iPhone III

After an almost year long love-hate relationship with the iPhone, it looks like firmware 2.1 FINALLY brought the much needed stability it should have had from the start. The love-in is on (for now). I have almost 9 full pages of applications on it, with MUCH fewer crashes. Viva la iPhone! (Disclaimer: I am NOT an Apple fanboy. I am … Read More

iPhone Redux

Now that I’ve had my iPhone for nine months and have had time to get to know it better, I can say for sure that it is one of my very favorite gadgets ever. I never thought I’d get so attached to a cell phone. But unlike previous handsets, I can’t seem to go more than 10-15 minutes without taking … Read More

The iPhone: 21st Century Sex Toy

From the depths of my pants pockets it beckons to me:”Take me out. Play with me. Fondle me…” Apple’s “Tech Product of the Year” isn’t my first smartphone. Two handsets ago, I owned a Cingular 8125, a very functional Windows Mobile device with a slide out QWERTY (which I never used). But I don’t remember it talking to me like … Read More

iPhone Blues

iPhone activations are unavailable in your service area until 06:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time on Monday, September 17 due to scheduled system maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.We will process activations in the order received immediately following the system maintenance. We will send you an email confirmation as soon as we complete your activation. Please do not try to activate again … Read More