Sunday, August 28, 2011
Have been playing with the reduced price 32gb version of the HP TouchPad (TP) for three days now. It has three buttons, the ‘home’ button on the front, the on/off button and the volume rocker button. It does have a 1.3 mb front facing camera. Here are a few pros and cons I have found so far:
reduced price ;)
front facing camera, no app out of box to use it with, can download skype (free)
size – diag 11”
do not have to attach to pc to use
does exchange activesync for email
ability to flick running programs up, for closing apps
does flash with browser
has a “Just type…” place on home screen to just type anything for quick access
includes 50gb Box account
no usb port
no sd card support
no rear camera
no camera app out of the box, have to download (free) app to use as camera
standard HP fingerprint magnet on black back
no logmein app, can view a desktop via browser but, can not use tp keyboard
no rdp app
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
I am starting to hear from folks that Verizon didn’t wait till the 16th to turn on 4G/LTE in Grand Rapids, MI!!
Email from this morning:
”I just did a speed test and I was at 33.45mbps down and 5.86mbps up”
Speeds may not last long but 4G/LTE will
Friday, April 1, 2011
Went to the SBS 2011 partner event in Southfield, MI this past Tuesday and was pleasantly surprised my Verizon Thunderbolt changed its network icon from 3g to 4g
Turned on the Thunderbolts Hotspot, connected my tablet pc and the first test results were:
12m down and 15m up is faster then my office AT&T DSL.
As this is very new, we did have mixed results as Joe connected to my hotspot and was getting like 3m/3m and another Thunderbolt user was getting 9m/9m. The up/down usually were very close on all the tests. We seemed to get disconnected a few times at the start of the meeting around 11 but, it seemed to be fine after that.
It has been announced that Grand Rapids, MI has been pushed up for 4G/LTE coverage for this year, maybe as early as this summer
Monday, December 6, 2010
Before forwarding email or reposting on Facebook, take a couple of minutes and check out www.snopes.com “the definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.”
At www.snopes.com one can enter some info such as “facebook cartoon” and produce a result that indicates that the claim “will help end child abuse” is actually “False”. www.snopes.com continues with some background info on the subject.
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Did you know you can have/use a vanity/shortcut url name for your personal and/or Fan Page?
Using http://www.facebook.com/username, you can create a vanity/shortcut name like my personal Facebook page of www.facebook.com/RichardKenyon and my business Facebook page of www.facebook.com/hltechsolutions.
Monday, June 28, 2010
Folks in SMB are asking to be nominated as one of the top 150 influencer’s in SMB via a survey put on by SMB PC Magazine. Such as Eric Ligman (I did vote for him) via facebook, http://www.facebook.com/EricLigman, post today of “Would love your vote for me in the SMB Top 150”
I would also love your vote to be one of the top 150 SMB influencer's, please nominate me via the survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SHP9NTH, you can only vote once.
The survey is two questions long (see snippet below)
1. How did you hear/learn about the survey
2. Enter up to 10 names that influence you
Please enter Richard Kenyon of HL tech solutions in the “other” box for #1
Please enter Richard Kenyon of HL tech solutions and nine other influencer’s for #2
After you click done you then can hit “exit this survey” in the upper right hand corner or just close the window
Among the 10 I voted for include:
West Michigan Small Business Technology User Group
West Michigan Network Technology User Group
My Self ;)
Thank you for your support,
HL tech solutions