T-Mobile – Still My Number One

I know I’ve mentioned before how much I like T-Mobile as a company. The reasons are various, and some are sort of.. vague.

Most importantly, T-Mobile was the first cell phone provider to sell a Google phone. Since then, I think every other provider has jumped on the bandwagon and now offers an Android OS device. My original G1 now looks like a dinosaur in comparison to devices such as the Droid and the myTouch Slide

T-Mobile was also the first (and I believe they are still the only) provider to support UMA, allowing you to make voice calls over WiFi, withOUT using Skype or any other VoIP software. The experience is seamless and beautiful. It’s the way life should be. I have previously ranted about it in a post about the (in my opinion) lagging iPhone. Disclaimer: I have never used an iPhone, and they do appear to be very pretty devices. đŸ™‚
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Personal Policy

Every company has a set of  policies. They are the wall between you and what you want or need, oftentimes, and they are in-place for a reason: they protect the interests of the company. (One might also say that they do this in such a way to maximize value to the customer..)

Recently, I’ve become quite a grump. And I’ve had to, unfortunately, create and implement some personal policies. Most of these have been informal policies for many years. For example:

A retail store may not hold my bag while I shop, unless the store is willing to take responsibility for the contents of my bag.

No store is willing to take that responsibility. Weird.

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