Rochester Hills gets new AT&T cell tower reports that "To support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile Internet cell site in Rochester Hills near West Tienken and North Adams Roads. The cell site will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses. With mobile Internet speeds, AT&T customers can surf the Web, download files faster, and enjoy the very latest interactive mobile applications. "AT&T's innovation and investment in Oakland … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Why Do Kids Text Instead of Calling?

Dear Crabby, My teenager won't talk to me on the phone; he is always texting me instead.  Even if I call him, he lets it go to voicemail and then will text me back to ask what I wanted.  What is going on with these kids? Did they all lose their ability to talk on the phone or what? Sincerely, Ma Bell Dear Ma Bell, Yes, I have seen this phenomena myself with my own grand kids and I have heard my daughter complain in the same way.  I actually think it is kind of backwards. About 40 … [Read more...]

Oakland County Launches New Touch-Screen Mobile Access

A growing number of web users now depend on mobile phones, smartphones and similar devices to access information and services online. To better serve the community’s needs, Oakland County has enhanced its mobile access service for touch-screen navigation and browsing. Key Features of the new Mobile Touch service: No app to download or install Open access for popular mobile devices Optimized for Blackberry, Droid, iPhone 3, 3GS & 4, iTouch, and more Toggle between three access … [Read more...]