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Sorry, Gizmodo, VoIP over iPhone isn't going to be "huge"

Sorry, Gizmodo, VoIP over iPhone isn't going to be "huge"

Gizmodo's Brian Lam (no, not the C-SPAN guy, that'd be Brian Lamb) notes a snippet from Apple's SDK-coming-out-part press conference in which one Mr. Jobs noted that any third-party iPhone developer cooks up a VoIP program for iPhone, the utility will be allowed to work via any Wi-Fi hotspots that might be in range.

published March 6, 2008 by

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Over WiFi at DIA, free speech is DOA

Over WiFi at DIA, free speech is DOA

SI model Jessica Gomes, if you must know.Our own Maggie Reardon expands on a  Denver Post story that notes the Denver International Airport has chosen to block Wi-Fi access to such sites as boingboing.

published March 6, 2008 by

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Reader: AT&T tells me Time Warner Cable is blocking his VoIP

Reader: AT&T tells me Time Warner Cable is blocking his VoIP

A reader and information technology professional in the New York area sent me an email this morning that raises the possibility that his high-speed Internet service provider Time Warner Cable may be blocking his AT&T CallVantage VoIP service.Not only does the reader wish to describe his issue, but he would like to hear from others who may be undergoing similar experiences.

published March 3, 2008 by

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Apple co-founder Woz: sometimes I use a Moto Razr instead of an iPhone

Apple co-founder Woz: sometimes I use a Moto Razr instead of an iPhone

In Sydney, Australia for a keynote speech at the Broadband and Beyond Conference this morning, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak appeared to lament the fact that the iPhone doesn't have 3G support in the U.SDuring a press conference immediately after his keynote, the Sydney Morning Herald's Asher Moses noted "Woz said he still used the iPhone and praised its internet capabilities but he also carried a Motorola Razr for taking calls and browsing the web.

published March 3, 2008 by

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No Government rules on packet throttling, blocking, colleague says on Capitol Hill

No Government rules on packet throttling, blocking, colleague says on Capitol Hill

Colleague George Ou, who is not a proponent of most net neutrality regulations, stated his opinions before a Congressional staffer-panel on Network Management sponsored by iGrowthGlobal.That outfit, whose board is full of board members who have served in a similar capacity on the Pox on consumer rights that is the Progress & Freedom Foundation, a group that declares as part of its goal that:governments resist the temptation to regulate, tax and control.

published March 2, 2008 by

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