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Posts Tagged ‘Internet

Ubiquity Brings The Internet Together

August 28, 2008

A lot of people were Tweeting about Ubiquity by Mozilla today, and had mostly positive things to say about it. So naturally once I got home and sat down in front of my Mac I made a point of checking out what all the hype was about. As it turns out Ubiquity is Mozilla’s newest […]

Stealing the Internets

June 22, 2008

Time Magazine‘s Lev Grossman wrote and interesting article about his experience stealing wi-fi from his neighbours. Anyone who has ever run around with their laptop looking for an unlocked signal wil find Confessions of a Wi-fi Thief, an interesting read.

The Best Firefox Add-ons

June 20, 2008

So I’ve been testing out Firefox 3 ever since it came out a couple of days ago and have started playing around with some of the add-ons available for it. Firefox as most people know is highly customizable, which is one of the reasons it’s so popular. But after wadeing through many of the add-ons […]

Firefox 3 Lives!

June 18, 2008

I might have been a tad preemptive with my last post, apparently I justed need to wait until they officially released Firefox 3 into the world. So now that I’ve downloaded it and installed it on my Mac… well it’s not really a big change. Let me clarify: It isn’t a big change from the […]

Long Range Wifi

March 18, 2008

I just found an article on Engadget about Intel’s attempt to bring wifi to rural areas. The article caught my attention because my parents live in a semi-rural area outside of a small city and are still stuck with dial-up. Since I have been using high speed cable internet for about 3 years I can’t […]