Print Story Bluetooth headsets and Vista
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By gzt (Tue Apr 07, 2009 at 11:49:43 AM EST) gzt, she was just seventeen, esperanto, skype (all tags)
...don't play well together, it seems. I have an old bluetooth headset and, because of the amount of time I have been spending at home talking on my pay-as-you-go phone, I realized it'd be worthwhile to switch to a service like Skype for these calls rather than pay out the nose. But, apparently, Windows Vista just doesn't let you use bluetooth headsets at all. Ever.

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Print Story O Glorious Internet, how I love thee.
Fishies
By gzt (Mon Apr 06, 2009 at 12:15:16 PM EST) gzt, ploy, enemies, skype (all tags)
My Internet, apparently, died on Friday afternoon. I was out quite late, so I didn't know. I was busy all day Saturday. So, last night, I drank some whiskey, pretended I was my roommate, and called tech support. We got to the point rather quickly: it seemed there was a problem with the line and they would send a tech out to check the external stuff. When I got up this morning, the Internet was working again, but I didn't have time to actually set it up again and check the electrical mail from an entire weekend of stuff. Nothing too important.

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