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World Broadband Stats

We rely on broadband more and more everyday to give us access to networks and the internet more importantly. From dial up we have gone to broadband now. The average speed in Europe is 15Mbps, Japan has average of about 90Mbps, a far cry from the rest of the world .. Apparently UK have some ambitious plans to catch up by 2015 .. Hope Malaysia has some massive plans too! Below is a nice inforgraphic which gives you more insight…

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Maxis : Automatic Data Upgrades

Maxis are currently upgrading their data packages for current users. I’m not sure of the various upgrades but both my wife and I have been upgraded to slightly better packages. It’s perfect timing for us, with the recent iOS 5 upgrades our data usage has increased and i found myself reaching or passing the limit with one week to go to my next billing cycle. Our Upgrades  Account 1 iValue 1 (iPhone) package. It was on a 500MB data for…

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Maxis : How To Check Data Usage

Here’s a nice tip, this is how you can check how much you have exhausted off your monthly data usage from your monthly Maxis data package. Im on a 500MB plan which is sufficient for me as I’m on wifi when at home where I do my updates and other data hungry activities. Using this method, you can ensure that you keep your data usage in check. If you don’t know already, it cost a bomb when you pass your…

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200 million Tweets per day

Its a crazy stat! Microblogging is what it was called and it was something that hit it off and look at where it is today. Its almost something that connects the world, beyond bariers and politics. Halfway through 2011, users on Twitter are now sending 200 million Tweets per day. For context on the speed of Twitter’s growth, in January of 2009, users sent two million Tweets a day, and one year ago they posted 65 million a day The…

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Google Refine

Google Refine is a power tool for working with messy data, cleaning it up, transforming it from one format into another, extending it with web services, and linking it to databases like Freebase. You need to watch all the 3 video’s then download the application and get cracking!

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