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Tales of a Tech Slave

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Last week I jumped ship from T-mobile to Sprint after barely having the former for four months.  Prior to that, I had renewed my contract with AT&T in order to own the iPhone 3G S only to ditch it before my time was up.

Now my decision to leave AT&T was largely due to the hefty price I was paying for the luxury of having an iPhone while with T-mobile, my 3G coverage was terrible.  However, I’d be lying if I said my decision wasn’t at least partially swayed by the prospect of having a brand spanking new smartphone will all the latest bells and whistles.

This is particularly true with my switch to Sprint.  While I did my research before deciding on Sprint, I came very close to switching to the much higher priced Verizon just because I wanted to own the Droid Incredible.  However after I had the chance to play with an HTC EVO 4G and its gargantuan screen, I was sold and I was instantly enamored.  Never mind the fact that 4G coverage has yet to arrive in my city and that I’m paying an extra $10 dollars for it.  I wanted the EVO and I was going to get the EVO. (more…)