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You might not be missing out if you don’t have SpaceX Starlink

September 3rd, 2020

SpaceX’s Starlink internet service is already delivering download speeds of upwards of 100Mbps according to the company. Those speeds are fine, but not exactly Earth-shattering.  The fact that Starlink can be used just about anywhere will be its real selling point. SpaceX just launched another batch of its Starlink satellites today, bringing the total number …

Slow Left Lane Driving Fines

Slow left lane drivers, it’s time to speed up or pay the dawdle tax

June 12th, 2015

A study of road rage conducted by GfK on behalf of Expedia revealed that left lane drivers who are driving below the speed limit are the third top reason to get other drivers’ blood boiling, right after texting while driving and tailgating. It’s not surprising that more U.S. states are coming up with legislation to …

AT&T: Our iPhone is better than your iPhone

October 7th, 2011

AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint are all launching the iPhone 4S next Friday, but AT&T is doing its best to ensure consumers know that not all iPhones are created equal. The presence of HSPA 14.4 gives the iPhone 4S a theoretical download speed ceiling of 14.4Mbps, but only if you’re on an HSPA network. Here …

AT&T may start throttling data speeds in October

July 28th, 2011

AT&T will begin to throttle data speeds during the first week of October, 9to5 Mac reported on Thursday. The carrier could move to throttle the data speeds of its biggest data users in an effort to ensure network stability for its first LTE devices, which are expected to launch later this year. It remains unclear …

Upcoming MacBook Airs to use 400Mbps flash storage?

July 4th, 2011

Japanese blog Macotakara.jp is reporting from parts makers in Asia that Apple’s upcoming MacBook Air refresh, expected in the next two weeks, will use super-speedy 400Mbps NAND flash storage chips. In addition to being incredibly fast — even faster that the current MacBook Air solution, which uses an mSATA connector to connect the SSD to …

When will Verizon’s blistering 4G LTE slow down?

June 28th, 2011

Let’s face it… not all 4G is created equal. When Verizon Wireless’ LTE launched in its first few markets last year, bloggers and media saw blazing fast data speeds in their tests that put other 4G networks to shame. So did we. In fact, on numerous occasions and in numerous device reviews, we called Verizon’s LTE …

AT&T shows off its LTE chops; 28Mbps in lab setting

May 20th, 2011

AT&T’s “4G” message may be a bit convoluted when its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network begins to bear fruit. The company has already branded its HSPA network as “4G”, although the coverage and real world speeds are less than impressive — especially when compared to other HSPA+ networks, like that of T-Mobile. But that hasn’t …