More than just a “first world problem,” bud.

So yesterday, I posted an update on what I felt was Verizon’s sneaky way to force me to buy a new phone, despite the fact that my current phone – a BlackBerry KEYone – works just fine and does not need any updates or any modifications. The situation is as such.  BlackBerry is no longer…

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So a Monet could be in my future …

Longtime readers of my blog will attest that I do NOT subscribe to the iPhone / Samsung cell phone juggernauts.  And that’s mostly because I’ve stayed loyal to the BlackBerry brand for decades. And yes, I will answer your next question.  They’re still making BlackBerry phones.  And they have the security and toughness of their…

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“In moral crisis” or “immoral crisis”? Oh you wacky cell phone, you…

I was driving through Greene County yesterday, and out of the corner of my eye, I spotted something. It was a very distinctive artistic spraypainted tag.  Someone had makred up a steel girder with an American flag. Not just any American flag, mind you … an upside-down flag. As you know from flag etiquette, an…

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Another reason to support BlackBerry phones … Donald Trump doesn’t use one.

Yesterday, I’m watching MSNBC – I’m watching a lot of MSNBC for some reason, maybe it’s to pick up references to obscure rap lyrics from Ari Melber, or to guess if Lawrence O’Donnell’s questions to the panelists are twice as long as the panelist’s answers… And the MSNBC hosts announced that President Donald Trump is…

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Playing chess with the Red Check: or, why Verizon’s insurance plan covers … nothing

I’ve had my BlackBerry PRIV for almost two years now, and it’s a fantastic smartphone.  Probably the smartest smartphone out there. And last Wednesday, the dummy who owned it dropped it off the edge of a table.  Chuck is a dummy. Yep.  Crack in the screen.  Nasty one. But not as nasty as what I…

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