Category Archives: Texting

Smartphone App Helps Drivers Find Parking: Fear for your lives

Make way for more Boston drivers looking at their cell phones instead of the road. According to the Boston Herald, Beantown is piloting a new app to help drivers find parking spaces—a commodity even harder to find since Mass Ave … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Spell Check Causes Texters to Sound Like Bigots

My “smart” phone is putting words into my mouth, and it’s making me seem ignorant. Text from Jonathan: “I’m coming over” Reply from me: “Gay!” Only I didn’t mean to use the word “gay”– I actually typed “yay.” But my Blackberry doesn’t … Continue reading

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Radio Station Encourages Texting While Driving

When I was in high school, I once spent an entire Saturday in the bathroom speed dialing a radio station to win concert tickets. After listening to the busy signal for hours, I eventually won tickets for a show I … Continue reading

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