It was bad enough that goog411 went away without even the courtesy of asking my permission. I was happy to have bing411 there to take up the slack, and they did the job pretty adequately for the past year and a half.
Fuck. What the hell am I supposed to do now?
Note: this is not in the mini-rants thread, because there is NOTHING “Mini” about this.
Well, up until June 1, you’ll be able to dial 1-800-BING411 (246-4411) for an automated directory assistance (something that my $20/month Virgin Mobile isn’t able to access – I mean, it can access Bing411; it just can’t access any other directory assistance). Then it’s going away.
DAMMIT, I’m not going to start carrying a copy of the fucking yellow pages everywhere I go!
I’ll give you a break on the tremors, but fat fingers are no excuse for not having a smart phone anymore. I know some very large and very tall people (with equally large fingers) that have no problem typing on and using (quickly) smart phones. The screens on these phones are pretty good at figuring out where you meant to put your finger.