Archive for June, 2008

Vonage Voice Over IP

Several years ago I purchased the Vonage Voice Over IP telephone service and I have never looked back. For $24.99 a month I get unlimited local and long distance calling to the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico, plus FREE calls to land line phones in Italy, France, Spain, UK and Ireland. But that’s only the […]

What Is the Difference Between Bits, Bytes, Megabits, Gigabits, etc?

Most vendors specify their transfer rate as Megabits per second (Mbps) or gigabits (Gbps). One megabit = 1 million bits, and one gigabit = 1 billion bits. However, most of us think in terms of bytes. One byte = 8 bits. So you can just divide bits by 8. 1Mbps = 131,072 bytes (128 KBps) […]

Using Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition On Your USB Thumb Drive

Firefox has come out with a new edition called Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition, which with the help of a USP thumb drive, allows you to bring all your saved history, bookmarks, cookies, and passwords with you wherever you go. Firefox Portable, with the help of your thumb drive, also has the ability to store everything […]