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A DNS server went down Saturday afternoon around 3 in the afternoon. It stayed down until past 10 in the evening. Which meant there was no Internet access for a big swatch of Massachusetts’ cable subscribers. 339 more words


Why you need free e-mail accounts - Outlook.com, Gmail...

Internet Service Providers (aka ISP) often bundle in their services offering e-mail addresses. But there’s a big problem: if you ever switch provider or stop paying, you’re doomed. 377 more words


How to Internet - Troubleshooting for Newbs

Where’s My Internet?

At one point or another, every computer user with internet is going to yell or curse in frustration, staring at a web browser that won’t load a page or a connection to the Internet that is refusing to admit that it is, in fact, connected to the Internet. 1,035 more words


AT&T now offers gigabit internet service in Apple's backyard

AT&T is the first broadband provider to offer gigabit home internet service in Silicon Valley. More specifically, the company announced that its U Verse service in Cupertino, California will support upload and download speeds of up to one gigabit, using all fiber technology in the near future. 35 more words

Streaming TV & Movies

AT&T has announced that Apple’s home city of Cupertino will be the first west coast location to get its gigabit fiber Internet service, GigaPower, reports  120 more words

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If you suspect your Netflix is dragging, here’s how to test and find out

The quickest and easiest gauge of Netflix streaming speed and resolution is a test clip that Netflix itself makes available. This short reel allows you to test your streaming speeds using actual content. 177 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

Major US pay TV providers lose 300k subs

“The top pay-TV providers lost about 300,000 subscribers in the traditionally weak second quarter, but cumulative net losses in 2Q 2014 were slightly fewer than in any second quarter since 2Q 2010,” said Bruce Leichtman, president and principal analyst for… 41 more words

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