My cars over the years

Reading Time: 4 minutes No I don’t drive the Rivian but I drive the Toyota Sienna next to it: owned it for 9 years now (since summer 2013). It was the main car (minivan) I drove in last 9 years, with the exception of sometimes I drove my wife’s Camry for the purpose of saving gasoline, or taking care… Continue reading My cars over the years

Dental work

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dentist is usually not the person people like to see. But at the same time, dental health is both important aspect of personal health, as well as important perception (impression) in the professional world. Since my background and bad habit (grow up in China, and never truly serious about dental health when I was young),… Continue reading Dental work

How I unlocked t-mobile iPhone 5s and transfer to H2O wireless

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have thought about this for a while, especially after hearing about republic wireless $25 month plan from my friend Luke and H2O wireless (thanks to mitbbs penny savers forum). Previously I only heard about the StraightTalk $50 plan ($45 now, it appears T-mobile also dropped its $50 plan to $40). A little background, I… Continue reading How I unlocked t-mobile iPhone 5s and transfer to H2O wireless

My first week impression of iPhone 4

Reading Time: 2 minutes Graphics is very sharp This can be demonstrated by the Netflix app. I installed it the first night right after I got home. Watched a movie, the graphics quality is very very good. Installed apps Besides Netflix and other usual stuff (google, twitter, facebook, linkedIn), I also installed NFL Score, Public Radio Tuner (a bit… Continue reading My first week impression of iPhone 4

Bought iPhone 4 today

Reading Time: 2 minutes I bought my long anticipated iPhone 4 today, at local Apple store. The buying process is fairly straight forward, because I switched from T-mobile (have been with them for almost 6 years!), I need to bring the account number because I was going to port the number. The Apple sales rep used an iPhone app… Continue reading Bought iPhone 4 today

The missing iPhone

Reading Time: < 1 minute By now all the people who are into gadgets should have heard about this iPhone Gizmodo gate: this is apple’s next iPhone . I don’t know about the fate of this Apple engineer, as Gizmodo did not say a word about him/her (Why Apple Couldn’t Get the Lost iPhone Back). I hope he/she won’t get… Continue reading The missing iPhone

Is PALM here to stay: II

Reading Time: 3 minutes I sold my few shares of Palm Friday morning shortly after opening. Palm (Nasdaq:PALM) share dropped 29% on Friday after horrific earning outlook (marketWatch). Palm is increasingly likely to say “bye bye” to its loyal customers in a year or two. Quote sobelmedia: ====== I’m never going to forget my very first Palm Pilot in… Continue reading Is PALM here to stay: II

Palm only way forward

Reading Time: 4 minutes 1. Come up with products that is consistent (not sometimes work, sometimes don’t, see this old post from PreCentral guys). 2. Also come up with some smart ads (with Sprint and Verizon), something like this one from German carrier O2. O2 has about 11% market share in Germany per Yahoo Answers.