10/3/2022: Did Verizon just raise prices? Administrative fee increase is another price hike, USA Today
Corporate executives apparently continue to believe they can cram a price hike into a fine-print fee without customers noticing. The e-mails I’ve gotten since this column ran suggest that this belief is grossly incorrect.
10/4/2022: A new pitch for mmWave: smart repeaters, Light Reading
I spent Thursday morning hearing out a variety of pitches for millimeter-wave 5G wireless broadband’s latest possibilities, then filed this report for one of my favorite trade-pub clients that included some caveats from industry experts.
I thought this would be a quick post to write, then realized that this document ran about 30,000 words.
10/6/2022: With the Pixel 7 series, Google tries again to answer the call of harried phone users, Fast Company
This story might have come out differently if I had not been forced to rely on a non-Pixel Android phone, devoid of the Pixel-only calling features I’ve gotten used to in recent years.
The Pew Research Center gave me an early look at this study… and then I still didn’t file it until after the embargo expired, because I had too many other things going on Thursday morning.
Another executive-branch tech-policy document became another long read for me this week.
10/8/2022: S02 E37 – SmartTechCheck Podcast, Mark Vena