Tag Archive: Internet

Apr 29 2014

Internet Explorer Security failures – Again.

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Internet Explorer Security problems has once again risen the browser to the top of the world’s most UNWANTED list. Internet Explorer was released in 1995; it’s been almost 20 years since Microsoft’s Internet web browser has been in circulation/available.  You would think after almost 20 years of having a web browser in circulation and being …

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Apr 07 2014

Google Chrome Is The King Of Internet Browsers

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Google Chrome has done very well for itself in a short period of time. Chrome is a modern browser that was built on existing technologies with the concept of streamlining and improving web browsing, performance, but at the same time having the highest level of security. Chrome has been able to do this fairly easily. …

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Mar 28 2014

Why does Comcast not advertise Internet Essentials Service?

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Comcast has been in the news a lot lately. The Verge recently posted an article about Comcast offering low income families affordable Internet service for basically 10 bucks a month; it’s called Internet Essentials. This plan has been in place since 2011, but is not something that Comcast runs around telling everyone. This particular arrangement wasn’t …

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Mar 27 2014

Comcast, Verizon and AT&T plan on killing off Netflix with bandwidth fees

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Netflix is under siege. I love how the ISPs in the United States are offloading the responsibility of building up and extending their networks to hold and maintain higher bandwidth traffic, while trying to offload the cost of that network expansion to another company— Netflix. Comcast, Verizon and AT&T all have TV customers, all provide …

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Mar 24 2014

Netflix and Enemies of the Internet

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This past week’s been pretty interesting when it comes to the neutrality,Netflix and the future of the Internet. We saw lots of new developments with Netflix and Comcast, as well as openly pointed discussions about backbone Internet service providers upset about Internet service providers charging for Internet service to customers in the last legs of …

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Jan 27 2014

Microsoft Windows Defender provides ZERO protection – nice try?

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Yes. Microsoft’s Windows Defender provides ZERO protection for your PC [Windows 8]. That’s what the latest antivirus testing from AV-TEST.org says. The question begs, why would Microsoft even continue to offer it? Wait. What’s Windows Defender? It used to be Microsoft anti-spyware, but the application has evolved over the years from just anti-spyware to Microsoft’s …

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Jan 18 2014

Improvements For Dragon NaturallySpeaking [2014]?

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As anyone that uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking knows, you probably realized that the next version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is out of cycle. Another version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking should’ve been released by now, but it looks like Nuance is working on adding some big improvements. The next release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is expected to announced towards the …

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Jan 16 2014

Expect Netflix and other streaming companies to raise their prices next year

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Over the past 20 years, the Internet has been this great and wonderful thing that connects everyone together and shares information freely. It’s done more to transform so many things that we do every day than any other technology that’s ever been introduced. but in roughly the same amount of time, the Internet has gone …

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Jan 13 2014

Roku Is Going To Have To Do It Better, If They Are To Survive

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Almost 2 years ago, I purchased a Roku and I had zero buyers remorse about doing so. Roku allows you to stream content from the Internet directly to your TV and it doesn’t allow you to have a smart TV to do it. In addition to having all the channels are available to Roku, it’s …

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Nov 05 2013

Roku + Plex is awesome for vacation entertainment

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I recently got back from from being on vacation for a week. I absolutely love the downtime and I do my best not to get too wrapped up in technology topics during my vacation time. But I have to admit, from my vacation last year, I found myself in situations where it was early in …

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