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Time Warner Cable's New York City customers just got a nice bonus in the form of free Wi-Fi. The free Wi-Fi is available to 1 million of the company's New York City customers in places like public parks and commuter train stations. “Road Runner customers can experience a fast, simple and easy connection from their laptops or portable Wi-Fi-enabled devices in Time Warner Cable Wi-Fi zones, meeting their growing need for mobility,” said Howard Szarfarc, executive vice president of Time Warner Cable’s New York City region. The service runs on Cablevision's Optimum Wi-Fi network that launched in 2008.... Read more...
It's all in the details, and Intuit made a mistake in the patch it released to fix a bug which caused Mac users' desktop folders to be deleted by QuickBooks.Users of the 2006 Mac version of Intuit's QuickBooks software could find that a serious bug manifests itself again under certain conditions in Wi-Fi hot spots.QuickBooks released a patch for the bug on Saturday, but warned users two days later of the dangers of using the QuickBooks software when connected to Wi-Fi hot spots."We have determined that the prior bug remanifests itself when QuickBooks Pro 2006 for Mac is initiated at public Internet... Read more...