Did you know there is Starbucks Etiquette? If not, you’re probably breaking the rules. While eHow has a short article explaining the etiquette of ordering, there so much more! People apparently lose all common sense when they smell their newly created Skinny Cinnamon Dolce Latte.
According to a study by Sandvine, 20% of non-mobile internet traffic during prime time can be attributed to Netflix instant accounts during prime time usage periods in the US while streaming media accounts for 43% of peak period traffic. While Netflix accounts for almost half of the streaming bandwidth between 8p and 10p utilized by… Continue reading 20% of US Peak Bandwidth used by Netflix Instant
After last week’s New York Times story about Google and Verizon getting into bed to (presumably) discuss flaunting the net neutrality convention, Google was quick to respond that they were doing no such thing. Verizon and Google then quickly followed that up with a press conference today to further repudiate the claim and have also… Continue reading Are Google and Verizon still getting together to speed Google’s traffic to Verizon customers?
Another MID (Mobile Internet Device), this time from Dell and running Android. Called the ‘Streak’ (at least so far), it runs Android, has a 5MP camera, and hooks up to the Web via 3G and WiFi. Image courtesy of Engadget
Sprint just announced the Overdrive – a 3G/4G mobile hotspot gadget. It connects to SPrint’s WiMax network, and allows up to 5 WiFi devices to connect. If the 4G conn (available right now in 27 cities [coverage]) drops, it switches to the nationwide 3G (EVDO) network. Overdrive will be available in 2 days at Best… Continue reading CES 2010: Sprint’s Overdrive Mobile Hotspot Gives you 3G/4G Internet Connectivity in a Palm-Sized Device
Last month, Facebook’s traffic #s showed that it became the 4th largest website in the US sneaking past Aol. Not surprising. What’s is that Aol still has those types of atmospheric numbers. via TechCrunch
We first reported on Opera Unite when version 10 of the Opera web browser was released in September. At the time, Unite was not yet built into the browser, but is now with this latest release. According to Opera: Opera Unite is a new technology platform allowing you to share content directly with friends without… Continue reading Opera 10 now has Opera Unite built in
No, not a release of the much blogged about Chrome OS, but a webcast given by a VP of Product Management, Sundar Pichai. He starts off by talking about Chrome, the browser, then gets into Chrome OS itself. Perhaps the biggest news of all is that the Chrome OS has been open sourced. Kudos again… Continue reading Webcast of Google’s intro of Chrome OS and open source announcement
Livio and Pandora have partnered to bring you the Livio Radio which features easy-to-setup access to Pandora as well as over 11,000 other Internet radio stations. Once you pay for the box, you won’t have to pay for anything else except of course for your home’s Internet connection. You will not be restricted to the… Continue reading Livio Internet Radio gives you Pandora access plus 11,000+ Internet radio stations