Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Got me a new fancy shmancy phone

So I have decided to enter the modern world at last. After much reluctance and feet dragging this week when we got new cell phone plans I also got a smart phone. I don't know what it's called though. It's from Sprint. Wait, just checked the back and it says samsung moment. It isn't the latest and the greatest, but it's way more fancy than I even need. Joe kept trying to convince me to get one and I kept saying, "Why though? I only ever call 3 people and send text and picture messages. I don't need anything complicated." But then he got me when he said the camera would be better, so I could take cuter pictures of the pups (I currently have something like 214 pictures of the dogs on my old phone) AND I could even update the blog from the phone and send myself the pictures if I wanted. Take better pictures and actually be able to share them on the blog??? Yes, please! I have not yet been able to get my pictures out of my old phone and that bugs me because I have some great pictures in there so I'm always paranoid something will happen to the phone and I'll lose them forever. Anyway, I got the phone yesterday and I was impressed by it's shiny newness and the promise it whispered in my ear of great blogging to come. The honeymoon period lasted about 7 hours which is when the new alarm on my new phone went off signaling the start of another day. Last night I thought it would be funny to use the "retro" alarm which is very loud and blaring. This morning I realized it was actually not funny at all. I couldn't figure out how to turn the darn thing off and I was ready to throw my new shiny phone against the wall and kill it. Seriously, it took me like five minutes of panicked poking and cursing to get the thing to shut up. And later I realized I hadn't even turned it off! I'd just muted it. When an alarm goes off the home screen should be the alarm with a TURN OFF BUTTON clearly labeled!!!! Jeez! Who do they think I am at 6:30 in the morning? Albert Einstein?!?!

But I'm sure you're all wondering what this rant has to do with my doggy blog so let us move on. Here is one of my first pics with the new phone!

That's right. I'm hip. I'm with it. {putting hands in the air in raise the roof style}

I'm not hip enough to do anything fancier though. Still figuring out how to update the blog from my actual phone. The app says I need to get an account with picasa first in order to upload pictures. I don't know why it can't just upload them right from my phone like it would off a hard drive. But who am I to question the minds of tech geniuses? I can't even turn off my phone alarm.

Hopefully more and better pictures to come from the new phone. And maybe one day soon I'll figure out how to update the blog from the phone. You got to reach for the stars you know :)


  1. Great picture!! That itself is worth the hassle of a new phone.

  2. Well now... if that cute pic is any indication... I would say it is well worth the trip round the learning curve!! Have fun.

  3. Couldn't agree more - the price of the phone is worth that gorgeous picture alone!!!

    (((hugs)) your friends
    Oskar, Schatzi & Xena

  4. Judging the picture: Perfect shot! and the quality of the picture is pretty close to your camera but I do not think is that crispy or sharp; but def adds to the possibilities of good Kodak moments.