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Who is Select Insurance and how do they know so much about me?

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 6:41 pm on Monday, November 5, 2007

For the last few months, I’ve been seeing “Insurance Select” (1-508-458-0203) on my Caller ID. They never left a message, so I didn’t think much of it. Actually I thought they might be a bill collector after my daughter, but that’s a whole other story. Tonight I got a call from “Out of Area” – […]

I was lost, and then I was found

Filed under: Gadgets,Mio c310x,nuvi 660 — spiderwebwoman at 5:24 pm on Monday, November 5, 2007

I was cleaning house over the weekend and guess what turned up? Actually hidden behind some boxes I hadn’t moved in a while. Yup, the Mio Digiwalker that I thought I’d lost. Since I’d already replaced it with a Garmin nuvi 660, I gave the Mio to my daughter. That was actually my plan when […]

Surgery on the horizon?

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 5:13 pm on Monday, November 5, 2007

In July, I started feeling pain in my left shoulder when I raised my arm. I didn’t think much of it and thought it would go away by itself. I think everyone thinks that at first, when something starts to go wrong with your body. I was secretly attributing it to old age and/or arthritis. […]

Measure twice, cut once?

Filed under: Gadgets — spiderwebwoman at 6:54 pm on Friday, November 2, 2007

For the last few months, I’ve been using the Sprint Phone-As-Modem plan, but I’ve not been happy with it for a few reasons – the speed is not that great, I can’t seem to keep myself under the 40MB limit (for $39.99) and I can’t make or receive calls on my phone while I’m using […]

IE Mobile Updates for Developers

Filed under: Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 6:42 pm on Friday, November 2, 2007

… For starters, the way IE mobile reports itself has changed in a big way. No longer are we reporting an old agent string of MSIE 4.01. Now we’re MSIE 6.0. This is a good thing in that the old browser agent string actually prevented devices from accessing some newer sites that required current browsers. […]

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