Be Vewy, Vewy Quiet…

The woman in my life is asleep beside me. She’s had a long day. First working all Saturday until late, then a bus journey of three hours. To see me. I feel privileged; spoiled even.

It’s been a very full day. I’m sorry I didn’t get a chance to write much. Later I hope to fill you in on the further travails of the Very Sick Computer. Also, I have an announcement to make: I know which is the best phone.

Hint: It probably isn’t what you think is the best phone. But I hope to write a guide to help you choose the right one for your needs and desires.

Good night

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4 thoughts on “Be Vewy, Vewy Quiet…

    1. Oh yeah, that’s interesting. What are people’s favourite phones?

      I vaguely think I seem to recollect talking about this in Prague one time. Was it the Nokia 5110 you liked? Truly a great phone, made out of pure unbreakium. But I am more interested in people’s favourites of the choices on offer. I may call it “OK, apart from the iPhone 4…”

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      1. Yes, it was the good old 5110.

        My main objection to smartphones in general is that they’re an example of Bloom’s Law of Technology – all cutting-edge portable electronic devices need a battery that won’t be invented for another two years. If you’re me, smartphones are equipped with so many fascinating ways of wasting time that they end up flashing the “20% of battery remaining, oh god I’m dying, someone get word to my mother that I love her” message about halfway through the afternoon which is a pain if you actually need to contact people.

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  1. I have a corollary to your law though. Or should it be a codicil? Amendment. For every one device you carry, bring three batteries.

    (Two is not the correct number, as one of them will always be flat)

    This is a big black mark for me against Apple, and any company that thinks it’s a great idea to attach their batteries with screws. They’re just not making allowance for reality.

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