WTAM 1100 – 911 Texting & Tech Support Phone Scammers

WTAM 1100 Newsradio Cleveland OhioThis week, I spoke to Bill Wills on WTAM 1100 Newsradio about how the national wireless carriers are going to enable the use of “text-to-911” to allow 911 emergencies to be reported through the standard text messaging system on your mobile phone.

While the carriers will be supporting the service, only a select few local city emergency systems are setup to access that network. Visit the FCC’s Text-to-911 page for more information.

I also brought up the continuing threat of phone scammers pretending to be your tech support company. The Geek Squad Blog has more details on this ongoing attempt to fool the public into giving criminals access to their systems.

WTAM – Saving Mobile Phone Bandwidth

WTAM 1100 – Geek Squad – April 16th, 2012

There is an unlimited amount of data available on the Internet, but your mobile plan likely has a bandwidth cap that means you may need to decide how exactly you want to use your smartphone to access it. I spoke to Bill Wills of Cleveland’s WTAM 1100 about how mobile phone apps can impact those monthly limits.

WTAM 1100 – Saving Your Mobile Phone From a Dunking

WTAM 1100 – Geek Squad – February 20th, 2012

Mobile phones have really become the center of our mobile lives, but they are particularly vulnerable to death by liquid. I shared some tech tips with Bill Wills of Cleveland’s WTAM 1100 Newsradio around how to help increase the chances of saving your phone from spills and puddles.