net neutrality, dumb pipes, broadband access, title II legislation and the FCC

here’s the issue: your broadband internet providers are opposing, vehemently, that broadband internet access not just conform to basic net neutrality standards, but be placed under title II FCC legislation to enforce those standards. basically, title II would mandate that internet access in America be regulated as a utilities, just like power, water and telephone. … Continue reading

Don’t Trust Staples. My Recent Ship-to-Store Fiasco, Lying Customer Service Ruins Father’s Day

It began with my online purchase of the Motorola S-11 Flex HD bluetooth headset as a gift for my dad for Father’s Day. I ordered it online on 7 June 2014 and chose “ship to store” for 3 reasons:  1. Their advertised 5-7 business day delivery to ensure it arrived in time. 2. Didn’t want … Continue reading

yet another opinion on the iPad Air, except i actually paid for mine.

despite the name, this is not a new category for Apple, much to the chagrin of analysts like Gene Munster, who uses his blog to skirt the SEC in his attempts to manipulate AAPL share price. whether the new “Air”moniker simply reflects the significant reduction in weight or the emergence of a future branch in … Continue reading