How NOT to Shop for a Phone. My Summer Smart Phone Shopping Adventure.

While we returned to Texas (from Thailand) for the summer, I wanted to use this time to finally shop for a phone of my own.  Prices are cheaper in the states (I was surprised, too), and I've been sticking with my trusty old Windows Mobile 5.0 phone for a while, so this summer was it. … Continue reading How NOT to Shop for a Phone. My Summer Smart Phone Shopping Adventure.

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Geek on a Budget: Part 2 – Nokia C3 Review: Simple is Good

Well, my phone curse continues.  It seems that something bad happens when I attempt to buy a phone for myself (to keep, this is not about the loaner phones I get from Nokia every so often).  Even when I bought the Nokia E5 recently, the curse reared its ugly head one more time... One of … Continue reading Geek on a Budget: Part 2 – Nokia C3 Review: Simple is Good

Geek on a Budget: Part 1 – Nokia E5 & Amazon Kindle Reviews

Even though I love gadgetry, I am a realist, and we are living on a tight budget every since we moved to Thailand (and quit our full time jobs!).  Now that we're in the states for the summer, it was an opportunity to get some inexpensive gadgets that are more expensive to buy overseas. As … Continue reading Geek on a Budget: Part 1 – Nokia E5 & Amazon Kindle Reviews

Tech Review: Portable (phone) Solar Charger

In the spirit of Earth Day, I figure what's better than recycling... my old post that is.  Here is my original review of a mobile phone solar charger, along with an update written fresh, as in today. Original Review Date:  Jan. 5, 2011 (see update later on in the post) Hey travelers, ever wish you … Continue reading Tech Review: Portable (phone) Solar Charger