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Where do you get your information on political matters? Where do you do your research before voting? Most likely you use the internet for some of this and there is a good chance you used Google to find that information one way or another. Google really does make information easy to find (and much harder [...]
I have begun the quest to start working on getting a specific firefox extension developed. So far my Google searches have turned up little fruit in this search. Are there any companies that specialize in this sort of development? If anyone has any insight or pointers dont hesitate to send them my way. The extension [...]
I have been a listener of Pandora for the past 3 years and it has grown to be my favorite site on the internet. The RIAA has been pushing SoundExchange to increase royalty rates for web based radio and were successful in increasing this rate substantially thereby threatening to end all web based radio streaming [...]
Some Comcast lobbyists start better ponying up the dough as Kevin Martin from the FCC wants free internet for everyone within the US. Could this have something to do with the whitespace initiative getting closer to acceptance. So maybe the tiered internet wont be much of an issue after all. (see post below) More Here.
“Hmm, I dont see that email you sent, maybe I need to upgrade my internet plan.” This line of thinking is non existent today but may be coming to the forefront with the little bit of news today that Comcast will be slowing certain web traffic during peak times (Source). Without getting into the political [...]
Posted in Tech Stuff on Aug 19th, 2008
I just purchased a new Lenovo Thinkpad T61 for work and it has a built in Verizon EVDO card from Sierra Wireless. I currently have a grandfathered Sprint SERO plan and would love to add the data plan to my new lappy. I have read some reports of Lenovo oferring the unlock code for the [...]
I just received the first shipment from StartupSchwag. They send out promo items from startups to people who are interested in this normally free stuff for a small 14.95 fee. I was excited to get my hands on the package as I have been waiting for it since signing up for the service after reading [...]
A time has come and gone with Joost. No need to request invites! They have been using the private beta as a way to get people interested in the site for about 2 years. They have finally pulled the plug on the exclusivity and are allowing anyone who wants to check out their system access. [...]
So you need help, you call the company and low and behold you find yourself talking to a machine. You have found your way to the dreaded automated service that generally results in delivering pissed off customers to waiting customer service agents. Along comes Bringo to help all of us. In the world of telephones [...]