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Thanks for the update. 
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So, will I be geting Ting or Google fiber first?
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Here's my review of Google Fiber as I have been a customer for a year and a half.  This is what it's like from my laptop with a highly stripped down operating system (Gentoo Linux.)  Downloading a video from YouTube is full speed.  Torrents are what your computer's CPU cores can handle.  Gigabit speeds if your CPU buss can handle it as original Network Box I have has no problems handling anything I throw at it.  Ping time to google.com is 1.3mS (human reaction time is well over 100mS...)  Google has offered to replace my box with an upgraded version that has more features, but I am happy with this as it does the job quite well.

The worldwide network peering has been excellent 24/7/365 every day, except for the first month when my tree dropped a large branch and severed the fiber.  Minutes after I sent Google technical support an email, a supervisor and lineman were in my back yard running a new fiber and stated "we will take care of you."  No charge.  That's customer service.  

I have enjoyed Google since they were a table stacked with servers at Stanford and am still amazed at the new things they offer.  Google is also hosting my DNS domains of the servers on my fiber for $12 a year.  The web interface for this DNS service, is of course excellent and full featured with wildcards.  The monthly service for the fiber is exactly $70.00 a month and not one penny more.  Routers and other devices can be stacked onto the network as needed.  It's like being connected directly to the power company's distribution transformers.  If you want gigawatts, Google delivers.
 
This has been quite a change since I was an #AT &T and #TWC   customer.  Those were dark days as they throttled YouTube, Netflix, and other connections to the point of being unusable.  Google Fiber has been a first class experience.  Highly recommend.  I don't know why Google picked #kansascity  as the first city, but I'm glad they did!

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Why?
"Starting on 27 June, Google Calendar will no longer send SMS notifications."
+DoorToDoorGeek​, I am so setting up "Own Cloud. 
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Yeah not sure why, a dumb choice imo
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Nice! 
Lenovo has announced the ideacentre Stick 300, a new pocket-sized device that you can plug into your TV or monitor to transform the seemingly dumb piece of equipment into a fully functional Windows 8.1 PC. Powered by Microsoft Windows and an Intel processor, the new PC stick is an ideal investment for consumers who are seeking a solution they can use in the office, at home or even at...
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These sticks should really add live tv support.
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My dad returned his Apple Watch. Said it was to confusing (and he is good with gadgets) . That's a big fail from a company that makes things that "just work". 
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Podnutz - The Computer Repair Podcast #137 going live today at 4pm EST
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Your favorite tech shows covering computers, computer repair, electronics, tech news, and gadgets. Filling the needs of geeks everywhere!
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How does this compare to Ting?
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A nice day for a boat ride on Lake Lanier, just north of Atlanta. 
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Look what my brother in law got! 
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6.0 is here and stable!
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Download unRAID Server OS. 30-Day Free Trial unRAID Test Drive-italics-s. Supports up to 3 attached devices; Must have a minimum of 1 data disk assigned; Trial time can be extended within the WebGUI; Registration only requires your e-mail and valid USB Flash GUID ...
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This is really going to make it to production. That's cool!
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+Elio Motors I don't think the car will make it to production how many times has it been put off know what was the last excuse??????
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