Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth

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A Day (and The Month Before) with Verizon

by on Nov.16, 2014, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

In which I regale you with the story of a wholesale warehouse company’s crappy timing; me attempting to purchase, at most, three phones; ending up with orders for five; get passed around (and tell the same story) to around four people over the phone with Verizon and then again to two or three people at a Verizon store; and also receive a phone call from a disgruntled former provider.




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IPv6: The What and Why Not Right Now

by on Jun.19, 2011, under Internet Service Providers, Networking, Technology

THIS IS A LONG ONE. I’ve been reading up on IPv6, but haven’t had much of a chance to actually play with it. For the average user, once implemented, it’s supposed to be a seamless switch. I doubt that’s going to be the case. For the geek (particularly the network guru), it’s going to be a major change. Here’s what it is, and what I think about it …







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A Couple of Days With The Droid2

by on Jan.02, 2011, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

My new place of employment provides some employees with cell phones. Currently, that phone is a Droid2. Here’s what I have to say about my experiences with mine.







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Netflix on PS3: It’s About Time

by on Nov.08, 2009, under Technology, The Internet

Netflix and Sony finally got together and now you can “Watch Instantly” streaming movies on your Playstation 3. Far from a full review (as I haven’t watched anything all the way through except a 30 second “Bunny Short”), here are my hopes, expectations, and thoughts on the issue.







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Verizon FiOS update

by on Oct.29, 2008, under Home Stuff, Internet Service Providers, Life, TV

An update to my opinions and experiences with Verizon’s FIOS service.







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Bright House Networks vs. Verizon FIOS – HD and Internet in Tampa Bay

by on Aug.16, 2008, under Home Stuff, Internet Service Providers, Life, TV

I had Bright House (BH) Networks in my old apartment in Temple Terrace, with an HD-DVR (see earlier blog posts about some of the things I encountered with it).

This blog posting serves as an example of how I can often repeat myself.







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Switching from Bright House to Verizon

by on Aug.12, 2008, under Home Stuff, Internet Service Providers, Life, TV

I hate sales calls. I’ve gotten a few from Sprint that have tested my patience. But only now has a sales call from a service I’m using caused me to drop that service.







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