The Palm Pre

Here’s something I never thought I’d be saying: I’m actually excited for a phone made by Palm. Palm hosted a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Thursday to announce a new mobile phone, which it named the Palm Pre. Prior to the press conference, technology enthusiasts almost unanimously staked the […]


Grand Forks Finally has High Speed Mobile Internet (EV-DO)!

I received a very nice surprise when I opened my Razr phone this morning and saw the little “EV” symbol instead of the usual “1x” one. At some point in the last 12 hours or so, Verizon Wireless silently enabled their BroadbandAccess (EV-DO) network for the Grand Forks area. Word has it that it’s also […]


Wow – A Free Apple iPhone!

I had to laugh at this email message that got through my spam filter earlier today: It’s hard to read in this smaller version, but the subject line reads “larry, our 2nd shipment of iPhones has arrived. Claim yours today.”, and the highlighted text in the body says “Get your revolutionary mobile iPhone – Free […]


Verizon Wireless News

I was planning on writing a somewhat negative post about Verizon Wireless last week, but luckily for them, I just didn’t have enough time. Instead, after reading a couple of news items today, they’re back on my “Good List”! Grand Forks, North Dakota, where I live with my wife, is not a high priority for […]


Verizon Wireless – Treo 610!

Gizmodo is reporting that Verizon Wireless is expected to launch the Handspring Treo 610 in the last half of 2004. This is THE phone I’ve been waiting for. Features include: Palm OS software (letting you run Palm-based applications) High resolution color screen Integrated camera Bluetooth wireless connectivity Keyboard Email and web browsing capabilities Expandable via […]