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The End of the “PSTN” As We Know It

… and I feel fine?  Doesn’t scan.
I’ve said to my friends that the end of the phone net­work can be pre­dict­ed by the things that replace it.  In par­tic­u­lar, it’s pos­si­ble to dial “dave@daveg.ca” from a suf­fi­cient­ly savvy device.  How … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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MMS: Multimedia Messaging Stumble

There’s many car­tels left in the world that artif­i­cal­ly inflate prices. Today we’re going to talk about SMS. It doesn’t take high­er math­e­mat­ics to real­ize that SMS as data trans­fer is hun­dreds of time more expen­sive (at 5 … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My N900 Continues to Amuse and Amaze (Me)

Apolo­gies in advance if this post ram­bles some­what; the sub­ject mat­ter is also some­what vague.  My phone, the n900 from Nokia is hard to pigeon hole.  The oper­at­ing sys­tem (Mae­mo) is shared by Nokia’s oth­er tablet com­put­ers.  The fact that … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Nokia N900: A shell prompt on my phone…

I received the Nokia N900 that I bought on eBay last week today.  I’ve been play­ing with it… find­ing appli­ca­tions I want to use, con­fig­ur­ing things… learn­ing how to use it.  It’s a very dif­fer­ent world.  I destroyed my Palm … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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