Monday morning links serving: The September 14th edition

IEEE stamps “approved” on 802.11n Wi-Fi standard
The IEEE has finally approved the 802.11n high-throughput wireless LAN standard.

6 easy laptop repairs: A step-by-step guide
Does your notebook have a broken key, frayed power cable, noisy fan, cracked case or other damage? Here’s how to get it back on the road.

Guess What Texting Costs Your Wireless Provider?
Texting isn’t just the hot medium, it’s also the big eyesore on many cell phone bills. Even so, carriers fear their fat texting profits will soon disappear.

The unspoken truth about managing geeks
I can sum up every article, book and column written by notable management experts about managing IT in two sentences: “Geeks are smart and creative, but they are also egocentric, antisocial, managerially and business-challenged, victim-prone, bullheaded and credit-whoring. To overcome these intractable behavioral deficits you must do X, Y and Z.”

Five Features Lifehacker Wants to See in Ubuntu
Ubuntu isn’t the only Linux operating system, but it’s where the dream of a usable, completely free desktop is closest to reality. If everyone Ubuntu developer were assembled at one place, here are five things we’d ask them to accomplish.

If You Printed The Internet…
A bunch of interesting facts about the Internet.


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