Tag: verizon

Aug 24 2013

RedboxInstant video streaming service has a long way to go

About a week ago, I signed up for my free trial of RedBoxInstant. the free trial is extended to new subscribers to RedBoxInstant and being a person that still rents DVDs from time to time, RedBox is the perfect option. It’s low cost and your ability to go online and reserve the movies that you …

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Jan 14 2013

Is Google+ Feasting On Your Data Plan?

The other day I was checking out my  smartphone data usage.  I’m with Verizon and I have the unlimited data plan usage; I get to keep it by legacy.  So normally I don’t really check the data usage because it’s unlimited, but the other day I was just curious to see what kind of data …

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Feb 22 2012

The Netflix Syndrome: Not enough new content

Does anyone remember the early days of HBO and Showtime? When cable start presenting the services; man everyone thought it was awesome, playing movies all the time with no commercials, no editing, and getting new movies every month— always getting like two to five movies a month, per channel… Back then it was pretty cool. …

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Jan 13 2011

AT&T loses exclusivity to the iPhone, so it lies about being 4G

In a move that can only be described as ‘dickish’ AT&T has started running advertisements about their network is going to be 4G. this is nothing more than a ploy to try to soothe current iPhone users over concerns of network performance with the iPhone. The simple fact is that AT&T does not have a …

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Sep 10 2010

Motorola Droid [Froyo 2.2]: Performance Woes

I’m one of the many users that received the update from Verizon a few weeks back. It updated my little Motorola Droid to Android 2.2 [Froyo]. And while I’m happy to get the update, I’m starting to feel more like I’m working with an old laptop and a new operating system; and basically I am. …

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Aug 13 2010

Motorola Droid Firmware Update 2.2

Verizon is pushing out the update for Motorola Droid phones and I just couldn’t wait. I‘ve only received one firmware update on my phone since I’ve had it and while I was not displeased with anything, I was really looking forward to the update. I was on the web the other day and found instructions …

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Jun 07 2010

Internet Service Providers: Thieves of innovation

It’s depressing to see what the Internet Service Providers are doing to the market of everything media. It makes no matter of the company, but only the fact they provide Internet service to the masses. Internet Service Providers see and know the demand for media/bandwidth and have taken the position that if their services are …

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Jan 11 2010

Facebook App on Android – still not working.

This is just a small blip, but completely frustrating to all ANDROID/DROID users out there. One of the flagship apps on DROID [Facebook] is not working; it hasn’t been working since late November 2009. Just about everyone who’s online has a Facebook account and they update their account once a day, but the cool part …

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Jan 01 2010

iPhone Stepping Closer To Being Outmoded

So how many iPhone users are out there were sweating the launch of DROID? Well you should be… your fancy iPhone is on it’s way out the door. [I hear the boo’s and hissing now] AND it’s not so much Apple’s fault… The iPhone is an excellent piece of hardware and it’s presentation and abilities …

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Dec 09 2009

Voice Recognition: Dragon NaturallySpeaking vs AnDROID

I recently purchased a Motorola DROID ‘phone’ and I’ve been trying to get some updates from Nuance for some time now, on its initial offering of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, for the iPhone; not much yet. Maybe the fact I don’t have an iPhone is a hindrance. I asked to be included with the beta testing team, …

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