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Now Surfing at 200 Mbps

All this time I’ve had Oceanic’s Internet Ultimate 200 data plan and didn’t realize it. Simply put, my household could get 200 Mbps download speeds which is way greater than the 50 Mbps Extreme package I had back in the day. But my older Motorola SurfBoard SB6141 modem maxed out at 100 Mbps. Lose out! […]

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Note to Self: Target Hawaii Does Not Price Match Amazon

Just a reminder to myself that Target locations in Hawaii do not price match online stores. They’ll price match target.com but not other sites like Amazon.com. On the mainland, it’s a different story, but be wary of the “except Alaska and Hawaii” exemption clauses. So if you ever need to upgrade your cable modem to […]

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Buying a Cable Modem

Buying a Cable Modem

The cost of leasing a cable modem from Oceanic/Time Warner Cable was never that glaring for me. If I had problems with the little box, I’d take it in and get another little box or a different box. I don’t remember how many cable modems I’ve had in the past. But then two things happened […]

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Random ocHui Thoughts

Just some random thoughts, concepts, and ideas before I forget. Social TV This idea is inspired by HBOGo’s iPad app, specifically when watching the Game of Thrones. Sure, with HBOGo, you can watch selected HBO shows when you want over a high speed Internet connection. But with some shows like the Game of Thrones, the […]

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Oceanic Mobile Simply Works Here and Here and Here

I’ve had the fortunate opportunity to test drive Oceanic’s Mobile Internet service on several occasions. What can I say other than it simply works. Be it the older USB stick for laptops to the newer hockey puck-sized mobile hot spot, Oceanic Mobile Internet connected me to the online world again and again. And not just […]

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Road Runner Extreme Speed Test

Extreme Speed!

Have you heard of Oceanic’s new Road Runner Broadband Extreme service? That’s 30 Mbps of download speed to go with 5 Mbps upload speed. Now that’s extreme (at least for Hawaii)! But does it work as advertised? Check out this speed test result. Looks like RR Extreme is holding up to its promises. But does […]

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No UH PPV Problems for Us

For my first ever UH Football pay-per-view (PPV) purchase, there were no technical glitches as reported by some customers. I called Oceanic about two hours before kickoff and easily ordered the game through the automated phone system. The High Def coverage looked great in UH’s 45-10 victory over Idaho.

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