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Jamaica Animation Nation Network launch and Intellectual Property Workshop
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Jamaica Animation Nation Network launch and Intellectual Property Workshop

The Jamaica Animation Nation Network (JANN) will be having its official launch on Saturday July 26th and will also be hosting a workshop to allow creators to learn how to manage their intellectual property and monetize your creativity. The event is aimed at anyone interested in animation, whether professional or new comer such as Animators, Illustrators, Writers, Storyboard Artists, Comic Book Artists, TV/Film Musicians. Event details Date: July 26th 2014 Time: 11:00am - 2:30pm Location: UTECH (LT10A) Organizer: Jamaica Animation Nation Network (JANN) Cost: Free Website: http://www.animationjamaica.com/ Schedule: Welcome JANN Presentation Presentation from MSTEM Presentation from JAMPRO Presentation from the Film Commission JIPO: Managing Your Intellec...
How to download Photo Albums and Videos from your Personal and your Friend’s Profile on Facebook
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How to download Photo Albums and Videos from your Personal and your Friend’s Profile on Facebook

Attention! So you like that Picture I just posted eh ? The video giving you green eye nuh? Too bad you can’t copy the URL for the photo album or Video that bedazzled your eyes, as that link’s only valid to yourself or your friends or persons who are logged into Facebook. YOU however can send your friends a link to view Facebook page by sharing YOUR photos of Video using the Sharing option. But what if you want to download your friends Photo Album or videos? That’s a tough one for which I have 2 elegant software solutions. Downloading Photo Albums: En Mass Migrante There’s a plethora of Web Apps and programs for PC’s and Laptops I’ve experimented with, but the best three by far are the following Programs: PhotoGrabber PicknZip Fluschipranie, a Firefox Extension ...
LIME Jamaica Announces All Network $2.99 Prepaid One Rate
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LIME Jamaica Announces All Network $2.99 Prepaid One Rate

Jamaica’s leading telecommunications company, LIME, today announced an unprecedented low one rate of $2.99 per minute for all pre-paid calls to any domestic and select international numbers. As of midnight tonight, LIME’s standard Talk EZ Prepaid customers will enjoy the historically low $2.99 per minute rate – billed on a per second basis - to call locally as well as the USA, Canada and landlines in the U.K. While the Talk EZ plan is the default option for all new LIME customers, existing subscribers may activate the plan by dialling *123*1# from any mobile phone. The introduction of the reduced rate also comes three weeks ahead of the July 1 implementation date for the new Mobile Termination Rate (MTR) announced by the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) last week. The revolutionar...
How to expand and secure your Wi-Fi Network with Power-Line Adaptors
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How to expand and secure your Wi-Fi Network with Power-Line Adaptors

If you’ve got Broadband Internet from FLOW of LIME, you probably may have noticed that you can’t get Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11n) everywhere in the house. Some part of your house may have thicker walls with more metallic structures. As such, metal i.e. steel, zinc nails, iron grills attenuate radio waves and thereby shorten the 100m range of most Routers. This is both Good and Bad: makes it harder for hackers to access your Wi-Fi Network but reduces your home Wi-Fi Network to literally sitting beside the supposedly 100m range Router. So what can you do, especially a report published on Wednesday April 17th 2013 by Independent Security Evaluators states that the top Wi-Fi Routers on the market are easily hackable due to security holes in the firmware, which many don’t make easy to regularly upda...
Digicel Launches 4G Mobile Network
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Digicel Launches 4G Mobile Network

Digicel has announced the launch of its brand new 4G Mobile network which will see customers all across Jamaica enjoying a completely unique mobile experience with reliable, superfast internet speeds. The launch of Digicel 4G Mobile means customers island-wide can now surf their favourite websites like Facebook, stream videos from YouTube and share messages and pictures with friends at superfast mobile speeds – all of which can be seen brought to life in Digicel’s new Surf, Stream and Share marketing campaign. With an additional investment of US$30 million on top of its existing investment of over US$1 billion, Digicel’s 4G Mobile network is based on the latest HSPA+ technology and is the next step in high speed mobile internet. Importantly, the Digicel network is Jamaica’s only island-...
Guyanese DTV company gears up to test TD LTE Network
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Guyanese DTV company gears up to test TD LTE Network

Georgetown, Guyana - Moviestar Guyana, a Guyanese digital television company announced via their Facebook page that it plans to test 24 high definition channels over its new TD-Lte 4G network currently being deployed across the Capital City, Georgetown. The company via its social networking page had been telling customers since 2011 that in 2012 they would change the face of communication in Guyana with true 4G power. For a country like Guyana, the company’s words are promising as it provides new hopes for customers with limited entertainment choices on an overloaded data system. Currently existing is Wimax and DSl with an over reliance on outdated microwave and 2.5G networks being used for wireless broadband delivery. But what is TD-Lte and what does it mean for the people of Guyana? ...
Youtube gets new look and revamped features
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Youtube gets new look and revamped features

The revamp train keeps keep making the rounds at Google with its latest stop being Youtube after recent stops at Gmail and Google Reader. Implementing a lot of the features from it's cosmic panda experiment, Youtube has made some major updates to it's site while not changing things up too much in a way that will confuse regular users. The homepage gets a complete overhaul and is now more customizable allowing users to select which channels they want to see as well as social media inegration. The design of Youtube channels have also changed with channel owners now being able to select different channel templates to fit their style and their reason for using Youtube be it a blogger, multinational news agency or the regular Jane uploading the occasional random video. Finally the general de...
Google+ Pages finally goes live
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Google+ Pages finally goes live

The different peices of Google+ are starting to come together more and more. It's invite only beta preview came in June, the android app followed in July, casual games arrived in August and most recently Google did the invitable and married the +1 button and Google+. Google+ Pages went live yesterday and just like it's Facebook counterpart it is a place where businesses and brands can add their own content so that their customers and fans can connect and interact with them. Vic Gundotra, Senior Vice President of Engineering made a post on the Google blog detailing what Google+ pages are: So far Google+ has focused on connecting people with other people. But we want to make sure you can build relationships with all the things you care about—from local businesses to global brands—so ...