Category Archives: Cell Phones

How to Get the Home Button Working on an HTC Phone

Tweet A few days ago the home button on my HTC EVO stopped working. The picture to the left shows the recalcitrant button. After a lot of googling and a similar dose of experimentation I fixed the problem. I suspect that this fix will work on any HTC phone, but I don’t know for sure….


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Relic of the Month (Also found on Commentary page)

Tweet ET Don’t Phone Home (Cheap cell phones have made this much worse – NK 2008) Contrary to widely-held belief, the purpose of language is not communication. Whatever part of the academy that is responsible for this sort of thing estimates that 85% of all conversations are about nothing at all; they seem to serve…


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