The iPhone Experience, or iPhonica!!!

We got iPhones last weekend and I thought I would note down some of my initial thoughts and questions. Some have been answered, and some I’ll just put out there for the internets to answer if they can. After a week, I’m pretty pleased. Except for a few features, it hasn’t completely blown my mind, but my expectations were higher than anything I’ve ever had expectations for.
Without further adieu, and in no particular order, my questions, observations, and experiences, with answers when found, are below the fold:

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The iPhone Experience, or iPhonica!!!

Plastic Bag Ban – Los Angeles

“The Los Angeles City Council voted …to ban plastic carryout bags in the city’s supermarkets and stores by July 2010 — but only if the state fails to impose a 25-cent fee on every shopper who requests them.”

We need to use less plastic. Plus the plastic bag advocacy group is called the “Save the Plastic Bag Coalition”, which, admit it, is a silly name. I don’t want any packaging manufacturers to go out of business, but I cheer on every plastic bag ban.

Plastic Bag Ban – Los Angeles

There’s Got To Be A Story There

And in local news…

A couple living on America Way has been charged in connection with a raid in which Jamestown and Narragansett police seized 1½ pounds of marijuana, three guns and materials used in the packaging of marijuana for distribution.

The police said Michael Netro, 54, and his wife, Erin Netro, 26, were each charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver in Friday’s raid.

Drugs, guns, and a 28-year age difference? I bet they had an interesting wedding.

There’s Got To Be A Story There