Archive | August 19, 2016

Hillary Clinton In Glorious Color, Regally Looking Over Newport, Rhode Island.

by Anura Guruge

Click pictures to ENLARGE.

Taken with my rented Nikon D500.

Yesterday in Newport, RI — of course.

Attribution WILL be enforced.

Maybe Rhode Island has one or two Republicans too.

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‘Active Telephones Inc.’ — Leader In 1970s Snail-Paced, Unsecured Hotel Wi-Fi!

by Anura Guruge


Active Telephones Inc.‘, of Milford, Connecticut, is SO, SO BAD that you can’t even call them a joke. They are beyond that.

I stayed at the Mystic, CT, ‘Ramada Inn‘ earlier this week. The hotel had some issues due to poor management but was ‘OK’ (for the price) BAR the APPALLING Wi-Fi provided (if you could call it that) by bloody ‘Active Telephones Inc.’.

For a START you couldn’t sign into the bloody Wi-Fi with Chrome! Chrome was TOO secure. That is crazy.

So if you are using Android, as we do, you could JUST about, after 30 attempts, sign-on IF you had the Android Browser on your device.

And then the speed.

It was like using 64Kbps dial-up in the 1970s.


The hotel staff keep on telling you to call Active’s Hotline at: 866-747-2226. I tried. There was NEVER an answer. No voice mail. It rang and rang and rang forever. Dreadful.

I have just trashed the hotel, all over the Web, because of this stupid W-Fi. As you know I am no stranger to hotels. Though retired I still stay in more hotels than most. This is the WORST Wi-Fi I have ever encountered.

The Manager of the Ramada, who claims his name is “Robert“, promised me $10 off my bill for the LACK of Wi-Fi. Well that did NOT happen (as yet). Empty promise.

Stay AWAY from this dreadful company, ‘Active Telephons Inc.’ and stay away from the Mystic, CT, Ramada.


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