Day 1 without the landline & I’m OK #reverb10

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December 24th – What was the best moment that could serve as proof that everything is going to be alright? And how will you incorporate that discovery into the year ahead? (Author: Kate Inglis)

Yesterday, after over 10 years, I decided to end my landline service. It was bittersweet since I’ve considered the landline more of a security blanket. However, in order to move forward and since I am rarely home, it didn’t make any sense for me to hold on to a line where I only call a few people…locally.

Of course, hours after I did it, Skype went down. Was this a sign that I acted too soon?

Then, I counted to 10, and took a deep breath and realized that most of us are lucky than most. Some folks have no means of communication.

So we must be thankful for that.

That’s why I’m OK.

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Use Daylight Savings Time to Change the Way you Wake Up

This is the last post on Daylight Savings Time, at least until the spring.

In addition to checking the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors as well as turning the clock back, why not consider changing the way you wake up?

Recently, I used my Blackberry Alarm feature to set when I wake up. However, the drawback was I was only able to set one alarm at a time.

However, with the iPod Touch and iPhone, there is no secret that there is a wide selection of applications available. The one I use is called Nightstand. I can set more than one alarm for each day of the week if I want as well as have my choice of music, pictures and a sleep timer.

Do you use your PDA to wake up? Let us know in the comments.

Virgin Mobile MiFi 2200 Review


Given everything that has happened in the last 48 hours and since my internet access to my cable provider is down, this seems as good as time as any to finally do a review on the Virgin MiFi 2200 card.

I was on the MiFi predessor, the USB drive before switching over to the MiFi.

I did the switch over the phone since I had the previous account.

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to keep the same account number.  Such is the way with “Pay as you go” accounts.

(Sidebar: I also wasn’t able to keep my grandmother’s number when we switched her mobile account to a “pay as you go” account)

Actually, I am on the mifi  right now. It is charging because I use it while I’m commuting to connect via my iPod Touch.

I am a bit bummed because Its only lasts an hour or so until it has to be charged again.

Also, its gets pretty heated as well, so it wouldn’t be wise to use for a long period of time, i.e. an hour.

Overall, the service is good to use in a pinch, but I would be quick to use it as my primary means of connecting online.

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