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Wimax Woes in High-Rise Chicago

Since launching in Chicago last November, CLEAR Wimax has touted its 4G wireless broadband service as a reliable replacement for DSL and cable. So why is service above the ground floor so spotty in the city that invented the skyscraper?

I’m Not a Mac #7–Snow Leopard Ate My Macbook Battery

I’m stuck with Mac OS X Snow Leopard for awhile. That unexpected delay wouldn’t suck so much if Apple’s newest operating system hadn’t decided to eat my Macbook battery. There’s a debate among Mac users about why Snow Leopard seems to flag previously good batteries as failing, frequently popping up the warning, Service Battery. That would be fine if your battery was actually failing. Some aren’t.