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Customer seeking a wireless carrier that is not interested in screwing me

Customer seeking a wireless carrier that is not interested in screwing me

Verizon Wireless is planning to increase its early termination fee starting on November 15, 2009 to $350 for advanced devices (David Coursey – PC World). While I can sympathize with Verizon Wireless in dealing with consumers who are canceling contracts, and paying termination fees, just to resell hardware at a profit. This cannot be the sole motivator for this price increase. Verizon Wireless knows that it is going to catch a substantial number of good consumers who wish to legitimately change carriers for a…

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Texting while driving, then starting looking for a new job

Texting while driving, then starting looking for a new job

Texting and other distracted driver situations seem to be catching the spotlight these days as news agencies continue to report on accidents involving distracted drivers almost daily. Not too long ago the big story was a train driver who killed himself and 24 other people in Los Angles while texting. Earlier this year a study from the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis was getting attention because it estimated 6% of accidents might be related to mobile phone and texting. Now a Virginia Tech Transportation Institute…

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Testing CellSpin – A Mobile Blogging Platform

Testing CellSpin – A Mobile Blogging Platform

Update:  When I got back to a computer and checked the post, I found that it looked fine. The application worked just as it stated. But I just had to fix some of the typos, wording errors, and add a link.  My writing is bad enough without all the extra damage the little keyboard and my big thumbs were doing to the English language. Note: This post is being created from my Blackberry Storm. Oh how I miss spellcheck right now. I…

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Blackberry Addict and His Children

Blackberry Addict and His Children

I advocate for a good work life balance.  I am also a hypocrite. The truth hurts at times, doesn’t it? I have stressed a good work life balance to my team over the years, and have on many occasion told my staff to go home when I feel they are working too much. I do not need or want stressed/burned out staff working. We have times when we must burn the midnight oil, but they are few and far between.  I want my staff…

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