Posts Tagged 'AT+T'

Ziggy’s Unlimited Phone Plan [comic]

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The Keypad On Your Phone Could Have Been Very Different

keylayoutAccording to Gizmodo –

The year was 1960, and phones were changing. It was the beginning of the end for rotary dialing, and buttons were the future. But engineers faced an important, looming question: what order do you put those buttons in? Turns out there were a lot of options. Before ultimately settling on the layout we know and love today, the brainiacs at Bell Labs ran tests with hundreds of dialers, keeping close watch on what layouts were the speediest, most accurate, and most preferred.

Apparently, the ultimate deciding factor was the ease and efficiency of manufacturing.

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Customer Emails AT&T’s CEO – AT&T Threatens Legal Action

Poor AT&T, a customer dares to contact an executive. At least AT&T has lawyers on staff to prevent such an atrocity.

Engadget reports –

Sure, Steve Jobs might be a one-man email PR machine, but his pal Randall Stephenson at AT&T doesn’t appear to be quite as gregarious — as reader Giorgio Galante found out today, sending AT&T’s CEO two emails in two weeks results in a phone call from AT&T’s Executive Response Team and a warning that further emails will result in a cease and desist letter.

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Cell Phone Rates Highest In US

Here’s something else to be pissed about. Cell phone bills in Holland,Finland and Sweden average about $11 per month!

cell-smC Net reports –

On a yearly basis, American cell phone users are spending about $635.85 on cell phone service. Spanish cell phone users pay about $508.26 for the year. And Canadian cell phone subscribers pay about $500.63. By contrast people in the Netherlands and Finland pay the lowest amount for cell phone service, only $131.44 per year. And cell phone users in Sweden only pay $137.94 per year.

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AT+T Charges Fee To Obtain Discount

dollar-slashThe Consumerist reports that AT+T is charging a $36 fee to “activate” a 25% discount.

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