of smart-phone users electing to skip the locked-in two-year contract and instead go with a prepaid plan is on the rise. But considering how much consumers stand to save by switching to prepaid — easily more than …
We were intrigued but not surprised by a recent article in the New York Times detailing troubles at Research in Motion, maker of the Blackberry. Among several problems facing the Canadian tech company is an overabundance of …
For thoughtful, insightful answers—or at least discussions with some funny comments—about these and other pressing consumer issues, here’s a roundup of recent posts and stories. The list even includes a special bonus question: What’s the difference between a collection and junk?
Every Friday in October (starting today), Best Buy hosts Free Phones Fridays, when the retailer offers four different phones at no upfront cost. The catch? You have to sign a two-year service contract, but that’s a fairly typical requirement when you get a subsidized phone.
One in seven households still pay for landlines despite the fact that nearly all of the calls made or received are handled via cell phone. What’s holding them back from ditching the landline for good?
You might be paying $14.95 a month for “enhanced voice mail” or some other service that’s totally unnecessary, that you never purposefully signed up for, and that you simply don’t want.
Kiplinger offers a handy roundup of 30 websites, restaurants, stores, and services that are legitimately giving stuff away. The third annual list features free e-books, free video games, free ATMs, free phone directory assistance, and more.