Michael P. O'Connor archive
Category : News

Posted this on the FCC site for my support of Net Neutrality.

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Published on: November 25, 2017

I would like to make a statement why I personally support Net Neutrality. Normally I would say I don’t like government regulations, but when a company exists in a monopoly (such as ISP do, since many locals give them a legal monopoly and it is illegal to have another company run lines where these cable[…]

Who says conservatives and liberals can not agree

Categories: Games, Geekdom, News
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Published on: November 21, 2017

Ok I am making a joke here a bit in the title, but Hawaii is a very liberal state, extremly (maybe not as much as CA) and here I am a well bit far right, finding myself in agreement with what the state of Hawaii is doing here.

Loot boxes are now illegal in Belgium

Categories: Games, Geekdom, News
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Published on: November 21, 2017

My thoughs on the state of gaming

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Published on: November 18, 2017

First so you understand me, here is my history with video gaming. Growing up my family had a 2600. In my early teens my sister got a Saga Genesis (the same christmas I got a computer) Later on both my sister and I got the original Game Boy Finally in 2001 after I finished college[…]

Google whants to do a vertion of Amazon Echo.

Categories: Geekdom, News, Technology
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Published on: June 1, 2016

In the news as of late it is said that they want to do a rip off of the Amazon Echo. I wonder how many people would risk getting the device given that Google bricked the Revolv be not to long ago. Google has a long history of abandoning things they once did. latitude, Reader,Google[…]

Verizon FiOS limiting your choices

Categories: News, Politics, Random Thoughts
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Published on: May 6, 2014

Well I am angry. I decided I was going to setup to get broadcast TV, I go to get the converter, well a HDTV (small one, open box) was only $20 more, so I get it. The TV is fine but I go to hook up the antenna that the apartment building ran, only to[…]

The next version of the Issues Etc App for Android needs Beta Testers.

Categories: Church, Geekdom, News, Technology
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Published on: October 6, 2012

I have completed the next version of the Issues Etc App for Android, and would like some Beta Testers to test out the new features. The new features are: Find a church, this will map out the churches on the Issues Etc 300 that are within a 100 miles of your location. It will also[…]

Some updating of my site and others

Categories: Blog Stuff, Geekdom, News, Web Site
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Published on: August 10, 2012

Not much, the “biggest” part of the update is linking to my FB profile, my G+ profile, and linking in my tweets from Twitter. Also I dug up my old Delicious account and cleaned up the links in it a bit, going to start using it again. Next on my task list for internet todo[…]

Remember When

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Published on: August 10, 2012

Remember when blogs were the thing (kind of funny to ask that on a blog) well I have moved my RSS reading from a program to Google Reader so I can not only read it on my computer but also I installed the Google Reader on my Android Phone so I can keep up with[…]

Beware a new text message scam

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Published on: September 27, 2011

Today I got 3 text messages from a scam called “smart iq” I never replied to it, but it texted me 2 times saying do this to subscribe, I did not respond I ignored it. It then texted me a 3rd time telling me it subscribed me at a cost of $9.99 a month, if[…]

SCO vs Linux round 2 (well sortof)

Categories: Geekdom, News, Politics
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Published on: May 15, 2011

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2385395,00.asp I am no Apple fan boy, far from it. But this seems to me to be SCO vs Linux round 2 (for those of you who don’t know what I am talking about check out this link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCO_v._IBM basically it is a failed companies last ditch effort to make money) This case is as[…]

phone number 1-800-000-0611

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Published on: March 14, 2011

Just got a call from this number, when I answered the red flags went off so fast it was not funny. Claimed to be from Sprint Accounts, claiming my account (which I don’t have one) was flagged and to enter my security pin. Well I hung up. At that point I called my Cell phone[…]

PodCasts

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Published on: September 21, 2010

I am always behind on my Podcasts.  I have a 2.8 day queue left (if I was to listen straight) the PodCasts I listen to are Issues Etc (www.issuesetc.org) Fighting for the Faith (http://www.fightingforthefaith.com/) Irish and Celtic Music ( http://celticmusicpodcast.com/) Pub Song Podcast (http://pubsong.com/) Armature Radio Newsline (http://n5pre.podomatic.com/) Bill O’Reilly Rush Limbaugh and I am[…]

Walmart sales down

Categories: News, Politics
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Published on: November 25, 2006

I just saw on Fox news that Walmart sales for yesterday were down 10%, but they did not report why, but I think I know why. I got this email from the AFA on Nov 21 of 2006. — Please help us get this information into the hands of as many people as possible by[…]

The fire up in Cabot

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Published on: November 5, 2006

There was a fire up at Concordia. I wish to send my best to any one that lives there. I know one person that lives there, I am just glad he was at church today as he is every Sunday. So he was safe at our church when the problem happend. He right now is[…]

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