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VholdR, the leader for shoot and share wearable video cameras, is introducing ContourHD -- the world’s first (and lightest) HD Wearable Camcorder. A Seattle based start-up helping adventure sports enthusiasts tell stories of action, adventure, and travel through video, VholdR leads the way in making action video easy to shoot and share. VholdR is dedicated to creating simple tools that enable hands-free capture and effortless sharing of video online with others.
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With summer travel upon us, the world's hottest destinations with the best WiFi is not what you'd expect. Consider this, ranking at 20th, the USA is not even close to boasting that it has the fastest public WiFi in the world. Internet-based communications hub Ooma [www.ooma.com] — which lets users make calls overseas via WiFi — has compiled a detailed report to help WiFi-loving travelers choose their destinations wisely. Travelers with the Ooma home phone service and companion mobile app route calls overseas by downloading the Ooma Mobile App and connecting to WiFi. And that give the company an edge and a need to understand where the best WiFi is happening. Here’s what they have learned.
Top 20 Countries With The Fastest Public WiFi (average download speeds in Mbps)
• 1) Lithuania (15.4 Mbps)
• 2) Croatia (14.05 Mbps)
• 3) Estonia (13.75 Mbps)
• 4) Ireland (11.43 Mbps)
• 5) Romania (11.32 Mbps)
• 6) United Kingdom (10.97 Mbps)
• 7) Denmark (10.52 Mbps)
• 8) Hungary (10.37 Mbps)
• 9) Belgium (10.07 Mbps)
• 10) Slovenia (9.72 Mbps)
• 11) Bulgaria (9.67 Mbps)
• 12) Singapore (9.49 Mbps)
• 13) Finland (8.69 Mbps)
• 14) Switzerland (8.67 Mbps)
• 15) Latvia (8.46 Mbps)
• 16) Germany (7.96 Mbps)
• 17) Sweden (7.90 Mbps)
• 18) Portugal (7.43 Mbps)
• 19) Canada (7.16 Mbps)
• 20) U.S.A. (6.89 Mbps)
Top 5 With Fastest Overall Internet Connection Speeds
With an average connection speed at 6.1 megabits per second (MBPS), Ooma also found the countries with the fastest and slowest connection speeds overall (both private and public).
• 1. South Korea
• 2. Norway
• 3. Hong Kong
• 4. Sweden
• 5. Switzerland
Top 5 Countries With The Slowest Overall Internet Connection Speeds (ranked from slowest)
• 1. Venezuela
• 2. Paraguay
• 3. Namibia
• 4. Bolivia
• 5. Nigeria
So the next time one argues the private sector does it better, one can bet those countries with the fastest speeds did it with some kind of public/government support — and getting the job done.
A leading provider of Mac® and PC performance upgrades, storage drives and accessories, Other World Computing has developed the OWC DIY Hard Drive Kit -- the lowest-cost way to upgrade a laptop hard drive at home, school, or office to a faster (to 7200 rpm, larger (to 1TB) hard drive or high-performance SSD without sending the laptop out for repairs or buying a new laptop.
The OWC DIY Hard Drive Kit provides everything needed to increase space and performance for a MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini storage, or PC laptop and be “green” by re-using the “old” hard drive as a new portable external drive.
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What started out as a small group of devs reviving long dormant adventure game franchises like “Sam & Max”, Telltale Games has become a licensing juggernaut thanks to its plethora of story focused adventure games that adapt the likes of “Back to the Future”, “Game of Thrones”, “Guardians of the Galaxy”, and more. But the series that put them on the map was 2012’s “The Walking Dead.” Spun off from the Robert Kirkman comic series from Image Comics (which served as the basis for the smash hit AMC TV series), Telltale’s “The Walking Dead” captivated players with it’s tense and difficult choices in how to proceed through zombie infested wasteland with survivors that are strained, tired, and not entirely trustworthy. Now Telltale is releasing The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series Collection for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
From the press release: “The Walking Dead Collection will arrive in stores on December 5th at retailers across North America and Europe, gathering all 19 episodes in the award-winning series onto one disc for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The collection will also be available digitally on both platforms starting that same day. The collection includes the recent third season, The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, as well as visually enhanced versions of Season One, Season Two, 400 Days, and the three-part Michonne mini-series.”
To learn more, go to: https://telltale.com/series/the-walking-dead-collection/
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