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February 25, 2014 by

MyBroadband shows what's wrong with our broadband

The government's audit of broadband availability may be riddled with errors and optimistic proclamations, but it lays the groundwork for the massive task ahead of the NBN's builders – even if it includes handing large swathes of Australia to HFC monopolists on a silver platter.

April 30, 2012 by

Free Thunderbolt cables offered with top-capacity drives

Thunderbolt cables aren't like the low-cost commodity USB and FireWire cables that come free with external hard drives or cameras or printers or whatever peripheral you might name. Now, for the first time, one vendor — LaCie — is offering a cable free with select, higher-priced storage systems.

September 20, 2011 by

Singapore firms ready to tap fiber network

Service providers describe enterprise adoption of country's next-generation fiber services as "encouraging", but highlight that some businesses unable to hop on since fiber installation has yet to reach their premises.

August 15, 2009 by

Will 4G make our networks irrelevant?

Already in many emerging markets, cellular phones are far more prevalent than computers, driving many in educational technology to consider non-traditional computing deployments that leverage cellular technology instead of optical, cable, DSL or other data circuits. Even in more mature markets, one has to wonder what role smartphones can play in keeping kids connected to data sources, documents, and communications media.

June 26, 2009 by

Frugal Friday: Residential Broadband Woes, Jacko, Windows 7 vs Snow Leopard pricing, Red Hat, Virtualization, Cleversafe

Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss my 22-hour cable modem downtime ordeal, Micheal Jackson, Windows 7 and Snow Leopard upgrades, Red Hat's stellar business performance and RHEL clones, Virtualization, and talk with Chris Gladwin, CEO of Cleversafe about their Dispersed Storage technology.Click Here to Listen to the June 26, 2009 Frugal Friday Podcast.

June 22, 2009 by

Carrier strength drives smartphone selections

Jason Hiner earlier posted on his buying decision between the iPhone 3G S and Palm Pre and as this blockbuster smartphone Summer kicks off I imagine that many prospective buyers will be looking at the available choices. Fellow MoTR podcast co-host James Kendrick actually owns the flagship device from each of the four major US wireless carriers and posted his thoughts on which phone/carrier combo would he choose that I think you should also check out as you look for a new smartphone. I'll offer my opinion as well since I have tried these devices and carriers as well. As you will see the choice for each personal is highly dependent on their carrier signal strength and performance in the location where they live and work.

June 7, 2009 by

Digital TV conversion figures: 5 percent switch to cable, 8 percent buy new HDTV

As the transition to a 100-percent digital TV landscape officially comes at the end of the week, market research firm Knowledge Networks has crunched some numbers to find out that about a quarter of TV households were impacted by the switch.Despite what seems like the near-ubiquity of cable TV, a sizable 18 percent of homes purchased an analog-to-digital converter box because one of their sets doesn't receive a digital signal of some kind.


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