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"If we're paying double what we need to, there should be huge competition and downward price pressure, what's stopping that happening?" They convinced us to pony up for 3G ->...

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 11, 1:04pm

re. no-contract nationwide offerings
As I say above, I use Net10. It has been pretty good, $45/mo "unlimited" with 2.5G high-speed data. As you say though, our US infrastructure is weird. I guess Net10 is really TracPhon...

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 11, 10:51am

locks, iPhones
Doug, I'm not sure what I mean either. I blithely talked about the Net10 process to a couple iPhone owners, but then when I checked youtube, it looked like the process going from a major s...

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 10, 12:02pm

re. Android bugs
My Nexus 5, with the generic Android, has been pretty much flawless. Of course, I paid a premium in those days for an unlocked and generic Android phone.

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 10, 11:13am

take a deal, any deal
I think smart phones are maturing pretty fast. In not so long, a smart phone will be a generic, like desktop PCs are now. I mean, we used to quote our desktop CPUs and main memory ... except for g...

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 10, 11:12am

Not ready to give mine up, but the Fountainhead Caddis 330 is a pretty good starter rod. I think it used to be a bit cheaper...

In Gear Swap » WTB Tenkara setup
August 28, 2:02pm

as much as I'd like other technologies to be there, I think for short/shaded outings the recyclable lithium polymer batteries are the best/greenest choice. It has a power density that the rech...

In GEAR » battery pack vs solar panel
August 26, 9:49am

battery pack
I am by no means an expert, and haven't even tried any yet, but for what it's worth, this is the most interesting thing I found in my web surf: "Energizer Instant Charger for Micro ...

In GEAR » battery pack vs solar panel
August 26, 9:04am

Re: Sun hat
I've got a Outdoor Research Sun Runner cap, which is maybe kind of luxury item, but I've taken to wear it cap-only, sometimes with my bandanna. I'd think the big box stores would all...

In GEAR » Sun hat
June 20, 7:30am

bears are "smarter"
I found this Scientific American article kind of strange. Fine that they are intelligence testing bears, but odd that they are starting so low: The Average Bear Is Smarter Than You Thought W...

In Chaff » bears are "smarter"
June 20, 7:20am

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