Last year, Verizon boosted its speeds to 300Mbps—of course, that’s still limited to the small part of the United States where FiOS is available. (Verizon has essentially halted new FiOS rollouts, meaning that if it's not available in your area, it’s unlikely to show up anytime soon—for now, only 5.8 million Americans have Verizon’s fiber service.) … [Read more...] about New FiOS top speed is half that of Google Fiber—and 4x the price
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Seems faster? Two tips to make Surface Duo feel smoother for navigation Since Surface Duo runs Android 10, there are multiple ways to customize it and improve it to your liking. Here are two simple tips that change how the OS feels and may even make it all feel smoother. All it takes is 3 minutes. … [Read more...] about Google Fiber faces outages in Austin, Houston, and other Texan cities
An update at 10:15PM ET Friday said the company had “implemented a fix for wink.com and are continuing our work to bring the rest of the services online.” As of noon ET on Saturday, however, Wink’s status page was showing its main website online, but its core API and integrations for Nest, Alexa, Google Home, Ring, and others were still suffering a “major outage.” … [Read more...] about Smart home platform Wink suffering widespread outage
"ASCAP has attempted to mollify consumers with press statements that its members would never pursue individuals for these everyday activities," EFF concludes. "But ASCAP's forbearance is hardly an adequate substitute for the absolute statutory privilege enjoyed by consumers pursuant to Section 110(4)." And even if cell phone users are never dinged for "public ringing," they'll surely pay higher prices for ringtones if ASCAP wins this case. … [Read more...] about Phone ringtones a “public performance”? EFF, AT&T say no
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