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Verizon iPhone Found to be Slower Than AT&T

By now I’m sure you’ve heard that Verizon now sells and supports an Apple iPhone compatible with their mobile network.  This development, which unfolded in the last month, has been big for a number of reasons.  First off, it has axed the need for what seemed like constant rumors about the availability of a Verizon iPhone.  But more importantly, Verizon’s carrying the iPhone has given users who previously contracted and stayed with AT&T solely because of their choke-hold on the iPhone the ability to choose between two networks (in the United States) for the first time since the iPhone’s debut.

However, the long-awaited arrival of the iPhone on the Verizon network has not been all that we had originally anticipated it to be.  After more than three years of eagerly waiting, many people were excited at the fact that they could use a network that they thought would have faster mobile broadband speeds.  After all, Verizon had launched a number of huge advertising campaigns in order to promote their network as being stronger and more reliable than that of AT&T.  However, now that Verizon iPhone’s are finally in the hands of end-users, there is one small problem.  They’re not anywhere near as fast as people expected them to be.

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5 Things to Consider Before Buying Web Hosting

When establishing an online presence for yourself or your business/organization, there are a number of important components that help your content stand a better chance at being found and becoming successful on the vast sea of information that is the Internet.  Personally, I have always been a stickler for creating high-quality content, as I believe that this is the single most important aspect to any blog or website.  In the past, this has led me to write articles about why content is important and even on how to write and produce better content.  At the end of the day, however, content is only one component that helps to drive your websites success, and shouldn’t be your only focus with your online presence.

One aspect of our online presence that many people tend to neglect thinking about is their web hosting service.  Sure, your average consumer will usually check out a number of web hosting providers before purchasing service with one provider or another.  In a previous video, Jeff discussed a number of reliable web hosting and dedicated/virtual server providers.  However, even with the amount of information and reviews that are available for various hosts, many people shop for hosting based on one thing: price.  Sadly, many people simply neglect to consider the reputation and reliability of their web hosts, and ultimately end up missing out on a what could be a much more successful online presence.  But this leaves us with the question; what makes a good web host?

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