Posts tagged with: holster
  • by | July 22, 2013 7:30 AM

    Apparently I'm a bit of an anomaly when it comes to carrying a smartphone. During my Windows Mobile (and Pocket PC) days, I carried my phone around in a holster. Don't judge me! Everyone with a cellphone carried it in a holster back then. Most of the time my holsters would last for three or four phones before it became worn and needed to be replaced. In those days I didn't put my phone in a case. I was even phasing out screen protectors. That holster was the only protection my smartphone needed -- and it worked very, very well! Fast-forward to today and it's a different story. Phones are ...

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  • by | July 19, 2013 2:25 PM

    Nobody likes a cheapskate. It's why we have fun derogatory labels like "tightwad" and "skinflint" for those friends of ours who insist on dividing the bar bill by how many mozzarella sticks they actually consumed, rather than by the cost of the plate. Whatever other merits they might have, penny-pinchers just aren't fun to have around. That's no less true in the case of huge multinational corporations than with people. But where a cheap social friend is pretty easy to jettison when he gets annoying, it's a little harder to make up for the shortfalls of dealing with a cheap company. ...

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  • by | July 8, 2013 12:28 PM

    It ain't easy being Captain2Phones. Especially in the summer, pocket space is minimal, and sacrificing two of them for mobile devices leads to a tough key-and-wallet-juggling act ... and no small amount of discomfort if a phone decides to run hot. Even if you're not dual-wielding mobiles like some modern-day gunslinger, you're still probably devoting an entire pants pocket to your smartphone on account of its constantly ballooning proportions. Despite all our advancements, it's pretty inconvenient to carry your smartphone in your pocket now. (See what I did there?) It's times like these I ...

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