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Stop 5G on Earth and in space

We the undersigned scientists, doctors, environmental organizations and citizens from (_) countries, urgently call for a halt to the deployment of the 5G (fifth generation) wireless network, including 5G from space satellites. 5G will... read more

So, you dropped your phone into the toilet?

Yep, that is what just happened to me. Here is some advice on what to do: wikihowDry-Out-a-Wet-iPhone. Luckily, it had already been flushed and the phone was too big to go down the hole. Still... remind me to spray it with Lysol ... read more

Battery-free cell phone

  Cool! This would (eventually) remove the need for environment-destroying battery factories. "We've built what we believe is the first functioning cellphone that consumes almost zero power," said co-author Shyam Gollakota, an ass... read more

My phones

  In the process of upgrading to a new Samsung Galaxy Note II today (which should arrive in a few days), Sprint at one point showed me all of the devices I've had with them over the years (in case I wanted to trade any of them in). It w... read more

Best smartphone (2013)

I've got an iPhone 4 now, which I've never been crazy about. I used to have a Blackberry Curve, which I was also never crazy about. If I could combine the best features from both, that'd be nice, but probably still not good enough. :)... read more

Sprint now allows editing how you appear in caller ID

  This is great. I think I blogged once (here), complaining that I couldn't change how my name appears on the receiving end's caller ID. It showed my legal name, William, but I wanted it to say Bill. The foreign girl in Sprint customer ... read more

Stupid online chat with Sprint support

   12:32:39 PM : Bill: Initial QuestionComment: Your online form won't let me change my contact info. It keeps saying "Oops, something's broken" or whatever, never telling me what I've done wrong. I filled out all the requir... read more

New cell phone

  Sprint called the other day and offered me a free new phone. The woman, sounding like she was from Indonesia or something, went on and on and on for twenty minutes. Luckily, the call did not count against my minutes. Just last month I... read more

How to convert an MP3 to a ringtone

  Now that I have finally joined the 21st century and gotten a Blackberry (free through Radio Shack and Sprint), I'll probably start posting tips like the following: How to convert an MP3 to a ringtone... read more

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