Tag: limits

Aug 01 2014

Techie Review: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Premium

Nuance has released their new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13. Nuance released the previous version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking [12]  in October 2012. Since then, Nuance has released one major update, and that was to 12.5. Every time that Nuance releases a new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, they always provide the percentage of improvement and recognition …

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Jul 24 2012

Why care that ISPs want to increase their speeds?

I’m surprised that the service providers keep using this marketing ploy to lure customers and to some sort of speed competition. Everyone should know by now that you can only get information as fast as it can be sent. What’s more interesting about this is why would you increase the rate at which someone can …

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Jun 21 2011

ISP bandwidth Caps are holding back the Cloud

I have covered this ground for years… ISP’s are such a disappointment. They started out okay, then they went to the sky with unlimited bandwidth for Internet access and then they laid the ‘smack down’ on their customers with the tiered service for Internet access. While the commercials ring in about how grea ‘the cloud’ …

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Feb 11 2009

The Reasons to Hate Your ISP

In the early days of the Internet, you had no choice on your type of connection. The only connection to the outside world was through dial up communications. Once the genie was let out of the bottle, the general population found out they could do research, download songs, get the news, download recipes, weather and …

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Oct 25 2008

The Ultimate Battle: The Personal Computer versus a Home A/C Unit

As anyone knows that has a PC and lets it run all the time, you have a little monster on your hands. This little monster has a video card, power supply, CPU(s) and hard drives. All these things put off heat. It’s like a small furnace running all the time. Anyone who has ever been …

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Sep 22 2008

No News; good news? Comcast discontinues Usenet servers

While I lived under the regime of Comcast, in the southeast, I was ever more wanting to get my hands on some unadulterated bandwidth, but indulge me for a minute while I ramble a tale of woe. I was living in eastern TN with Comcast as the only provider of cable TV. They were/are the …

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Aug 31 2008

ISP’s Controlling You

I have been watching the buzz about the ISP bandwidth caps and content filtering; it’s all a preamble to repression and keeping people in a particular spot and the companies retaining their business. It’s self preservation, but the Internet is the wrong place to impose like this… Over a year ago, ISP’s [COMCAST] were basically …

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