Tag Archive: Internet

Mar 14 2016

Wire Pushes Open Standards And End-to-End Encryption For Video Chat

I like trying to keep track of applications that gives users the ability to do video chat, and Skype and Google Hangouts are probably the most common right now among most users, but last year the Scott co-founder Janus Friis launched a new project called Wire. The application is compatible with modern-day browsers such as …

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Mar 09 2016

FCC looking to give low-income families broadband Internet service for under $10

I saw in a blog post today by the FCC Chairman Tom wheeler that the FCC is planning on extending the Lifeline program to give low-income families access to broadband internet service. While some people don’t have access to broadband internet service at all, most don’t have broadband internet service because the price is too high. …

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Feb 22 2016

The FCC Says That Cable Customers Can Ditch Their Cable Boxes For Streaming Services

This past week should have been pretty exciting for customers who are fed up with their cable companies and Cord Cutters alike. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that customers should be able to get their cable through other venues besides having to rent a cable box. This means that customers should be able …

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Feb 16 2016

With Luck, Deadpool Will Change The Rules For Comic Book Movies

Like a lot of other people this past weekend, I went to see the new Deadpool movie; actually, I saw twice. If I’m being completely honest, would go see the movie the first time to make sure that it was kid friendly; it wasn’t. There was a lot of F-bombs, violence and language. It was …

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Feb 08 2016

Internet: Xfinity Comcast vs. EPB

There continues to be a battle in Tennessee to allow municipalities that provide Internet service to expand beyond a certain range. Companies like AT&T and Comcast, and other cable companies, are fighting to keep their territories monopolized. Comcast’s strongest point with customer retention as a do with long-term customers who don’t like change or are …

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Feb 07 2016

Super Bowl 50 Was Great Unless You Were Using CBS Sports Streaming Service

Last year, more than 1.3 million people watched the Super Bowl through NBC’s streaming service. This year, CBS did the same with their streaming service. You are able to watch the Super Bowl through CBS’s streaming application and with media streaming boxes like Roku. Customer got to stream the Super Bowl in high definition and …

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Jan 28 2016

Stream Super Bowl 50 Live with ROKU and CBS

If you’re a ‘cord cutter’ that likes the NFL, or a person who loves streaming content, you already know that there’s not a solid solution for streaming live NFL games, but there are ‘options’. In my opinion, the NFL needs to follow the path of MLB and provide a solution that works, but a lot …

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Jan 25 2016

Hulu Is So Much Better With No Commercials

Before September 2015, Hulu was a service very similar to traditional TV. Forcing subscribers to watch commercials before and during streaming broadcasts. But after September 2015, Hulu introduced a [roughly] $12 a month option to have their service with no commercials [with very few exceptions]. To be honest, I had used Hulu in the past, …

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Jan 18 2016

Growing Up With Streaming Media

In a recent article, the president of research and media development for NBC Universal, Alan Wurtzel, said that he didn’t think that “there is enough stuff on Netflix that is broad enough and consistent enough to affect them in a meaningful way and consistent basis”. I would argue that he’s wrong. No related posts. This …

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Nov 30 2015

WordPress.com Releases A New Offline Blogging App

There’s a new option in the world of off-line blogging. As one of the many people who use WordPress as a blogging platform, I’m very excited to hear that WordPress.com is going through a major update. Eventually, the stuff that they’re releasing will make it down to other self-hosted WordPress sites. WordPress has made great improvements …

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