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-14: Establishing a dial-up connection to your ISP (in 2001)

This is the first of a new series, featuring glimpses back nearly 15 years ago to the everyday tasks of a Mac user then. I hope that it brings a lump to the throat, and even the odd tear to the eye. 635 more words

Macs

Kids These Days Will Never Know The Struggle

The other day I saw this meme online:

And it’s true. Kids will never understand that if you saw the dialing attempt go above 2, you just weren’t getting online. 152 more words

Internet

RIP AOL: Where the Net Was Born for Many

A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.

An RIP announcement often gives us word of a celebrity who has passed away after they have left the public mind. 744 more words

General

Why Dial-Up Internet Isn't Dead Yet

Verizon’s announcement Tuesday that it plans to purchase AOL revealed a interesting tidbit about what AOL is up to these days. Not only does the company continue to… 498 more words

What to Expect in the Next iPhone

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Updated 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch iPhones will start production in August, according to macrumors.com, citing generally reliable KGI Securities. Expect the A9 processor powered phone to sport a 12 megapixel camera, 2 gigs of RAM, Force Touch like the Apple Watch, and an additional Rose Gold color choice. 80 more words

VERIZON BUYS AOL, WILL OFFER NEW CUSTOMERS FREE INTERNET ACCESS

NEW YORK, New York (The Adobo Chronicles) – Verizon said Tuesday that it would buy AOL at $50 a share in a deal with an estimated value of $4.4 billion.  61 more words

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