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Tuesday
Jul072009

Tagged

Carl Gardner has tagged me for one of those round robin meme thingies. Apparently I have to tell everyone about my mobile phone and also to name one of my heroes.

There's a bit of a problem with the first bit in that I don't actually have a mobile phone, although I occasionally borrow the missus' one - an antique Nokia with a negative street cred score. I did own one once, when my job at the time required it, but I hated it with a vengeance. I don't want to be contactable at any time. (Also, what is it about a mobile which makes the battery warning bleeper go off only in the middle of the night?)

A hero - that's a bit tricky too, not being given to hero-worship. People who have done good things in difficult circumstances flit in and out of my attention all the time. At the moment it's John Adams. He'll do.

 

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Reader Comments (2)

My problem with the battery warning bleeper on my HTC is that once it decides I need to know, it keeps going off at 30 secs intervals until the battery is dead or I put it on charge.

Who designed this? OK, I need to know the battery is dying the first time but thereafter it just accelerates the battery drain.
Jul 7, 2009 at 9:33 AM | Unregistered CommenterTDK
I've had two phones, and you know what I hate? The little battery meter takes about 7 days to go from 100 to 50, and then about 1 hour to go from 50 to 0.
Jul 7, 2009 at 4:26 PM | Unregistered CommenterDom

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