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You're on a nice, long domestic flight. In coach. There's a screaming baby two rows up; the pages of the in-flight magazine are stuck together with someone else's chewing gum; and the 9-inch overhead CRT is showing a 2-year-old episode of New Girl that you've already seen a half-dozen times -- wit...

April 25th 2014 at 12:35pm 0 Comments
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Don't worry about Cricket hogging the spotlight during the second wave of the iPhone 5's US launch. C Spire, Appalachian Wireless and Alaska's GCI have also promised to carry Apple's taller smartphone on the same September 28th date. Details of the arrival will have to wait, although they're not l...

September 13th 2012 at 10:47am 0 Comments
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It's that time of the year when folks in the US of A tend to get a tad bit patriotic. Pretty soon, those of us in the States will be all about grilling and putting back a few hot dogs and / or hamburgers before rushing off to catch some fireworks. We're looking to keep the spirit alive in our week...

June 29th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Leave it the regional folks to steal the thunder of the Big Four. While we were all led to think that Sprint's Epic 4G Touch would be the first subsidized Galaxy S II to officially land in the US of A, it looks as if Alaska's GCI has beat 'em all to the punch -- and in more areas than one. A tips...

September 9th 2011 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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The Alaska Permanent Fund sets aside a portion of oil revenue and gives some of that money back to Alaska citizens each year. This pool of money is also used to invest in the stock market, a practice that has proved to be quite lucrative. A recent quarterly report from the company that manage...

August 3rd 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The iPad has already gotten the go-ahead from the FAA as a replacement for paper flight charts and maps, and now Alaska Airlines has become the first major US airline to hop on board the paperless bandwagon. While it's not quite ready to ditch paper navigation charts just yet (though that is un...

May 28th 2011 at 11:34am 0 Comments
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As our own Darren Murph discovered, Alaska's an amazing enough place so that you probably couldn't care less that you don't have access to high-speed Verizon data. But let's be honest: it's nice to have... and, of course, competition never hurts. To that end, Big Red has announced that it's planning...

March 16th 2011 at 12:14pm 0 Comments
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Apple will open its most northerly store in Anchorage, Alaska, later this year according to ifoAppleStore. It will be nearly 300 miles north of the current most northerly store in Aberdeen, Scotland, and within driving distance of the Arctic Circle. Apple is currently advertising for retail staff t...

February 22nd 2011 at 7:00am 0 Comments