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[#] Wed Nov 02 2011 11:14:50 EDT from the_mgt @ Uncensored

Subject: nternet explorer drops below 50% of web usage

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[#] Wed Nov 02 2011 22:00:55 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Hey Ford, have you seen this yet?

They're doing a new version of the Magic Jack that doesn't require a computer.
It costs slightly more but ... it doesn't require a computer. At $29.95/year it still seems like a bargain, and you can port a landline number to it now.

[#] Thu Nov 03 2011 18:42:00 EDT from zooer @ Uncensored

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An acquaintance from where I lived over a year ago used magic jack, he liked it.  I have used Vonage since 2004 in one way or another.  I like the web interface of Vonage and I can set it up to ring my cell phone at the same time as my "land" line phone. 

[#] Tue Nov 08 2011 21:09:12 EST from Ford II @ Uncensored

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I hadn't seen that, though I wonder why, you'd think they'd pitch it to their current customers.
It's a bit pricier at $70 for the gizmo, and since I already have a computer running it doesn't buy me much.
You have to hook it to your router anyway, so it's not much help.
Now when they make it speak wifi then they'll have got something good.

[#] Wed Nov 09 2011 09:46:18 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Since it's designed to host a POTS line, which has to be plugged in, I'm not sure I see the value in making the Ethernet side wireless. And it's got to get power from somewhere. Do you have an all-wireless setup, even on the non-portable computers now?

Anyway if they're going to offer this level of service, where the startup cost is higher and the recurring costs are slightly higher, in exchange for no advertising ... I'd like to see them offer a version that uses no hardware at all. Gimme the SIP credentials and let me connect with Asterisk or with the ATA of my choice.

I suppose the main reason that isn't being done is because most people aren't well versed enough in IP telephony to configure SIP on their own and the tech support costs would eat up any profits.

[#] Wed Nov 16 2011 20:43:29 EST from zooer @ Uncensored

Subject: Root a Kindle

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What can you do with this? Well, it completely opens up the Android OS so that you can bend it to your will.



[#] Fri Nov 18 2011 13:51:47 EST from Ford II @ Uncensored

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Since it's designed to host a POTS line, which has to be plugged in,
I'm not sure I see the value in making the Ethernet side wireless. And

it's got to get power from somewhere. Do you have an all-wireless

the wirelessness of the ethernet side is to allow you to move the whole shebang around your house more convienently.
Most phones I've seen lately (not that I've looked much) are cordless, but you still have to plug in the base station to power the cordless signal.
With this gizmo you have to plug the base station in somewhere near your router, as opposed to an old classic phone where you have to plug it in near a phone jack.
Make the gizmo wifi enabled and you can move the base station anywhere there's a power outlet (within wireless range of your router)
Not that you'd move it between rooms that often, but it avoids you having to run a phone line or an ethernet line to whereever you want the base station to be.

[#] Mon Nov 21 2011 16:30:26 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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I have a set of cordless phones ... I wanted to have the base in a location where there is power but no phone line. A cordless with the charging base and the phone base as separate components is *really* expensive. Then I discovered that you can simply get a consumer grade system with two handsets for really cheap; the second base is merely a charger with no phone connections on it.
(And then I found another charger base for $10 on eBay, so I was able to deploy the second phone to another location; the line-connected base is now sitting in my basement with no phone in it.)

[#] Thu Dec 01 2011 10:54:50 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Random thought for the day ...

I just realized that it's been months since I've taken a tape backup of my home server, and even if I tried right now I wouldn't be able to fit everything anyway.

I guess it's finally time to retire my tape drive.

[#] Sat Dec 31 2011 22:19:37 EST from Nite*Star @ Uncensored

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just how big would a backup of ucg be, and cant't you span multiple drives?

[#] Sun Jan 08 2012 08:24:28 EST from zooer @ Uncensored

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Best of all, it is Sony so everything will be proprietary $#!+.

[#] Mon Jan 09 2012 22:50:53 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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just how big would a backup of ucg be, and cant [n't you span multiple


This is my home server I'm talking about. Uncensored and other properties are hosted at a carrier class data center.

[#] Thu Jan 12 2012 15:08:27 EST from Ford II @ Uncensored

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that's my all time favorite onion video, there should be nothing else it is so perfect.

[#] Thu Jan 12 2012 15:16:16 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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time to cut cost on dell hardware purchase?

somebody sending out that as a comercial definitely has to high prices.

[#] Sun Jan 15 2012 01:14:41 EST from ax25 @ Uncensored

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Vas is dat?

[#] Sun Jan 15 2012 05:16:28 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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well, one could call this a 'video postcard'

its got a little screen to play the dell commercial on.

after it did that, its just disposal. so, the little screen, the processor, the ram, everything inside is just a one way product.

[#] Sun Jan 15 2012 08:03:54 EST from zooer @ Uncensored

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You have any more information on that?  I have worked with digital signage, I find this interesting.

[#] Sun Jan 15 2012 13:29:31 EST from Animal @ Uncensored

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LCD's have gotten *that* cheap?

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