Tag Archives: Wi-FI

Wi-Fi Calling: A Primer

Do you have problems making or receiving cellular calls at your home or office?  Do you have to stand at the end of your driveway and face east to initiate a call?  Would you like to improve the sound quality … Continue reading

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White Spaces: What Is It and Why Do I Care?

On December 22, 2011, the FCC announced approval of the first television white spaces database and device.  This announcement will have an impact on you in the future. An additional relevant FCC announcement can be found here. In layman’s terms, … Continue reading

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Roku 2 XS: A Good Buy For Streaming Media

Although I already own an HD TiVo and Apple TV, I have been looking for a streaming media alternative that would allow me to use other video sources for media consumption. For whatever reason, HD TiVo seems to have problems … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire: Unboxing and First Impressions

As indicated in an earlier post, I pre-ordered a Kindle Fire.  It arrived safely today.  Here are a few photos of the unboxing process.  I was amused by the packaging which made it look as though it was packed specifically … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire: Interesting, But Not An iPad Killer

Yesterday, Amazon announced the Kindle Fire.  It is a 7″ (1024 x 600 resolution) Android-based tablet PC with multi-touch capabilities, 8 GB of storage and Wi-Fi, weighing in at 14.6 ounces.  The price of the device is $199 and it … Continue reading

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Tips to Increase Your Computer Productivity: Multiple Monitors and Tabbed Browsing

For all but the simplest of computing tasks, I believe that using multiple monitors will increase your productivity. In my current home office configuration, I am perched in front of three monitors.  From left to right, a 23″ monitor run … Continue reading

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Some Remedies for the iOS 4.3 Battery Issues on iPhone and iPad

After the update to iOS 4.3 (and the fix release 4.3.1), I have noticed that I get significantly less battery life than on the previous version of the OS.  It is easily an impact of 25% over the course of … Continue reading

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The iPad 2

Today, Apple announced the next version of the iPad– the iPad 2.  Apple has continued with the traditional trend of keeping the same price point and adding features.  Both Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G models are available at 16 GB, … Continue reading

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