Posts Categorized: Technology

Telecom pricing: ad price is not the price

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When I just moved to Texas, I was shocked at local telecommunication pricing. Not as much at how much it costs (well, at that too, sometimes) but how far away you are removed from the real price. First encounter was with the regular phone, but then pretty much the same problem happens in almost all […]

Topeka renamed itself into Google, Google into Topeka

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Thanks to April Fool Day, Google decided to repay Topeka, KS by changing its name to, well, Topeka. Aside from giggles that this “retaliation” produces, the real question is how soon will Topeka gets Google’s gigabit service? I wish Google’s Gigabit would come to Austin, TX too. Aside from having a large student population, Austin […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 – outdated out the gate

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Sony Ericsson used to have great products. Yes, the cell phones were almost always quirky a bit, and sometimes even kinda buggy, but they were fresh, interesting, pretty and stylish overall. But I guess company got complacent. HTC stole their thunder, making really progressive products, and Sony now just tries to stay afloat by promising-promising-promising. […]

Sprint Evo: a phone any geek would want

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All I want to say is “Wow!”. Can it be? Could we finally have “the” perfect Android based handset in the form of HTC Evo? Certainly looks like it. HTC took everything cool about Android hardware, and Sprint had enough sense not to screw up the design (I was quite shocked when I saw Sprint […]

Change of weather, change of MS’ heart

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Austin was pleasantly warm for a couple days, and yet again the cool weather is back. It’s a bit of an annoyance — temperature jumps like a scared rabbit. 75F in the afternoon, and low 30s at night, with some rural areas getting a light freeze. I’ve learned it a long time ago that rural […]