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Netflix keeps current rates for members

Netflix keeps current rates for members

Written by on May 9, 2014 in Gadgets and Gear with 0 Comments

That promised Netflix price hike has come through for new members Existing members will stay at their old rate for the next two year. Sweet.

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Screwed again: FCC to cut deal with big business

Screwed again: FCC to cut deal with big business

Written by on April 30, 2014 in Gadgets and Gear with 0 Comments

If you use and depend on the Internet, you about to get screwed by the government and big business. Unfortunately, most Americans are too ignorant to care. But make no mistake, the FCC’s telegraphed plans to allow so-called Internet fast lanes to be set up by the likes of Comcast so that big buck companies like Netflix, Google, Amazon and […]

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Seriously people: Maybe it’s time you switched to Mac or Linux

Seriously people: Maybe it’s time you switched to Mac or Linux

Written by on April 29, 2014 in Gadgets and Gear, News with 6 Comments

Microsoft sucks. How many times have we heard people say that? Well, they’re saying it again even louder now after a major security flaw has been announced in the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser. Is this deja vu or just a bad nightmare? Seriously, how many of these security breaches have we had from Microsoft? […]

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Netflix to raise prices

Netflix to raise prices

Written by on April 22, 2014 in Gadgets and Gear with 0 Comments

The battle between cable TV programmers like Comcast and streaming providers like Netflix has just sharpened, with Netflix announcing a pretty steep price increase as it very publicly declared its opposition to Comcast’s planned acquisition of Time Warner’s cable operations. As smart TVs, Wi-Fi and the proliferation of Internet-connected tablets and smartphones over fast 4g […]

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