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  • Posting to WordPress

    Here is a 6 minute video showing how to create a post in WordPress 2.9. It takes you through the process step by step including how to add an image to your post.

  • WiFi Radio Terms Tutorial

    dB (Decibel) The difference (or ratio) between two signal levels. Named after Alexander Graham Bell. (That is why the “B” is capitalized.) Used to describe the effect of system devices on signal strength. For example, a cable has 6 dB loss or an amplifier has 15 dB of gain. This is very useful because system…

  • McDonald’s Australia Free WiFi

    Last year McDonald’s rolled out free WiFi to over 700 restaurants across Australia. This makes McDonald’s the largest provider of Free WiFi Internet Access in Australia. You can access the service with devices that have WiFi (802.11 b/g) capabilities. You can find out more information including a map to help locate sites at http://www.maccasfreewifi.com.

  • Google Nexus One vs iPhone 3GS video quality

    Google has recently released their Nexus One smartphone. It boasts may features similar to the iPhone 3GS so I thought it fitting to compare video recording capabilities. Let me know what you think? First iPhone 3GS Then Google Nexus One

  • iPhone 3G vs iPhone 3GS video quality

    After receiving my iPhone 3GS I was interested in how it compared with my iPhone 3G. One of the areas I was curious about was video recording. As you may be aware, the iPhone 3G is not shipped with this ability but you can install a program called Cycorder which is available to jailbroken iPhones.…

  • Apple unveils iPad

    I thought the iPhone was a breakthrough device but Apple’s new tablet computer released today, looks like it will be an even better piece of technology. The thing that sets these devices apart from the pack is the interface. More information on the Apple site.

  • Telstra finally offers realistic Next G broadband prices

    There is a story at APCMag about Telstra’s new wireless broadband pricing. The plans will be available from January 21 and will finally mean Telstra’s superior network and coverage will be offered at similar pricing to Australia’s other carriers. This offer may appeal to iPhone users as it can take advantage of the 850MHZ frequency…

  • iPhone Feature Wishlist

    As I patiently wait for my Google Nexus One phone to arrive, I started thinking about the iPhone features and improvements I’d like to see in the new model. Don’t get me wrong, I think my iPhone 3GS is the best piece of technology I’ve ever owned, but it will be a relic in 2…

  • 6 Ways to Optimize your WiFi Setup

    With the increasing use of portable WiFi enabled devices like notebooks and mobile phones, it is more important than ever to optimize your WiFi setup to get the most benefit. Here are some simple ways to maximize performance and increase security of your WiFi setup. Equipment There has been a huge improvement in speeds and…

  • Twitter Updates for 2009-12-29

    Dataopedia.com – All you need to know about a website http://ff.im/-kQoE # Installed the Intensedebate WordPress plug-in for comments. Seems like a logical choice over Disqus since WordPress recently acquired them. #

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