Rebranding is like…well…rebranding. You get reburned.
Ensuring Insurance Elicits Illicit and Affected Effect
Comcast may have rebranded itself as Xfinity, and claimed that their customer service has improved, but someone should have told their drones. After finally reaching a “customer service” associate to switch my service from my old apartment to this one, I was told that a Comcast technician needed to enter my house to “install the […]
Dress for inconspicuousness.
I have a T-Mobile G1/HTC Dream. It just died. About 4 months ago, it started choking in the faintest stirrings of its coming death throes. 4 months ago, I still had insurance on it. I canceled my insurance (you know, the 6.95/mo T-Mobile charges to ‘insure’ your phone), since I discovered that the deductible for […]
Is “rooting” unethical?
When I first got a gig at Microsoft, my account rep noted that I seemed to dress very differently when I came into the vendor agency office and when I was actually at the Microsoft campus. I tend to downplay my fashion choices when I work as a coder. It’s hard enough to get taken […]
I have a friend–we’ll call her “Sarah Keeler”–who owns a G1 phone. This is an HTC Dream, if you care about such things. It’s made to work on the T-Mobile network, which happens to be “Sarah Keeler’s” cell phone provider. Sarah rooted her phone so she could use it as a 3G (refers to the […]