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Cablevision Blocks Jailbroken iPads On Optimum TV App

It’s happened, Cablevision is blocking jailbroken iPads from using their Optimum TV app. When did Cablevision become the jailbreak police for Apple? I’m in my apartment trying to use the app legitimately, why does the OS matter? I guess I’ll … Continue reading

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We Need Universal Power/Data Connectors

I’m running out of power plugs, my desk is full of plugs for my various gadgets. Everyone of them has an USB end, while the other end is┬áproprietary. Why the heck is this necessary? Way can’t we all just use … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Install Windows 8 Pre-Release On A VM?

Microsoft released a developers pre-release version of their latest OS Windows 8 yesterday. It’s free and the license is good for a year, sounds like a good way to see what’s coming up. However, I’ve tried installing it on a … Continue reading

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AOL Cancels My AIM Account

Way back before broadband was everywhere, I was an AOL subscriber. When I got broadband I cancelled AOL, that was back in early 2000. Just today, my cancellation finally went through. At least that’s the reason I was given as … Continue reading

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Don’t Buy Dane-Elec USB Flash Drives

I recently purchased a couple of Dane-Elec USB flash drives from Target while they were on sale for $9. Bad move. I’ve had Dane-Elec devices before and they worked fine so I didn’t think anything of it. Fast forward 3 … Continue reading

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Google Plus Not All That

I was probably one of the last people to be on Google Plus, but I finally got an invite and I’ve been playing with it for a couple of weeks. It’s really not all that. Yea it’s cool and all … Continue reading

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Google+ Exclusive Beta Just Killed Google+

Still no access to Google+. I hate this beta crap where they release it but you can’t use it, just read about everyone else using it. What exactly am I waiting for anyway? This waiting is just a big turn … Continue reading

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Blippy As We Know It, Is Gone

Blippy was a social service that tells people what you’ve bought, it’s automatic since you allow it access to your credit card info. I must admit that it’s an interesting idea, but it’s pretty useless, so they’ve called it quits. … Continue reading

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Why Did Google Remove AIM From Gmail?

I logged into Gmail from work this morning, and guess what I found? The AIM option is missing from GTalk! I know Google and AOL was doing something, but I had no idea they were going to remove it completely! … Continue reading

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Why Doesn’t The Optimum iPad App Work At Night?

I really like the Optimum iPad app, like I mentioned before, it’s like getting a cable box for free. However, I’ve been having some trouble using it recently. I mainly have trouble with it during the night, when the video … Continue reading

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