Archive for March, 2009:

Pittsburgh FiOS Firmware 1.6.2

{ Posted on Mar 31 2009 by Steve }
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The latest firmware update for the FiOS set top boxes, 1.6.2, is set to be rolled out in Pittsburgh on April 7, 2009. It was designed to fix some issues/bugs, including: - Improved SD picture quality/sharpness on HD boxes. - Less audio hiccups - ...Read More »

XM Radio Flat Out Lies To Subscribers

{ Posted on Mar 16 2009 by Steve }
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Categories : Entertainment, General, Internet
Back in January I started to receive these emails: Dear Steven Charles, Because you are a valued customer and you enjoy listening to XM Radio online, we are offering you a special opportunity to continue to listen online at no cost if ...Read More »

FiOS vs. Comcast, Latency Test (Part 1)

{ Posted on Mar 09 2009 by Steve }
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In my last blog post, Juanus had some questions regarding latency concerns with FiOS. I said I would do some simple ping tests for now to try and give some answers regarding the FiOS latency. At work (a few miles from my ...Read More »

The FiOS Installation

{ Posted on Mar 05 2009 by Steve }
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Yesterday I had Verizon come and install FiOS. Like I said in an earlier post, I had their television, internet, and phone services installed. I will try to be as detailed as possible so that any questions you may have with ...Read More »