Home Mail MemberMap Chat (0) Wallpapers
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Ed & Dave Lounge

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-25-2012, 06:35 PM  
DRU DRU is offline
To the Game
 
DRU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Casino cash: $5699
Somebody's gotta have the inside scoop on Google Fiber launching tomorrow..??

https://fiber.google.com/savethedate/

Live broadcast over YouTube tomorrow. Anybody have any early news on this? Will it be available all over the Metro? How long will the waiting list be?

Anybody know anything? I'm impatient.
Posts: 1,739
DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.DRU would the whole thing.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2012, 04:50 PM   #166
KevB KevB is offline
Agree to Disagree
 
KevB's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: The State of Euphoria
Casino cash: $6756
City of Shawnee city council just approved a request for Google to come into the city with Fiber. I'm excited, but I was just about to pull the trigger on a TWC to DTV switch. 2 year contract there....wonder how long before GFiber would even become available (assuming they even come to Shawnee). Decisions, decisions.
__________________
Q: Did you know something was wrong right away?

HUARD: “Yeah, it was just kind of a funny feeling in my groin.”
Posts: 10,030
KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.KevB would the whole thing.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2012, 05:24 PM   #167
nstygma nstygma is offline
Veteran
 
nstygma's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: ¿
Casino cash: $5779
Quote:
Originally Posted by KevB View Post
City of Shawnee city council just approved a request for Google to come into the city with Fiber. I'm excited, but I was just about to pull the trigger on a TWC to DTV switch. 2 year contract there....wonder how long before GFiber would even become available (assuming they even come to Shawnee). Decisions, decisions.
use DTV for TV and gfiber for standalone internet
Posts: 2,203
nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2012, 05:38 PM   #168
Mr. Laz Mr. Laz is offline
Don't Tease Me
 
Mr. Laz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: KS
Casino cash: $8500
Quote:
Originally Posted by KevB View Post
City of Shawnee city council just approved a request for Google to come into the city with Fiber. I'm excited, but I was just about to pull the trigger on a TWC to DTV switch. 2 year contract there....wonder how long before GFiber would even become available (assuming they even come to Shawnee). Decisions, decisions.
The Google T.V. and Internet package is such a good deal.

120 for t.v. and internet


might be worth waiting
Posts: 82,236
Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2012, 08:19 AM   #169
Deberg_1990 Deberg_1990 is offline
MVP
 
Deberg_1990's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: San Antonio Tx.
Casino cash: $8190
Wow....The Have's (Kansas) and the Have Nots (Missouri) ?




http://www.kcconfidential.com/2012/0...ore/#more-5570
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Screen-shot-2012-08-23-at-5_46_03-PM1.jpg
Views:	111
Size:	60.2 KB
ID:	101965  
__________________
Originally Posted by Cassel's Reckoning:

Matt once made a very nice play in Seattle where he spun away from a pass rusher and hit Bowe off his back foot for a first down.

One of the best plays Matt has ever made.
Posts: 49,838
Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2012, 09:23 AM   #170
InvinciBill InvinciBill is offline
GREAT SCOTT!
 
InvinciBill's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Lot G
Casino cash: $5000
Quote:
Originally Posted by Deberg_1990 View Post
Wow....The Have's (Kansas) and the Have Nots (Missouri) ?




http://www.kcconfidential.com/2012/0...ore/#more-5570
This map only shows the Missouri side.
Posts: 112
InvinciBill is a favorite in the douche of the year contest.InvinciBill is a favorite in the douche of the year contest.InvinciBill is a favorite in the douche of the year contest.InvinciBill is a favorite in the douche of the year contest.InvinciBill is a favorite in the douche of the year contest.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2012, 09:46 AM   #171
htismaqe htismaqe is offline
What? What?
 
htismaqe's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Chiefsplanet
Casino cash: $8084
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marcellus View Post
I always wonder about this sort of thing. What is the fastest wireless router speeds and wireless adapter speeds on laptops for example?

I have 6mps speed DSL but my wireless won't even keep up with that so why run faster?
If you have 6Mbps DSL and a single PC on 802.11G can't keep up, you have a problem with your wireless setup. A properly configured 802.11G setup should be able to peg a 20Mbps connection, and that's figuring in real-world conditions.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DaFace View Post
Yeah, that's definitely an issue. Assuming you have a perfect connection, throughput on a wifi connection is usually half of what it's capable of, so a 54mbps wifi connection would only be able to get around 27mbps. You can get an 108mbps router, but the technology isn't very common on devices.

So basically, most people wouldn't get much benefit from a wifi device above 27mbps at the absolute most. However, a desktop computer could be plugged in directly (or through a gigabit router). Even in that case, though, I'd bet that the computer itself would have trouble keeping up.
When you start to figure in all of the variables (operating systems, GigE, etc.) your average Windows PC isn't going to be about to take advantage of speeds above 100Mb with any regularity.

