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Can you hear me now? NO! Cause Verizon tech support is awful!

How did I get PUK-locked? I need to get an SMS to log into the web form… If I ask for a call, I don’t

September 02, 2017 Editorials, Rant, Sprint, Verizon

The time has come for me to leave Sprint, suggestions?

Back in the G&E days the HTC EVO 4G and subsequent EVO products were on Sprint. I had a fairly solid reason for staying through

August 31, 2017 Editorials
Emergency Alert settings 0

What good’s a warning that causes people to disable it?

Last night at 1:40am I was wrenched out of sleep by a CMAS warning. These are for tornadoes and Amber Alerts. Last night was the

July 28, 2017 Editorials
Steam Locomotive 0

This security measure is supposed to protect me how exactly?

I’m not going to name the company here as this really is a question of what was the intent? I attempted to log into a

July 21, 2017 Editorials
roottools 0

The passive movement against rooted devices, or potentially why not to root

If you’ve been rooted a while you’re probably aware of the issues rooted users have had in the past with Android Pay, but you might

July 13, 2017 Editorials, Good and EVO
Rest in Peace Lily 0

This week in tech fail (or how I accidentally became a murderer)

Here’s Paul’s week in fails, learn from them. Don’t be like Paul. The fail of the plant murder So we’ll start with a product I’m

0 Keeps Your Emails, Calendar And To-Do Lists All In One Place

Despite its cutesy-sounding name, is a seriously useful tool for boosting productivity. The idea behind it is to connect a variety of services under

June 09, 2017 Apps, Editorials

I don’t do anything illegal, why should I care about privacy/VPN?

We’ve mentioned everyone is trying to make a buck selling VPNs as a method to secure your privacy. Why should you care when you don’t

April 28, 2017 Editorials
Kitties unlock the internet from pixabay 0

How’s that VPN working for you? I mean, is it actually?

I had something interesting happen this week. I’ll state upfront that I have a financial incentive to push VPNs, as do any people saying “you

Locked up Keyboard from Pixabay 0

Congress’s clearing of ISP privacy leads to interesting workarounds, profits

This is a don’t use VPNs as a solution piece and to distrust people pushing them. So you’ve probably read article after article about how

April 11, 2017 Apple, Editorials, Good and EVO
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