The News is Incredibly Newsy

The News is Incredibly Newsy

• Reporter buys a cheap Dell and opens every spam and suspicious file to see how much malware and viruses he can get before Geek Squad declares it a total loss. [Wired]

The Cableman Strikes Thrice!

The Cableman Strikes Thrice!

We think we’ve discovered the Rosetta Stone of cable company installation stories.

DirecTV Loses Customer Over Hi-Def, Doesn’t Care

DirecTV Loses Customer Over Hi-Def, Doesn’t Care

Chuck from Brooklyn, “one of the lemmings who bought a HD TV recently” writes that he’s “puzzled by the nonchalance with which [DirectTV] let me switch over to their mortal enemy [TimeWarner].”