First Ring Daily 544: Nostalgia Phones

Posted on January 16, 2019 by Brad Sams in First Ring Daily, Podcasts with 3 Comments

On this edition of First Ring Daily, we take a trip down memory lane with older phones and Microsoft forgets to open a data center.

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3 responses to “First Ring Daily 544: Nostalgia Phones”

  1. davidD

    I'm sure I'm not the only one who would happily pay a reasonable amount of money to watch a podcast where you two try and fix things and fail spectacularly.

  2. poppapete

    "When does the one way flow of money stop"

    Never or until you run out of all assets including your house. It increases in amount and if they have children the # of recipients increases. If you die there is your estate to draw down.

  3. Patrick3D

    AT&T had the Samsung Blackjack running Windows Mobile 3.x. With the extended battery pack installed it would get around 7 hours of standby power and 45 minutes of talk (IIRC.) I would turn mine off before leaving work for the day. After coming in the next morning I would turn it on then go to the bathroom, grab a cup of water from the cooler, chat with colleagues, and by the time I got back to my desk it would just about be finished booting. By comparison, my personal phone at the time was a cheap flip phone that got a month of standby and 3 days of talk with a battery less than a quarter of the size.

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