Tag Archive: Internet

Nov 07 2014

Streaming TV Apps from ABC, CBS and NBC – FAIL

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  Over the past couple of days, I’ve been testing the EW902 from Eweat; it’s an Android TV device. Testing the Android TV device has got me into testing a lot of streaming services. Streaming services that are not normally available through Roku. Admittedly, I had not used the big three American broadcasters streaming services …

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Oct 22 2014

HBO Go Subscription overpriced for streaming media customers?

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Last week, HBO announced that they were going to allow customers next year to have HBO Go without having a cable subscription. This is big news for people who want to cut the cord with their cable subscription. More customers are finding that they can get exactly what they want, entertainment wise with streaming content from the …

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Oct 06 2014

Screencasting competitors: Roku, Matchstick and Chromecast

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Roku, Matchstick and Chromecast have made this past week very interesting for screencasting. Roku announced that Roku 3 and the Roku stick users will be able to mirror broadcasts from your Windows and android phones [oddly leaving out Apple] to your living room TV, but bigger than that was the surprise kick starter of Matchstick. With …

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Sep 15 2014

Understanding Misunderstood Emails

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With bad e-mail exchanges, it takes two to tango. If you’ve ever owned a computer, most likely, you’ve been on the Internet. One of the most common ways of communication on the Internet is email. Email is the established backbone of Internet communications. Email was there long before social media or instant messaging. If you …

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Aug 01 2014

Reddit AMA: Gig City Solves Net Neutrality Debate

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There you have it. In one question, the issues with Net Neutrality are solved. EPB Fiber Optics in Chattanooga, TN has poignantly and elegantly pointed out the problem with the nation’s largest Internet service providers. As you can see from the screenshot above, it seems like the most important question was asked first of EPB …

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Jul 27 2014

What does the early leak of The Expendables 3 mean?

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This past week, the Internet was buzzing about the leaked release of Expendables 3. Expendables 3 wasn’t supposed to be released for approximately another three weeks. Having a movie like this leak out onto the Internet so early is really going to hurt the bottom line of this movie release, but the bigger point here is the …

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Jul 21 2014

The sad difference between the News vs Bloggers

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Two years ago, I wrote an article that was basically discussing the comparison between newspapers, journalists and bloggers. Last week was a big week for world issues and tragedies. News services around the world were scrambling to get journalists on site to document and report back to current issues that were happening. While the various …

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Jul 18 2014

Roku 4 better impress; Android TV is coming

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Ever since I was introduced to the Roku, I have been impressed. I think the Roku does a great job at what it does; streaming media content. Roku has clearly been the leader in providing Internet-based content to customers. Essentially, a Roku box converts any TV into a Smart TV. It allows customers to be …

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Jul 16 2014

The argument against buying a Smartwatch

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The argument against Smartwatches seems to be clear. I think that most people would agree that Smartwatches are a novelty item. Smartwatches fulfill that age-old futuristic look of having a communicator on your wrist, like Dick Tracy; but it’s not practical. I might be able to see people using Smartwatches to get notifications or quick text messages, …

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Jul 08 2014

Should Google and Netflix Embarrass and Shame the ISPs?

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Apparently, Google and Netflix have taken it upon themselves to do the honorable duty of exposing Internet service providers as the culprits behind why customers can’t get quality Internet service. First it started out with Netflix exposing Verizon customers to a small notice that indicated that Verizon’s networks were not up to par and that’s why …

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