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→ TimeWarner Cable Looking to bring their TWC App to Xbox 360

The “live tv” part of this is not nearly as interesting the ability to watch OnDemand programing. Being able to access that content without having to navigate through the cable box menus will make that whole experience much nicer.

→ Time Warner to Start Charging Modem Rental Fees

I have not received a notification yet, but apparently it is rolling out across the country. Time Warner Cable did post a list of approved modems if you want to purchase a modem instead of paying a monthly rental fee. I purchased the Motorola Surfboard SB61411 the other day for $100, but prices seem to be climbing daily since the announcement. Before long, the Motorola SURFboard Gateway SBG6580, that includes wireless networking, might end up being the cheaper alternative2

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  2. I did not select this modem because I have no intention of replacing my Airport Extreme. Also, I prefer to have the modem and wireless separate so that if one goes down, I only have to replace that device that went down.