Charter Ups Broadband Speeds Again, Bumps Top Tier to 100 MBps

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This came in email from our Charter rep and may be of interest to you if you have not already seen this: Charter Ups Broadband Speeds Again, Bumps Top Tier to 100 Mbps – DiGeronimo says DSL is Basically Archaic Original Publication Date: 12/1/2011 Original News Source: Multichannel News By Todd Spangler — Multichannel News, 12/1/2011 3:00:00 PM Looking to …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 pre-orders are being accepted #android #notapple #samsung

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Looks like this Father’s Day could be very good for those dads who have really rocked… The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is shipping on the 17th of June, and pre-orders are being accepted at major retailers now, so dads, be sure to let your family know! The Galaxy Tab 10.1 comes in two flavors, a $499.99 version which sports 16GB …

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Cisco SPA525G2 VoIP desk phone pairs to your smartphone… Answer & call from either phone!

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Simple people are easily amused I guess, but I am LOVING the Bluetooth features in the Cisco SPA525G2 SIP VoIP phone. If you have one of these phones, you can associate it with your smartphone via Bluetooth and then do the following: Make a call from your smartphone’s number, using your Cisco phone Answer your incoming smartphone’s incoming calls from …

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Begin using IPv6 whether your ISP is ready for it or not by using a “Tunnel Broker”

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So now that we are reaching the end of the IPv4 addresses, what’s next? You don’t have to sit back and wait for your ISP to provide you with IPv6, you can play with IPv6 today using a “Tunnel Broker”. How does that work? Hurricane Electric is one example of a tunnel broker who allows you to use IPv6 via …

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Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Offers Ease of Collaboration & Resource Sharing for Schools & Labs

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Microsoft is planning a March release for it’s Windows MultiPoint Server 2011. Some nifty features are included in this version, such as the ability for a teacher / instructor to view student desktops as thumbnails and to interact with those sessions. Use of thin clients over LAN allows for virtually unlimited distances between stations, connect multiple MultiPoint Servers and manage …

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John M. Hoyt’s IT Predictions for 2011

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Everyone else has been making their predictions for the coming year, so I thought I might do the same… These predictions are based upon industry news, social media and blog rambling as well as some personal wishes. Will any of it come to fruition? I guess at the end of 2011 you can remind me how wrong I was. A …

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Slow internet access? Charter Business ups the ante in Greenville / Upstate SC

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Tired of waiting for that ISO to download? I know the feeling, even with the 30megabit download speeds we currently have… As if they were reading our minds regarding speed limitations, our Charter Business rep let us know the other day that they have turned it up a notch here in Greenville and are offering two new speed packages. The …

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Flowchart: Explain the internet to a 19th century British street urchin

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Posted on FastCompany.com today was a flowchart to help you explain the internet….   Keep this handy if you will be time traveling over the holidays…. Share and Enjoy:

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We finally dumped Nextel Blackberry phones & went with Sprint Samsung Epic 4g

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After another horrible day of Nextel service I gave up and went to the Sprint store where they attempted to upgrade the software on my Blackberry 8350i…   What was supposed to take a few minutes (45 or so) ended up taking until the end of their business day, and they were going to have it for me at start …

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Wi-Fi connected scale from Withings can rat off your weight to Twitter to encourage you to drop a pound or two

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Tanya Thompson / @thompsontanya commented about a device on Twitter this morning that caught my eye… It is the Withings / @Withings Wi-Fi connected scale, which uses network connectivity to log and track your weight loss (or gain) among other things. You can view your trends with a web interface, and access the data with your iPhone. I believe something like …

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