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Will the Telephone Book Soon Become Extinct?

Face it...with our electronic devices in our hip pockets, purses and sitting on our desks, the telephone book may become obsolete.  How easy is it to use our phones and other computers to find information on the Internet.  When was the last time you looked inside a phone book?

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Text Your Friends, Family and Now Your Appliances!

I know I’m not alone (in the 50+ age group) when I say that I wasn’t one of the first to text other people on my phone.  Actually, I was quite the hold out, and still am, when it comes to our changing technology.  I had a flip phone when most people had iPhones.  I began to text years after most people did.  I joined facebook only because my job required it.  So how long will I hold out on the latest technology?  Beginning this year, we’ll not only be able to text our friends and family, or in other words, people, but our appliances, as well!

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(Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
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Smartphones Get Smarter – Will Have Anti-Theft Kill Switches

Yesterday I posted a blog about a new type of cell phone battery and charging system that could allow us to recharge our phones in thirty seconds.  Now, how would you like to have a kill switch on your smartphone in case someone were to steal it?  Believe it or not, this is not just a concept, it's a reality.  Beginning this July, many smartphones will come equipped with a way for you to "kill" your phone so a thief can't use it!

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Free Electronics Recycling Week in Evansville Begins November 18th

Have an old computer fried by a virus years ago sitting in the basement collecting dust? Maybe there's an old TV in the garage that won't work anymore because it's not compatible with the "digital switch" enacted a few years back? Whatever the case, here's you're chance to recycle those old technological relics of days gone by.

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5 Reasons to Check Out News Talk’s New Mobile Site Right NOW!

News Talk is now mobile! You live a mobile life, and now it's possible to stay connected to News Talk wherever you go. Our new mobile website makes everything you love about newstalk1280.com easier to access when you aren't sitting in front of a computer

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