Microsoft may be closing down Windows Live Messenger in favor of Skype, but Skype has a connectivity problem: It doesn't support the Internet's next generation protocol: IPv6.
All things network from Web browsers to wireless networking to IPv6 with your host, and long-time networking hand, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
For some Apple iPhone and iPad users, iOS 6.0.1's Wi-Fi is still busted. Yes, still.
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A big new Apple iPhone and iPad Wi-Fi/cellular data problem has appeared while other iOS 6 Wi-Fi problems continue to drag on.
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We can wish Adobe Flash were dead all we want, but there's still no universal replacement for it. And, there won't be one anytime soon.
Seriously, ants 'worked' out a vital Internet network protocol millions of years before we started working on the vital "Are apples good to eat?" question.