Gadgetbox at MSNBC:
“Injustice in the end produces independence,” Voltaire wrote. For their part, smartphone users must endure a litany of injustices, ranging from endless contracts that tie them to outdated hardware to phones that run out of juice by noon.
Unfortunately, we’ve become so inured to the injuries that we hardly notice when phone vendors and carriers hit us with yet another body blow. Fortunately, you don’t have to be a mobile martyr. Here are the seven most malicious forms of telephone tyranny and the best ways to fight them.