Author Archives: James Allan Brady


Collusion ban ends – now we find out what’s going to happen with that 700MHz spectrum

Collusion ban ends – now we find out what’s going to happen with that 700MHz spectrum

Verizon got most of C-Block and have admitted they intent to use it for their 4th generation LTE network, which will replace their 3G EV-DO Rev. A network. ATT has said that it will also be using most of the spectrum it acquired for an LTE network, but whereas Verizon is touting a full launch date of 2010, ATT is calling out 2012, however ATT also intends on upgrading their HSDPA network to 7.2Mbps to hold their customers over.

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Olive Media OPUS No4 Home Music Server – an interior decorator’s dream

Olive Media OPUS No4 Home Music Server – an interior decorator’s dream

I can only imagine how many times someone has been designing the interior of a high end house, ran across the list of requirements, saw music server, and immediately started thinking of ways/places to hide it away in. Well, with this unit you won’t have to or want to hide it away as it’s actually quite attractive and is more functional when out in the open where you can use the touchscreen which appears to feature some sort of CoverFlow-like browsing system.

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Comcast marketing 50Mbps internet connections

Comcast marketing 50Mbps internet connections

In Minneapolis/St. Paul where the only things not still frozen are the Internet connections Comcast is making a ruckus by offering up a 50/5 Mbps down/up internet connection. Sure it costs $150 a month, which means not too many people are going to be buying into it, but it’s still interesting, I mean there isn’t any use for that fast of a connection unless you are using it for exactly what they were blocking just a week ago.

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New Intel Classmate PC

New Intel Classmate PC

In competition with the OLPC project, Intel is finally going to start selling their notebook for prices ranging from $300 to $500. Some of the newer models will have fewer features and thus require less power, but they are also pushing out models with both a 7 and a 9 inch screen, a 30GB HDD and a webcam.

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