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The next era of the public payphone is about to begin

Every major city in the world has a network of public phone booths on most streets—absolutely crucial to the running of the city only a couple of decades ago but now just taking up space in the age of smartphones.  504 more words

KCBS Interview: Google Considers Transforming New York City Pay Phones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Pay phones, often thought of as things of the past, may see new life as Google is considering a plan to turn them into in Wi-Fi hotspots in New York City, according to published reports. 334 more words


The time has come, it seems, to sit the children down by the glow of the 55-inch flat screen TV set to the fireplace channel, and tell them all about what that weird looking metal and glass box used to mean to people. 27 more words