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27Mar/10Off

Download Stats

Test results while streaming Netflix and surfing the internet. Loving Suddenlink internet service!

:::.. Download Stats ..:::
Download Connection is:: 14268 Kbps about 14.3 Mbps (tested with 12288 kB)
Download Speed is:: 1742 kB/s
Tested From:: http://testmy.net/ (Main)
Test Time:: 2010/03/27 - 2:10am
Bottom Line:: 249X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 0.59 sec
Tested from a 12288 kB file and took 7.055 seconds to complete
Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 1030.59 % faster than the average for host (2.70)
D-Validation Link:: http://testmy.net/stats/id-2UV9SXN7T
User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US) AppleWebKit/532.5 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/4.1.249.1042 Safari/532.5 [!]

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26Mar/10Off

Nothing is Secure

It doesn't really matter what OS you use or what browser you use, eventually it can be hacked. I just don't think there is any way you could account for everything. I guess a single user at home that tries to stay pretty safe and watch what they do, being a small target will keep you out of most bad situations. Read the latest that got hacked, Hacker busts IE8 on Windows 7 in 2 minutes

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3Mar/10Off

The Secret Garden of Mathematics

One thing I wish I had gotten really hooked on at an early age in life is math. Not just adding and subtracting but really getting into numbers. Now that I work with computers and see how numbers and more tied to everything than I could have imagined when I was younger, I really regret taking the easy road sometimes in school. Here is an article I wish some educators or young people would take to heart so that they may not regret the same thing I do one day. The secret life of numbers

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3Mar/10Off

CMD History

Did you know you can see recent commands that you have typed in the command prompt window by typing:

doskey /history

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