Monthly Archives: May 2015

People still use dial-up?

Although called dial-up, a dial up connection is actually calls out through your computer, not a rotary phone. When FRII started in 1995, all of our customers were dial-up users. There was no broadband. And we still have many customers on dial-up. Inspired by Verizon's acquisition of AOL, CNET recently questioned why anyone would still…
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Mysterious email settings: IMAP and POP

Are you excited about the new laptop you bought? Playing with your new tablet? Well it’s all fun and games until someone gets POP-ed. That’s right: we’re going to talk about POP and IMAP. Don’t be ashamed that you have no idea what that means; for most of my life I have closed my eyes…
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