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Terabit fiber optic speeds just came closer to reality (Engadget)

By Fosiva News | September 21, 2016

“Sure, researchers have been showing off terabit data speeds in fiber optics for years, but they’ve seldom been practical. That exotic technology may work over long distances, but it can quickly fall apart when you throw typical network loads in the mix. However, it’s about to become much more practical. Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telekom…

Netflix Wants the FCC to Get Rid of Data Caps (Gizmodo)

By Fosiva News | September 14, 2016

“In a comment to the FCC, Netflix called data caps, such as those imposed by Comcast and other ISPs, as “an unnecessary constraint on advanced telecommunications capability.” The comment also takes swipes at a few other pieces of ISP trickery, including zero rating, which privileges services by offering their content free of data charges. Earlier…

How to Reset Your iOS Device’s Network Settings and Fix Connection Issues (Howto Geek)

By Fosiva News | September 9, 2016

“If you’re having Wi-Fi or cellular issues that you just haven’t been able to resolve using other methods, iOS gives you the option to reset all your network settings. This sets just about everything back to the factory default, giving you a chance to start from scratch.” – How-To Geek Read More… Source:  How-To Geek

How to Properly Wrap All Your Cables so They Don’t Turn Into a Tangled Mess (Lifehacker)

By Fosiva News | September 2, 2016

“Did you know there’s a special way to wrap your cables that not only keeps them neat and tidy, but also makes them perfectly unfurl without tangling when you’re ready to use them? It’s the de facto way to store cables in the video, film, and music industries, and it can also help lengthen the…

The Beginner’s Guide to Setting Up LastPass (Lifehacker)

By Fosiva News | August 24, 2016

“You know you’re supposed to use a password manager. In fact, you’ve been meaning to set one up for a long time, but haven’t taken the plunge yet. Even popular ones, like LastPass, seem like a pain to set up. Good news: getting started with a password manager is easier than you think.” – Lifehacker…

How to View and Add Calendar Events from the Windows 10 Taskbar (How-To Geek)

By Fosiva News | August 15, 2016

Even if you don’t use the Windows Mail & Calendar app, the Windows calendar is actually pretty nice. And with the Anniversary Update to Windows 10, you can now see your agenda and add calendar events right from the Windows taskbar. – How-To Geek Read More… Source:  How-To Geek

FCC May Include Caps in Next Broadband Progress Report (DSLReports)

By Fosiva News | August 9, 2016

As the FCC prepares its next broadband progress report, the agency appears to be more heavily considering usage caps and zero rating when determining overall broadband competition and quality. Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 requires the FCC to report annually to Congress on whether advanced telecommunications capability “is being deployed to all…

The Speedtest Chrome Extension Tests Your Internet Speed without Leaving the Page You’re On (Lifehacker)

By Fosiva News | August 1, 2016

“Chrome: The Speedtest web site has long been the go-to method of quickly testing your download speeds, but if you find yourself doing it a lot, you might want a more accessible solution. The Speedtest Chrome extension does just that.” – Lifehacker Read more… Source:  Lifehacker

Top 10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10 (Online Tech Tips)

By Fosiva News | July 27, 2016

“I’ve been using Windows 10 for over 6 months now and it’s way better than Windows 8. I use it on my main computer and have been fairly happy with it overall. Just having the Start Menu back was probably the best thing Microsoft did. Nowadays, I’m trying to become more of a power user,…

Netflix launches Flixtape so you can make ‘mixtapes’ of your favorites movies and shows (TechCrunch)

By Fosiva News | July 19, 2016

“Just in time for the weekend, Netflix today announced the launch of a new service called Flixtape, which the company describes as a way to make short playlists of your favorite Netflix titles. “It’s like a mixtape, but for Netflix,” the site explains. The new tool lets you create these lists based on a genre…

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