Consumers love to hate the companies that deliver pay TV and broadband

Consumers love to hate the companies that deliver pay TV and broadband

A survey of thousands of consumers shows that a lack of competition and “abysmal” customer service make cable companies and ISPs the most disliked industries in the country.

05/24/17

Get ready to say goodbye to T-Mobile

Get ready to say goodbye to T-Mobile

A Japanese conglomerate wants to buy T-Mobile and merge it with Sprint. What a disaster for consumers that will be.

05/12/17

Cunning hack attacks built-in Windows anti-malware software

Cunning hack attacks built-in Windows anti-malware software

Quick action by Google and Microsoft appears to have put out the fire. But it’s another reminder that running old versions of Windows can be dangerous.

05/10/17

How to survive a move when your ISP can’t go with you

How to survive a move when your ISP can’t go with you

Moving is a huge hassle, but here’s a two-step solution that will keep you connected to the Internet without busting your budget.

05/05/17

Hulu Live goes live with 50 channels for $40 a month

Hulu Live goes live with 50 channels for $40 a month

The latest offering for cord cutters has potential, but the service has yet to shake out the startup bugs.

05/04/17

How a small ISP delivers ultra-fast broadband when the giants won’t

How a small ISP delivers ultra-fast broadband when the giants won’t

Why you can’t get gigabit fiber: Big telephone companies are blocking rivals from deploying gigabit fiber while overly cautious cities erect barriers.

05/02/17

Are poor communities “redlined” out of AT&T’s fiber-to-the-home service?

Are poor communities “redlined” out of AT&T’s fiber-to-the-home service?

AT&T deploys ultra-fast broadband in rich neighborhoods, while poor communities are stuck with slow DSL, researchers claim.

04/27/17

FCC gives a gift to phone companies, but you’ll foot the bill

FCC gives a gift to phone companies, but you’ll foot the bill

Commission kills price caps on business data services even when there’s very little competition.

04/26/17

Fewer crashes, readability improvements should keep Firefox browser users loyal

Fewer crashes, readability improvements should keep Firefox browser users loyal

Firefox 53 is more stable and has a better interface, but is it enough to switch from Chrome or Opera?

04/21/17

Three simple ways to stop the Windows Creators Update from ruining your day

Three simple ways to stop the Windows Creators Update from ruining your day

Microsoft’s Creators Update is coming your way. Here’s how to take control of the update process.

04/18/17

FCC votes to let phone companies stop robocallers

FCC votes to let phone companies stop robocallers

The Federal Communications Commission approves new rules that will finally make it harder for robocallers to harass you.

03/23/17

Why does Comcast suddenly love Netflix?

Why does Comcast suddenly love Netflix?

AT&T is giving away Apple TVs and Comcast is giving its customers access to Netflix. Is the war between cable and streaming video services about to end?

03/21/17

Baseball games are finally coming to streaming TV

Baseball games are finally coming to streaming TV

New services from Sling TV and YouTube TV will allow you to ditch cable and still watch your favorite teams play at home or away.

03/16/17

Most repair shops can’t fix your iPhone, but that may change

Most repair shops can’t fix your iPhone, but that may change

'Right to repair” bills in eight states would force Apple and other companies to give repair shops the manuals and so'ftware they need to fix electronic products.

03/13/17

How to know if your smart TV can spy on you

How to know if your smart TV can spy on you

The voice control function of your smart TV can be used for eavesdropping while other features of your set may be collecting data as well.

03/08/17

Is Sprint about to disappear?

Is Sprint about to disappear?

SoftBank wants to merge Sprint with T-Mobile or Comcast. Here’s why that’s a terrible idea.

03/07/17

Charitable donations made via PayPal may be going astray

Charitable donations made via PayPal may be going astray

Donors who use the PayPal Giving Fund claim in a class action lawsuit that few of their donations reach the proper charity.

03/02/17

Radiation from outer space could sabotage your smartphone

Radiation from outer space could sabotage your smartphone

Cosmic ray hits to digital devices have endangered airplanes and disrupted the vote count in a European election. Your smartphone could be next.

02/22/17

Why Huntsville will be one of the most connected cities in the U.S.

Why Huntsville will be one of the most connected cities in the U.S.

When a city builds its own fiber network, prices for broadband connectivity plummet and choices for consumers multiply.

02/21/17

Sprint’s unlimited data plan is filled with 'gotchas'

Sprint’s unlimited data plan is filled with 'gotchas'

Sprint’s new plan offering five lines of unlimited voice, texts and data for $90 a month is a good deal for a year – after that the price soars.

02/15/17

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