Archive for June, 2007

iPhone will be locked down to a single SIM card, AT&T to charge 10% restocking fee

iPhone will be locked down to a single SIM card, AT&T to charge 10% restocking fee

If you're up in the air about purchasing an iPhone, you might want to wait before you buy one on a whim. I'm thinking that the iPhone will be great, however, it is not without its faults, so you might want to wait a bit and talk to someone that has been using it and see what they think. Why the caution? Because AT&T has changed their return policy just for the iPhone.

Usually with AT&T you have 30 days to check out a phone and see what you think. If you return it within that time, no harm no foul. However, you will be limited to 14 days with the phone and you will be charged a 10% restocking fee. If you thought buying the iPhone was expensive, just wait until you try to return it!

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New Sony mice sport dubious “lifestyle” colour-schemes

New Sony mice sport dubious “lifestyle” colour-schemes

I can't say that the silver and grey Dell mouse I use at work has ever plunged me into a bout of depression, but if you're particularly attuned to the shade of your peripherals then Sony's latest range of "lifestyle" mice might jolt you out of your doldrums.  The C3 is available in four different colours - white, black, white & green and pink & orange - while the M10 comes in the slightly more sober blue, grey or black. 

 

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Super-Ferrari owner uses it as daily-driver

Super-Ferrari owner uses it as daily-driver

The one thing worse than knowing there are hyper-rich people out there with all the cool toys you'd love to own, is knowing that they don't actually use most of them.  Which is why it's semi-refreshing to read about James Glickenhaus, who commissioned a one-of-a-kind custom Ferrari called the P4/5; okay, so he's still indecently wealthy but at least he drives the car rather than leave it sat in an air-conditioned garage.

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Rock out polka style!

Rock out polka style!

Are you a fan of polka music? Maybe you have longed to rock out with the great tunes from Weird Al. Unfortunately, it is getting harder and harder to find someone that will teach you the fine art of accordion. You don't really need to learn how to play an instrument, that's what video games are for.

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