384Kbps – DSL $24.95
5Mbps – U-verse/FIOS $34.95
1.54Mbps – T1 $550-1200
1.5Mbps – DSL $49.95
15Mbps – U-verse/FIOS $44.95
30Mbps – U-verse/FIOS $179.95
A TV show in the hand is worth… MobiTV has just announced that they are offering a service that will stream TV shows to your Windows Mobile device for a mere $10/month. They have all sorts of channels you might find yourself watching while waiting for that next flight, see channels for Cingular here. With out discount the unlimited data plan for Cingular is $38.24 a month. You can also get this service for laptops(in select locations), cell phones and Palm PDAs.
Network Attached Storage Looks like more and more options are available for NAS devices. Think of NAS as a hard drive accessible on your home network that isn’t tied to a specific computer and shared by everyone. This is how Mike V. might want to share is Wilco collection on the home network and not have to be on a specific computer (or other networked device) to access the music. Obviously it could also contain spreadsheets, pdfs, pictures, videos, etc. You could also use NAS to backup you computer(s).
Ah man, I can’t get rid of this Yoda on my back Someone finally made a Yoda backpack that is truly geek! This back pack looks like Yoda is just hitching a ride on your back. And no, I will not be wearing this to work!
Near Miss Some of you may have heard that last night an asteroid passed near us. It was a mere 269,000 miles away.
Competition This one comes by way of Bob Brooks. Sheraton is working the social networking idea and have come up with an interesting take on things. The first inclination is to dog it, but try to look at this with an open mind. I don’t’ know if it will be a success but it is interesting to see them make this step.