Tag: Comcast

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Beware! Comcast just added Datacaps back to the Gigabit Ethernet plan without notification and a $25/month exploding offer

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Geez, can you like a company less than Comcast, I’m not sure how. Basically, they told me that the 1Gbps plan and that this included the $30/month unlimited data cap plan so that was a pretty good deal. However, while this worked for a month and then they removed the cap and didn’t tell anyone,…

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Dealing with Broadband in Seattle and paying $30 to avoid data charges. Argh!

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Well we are unlucky enough to live in a part of Seattle where Comcast has a monopoly. Literally across the street, CenturyLink has gigabit fiber and about a mile away, Wave and Centurylink are duking it out. So there are three problems with getting a great price: Comcast always bundles things and they definitely do…

Digital Picture Frames and HD DVRs

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You can tell Cedia must be in full swing. !<http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.engadget.com/media/2008/09/9-3-08-vaio_cp1.jpg! Been thinking about getting one for dear old Dad. At http://www.engadget.com/2008/09/03/sony-brings-wifi-enabled-vaio-cp1-digiframe-to-the-states/ they show the Sony VGF-CP1. It is $300 has has a 7-inch 800×480 widescreen. Support Picasa streaming, has an SD/CF card reader, built-in speakers, internet radio and digital clock. So, it really is the…

Olympic heaven

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I’m completely addicted right now. First, Comcast has HD Olympics live on USA channel and KOMO-TV which are channels 660 and 105. With a DVR, it is nearly perfect, but with “NBCOlympics.com”:http://nbcolympics.com, you can watch four different events live. I’m going to be up all night! The best are the “live”:http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/live/index.html feeds and the mode…