SpaceX is one of several firms betting on constellations of low-Earth satellites for global Internet connectivity. But is Elon Musk promising too...
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Space Race: How OneWeb Plans To Dominate Satellite Internet Service
OneWeb, thanks to deals with Qualcomm, Airbus and Virgin Galactic, is moving rapidly toward its goal of becoming the world's first truly global...
On Tesla Model 3 Futures and Ford Model T Dreams
As Tesla begins delivery of its new Model 3, Larry Press ponders historical lessons and similarities from the Ford Model T and Model A.
Cuba Tech: The Case for Connecting Gaspar Social Streetnet and the Internet
Streetnets are illegal in Cuba, but officials ought to connect them to the Internet, starting with Gaspar Social, says Larry Press. Here's why -- and...
Confessions of an Ex Cord Cutter: Why I Spliced The Cord and Changed My Ways
Larry Press was an early cord cutter. Recently, he decided to splice it back together. Here's why he did it, and why you should, too ...
Cuba: No Country for Slow DSL Home Internet Plans
Two years ago, leakers suggested that Cuba might build its home internet plan on super-slow DSL connections. They were wrong, suggests Larry Press...
Rural Tech: The Hows and Whys of Do-It-Yourself Fiber
Thanks to light, flexible undersea optical cable -- and a new standard -- the time has come for do-it-yourself fiber ...
What Will The Cuba Internet Be Like? Old Havana Hints At Cost, Speed
Cuba's home internet trial is winding up in Old Havana. What can it tell us about the future of the Cuban internet in terms of cost, speed and tech...
Trump Archive: Ending the Internet’s Age of Innocence
Its early pioneers hoped the internet would boost democracy and secure history from revisionists who would change it. The Internet Archive's new...
The Latest Chinese Firm To Enter Cuba is Haier: What You Need To Know
Chinese firms are the primary vendors of Internet infrastructure and electronics in Cuba. Now China's Haier says is going to be manufacturing there...
Trump Sec. of State Pick Rex Tillerson Headed US-Russia Oil Firm [UPDATED]
Russian politicians are cheering Trump's secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson. Why? Here's what we know so far about Tillerson's Russia ties ...
What It Means: A Google Deal with Cuba
On Monday Eric Schmidt will reportedly ink a Google deal with Cuba. Here's our Larry Press on what a Google Global Cache deal means for American tech...
Donald Trump on Cuba: What His Tweets Reveal
Where's Donald Trump on Cuba policy? In the absence of policy papers, Trump's tweets have answers, just not the answers our reporter was looking for.
Google Fiber in Cuba? Here’s How It Might Look
The White House reportedly wants Google to get going on its deal with Cuba. What deal? It's conjecture, says Larry Press, but here's what a Google...
Paramedia: We Need A Hero To Save Us From Fake News. Could It Be ICANN?
Fake news tricked millions of voters. Facebook and Twitter won't do what it takes to kill bogus media, but ICANN has the power to do some real damage...
Is Net Neutrality a Dead Duck Under Donald Trump?
U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump has tapped telecom lobbyist Jeffrey Eisenbach to reconfigure the FCC. Here's why that could mean the end of net...
On WiFi Gigabit: Why VR and AR Firms Are Going Wild for WiGig
Legendary graphics pioneer Ivan Sutherland first described virtual reality way back in 1965, but latency issues and other issues still hold it back...
Artemis pCell: The Antidote for Google Fiber Disappointment?
Disappointed with Google Fiber? So is Google. The anecdote may well be Artemis' pCell technology, says Larry Press. Here's why.
Larry Press: Lies, Damned Lies and Politifact
Lying Hillary? Crooked Trump? In an election cycle where so many believe that just saying something makes it so, at least there's Politifact. Larry...
A Look Inside El Paquete, Cuba’s Black Market Entertainment Pack [exclusive]
Lots of Cubans rely on El Paquete Semanal, a weekly pack of pirated movies, magazines and software available only on the black market. Our Larry...
The Cuba Internet’s Real Problem? Political Correctness
Used to be, real issues like the US embargo, the economy and a fear of information were what held back the Cuba Internet. Those obstacles are mostly...
