In Other News…

Walking Well, I was in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, over the weekend.  While I was there I walked, and walked, and walked, and … I set a new walking record for one day:  On Saturday, April 23, 2011, I walked 21,168 steps, or 10.13 miles!  I walked from Granville Island, to Vancouver, through Stanley Park, along the north shore, and… Continue reading

My Personal MicroCell Tower at Home

I have frequently posted vituperant remarks about AT&T. The company generally is loathsome. Their 3G network service here in Manhattan Beach is horrid. I can barely get a signal at the house. I frequently drop calls. Incoming calls frequently just go straight to voicemail without my phone ever ringing. LAX rarely even gets 3G service, just the horribly slower Edge… Continue reading

I Guess AT&T Will Never "Get It"

Recently, the Fake Steve Jobs blog proposed AT&T customers engage in “Operation Chokehold” to attempt to send AT&T a clear message since AT&T is threatening to end the unlimited data plan for iPhone user who actually use it (a lot). Subject: Operation Chokehold On Friday, December 18, at noon Pacific time, we will attempt to overwhelm the AT&T data network… Continue reading

That’s Right: Tell It Like It Is!

My dislike of AT&T has been no secret on my blog. Others have shared similar disgust both in my blog’s comments section and in personal email. To recap just a single reason AT&T has earned my ire: Because AT&T will not offer me the tethered wireless internet connection* my iPhone supports, I have a Verizon wireless card that allows me… Continue reading