Google TV, Apple TV and Roku's real enemy are not each other, but the fact that there's not enough Internet broadband to go around.
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.
Isn't it time to stop letting malware-infected PCs on the Internet? The answer is in Network Access Control.
I get it. No one wants to change their fundamental network infrastructure, but there are reasons for switching to IPv6 besides simple necessity.
Naïve network users still think that NAT can save them from the need to switch to IPv6. Sorry, NAT is a band-aid on a spurting artery.
Xmarks, the popular Web browser bookmark service and utility, may yet live, if you're willing to pay for the service. I've already signed up.
Yes, we certainly should be switching over to IPv6, but the Federal government calling for it now is a case of too little, too late.
Xmarks, my all-time Web-browser plug-in, is pulling the plug. Damn it.
More and more of us are turning to the re-vamped Apple TV, Roku and other devices for our TV fix, but there are other things you need to enjoy watching Internet TV on your television.
Yes, it is great that the FCC has given the green light to using "white spaces' spectrum for Wi-Fi style networking, but it's neither "Wi-Fi on Steroids" nor "Super Wi-Fi."
You think 802.11n's 300 Mbps is fast? Just wait until you see Wi-Fi's forthcoming 1 Gigabit per second devices.