Comcastic Broadband coming by 2018 – up to 10 Gbps

In an article in FierceCable today, Comcast is quoted as preparing to rollout Gigabit broadband to its customers by 2018.  Starting at 1 Gbps on DOCSIS 3.1 enabled networks, capable of speeds up to 10 Gbps.  The goal is to complete the project within the next 2-3 years. A top Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) executive said the

Apple Music Playlists from some folks at the Fruit Stand

Sharing Playlists with Friends (Updated with Obama’s converted Spotify list) So Chris Wardzala (or “W” as we like to call him) came up with this great idea to share music using Apple’s new music platform.  Below is the result of just a few of us linked our respective playlists.  Simple rules: One song/artist, 10 songs.  Cool. The

Twitter Removes 140-character limit from DMs – "Chat on (and on)"

Twitter announced Wednesday that the 140-character limit for Direct Messages (DMs) is removed!  Chat all you want up to 10K characters (essentially no limit).  Tweets, however will continue to be limited to 140-characters.  Twitter explains on their blog: You may be wondering what this means for the public side of Twitter. In a word, nothing.

New "Steve Jobs" Trailer released to TV

In anticipation of Aaron Sorkin’s film about Apple’s co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, a new trailer has started airing on TV. It will include a star-studded cast with Michael Fassbender as Jobs, Seth Rogan as Wozniak and Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman. The film debuts October 9th with previews as early as October 3rd

Pluto TV get's Spotify's first employee

Ken Parks, Spotify’s chief content officer is leaving the Spotify in October and joining Pluto as executive chairman. From a post in Silicon Alley Insider: “Parks joined Spotify in 2007, and was the company’s first US employee.” With the move away from traditional cable and satellite continues alternatives like the Pluto TV startup continues to heat up.  Pluto

And now, something to make you LOL! "I likka do da cha-cha" Bruce Almighty Clip

Evan’s Botched Broadcast – Bruce Almighty No matter how many times I watch this I can’t help but laughing uncontrollably.  Steve Carell’s ability to convince the audience that he’s the “dummy” controlled by Jim Carrey is a tribute to his acting abilities.  Absurd as it may be it is positively one of the funniest clips

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 – Positive Review from Yahoo!

David Pogue gives an invetive and glowing review of Microsoft’s Windows 10 over at Yahoo Tech. This is welcome news considering by all accounts the complete failure of Windows 8. Or as Pogue puts it: The Windows 8 error—I mean era—is over. As though to distance itself from that debacle, Microsoft skipped the name Windows