Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

I’m a huge fan of technology. I’ve been messing around with computers since the late ’70’s and I’m amazed at how far we’ve come in my lifetime and I really can’t wait to see what’s next. Technology has changed how we do everything. But, there’s a frustrating, irritating, infuriating part of this information revolution that […]


The iPhone was released five years ago tomorrow. At about 3pm that day, I walked into the Apple store for 3 hours of hands-on training and playing with this new device. It was probably the most publicized piece of electronics in history, but it was quite remarkable to hold it in my hand. Internet access […]


I recently left AT&T and thought I would share my perspective on this cell phone carrier as an insider. I worked as a Retail Sales Consultant and spent time in two stores. I have a unique perspective on AT&T and it’s largest cell phone manufacturer, Apple, because I worked for Apple for nearly five years. […]


With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 looming, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to what life was like pre-9/11. Technology so dominates and shapes our lives now, I have been trying to remember what the technological landscape looked like in 2001. So, I did some research. At the start of the decade, about half […]


Your cell phone number does not begin with a “1” and you never have to dial “1” on your cell phone. You will never get a dial tone on your cell phone. Really? You don’t know your cell phone number? “I don’t know my number, I never call myself.” Funny line – we’ve never heard […]


Effective July 1st, Massachusetts sales tax law changed for companies that sell cell phones. As we all know, when you “upgrade” your phone, ie buy a new phone and resign a new two-year agreement, the cell companies offer you a huge discount on the cost of the phone. For example, if you buy an iPhone […]


The iPhone, Leopard & Snow Leopard launches, tearing out the fixtures before remodel, and the post-remodel grand opening. The guy who dragged his upside down Mac Pro across the parking lot, thru the mall and into the store. He was dumbfounded when we fixed his badly scratched up computer instead of replacing it. The drugged […]