All my phone lines are cat5e. You just need to find where your POTS is wired into your internal lines and put in a switch and rewire the cables/jacks you want as ethernet instead of phone. If you don't have cat5e or better you either need to wire your house depending on the level of difficulty or just use 802.11ac.
For my house:
The phones/tablets that the kids use take less power than the 2011 laptops.
The lcd tvs take less power than the projection tvs.
The coax line amp takes less power than the cable dvr that is gone in favor of OTA.
My Netgear R6300 uses a max of 38W vs the old WRT54g at 8W max, so that is the only less efficient device.
I think the poll results show more about the age distribution of slashdotters than which movie is the best.
Considering China's on/off relationship with North Korea I wonder if this is a response to the episode about Leonard dating the North Korean spy - http://bigbangtheory.wikia.com...
Sounds like you still want to teach so why not teach in the private sector? http://www.microsoft.com/learn...
A gameklip gives you portable gaming which OUYA can't offer. A better comparison would be a slimport/mhl adapter to add HDMI out to your phone and the SixAxis app to pair a PS3 controller over bluetooth. If you already have a phone then buying these accessories is cheaper than an OUYA and you get a better controller and a larger selection of games.
I tried to post the list here but
Well CentOS is effectively a RedHat owned project project now http://www.redhat.com/about/ne.... And RedHat has screwed with their source code in order to cause pain to commercial derivatives: http://linux.slashdot.org/stor... so while there is a difference you can't exactly say either company likes 3rd party derivatives.
I don't even think licensing is the main issue. Content (and making money off of it) is the big issue. iTunes could probably be modified to support additional phone types so music and movies aren't that big an issue but the real issue is the app store. Apple makes money on all apps sold (and in-app purchases) and none of those apps would work on an android device (without a WINE type API compatibility) so your talking about Apple creating a second Apple app store with zero existing apps. They'd have to encourage android developers to submit their apps to the google play store and the apple android store. That should sound familiar because that is basically what Amazon does. And you know what, their app selection sucks. No way would Apple ever release a phone that supports the google play store.
I don't like the beta either and hopefully every story being full of complaints will help but don't forget to complain on the survey and answer the request for email based feedback too.
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Any particular reason you've singled out device updates? Seems like you'd be want to block or QoS all large or multi-range binary transfers. You should have a transparent caching proxy server in place (which is where you'll be able to inspect and block large transfers).