Tag Archive: money

Oct 20 2014

Peyton Manning chose printouts over Microsoft Surface

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I think Peyton Manning doesn’t like Microsoft Surface. Last night, I was watching Sunday Night Football [Broncos versus 49ers] and while Peyton Manning was on his way to breaking the all-time record for quarterback touchdowns [509], I just happened to notice that Peyton was not using Microsoft Surface on the sidelines to examine the other teams …

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Aug 01 2014

Reddit AMA: Gig City Solves Net Neutrality Debate

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There you have it. In one question, the issues with Net Neutrality are solved. EPB Fiber Optics in Chattanooga, TN has poignantly and elegantly pointed out the problem with the nation’s largest Internet service providers. As you can see from the screenshot above, it seems like the most important question was asked first of EPB …

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Jul 27 2014

What does the early leak of The Expendables 3 mean?

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This past week, the Internet was buzzing about the leaked release of Expendables 3. Expendables 3 wasn’t supposed to be released for approximately another three weeks. Having a movie like this leak out onto the Internet so early is really going to hurt the bottom line of this movie release, but the bigger point here is the …

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Jul 08 2014

Should Google and Netflix Embarrass and Shame the ISPs?

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Apparently, Google and Netflix have taken it upon themselves to do the honorable duty of exposing Internet service providers as the culprits behind why customers can’t get quality Internet service. First it started out with Netflix exposing Verizon customers to a small notice that indicated that Verizon’s networks were not up to par and that’s why …

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Mar 25 2014

Microsoft $100 credit isn’t going to push users to Windows 8

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You really have to give it to Microsoft on having operating system that’s almost 15 years old and people are still using it. Irregardless of the security problems and performance issues with Windows XP, it’s still an operating system that’s in full effect in lots of companies. Windows XP survived the release of Windows Vista; which was a complete failure.

Mar 24 2014

Netflix and Enemies of the Internet

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This past week’s been pretty interesting when it comes to the neutrality,Netflix and the future of the Internet. We saw lots of new developments with Netflix and Comcast, as well as openly pointed discussions about backbone Internet service providers upset about Internet service providers charging for Internet service to customers in the last legs of …

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Sep 25 2013

Roku Adds Integrated M-GO To Their Line Up

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My Roku 3 has easily become the most used device in my home, just short of my television. I have managed to convert my entire DVD collection to MP4; play all my movies through Plex. At this time, I only have one subscription that I’m paying for, and that’s Netflix. Roku has just announced that …

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Sep 11 2013

Welcome 4K And 8K Ultra High-definition TVs, But Not Anytime Soon

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Have you seen the advertisements for the ultra high-definition TVs yet? It’s amazing to think that someone is going to rush out and purchase a 60 inch ultra high-definition TV for roughly $6000. It’s staggering. That equates to roughly $1000 for every 10 inches of viewable ultrahigh definition display. Most people are perfectly happy with …

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Apr 01 2013

How to convince your employer to let you work remotely

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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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Feb 25 2013

Smartphones: Giving Ubuntu A Solid Chance In The Market

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Over the past couple weeks, I noticed that there’s been several articles and information about the introduction of a Firefox phone and a Ubuntu phone. I think it’s pretty bold that other companies would want to enter into a market that was already dominated by android platform, as well as Apple. It’s pretty hard imagining …

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