PayPal Links Account To Mysterious Email Address, Won't Unlink Or Explain Why

PayPal Links Account To Mysterious Email Address, Won't Unlink Or Explain Why

PayPal has locked Jessica’s account and won’t release her funds until she pays off the negative balance in her other account. That’s fine, except that she doesn’t have another account. Whatever they linked her to, it’s not hers. Of course, this being PayPal, they won’t give her any information about the other account. She can’t even access it to see what the balance is or who it belongs to.

Next Xbox Update Will Block Third-Party Storage Cards

Next Xbox Update Will Block Third-Party Storage Cards

A reader sent along this tip, and his complaint, that Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox 360 update will block third-party storage devices.

Help! Family Buying Appliances Were Locked Inside Sears

Help! Family Buying Appliances Were Locked Inside Sears

A family shopping for appliances were locked inside a Sears store in Maplewood, MN, says the local Fox affiliate. Anthony (who was scheduled to have hip surgery the next day), his wife Kathy and her sister Crystal were just about to buy a stove, a fridge and a dishwasher when they heard an announcement that the store was about to close. They asked an employee if they should just come back another day. He said no.

http://consumerist.com/2007/12/04/it-was-fun-though-not/

It was fun (though not cheap) while it lasted—a German court has reversed last month’s lower court ruling against T-Mobile, meaning it can once again sell iPhones exclusively locked to its network. [Associated Press]

iPhone Locked To Cingular, But “Bad Guys” Might Unlock It

iPhone Locked To Cingular, But “Bad Guys” Might Unlock It

iPhones will be sold locked to Cingular, but it’s possible “bad guys” will unlock them, says

Wachovia Apologizes For Locking Old Man In Bank

Wachovia Apologizes For Locking Old Man In Bank

Robyn submitted a complaint on the Wachovia website about Monday’s unfortunate incident. This was their swift response:

Old Man Locked Inside Callous Philly Wachovia

Old Man Locked Inside Callous Philly Wachovia