Online Payment
image description

tech blogging > our corner of the web

tech blogging >

Possible Carrier Change? Dish Network May Enter Wireless Service Arena

Thursday, December 27, 2012
Would you switch away from your cell phone carrier to something brand new if given the chance? If another company were to start offering a data-only wireless plan, would you make the change away from your current cell phone carrier?
Well, that is what Dish Network wants you to do in the near future. Just recently, Dish Network relayed plans to possibly roll out a wireless service to compete with big names like Verizon and AT&T. Dish Network wants to create more competition and try to drive prices a little lower for everyone. And on top of creating this new service, they want Google to partner along in 2013.

What does this all mean? Well, the rumored Dish Network and Google Partnership would create a wireless service that is data only. Dish Network could utilize Google’s vast user base and resources while Google can expand their reach to new users. Calls and text messages along with email and other messaging would all go over the Internet rather than through other cell means like with AT&T and Verizon. So, as long as there is a data connection (WiFi, 4G, 3G, etc…) calls can be made and text messages sent. At this point, the plans are still in the preliminary stages and are still being worked out between Dish Network and the FCC. The public may not start seeing changed until 2015, but they could come as soon as 2013. Would you support a Dish Network/Google Wireless carrier, and would you switch if introduced?

Attach Something a Little Larger: Google Rolling Out New Attachment Service

Sunday, December 09, 2012

How many times have you gone to attach a file to an email for a family member or friend and have it tell you the attachment was too large? I know that often, I will want to send a large video file or program to a friend that I’ve got on my computer, but know that email is a lost cause. Well, it used to be a lost cause anyway, until Google stepped up to the attachment plate!

Starting now, if you have a Gmail account and use Google Drive, Gmail will allow attachments up to 10GB in size! That is over 400 times what the attachment limit used to be.

When sending an email, Gmail now gives the option to attach a file that may already be in your Google Drive or on your computer. If you’ve uploaded mountains of pictures or countless videos into your Google Drive, attaching them to an email is now a breeze. If you’re a Google user but not signed up with Google Drive, visit drive.google.com and add the service to your account! Google Drive is a similar experience to Dropbox, but with added features and experiences. And now, with Gmail using Google Drive for attachments, it can do even more! For more information, visit https://gmail.com and https://drive.google.com to get starting using Google’s great features!