March 25, 2014
by Lon Seidman | March 25, 2014 4:09pm
March 19, 2014
by Lon Seidman | March 19, 2014 12:24pm
The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is co-sponsoring a contest for the auto dealership that sells the most electric cars by July 31, but the Tesla Model S — arguably the hottest electric vehicle on the market — will be excluded because it is currently restricted by Connecticut law from being sold at retail to consumers in the state.
Tags: tesla, franchise, franchises, law, banned, ban, sales, car, automobile, EV, Electric car, electric vehicles
March 16, 2014
by Lon Seidman | March 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 | March 11, 2014 10:28am
March 4, 2014
by Lon Seidman | March 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
by Dan Levine | February 25, 2014 4:09pm
February 21, 2014
by Jay Patterson and Lon Seidman | February 21, 2014 12:27pm
February 16, 2014
by Lon Seidman | February 16, 2014 11:12pm
February 4, 2014
by Lon Seidman | February 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
by Lon Seidman | February 4, 2014 5:21pm
Google is launching their 2014 Doodle contest, giving students in all 50 states the opportunity to compete for a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 educational technology grant for their school.