I recently upgraded to Vista (there’s a story in itself) and to Office 2007. I hoped (against hope, it seems) that I would finally be able to drag and drop text into the location field in Outlook appointments. As you’ve undoubtedly figured out by now, I was denied this simple pleasure. T
…the DVR box I got from my cable company isn’t ‘smart’ enough to adjust program recording times to accommodate earlier programs that go long? This is especially a problem on the weekends when sporting events go long, and shows start quite a bit after their regularly scheduled start time. Or is it that I’m not […]
…if the telephone (landline) system is smart enough to tell me that I need to dial a “1” before calling a long-distance number, it isn’t smart enough to just dial the “1” for me. My cell phone has no problem with long distance numbers dialed without a “1”.
…in this day and age the number 13 is still so deliberately avoided (at least in the U.S.) in hotels and airplanes? Hotels typically don’t have a 13th Floor, yet they do have room numbers with 13 in it (such as 213, 1213, 1413: just no 1313). I have never seen an airplane with a […]
…volume control on my car radio goes up to 32? Did someone pick that number, and if so why? Seems to be awful random. Could it be a function of the radio design, a digital module somewhere in the system (after all, 32 is 2^5)? Hmmmm. – – — — —–