Just When I Thought AT&T Couldn’t Anger Me Any Further …

Posted in: Customer Service

Wow, and I thought I couldn’t hate AT&T any more. Just got charged $3.49 a minute to call Australia – so the 11 minute call to my Mum to tell her she had a new grandson cost nearly $40.

It really is outrageous and unjustifiable when you think services like Skype and Google Voice only charge me $0.02 a minute to Australia. There is just no possible way that it costs AT&T 175 times as much to provide international calling as it does those other services, even with their lower overhead etc etc.

Add that to the insult that I get either no coverage or fluctuating coverage at my own home. Forget you AT&T, this is one customer you can kiss goodbye as soon as my contract is up.

NetBeans 7 Is GA

Posted in: Enterprise Java

The GA release of NetBeans 7 has finally been released. You can read about the improvements and download it here:


The features I am most looking forward to:

  • Maven 3 Support
  • Java 7 / Project Coin Support