The good news: You may soon be able to pick out human readable names for your Google+ account. The bad news: Google won't let just anyone do it.
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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.
Don't want to switch over to IPv6 yet? It's getting to be easier to switch IPv4 Internet address blocks from region to region and to buy them from the free market.
But, is the last mile of the Internet getting faster fast enough?
If you use Google services, and you don't want anyone raiding or wrecking your account and services--not to mention your life--Google two-step verification security is for you.
Keynote asked mobile users what bugged them the most about their smartphone and tablets. The number one answer was Web pages were to slow to load.
For every IPv6 address there are still thousands of IPv4 addresses, but, at long last, IPv6 growth is taking off.
Looking to the to mobile broadband's future, AT&T is spending over half-a-billion to acquire NextWare Wireless and its spectrum rights.
It turns out that Verizon will still be charging unlimited data plan customers if they want to share their 3G and 4G connections by tethering with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB-empowered devices.
In what may prove a landmark ruling, the FCC has stated that Verizon can no longer charge users for using their 4G devices as Wi-Fi hotspots.
Over the next few days, Google will be adding Google+ Hangout video-conferencing to Gmail and its associated Google Talk instant-messaging, VoIP, and video-chat service.