v. To cause your cell phone to inexplicably and repeatedly malfunction.
This phenomenon affects only the smartphones of Jeff Bakalar, one of the hosts of The 404, CNET Networks. Jeff has an uncanny and unwelcome ability to render a high-tech, fully-functioning smartphone into the a call to customer service and the butt of every malfunctioning cell phone joke on the popular podcast, The 404.
The world wide tech community has been baffled with his technological mishaps, leaving us with only one explanation for Jeff Bakalar's phone issues: Bakalar possesses super mutant powers known only as Bakalariosis
Jeff's Palm Pre has been bakalared nine times in twelve months, having been the replacement to his often bakalared Windows Mobile phone. His new phone, an Evo 4G, was bakalared in a record-setting two weeks.