So is BTInfinity/FTTC (Fibre to the Cabinet) a viable practical technology for rural Communities?Well it really depends on how close you are to the newly laid fibre optic and the new roadside cabinet containing newly installed DSLAMs (the bit that converts the fibre into a copper connection to your premises)Live over 1km (as the crow flies) from your roadside cabinet (1.
Apples are not the only Fruit, Windows are for gazing out of, not at.
Cogs of IT, how they turn, whether they are pushed, pulled or generally stamped on.
Many banks such as Abbey National, Co-operative / Smile are phasing out Visa Electron Cards, new cards are being issued only as Visa Debit cards.Existing Cards are been reclassified by online systems to be now recognised as Visa Debit Cards instead.
Reading a recent blog post on zdnet regarding Microsoft had the line:"If you are referring to Netscape, Microsoft won that battle on merit"I too read this line with incredulity. Are we to take this as fact or opinion.
Now for anyone who hasn't yet got a decent ADSL Broadband connection, you be glad to know (or maybe not) that if you exchange has more than a 1000 residents, you can now register your interest for converting your town from ADSL to FTTP/FTTC (Fibre to the premises/Fibre to the cab)To register your interest goto the BT Website: http://www.racetoinfinity.
So do the three operating systems Windows 7, Mac OS, and Ubuntu have any relation to our three main UK parties in terms of presentation, over substance? well I wouldn't like to say, but the order does give it away if you watched the Televised UK Leader Election debates.
With any modern operating system, it really is necessary to invest in a decent imaging program. An IT Professionals three 'R's, should be three 'B's - Backup,Backup,Backup!
I really think Microsoft have made a mess of Windows 7 pricing. They got the product right, yet there initial pricing of at around £44.