So the AOL broadband equipment (a modem and software) arrived, confusing me because no engineer had come to "switch on" broadband at the house. Silly me – unlike ISDN, I learned no special installation is needed aside from a special phone adaptor/filter to go in the jack. Hey, you laugh but no one’s had wired [...]
Until recently, I lacked broadband. Then through a miracle, wireless broadband made it across the hills and downs last year. But it’s not enough. While I love my providers for being first, I still can have a spotty connection at times. I need backup! Today’s a good example. Wireless has been down all morning, forcing [...]
Britain a hotbed for illicit TV downloads from Reuters talks about the UK apparently being the biggest market for downloading pirated TV. Well, I can’t say I haven’t been tempted. Waiting ages to get shows from the US over here can drive me crazy. Driving you nuts? A few tips.