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Switching to iPhone

Finally got me an iPhone. I’ve been playing wait-and-see since the 1st gen model came out in ’07, wanting to give it a chance to flop or mature before I dipped my toes into the Apple mobile pond. I’ve always been a fan of Apple, but I was honestly a bit pessimistic about the 1st […]

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AT&T – The Least Dropped Calls… NOT!

I’m checking my email. My mobile phone is sitting on the desk next to my elbow. Suddenly, I get a notification that I have a new voice mail message. Did I: Think, “Hmm, that’s funny, it didn’t even ring.” Say, “That durn AT&T. It would be helpful if they sure got their stuff together.” Quip, […]

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Are You a “Looser”?

As a kid, I read quite a bit and had a decent vocabulary for a brat my age. However, I was a poor speller–eliminated from the 4th grade spelling bee on the word “chihuahua.” Regardless of the fact I couldn’t tell the difference between a chihuahua and a chimichanga, I still was a poor speller. […]

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Vista & OS X: My Love/Hate List – 2. Pro Tools

Back when I first started working as an IT professional, the Mac and PC worlds appeared to be as separate as church and state. Businesses used DOS & Windows PC’s for typical office functions–word processing, spreadsheets, accounting, etc. Home computing added personal finance and gaming to the mix (anyone remember Quicken for DOS or Castle […]

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Vista & OS X: My Love/Hate List – 1. List View

I use Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X regularly for both work and play.  They both serve a need, scratch an itch, and overall help me do what I need to do.  I like them both for what each has to offer, and like many an indulgent parent, I will tend to ignore even the […]

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