Tag: Internet connection

Sep 17 2013

Chattanooga’s EPB is the Nations Fastest ISP and Most Affordable

As a customer EPB, and a resident of Chattanooga, I was ecstatic to hear that EPB was drastically reducing the overall cost of the gigabit service to their customer base. EPB announced that it was cutting its gigabit Internet service from $300 month to under $70 a month; cheaper than what is being offered by …

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Jul 18 2013

Smart watches are stupid

I keep seeing more and more stories pop up about smart watches, but I really can’t see a device like that being even remotely attractive. It’s interesting to me that companies like Sony are even going after anything having to do with a watch. I haven’t worn a watch in so many years; I can’t …

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Apr 01 2013

How to convince your employer to let you work remotely

Barring the recent idiocy decision from Yahoo; there’s a growing trend for employers to allow for remote users. Some people refer to this as working from home, telecommuting or teleworking; basically the person doing the job is doing everything without having to physically go to the office. Some employees want to work from home to …

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Nov 25 2012

Preparing for Cyber Monday

It’s been a tough time for everyone with the economy being so bad this past year, but if you are searching for a silver lining, notice the sales numbers from this season. It’s been reported that sales are up 20+% this year for black Friday sales. This is naturally going to translate into higher Cyber …

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Oct 08 2012

Portable And In Your Hand – Roku Streaming Projector

If the Roku wasn’t interesting enough for you before, it should start looking interesting to you now. In addition to Roku releasing their Roku  streaming stick, Roku has partnered with 3M to create a small projector that can stream video from whatever sources Roku can conjure. The standard Roku unit is miniature anyways but the …

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Oct 20 2010

Serious Concern: Web Services vs. Bandwidth Caps

The discussion of bandwidth is still an issue, but although not so visible in the media. Many people are running in to these issues of bandwidth vs. all the web services they want to use… These bandwidth ‘hogs’, I believe, are on the breaking edge of using their Internet connection for everything they want to …

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Oct 07 2010

How to: Install Windows Live Essentials 2011 Offline

I’m not a big fan of web installers. I find them a complete PITA because you may not always have an Internet connection, and if people like Microsoft start insisting on these types of installers it’s just going to be bad. The new Windows Live Essentials just came out and everything for the Microsoft team …

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Mar 26 2010

Download: myPortablePIM

Being a person on the go and being able to have all your information where you can get to it, even when you don’t have an Internet connection, is really useful. I make it a point to keep a jumpdrive with me at all times and to have my information and system tools/utilities close by. …

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Sep 30 2009

VOIP: Everywhere You Want To Be

I’ve already posted that I think ISP’ are going to change to to ‘media company’, but the more interesting thing is the communication lines like telephone. It’s not enough to have a phone line anymore; full well, Verizon isn’t interested in land line phone connections anymore. Just about every Internet connection is going to offer …

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Apr 02 2009

Time Warner adds more cities to suffer bandwidth caps

Time Warner is the integral part of a movement to ruin the Internet. The Internet is a rich environment of knowledge and entertainment. It also has many possibilities for business and services. Companies like Time Warner are crushing these services and options by placing caps on what or how much a person can do with …

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