Monthly Archives:: July 2010

HTC EVO 4G is about to get Android 2.2

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So, Sprint has officially announced that starting from Tuesday August 3rd HTC EVO 4G will get an update to Android 2.2 Froyo. Great news! Hopefully the problem with reboots will be fixed. And also hope that whoever writes the press releases would stop swimming in the sea of legalize. Otherwise it’s getting a bit annoying, […]

HTC EVO 4G: GPS + voice calls = reboot

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So, it’s been quite a while since I got the EVO, and now I finally got the “big picture”. So far things are okay. I am used to the phone. Lack of physical keyboard almost doesn’t bother me, though I can’t dial or do anything else without looking on the screen. Good parts: – Sprint […]

In California you can see burrito from the wheelchair

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Here’s an interesting ruling — customer in wheelchair has the right to see food preparation. Specifically, it was a case against two Chipotle restaurants in California, where 45″ wall by the counter didn’t allow someone in a wheelchair to see how the burrito gets assembled. Now after a few years Chipotle did modify the counter […]

Southwest airlines boots petite woman for fat teenager

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Wow, I guess that whole story with Kevin Smith made Southwest Airlines prefer rights of obese passengers over those who are normal size. In this case, a small woman got a boot after she paid for the last ticket (she was on standby), boarded the plane and sat down. And the reason was that an […]

IMAX Austin: not for regular movies

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So, I’ve finally went and saw Inception. Great movie, safe for a few weird items (like why when DiCaprio’s character and his wife commit suicide on the rail track they both look young, yet in other scene they looked old). I thought it’d be good to see it in IMAX — huge screen, super sound, […]