A few weeks ago, the Comcast call heard 'round the world sent the internet into a cable-call-center-hating frenzy—and for good reason! But customers aren't the only victims here; even Comcast itself said the so-called "rep from hell" was just following orders. And now, thanks to a copy secured by The Verge, we know…
Last week, the Comcast call heard 'round the world struck a major chord with nearly everyone. We've all had that maddening phone call with a sales rep who just won't quit. What you might not realize is that as we're slamming our heads against our phones, they are too. It's not they won't stop, but that they can't
Ryan Block, editor of Engadget, announced his resignation today. When I first heard the news, I was blindsided with a loss of competitive bearing followed by some strange sorrow. I suppose I'd explain it by saying Ryan is probably the best frienemy a guy could possibly ask for.
Technically, I'm obligated to give these guys noogies whenever I can. But I think Ryan's response to "Applegate" is fair. So here's my support of a fellow gadget journalist, feud be damned. (Yes, I said Journalist.)