Repair or Replace: The Smartphone Conundrum

A couple of hours without my phone? If only the repair guy worked while I slept, like elves in a fairy tale.

It Depends on What the Definition of “Unlimited” Is

Yakking on the Phone at 32,000 Feet in the Sky

No phones on planes. THANK YOU.

The Homeless Person with a Cell Phone

Mobiledia has a story about Bert, a homeless man who has a thing that he finds absolutely crucial: a Blackberry. Seeing a homeless person with a cell phone can bring up the kind of reaction San Francisco’s city supervisor had: What is a homeless person doing with a cell phone if this person can’t even afford to find a place to live?

Dumb Copyright Laws Hurt Farmers and Mechanics, Too

That’s right: technicians all over the country are increasingly being barred by copyright legislation from fixing all kinds of cars, phones, and industrial machinery without the manufacturer’s permission.

I Once Made Calls With Gusto, Now I Unhappily Make Them With The Gusto II

Matt Powers is maybe a luddite but maybe is not.