Too Distracted By Your Phone To Drive Properly? There’s An App For That, Because That Makes A Lot Of Sense

New app targets distracted drivers with traffic alerts Maybe I’m the idiot here, but it strikes me that the only app we should need to tackle distracted driving is one called the power button that shuts the fucking phone off while you’re driving because clearly you don’t have enough self control built in. Instead of […]

It Used To Take A Lot More Work To Automate A Radio Station

Radio hasn’t always been centralized and computerized to death the way it is now, but that doesn’t mean that it hasn’t been automated to some degree practically forever. That process is obviously much easier these days than it used to be, but how did they manage to pull this stuff off before everything was digital? […]

A Quick Question For Anyone Administrating An Automated Phone System Right Now

I appreciate that you have to give out COVID-19 related information about things like reduced staffing levels and special programs you may be offering, but could you do me a favour? Some of these damn things are seriously long and chatty. Can they not be offered as their own menu option? Alternatively, can we maybe […]

Rogers And Others Are Trying To Make This Coronavirus Stuff A Little Easier ON Us

Rogers offering free TV channels, global roaming and more in response to COVID-19 Toronto-based national carrier Rogers has implemented a number of measures and free services to help its customers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Rogers and its brands are waiving long distance voice calling fees across Canada from now until April 30th. This applies to […]

We Have Reached The Point Where We Need Put Your Damn Phone Down Coaches. I Am So Sad

I was fixin’ to get really mad about this when I saw the headline, but I just can’t get there. Believe me I wanted to, but then I did a little math. Kids born in the late 90s or at the turn of the century are old enough to have kids of their own now, […]

Look At This Stupid Ass Video About What’s Supposed To Be A Smart Light Bulb

Not that any of you were curious or anything, but all you need to know about why no house of mine will ever have smart light bulbs as long as the choice is mine to make can be found right here. Yes, that really is a three minute video about how to factory reset a […]

FlickType Is No Longer A Subscription App

Pretty sure I’m supposed to see this as a positive, but whenever a service I rely on decides to forgo a consistent source of revenue designed to fund continuing development in favour of something that on the surface appears much less lucrative and much more unpredictable, my reaction generally ranges from skeptical to nervous. That’s […]