To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
A Story Of Revenge: One of the Luckiest EVO Owners Ever
XDA senior member wutafobbb posted a very nice story in the EVO 4G General forums about his stolen HTC EVO. He seems to be one of the luckiest EVO owners ever, as he describes it himself. A short fragment of the story:
Originally posted by wutafobbb
I was waiting for the Evo, ever since it was announced. I got it on my lunch break during work (Which turned out to be 2 hours because of the sprint servers). I loved it.
I was playing basketball when someone must have taken it out of my bag (I think it was right on top and possibly visible). I realized it probably 15-20 minutes after it was gone. I confronted the group of people and told them that I just wanted my phone back. Didn’t care if they stole it, I wouldn’t report it, just wanted it back. They all denied it.
I went home, more pissed than I’ve been in a while. I called sprint and told them my story. They said unless I had insurance (Which I’m getting in the future BTW), I was SOL. I told them to cancel my service, and I’ll go back to t-mobile.
A day went by, and I started checking Craigslist to see if anything popped up. Well something did pop up. I called the people, and asked if they had the box and everything. They said they just got the actual phone for a gift. I contemplated arranging a meet up with my friend and them, and have some bats and golf clubs with me, but I decided I didn’t wanna get arrested, or sued, or leave myself legally liable in any way. So I went to the police station…
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