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AT&T Does What Wal-Mart Can’t

The prospect that $99 iPhones would be offered for sale by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had analysts and prospective buyers buzzing before Christmas, but when they were finally announced for sale last week they cost $197 – only a $2 discount.

But shoppers willing to buy a refurbished 8-gigabyte version of Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) can now get them while supplies last from AT&T Corp. , the iPhone’s designated service provider.

The offer appeared on AT&T’s (NYSE:T) Web site, which said the black models were “previously owned devices that have been unused or lightly used and returned during the 30-day trial period.”

December 29, 2008 Posted by | Did you know?, technology | , , , , , | 1 Comment

Out Out, Damned Spot (Pt.2)

The Black Friday violence continues, but this time shit is poppin’ off at Toys-R-Us.  Gotta go charge my tazer y’all, brb. 

See Part 1

November 28, 2008 Posted by | Commentary, Did you know?, Economy, Politics, Rant | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Out Out, Damned Spot

Someone may have saved $75 on a DVD player this morning, but in the process a man paid the ultimate price.  This is the second year in a row where someone has died at Wal-Mart on Black Friday. 

What is really going on with our consumerism? (Read More)

November 28, 2008 Posted by | Commentary, Did you know?, Economy | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Need A New Laptop?

laptop-pornoIn these tough economic times, Wal-Mart is trying to do their part to help. Among the thousands of price roll-backs, there’s a Compaq laptop that seems to be a good value and it’s available on a one-day holiday sale for November 8. Here are some of the specs and while it’s probably a really basic computer, I find that most people just want a computer for email, cruising the web (job hunting perhaps, let’s just call it “job hunting” anyway), and perhaps some games. 

$298 Compaq CQ-139WM 15.4″ laptop with 2GB RAM and 160GB hard drive.**
(prices could vary slightly)

Click here to read the whole press release from Wal-Mart.

November 8, 2008 Posted by | Did you know?, Economy | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Granny Calls Wal-Mart

And they get into it something crazy, have a listen.

October 26, 2008 Posted by | Funny | , , , | Leave a comment