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Comment Re:How do they tell? (Score 1) 286 286

Well my HTC Sensation 4G on T-Mobile came with completely non-crippled Gingerbread & Sense 3.0 (which is bearable). It comes with USB Tethering, Reverse USB Tethering (getting on PC's network), Wifi Hotspot, etc... No charges, and I get around 5Mbit downloads. Great phone in general!

Comment Re:I'm using the 105Mbit service and the cap is re (Score 1) 372 372

Actually it says 250G*bit*, so 250/8 = ~31.25GB/month.

I'll stick with Cablevision's Optimum Ultra. An extra $50 a month on top of their Boost plan (30down/5up) for 101Gbit down (where do you think that 105 came from? ;) ) / 15 Gbit up. Plus free webspace, domain name, ability to open port 80 and 25 for web hosting, and best of all, no capping that I know of.

But, either way, thank goodness for competition.
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Android Fork Brings Froyo To 12 Smartphones 193 193

jj110888 writes "CyanogenMod has just been updated to version 6.0, bringing Android Open Source Project 2.2 (Froyo) to several devices. This fork includes enchantments to many of the built-in apps, Ad-hoc network connectivity, OpenVPN support, Bluetooth HID, Incognito browsing, extensive control over audio and UI elements, and more found in the extensive CHANGELOG. The CyanogenMod team uses an instance of Google's gerrit tool for code review and patch submission, helping make this former backport of Android 1.6 to T-Mobile's G1 into thriving development for the G1/MyTouch/MyTouch 1.2, Droid, Nexus One, HTC Aria, HTC Desire, HTC Evo 4G (minus 4G and HDMI output), Droid Incredible, and MyTouch Slide. HTC Hero (including Droid Eris) are coming soon for 6.0, with Samsung Galaxy S devices expected to be supported in 6.1."
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Submission + - CyanogenMod 6.0 Released In To The Wild 8 8

Jeagoss writes: CyanogenMod is the leading open source replacement ROM for Android based phones. With the 6.0 release, a targeted 8 models of phones have been hit with version 2.2 (Froyo) of Google's Android operating system for mobiles. Have a rooted phone? Been wanting a reason for rooting your phone? Head on over to http://www.cyanogenmod.com/ and check out the forums. I think you'll be quite surprised.

Comment Re:Or you could (Score 1) 390 390

It's the opposite in most other countries. My friend grew up in Brazil and his family was fairly well off. They owned a few cars, all automatic. One day they looked outside to find their car missing. They found it a couple hundred feet down the road with it stuck in first gear. Most people there have never even heard of an automatic, and they ditched it because they didn't know how to drive it.

Disobedience: The silver lining to the cloud of servitude. -- Ambrose Bierce

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