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Old 01-26-2007, 04:13 PM   #11
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Are you sure it's megabytes not megabits? 'Cause on the site it says Mbps, and a lowercase b usually means bits.

speed test says MB/s...could be bits though...

4 bits = 1 byte
4 bytes = 1 nibble right?
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Old 01-26-2007, 04:19 PM   #12
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speed test says MB/s...could be bits though...

4 bits = 1 byte
4 bytes = 1 nibble right?
1 Byte = 8 bits
1 nibble = 4 bits

Because a nibble = a small bite, LOL.

It's confusing, I just use this:
http://www.matisse.net/bitcalc/


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Old 01-26-2007, 04:22 PM   #13
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i forgot it, I learned it senior year of high school...that was 3 years ago...and I haven't used it since...
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Old 01-26-2007, 04:47 PM   #14
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I know that Opera and Firefox are the best out there, but why are there ISPs that you pay for? Is it solely for dial up? or do they do something else?

I have AOL and it seems to increase my internet speed a bit, but I hate it anyway.
opera and firefox are not ISPs....
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opera and firefox are not ISPs....
I noticed that as well, but let it slide
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Old 01-26-2007, 05:08 PM   #16
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i think he means browsers lmao
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I meant ISPs, but I know that Opera and FireFox are the best browsers. I was wondering what the ISPs' browsing was like, and what the browswers were for.
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umm browsers are for looking at pages on the internet i recommend firefox. and all browsers go at the same speed. it depends on your internet
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Old 01-26-2007, 11:27 PM   #19
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So, ISPs are just for dial-up, and mostly useless afterwards?
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no

ISP stands for internet service provider

anything that u get your internet from is an ISP (internet service provider)

what exactly are you asking?
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