I switched to Project Fi for my cell phone provider about a month ago. Project Fi is brought to you by Google is a new player to the cell phone provider game. They do not exclusively run their own cell towers, but lease them from Sprint and T-Mobile. They use similar features of their Google Voice product, but not every feature is available.

I decided to switch based upon my family monthly bill being $145 with Sprint for two lines. The plan I was on had unlimited talk and text as well as unlimited data. A look at my actual…


A few days ago I got an e-mail from Vonage telling me they were increasing my bill another $1. This is now the third time they have done this. When I first bought this “light” plan, it was 300 minutes and $9.99 a month (not including taxes). This past increase they decided to throw in an extra 100 minutes.

I don’t really use my home phone that much… the reason why I got it was back in 2007, my girlfriend was living with me (now my wife) and she did not get reliable cell reception in the house. …


I am in the process of transferring away the last of my business with GoDaddy. It’s been a long time coming, and I am leaving for a multitude of reasons which I won’t get into here, but as far as my technical requirements:

  • I no longer need a dedicated e-mail server. Ad sponsored e-mail (such as Gmail) is more than adequate.
  • I no longer run my own web sites. I switched to WordPress.com and it provides all the features I need for my personal and professional blogging.
  • I no longer resell web hosting. It was worth trying, but I do…

My company recently implemented Sharepoint 2010 and we have been building it out to get ready for production. Initially for testing, I created an internal IT site to get the hang of Sharepoint as well as to use its capabilities. During this time, I created a new custom list with some lookups to some other lists. Everything was working great until I realized I now needed to move this list into our production IT site. Turns out there is no built in way to export a list and retain its lookup information.

When I just exported the list, it renders…

Andre Viens

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