Every week is a battle. There's seldom any bullets and generally no poison gas. But every week is a battle for the consumer mind and the consumer heart. Here's the way we saw things this week: one big winner, one loser and one company that's dead in the water.
Part of AT&T's Terms of Service agreement that pretty much stated that if you talked bad about AT&T, AT&T could stop you from talking. Even though AT&T told us the language would never be used as we inferred, AT&T admitted that they looked like jackasses and amended their policy for the way better. Plus, AT&T made a huge powerplay in circumventing the upcoming 700mhz spectrum bid, buying a piece for themselves from Aloha Partners.
- Star Wars
X-Wings can't really fly. Who would have thought? Because for all these years, we just assumed the Wright Brothers were a bunch of overrated quacks too wussy to cross some wings and let it ride.
It's OK Apple, people have done your job for you and gotten the bricked firmware updated hacked iPhones up and running again. Now never, ever pull a stunt like that again.