Depending on environmental factors and number of devices, 802.11n whether you're talking about 2-channel 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz, can provide speeds that are easily comparable to wired connections. I have a Netgear 5Ghz bridge I use for testing and I can write files to my NAS at 95Mbps over a wireless connection. That of course assumes that the NAS can write at those speeds in the first place, that I have excellent signal strength and line-of-sight between the bridge and the AP, etc.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chazno View Post
This is exactly the reason I put Cat6 throughout my house when it was built. Builder tried to tell me that it was a waste of money with wireless technologies now.
Your builder isn't entirely wrong. By and large, while wireless isn't as good as wired, it's still "good enough".

I usually recommend that if you're building, put in wires. If you already have a house, wireless is generally a better option than fishing the walls...
Posts: 61,766
htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2012, 01:55 PM   #172
Fish Fish is offline
Missing Dick Curl
 
Fish's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Casino cash: $6915
Google Fiber just got ESPN...

http://googlefiberblog.blogspot.com/...el-lineup.html

Quote:
Newly Added Channels:
ABC Family, ABC News Now, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN Classic, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPNU, Longhorn Network, Ovation, SOAPnet, TBN, TBN Enlace, Velocity
__________________
Posts: 25,806
Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 11:44 AM   #173
chiefqueen chiefqueen is offline
On my throne
 

Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Kansas City, MO
Casino cash: $5775
Quote:
Originally Posted by KC Fish View Post
Just need them to add Fox News & Fox Sports KC and then it will be "adios Time Warner" MetroSports would be nice too but IMO then will never happen in a million years.
Posts: 3,763
chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 05:14 PM   #174
Fish Fish is offline
Missing Dick Curl
 
Fish's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Casino cash: $6915
So? Who's getting fiber first? Anybody else get an announcement today?

I just found this out today for my fiberhood:

Construction will begin SUMMER 2013.
__________________
Posts: 25,806
Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 05:20 PM   #175
KCUnited KCUnited is offline
Armed and Using
 
KCUnited's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Harms Way
Casino cash: $7435
Quote:
Originally Posted by KC Fish View Post
So? Who's getting fiber first? Anybody else get an announcement today?

I just found this out today for my fiberhood:

Construction will begin SUMMER 2013.
Did you get an email? I haven't heard anything, but when the deadline ended, my fiberhood was 10th.
Posts: 12,843
KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 05:29 PM   #176
Fish Fish is offline
Missing Dick Curl
 
Fish's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Casino cash: $6915
Yeah, I signed up for e-mail notifications.

You can go here and check: https://fiber.google.com/cities/#hea...52Fkansas%253F

It should tell you when.
__________________
Posts: 25,806
Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 05:33 PM   #177
KCUnited KCUnited is offline
Armed and Using
 
KCUnited's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Harms Way
Casino cash: $7435
Quote:
Originally Posted by KC Fish View Post
Yeah, I signed up for e-mail notifications.

You can go here and check: https://fiber.google.com/cities/#hea...52Fkansas%253F

It should tell you when.
Thanks. Summer 2013, rank #21.
Posts: 12,843
KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 09:01 PM   #178
chiefqueen chiefqueen is offline
On my throne
 

Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Kansas City, MO
Casino cash: $5775
I'm trying to figure out how Crown Center got 105% of households to sign up?
Posts: 3,763
chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.chiefqueen has just been standing around suckin' on a big ol' chili dog.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2012, 01:21 AM   #179
nstygma nstygma is offline
Veteran
 
nstygma's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: ¿
Casino cash: $5779
Quote:
Originally Posted by chiefqueen View Post
I'm trying to figure out how Crown Center got 105% of households to sign up?
probably didn't know the correct # of condos initially
Posts: 2,203
nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.nstygma Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2012, 09:25 AM   #180
KCUnited KCUnited is offline
Armed and Using
 
KCUnited's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Harms Way
Casino cash: $7435
Time Warner, feeling the pressure, reaches an agreement to carry NFL Network.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/201...etwork-redzone

The National Football League reached agreement with Time Warner (TWC) Cable Inc. to carry the league-owned NFL Network and RedZone Channel, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said.

The multiyear accord may be announced later today, according to the person, who was granted anonymity because the contract hasn’t been signed. New York-based Time Warner, the second-largest U.S. cable company with about 12 million subscribers, had been the only major cable provider without the NFL Network. It isn’t known when the channels will appear on Time Warner systems, the person said.

The agreement comes about a month after the most-watched U.S. sports league reached agreement with Cablevision Systems Inc. to carry the two channels.

NFL Network airs 13 primetime regular-season games. RedZone is a game-day network that shows touchdowns and important plays inside the 20-yard line. NFL Network will carry the Cleveland Browns at the Baltimore Ravens on Sept. 27.

Time Warner spokeswoman Maureen Huff declined to comment. NFL spokesmen Brian McCarthy and Dan Masonson didn’t immediately return e-mails and phone calls seeking comment on whether an agreement had been reached.
Posts: 12,843
KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.