So your summer is going well, but that big storm hits and you lose power in the house. Sometimes it’s for an hour. Other times it could go all night. But fear not, because there are some simple things you can do to get through a hot, swealtering night and still have some creature comforts […]
Reuters reports that Dell is working on an Android phone for the U. S. market to be distributed by AT&T. (They credit the Wall Street Journal with breaking the story.) As much as I like Dells–until my son moved out, there were five in the house–Dell cannot woo me to AT&T. I’m very happy with […]
Near where I used to work, there was a truck stop that threw a great breakfast. One day when I was driving in, not from home, but from a summer camp where my now-ex-wife was working as camp nurse, I was running early so I swung in for a real breakfast. That’s when I realized […]
The big news from the Apple Orchard today is Apple’s claim that it did not reject Google Voice from the iPhone Apps Store. It’s a leading tech story at Bloomberg, the New York Times, Reuters, and the Guardian. If you are interested in the the iPhone-Google Voice brou-ha-ha, you might get a kick out of […]
Contrary to prognostications, the wired telephone is not dead. One of my kids does not have a physical phone line and relies only on the cell, but the others are still wired. And so am I. If the cell phone’s dead and the cable is out, I want the security of that landline in case […]
Any touch typist recognizes the sequence in the title. They are the “home-row keys,” the ones you rest your fingers before typing, the ones you come back to after typing. They are taking over the cell phone world. According to an AP story in today’s Norfolk Virginian Pilot, cell phones with QWERTY keyboards are the […]
There is an iPhone Challenger, if not an iPhone Killer. From Reuters. Full story here.