Another big corporation is planning to stick it to the individual consumer. Will you stand for it? Verizon has just announced that, beginning January 15, it will start charging customers who make single bill payments online or by telephone will be charged a $2 “convenience fee.” (UPDATE: Verizon has backed down and says it won’t [...]
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Here’s a little phrase the folks at Verizon might want to keep in mind…”This is only a test.” It seems New Jersey residents were somewhat alarmed after the wireless company sent a text alert to customers in Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean counties, warning of a “civil emergency” and telling people to “take shelter now.” The [...]
More here: Funny Lists 1. PAUL REVERE VIRUS: This revolutionary virus does not horse around. It warns you of impending hard disk attack — once if by LAN, twice if by C:. 2. POLITICALLY CORRECT VIRUS: Never calls itself a “virus,” but instead refers to itself as an “electronic microorganism.” 3. KATE GOSSELIN VIRUS: Keeps [...]
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Verizon Wireless has launched a bold new TV commercial attacking AT&T’s iffy 3G coverage in a very clever way. Using Apple’s now-famous “there’s an app for that” tagline which is seen in iPhone ads (which uses AT&T’s network exclusively), Verizon manages to do a pretty hilarious spoof by stating “there’s a map for that” when [...]
Someone just got grounded for life. Gregg and Jaylene Christoffersen’s daughter, Dena, got a little overzealous with regard to her text-messaging habit. It seems her parents thought that the feature had been disabled on their daughter’s cell. It wasn’t. Verizon sent them a bill for for $4,756.25. During the time that Dena went through her [...]
Image via Wikipedia It looks like Verizon has dissed Google by picking Microsoft as its default search provider on the company’s mobile devices. Verizon has chosen Microsoft to provide Internet search services for cell phones, in what is seen as a knockout punch to rivals Google and Yahoo (as if Yahoo was even still relevant). [...]