Tag Archive: usage

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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Jul 26 2013

Can you and your ISP handle the download of Ultra HDTV Media?

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Okay, so a few short years ago everyone decided that all television broadcasts going to go out as high definition. A completely digital broadcast of the regular shows that you been watching for years. It started off because of the high definition televisions are being sold. Some of the resolutions of the high-definition TVs work …

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Apr 04 2013

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

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So the scoop for today was that Facebook is announcing a new smart phone application for android called Facebook Home. The android application is not available for download yet, but should be available in roughly one week. There’s been a lot of speculation about Facebook wanting to come out with their own smart phone, but …

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Mar 14 2013

Google Shocks Loyal Users By Announcing The Retirement Of Google Reader

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In a massive surprise, Google has announced that they’re shutting down Google reader at the beginning of July. In 2005 Google launched Google reader and I can recall that there were a bunch of applications that were developed directly for working with RSS feeds.  When Google reader came out it automatically struck fear into the …

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Jan 14 2013

Is Google+ Feasting On Your Data Plan?

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The other day I was checking out my  smartphone data usage.  I’m with Verizon and I have the unlimited data plan usage; I get to keep it by legacy.  So normally I don’t really check the data usage because it’s unlimited, but the other day I was just curious to see what kind of data …

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Aug 07 2012

Browser wars: Firefox stalled, while Chrome continues market dominance

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The battle for the dominate Internet browser is just an ongoing effort. Over the past couple of months, if your watching the market share of which browser is doing the best in adoption, the mover is Google Chrome. It’s making greater and greater strides to capture your Internet browsing heart. In September of 2010, Microsoft …

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Jul 24 2012

Why care that ISPs want to increase their speeds?

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I’m surprised that the service providers keep using this marketing ploy to lure customers and to some sort of speed competition. Everyone should know by now that you can only get information as fast as it can be sent. What’s more interesting about this is why would you increase the rate at which someone can …

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Feb 09 2012

Internet Explorer continues glorious usage decline

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The days of Internet Explorer are slowly coming to an end, and any influence Internet Explorer might have had over the market place, or over the Internet, are damn near over. Seeing how Microsoft is able to maintain what grasp they have with the corporate world and their integration with the operating system, I don’t …

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Feb 11 2009

The Reasons to Hate Your ISP

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In the early days of the Internet, you had no choice on your type of connection. The only connection to the outside world was through dial up communications. Once the genie was let out of the bottle, the general population found out they could do research, download songs, get the news, download recipes, weather and …

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Dec 15 2008

Internet Explorer is just too close for me…

The infinite question is which browser is better, which is more secure, who’s more compatible and which is more flexible? This is a argument that’s going to be asked everyday, if not multiple times a day. While others have their opinions, I’ve mine; the thing that has me just regurgitating with joy is the tight integration …

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