My ISP, Shaw Cable, is upgrading the internet speed of their plans. The plan we’re on is getting a speed boost from 5Mb/s to 7.5Mb/s. Also, they are adding the “PowerBoost” technology free on our accounts which boosts download speed double for the first 10MB of the download. We have great news for you! Shaw is committed to bringing you the very best products and services, and that includes the FASTEST Internet at the best value. As a result we are making significant upgrades to our network in your area which will allow us to increase your Shaw High-Speed Internet Continue Reading
I was just evaluating some popular hosting packages on the Internet and I somehow came across FatCow. So I was just asking a simple question to FatCow hosting sales about the control panel software they use, and here is the result. I’ve removed the live chat agent’s name and replaced it with “Agent”. Thank you for contacting support. Please be prepared to answer your Security Question when we begin chatting. To enhance our security protocols, we’ll need you to provide the answer to your Security Question at the beginning of our conversation. If you have not yet set your Security Question Continue Reading
On UBC campus wireless internet… 🙂
According to this article at Domain Name Wire, VeriSign is increasing its domain name prices yet again. VeriSign is the registry operator for the .net and .com top-level domains, and basically is free to raise the price each year its contract is still valid.
Google is releasing a beta of its browser application, Google Chrome, finally. The scheduled release date is tomorrow (Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008). Google Chrome uses the WebKit rendering engine, which is currently being used in Apple’s Safari browser among others. I personally prefer Safari’s speed at loading pages, and I hope Google Chrome using the same engine can achieve same or better speeds than Firefox or Internet Explorer. Also it seems like each tab in Google Chrome will be run in its own process, which should make memory leaks easier to manage (well hopefully there won’t be any to start Continue Reading