Replaced the Note 2

So, during the day, the phone repeated the same issues I’d had earlier with wifi calling. Even after doing a hard reset, I didn’t get any calls. I tested the wifi calling during work today by attempting to send text messages. None of the text messages went through. I tried Read more…

Wifi calling issue on Note 2

Searching for articles on problems with using T-Mobile’s wifi calling on the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2 returns multiple results, including an enlightening good discussion on the XDA forum. The phone doesn’t keep a consistent connection to the wifi calling service. I get an ERR Connection Refused, invalid certificate, Read more…

Fantasy Flight Games sale

Fantasy Flight is having a sale on a lot of their stuff — including the Warhammer FRP material. Many of the WFRP books and supplements are 50% or more off. I will probably take advantage of the sale and fill in any supplements I don’t have.

Equine insurance

Equine insurance is almost as much fun as people insurance. Almost, but not quite. Don’t get me wrong: I’m very glad I have insurance on Kasane. When Isis needed colic surgery, the only way I was able to afford it was because of the insurance. Here’s the catch: Once you Read more…

Killer Karaoke?

It’s like the producers of American Idol and Fear Factor had a love child and produced Killer Karaoke. In this show, singers perform while being scared, shocked, and otherwise put in bodily harm. Yup, not kidding. When I first saw an article about this on Gawker, I thought it was Read more…

Where did October go?

Where did October go? I suddenly blinked and it was gone and November is looming large. December isn’t too far behind, judging by the Christmas crap that’s appearing in the stores. (Christmas crap = the tacky decorations that get shoved on unwilling consumers to encourage them to buy buy buy Read more…