My Electronics are on Strike

Computer says NO

I have had a horrible technological weekend.

My laptop has been dead in the water for 7 months, a laptop that I used every single day, every day. It was my entertainment centre, and web portal. I loved it dearly, and it’s charger went fuut.

My other PC is 6 years out of date, shouldn’t be considered, but I was forced to shlep around with it instead. I hate it very much, and it refuses to do anything more complicated than to moan at me.

My cellphone is also a little out of date, but really, it’s been working fine, until my Opera Mini app keeps seizing, crashing and generally doing things that it was doing fine 2 months ago. I guess I shouldn’t have dropped it, but I mean, really, it’s not a smartphone, far from ‘sensitive equipment’.

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A Smashing Phone Experience

Dropped my phone last night. I drop it more often than I’d like, but it never seemed to mind, kept working fine, and usually didn’t even switch off.
‘Till now.

I dropped it trying to get it out of my jeans pocket, while trying to exit the kitchen. Slight slip and my phone now has a crystalline pattern all over the screen, with some lovely looking bruises that seem to be spreading. Lovely.

Well, this obviously pissed me off to no end, but I think repairs will be cheap enough, it’s easy to dismantle this phone. But it got me thinking, my contract upgrades in April next year. It’s a bit far when you consider all the phone coming out in South Africa now, namely the HTC Desire HD.

 

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