It's the new year and I'm really excited for everything that is going to happen in 2010. I am not usually one for resolutions so there isn't much that I am planning for 2010 that wasn't started in 2009.
Professionally, I am going to be working for a company called Roam Mobility. Roam sells unlocked quad band GSM phones and SIM cards that let people save over 90% on roaming charges. Customers can get free incoming calls in 65 countries and free incoming text message anywhere. People are often shocked when I tell them about Roam but I believe that we have been getting juiced by our mobile carriers when it comes to roaming charges for too long. For example, if you are roaming in the USA and you want to call a cellphone in Canada, you're going to pay about $1.45. With Roam, you would pay on $0.40.
Outside of work, I'm really excited to be back in Ottawa. I have been going to the YMCA on what is almost a daily basis so I believe that I am in the best shape I have been in a while. The snow is starting to fall so it looks like the ski season is shaping up to be a good one. I didn't get as much time to get on the slopes as I would have liked when I was living in Vancouver (too busy) so 2010 is going to mark my return to skiing. I picked my skis up from the shop just this morning from Kunstadt Sports. They did an GREAT job considering there were huge gashes in the bottoms of my skis.
From a technology standpoint, as I posted before, I am loving my new iPhone. I am spending a lot of time listening to audiobooks and podcasts on it. It has reinvigorated my love of RSS feeds and so I have subscribed a bunch of new ones. I am also going to be in the market for a new laptop or netbook this year and will also be shopping for a new internet service provider as I am sick of the slow internet at my place.
I have a few goals for 2010. I'd like to get in the best shape of my life, I'd like to buy a car and be well on my way to affording some property. Other than that, it is going to be all about helping people save on roaming charges with Roam.
Happy New Year to Everyone!