March 16, 2014
by Lon Seidman | Mar 16, 2014 1:28pm
Computer “technical support” calls that originate overseas and victimize American consumers are increasing in frequency, thanks to cheap international phone rates and advanced phone dialing technologies. CTTechJunkie received one of these calls and we recorded the conversation in the video above.
Tags: technical support, scam, caller, telephone
March 11, 2014
by Lon Seidman | Mar 11, 2014 10:28am
March 4, 2014
by Lon Seidman | Mar 4, 2014 2:03pm
Consumers who purchased computers, video game consoles, and other electronic devices containing dynamic random access memory (DRAM) purchased between 1998 and 2002 may be eligible for a part of a $310 million settlement announced Tuesday by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen.
Tags: DRAM, settlement, George Jepsen
February 25, 2014
February 16, 2014
February 4, 2014
by Lon Seidman | Feb 4, 2014 11:00pm
While efforts in Connecticut to relax telephone provider regulations failed in the last legislative session, the Federal Communications Commission is beginning a set of experiments to prepare for “historic technological transformations” in the telecommunications industry as more consumers move away from traditional wireline services.
Tags: AT&T, deregulation, AARP, landline, telephone, fcc, telecommunications
January 28, 2014
by Lon Seidman | Jan 28, 2014 12:49pm
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) is seeking nominees for the 2014 Medal of Technology to recognize Connecticut-based technological achievements.
Tags: Medal of Technology, CASE, Connecticut
January 26, 2014
by Lon Seidman | Jan 26, 2014 11:13am
January 1, 2014
by Lon Seidman | Jan 1, 2014 11:57pm
It’s time to look back at some of the most read tech stories we covered during 2013. Google Glass, NSA spying, video game consoles, and a major upgrade to Apple’s iOS operating system all popular with our readers.
Connecticut also had some interesting connections to the space program this year, with a Waterbury native blasting off to the space station and a commercial space company giving Connecticut residents the opportunity to see two night launches from our backyards.
December 18, 2013
by Lon Seidman | Dec 18, 2013 9:35am