Hurray for Havanawood: Cuba’s Movie Biz Is Set to Explode
"Papa Hemmingway in Cuba" is just the beginning. The movie biz is set to explode in Havana. Here's why.
Larry Press: This Is What’s Stopping The Cuban Internet
What, you may wonder, is stopping the Cuban Internet from taking off as everyone expected it would? Our columnist Larry Press has a theory...
Tesla Model 3 vs The Original Macintosh: The Big Different
Here's what the original Apple Macintosh and the newly announced Tesla Model 3 have in common -- and the critical way in which they're very, very...
The Los Angeles Startup Scene – Looking Back and Ahead
Larry Press feels like Venice, CA is reinventing itself again.
For Cuba The Internet Is A Work in Progress
Larry Press reports on the ONEI's ICT 2014 stats report. Cuban Internet is increasing while traditional phones and computers decrease.
Larry Press: Why the U.S. Voted No on Cuba Embargo Resolution
Larry Press analyzes the recent resolution vote to end the U.S. Cuba embargo.
Larry Press: Cuban Mobile Apps, Can They Be Sold in The U.S.?
The U.S. loosened restrictions on the development of Cuban mobile apps. Larry Press wants to know if they can be sold, and how exactly that will work.
Telecommunicating Emotion: From Hole in Space to WiFi in Cuba
Cubans can now video chat with loved ones abroad via public WiFi hotspots. Larry Press finds this oddly familiar. Remember Hole in Space? You should.
Popular Cuban Blog Chiringa de Cuba Has Been Suspended
Larry Press investigates Chiringa de Cuba's suspension. Is the Cuban government to blame?
China Wins First Round of Cuban Internet Investment [analysis]
The U.S. can't get a foothold in the Cuban Internet game. China has won the first round. Larry Press deep-dive.
El Paquete Update — Cuba’s Largest Private Employer?
Is Cuba's largest underground newspaper owned by the government?
Cuban Internet: This Will Be Harder Than It Looks
Cuba is ramping up its connectivity. It's only now discovering just how far behind Cuban Internet is. Here's Larry Press on how Internet competition...
UCLA Higher Ed Survey: Online Classes Now Start Earlier Than Ever
A new UCLA survey shows incoming freshman are online learning veterans -- on their own initiatives, too. Here's what that means for the future of...
Verizon in Cuba: Data And Cellular Roaming Introduced
The first major U.S. corporation enters the island. Verizon in Cuba brings data roaming and cellular connection at a high cost. Larry Press...
Cuban Internet: Huge Hype for Miniscule Access
Cuban Internet is growing, but it's growing slowly. Larry Press commentary on the media's over-publication of Cuba's Internet plans.
CCTV America Puts A Rosy Lens on Cuba [video]
CCTV America, a network typically about China, posted six interviews and an upcoming documentary about Cuba. The angle is rosy, but the information...
¡Vámanos En Linea! How To Get on New Cuba Wi-Fi Hotspots
Cubans now have access to new Cuba Wi-Fi hotspots. ETECSA explains how to find and connect to these new Cuba Wi-Fi locations. Avancemos! Tech...
Cuban Internet: Video on Neighborhood Hacker LAN in Cuba [video]
Larry Press discloses a video that shows Cuban citizens talking about hacking, neighborhood LANs and what the Internet means to them. Video.
Bitcoin Debuts in Cuba: Public WiFi Used to Make First Transaction
aNewDomain — Cuba has two paper currencies — the Peso and the Convertible Peso or CUC. CUCs are worth about $1 and Pesos, which are used...
OnHub: Why Is Google Bothering With A $200 WiFi Router?
If you wonder why Google is bothering with an inexpensive WiFi router, read Larry Press' analysis on the Google OnHub.
On Cuba and Google: Where’s The Trust? [news analysis]
Cuba and Google are reportedly talking about free WiFi on the island nation abound. But can Cuba ever trust Google -- or the US -- or vice versa...
Leaked ETECSA Presentation Reveals Cuban Home Connectivity Plan
A leaked ETECSA presentation shows a concrete plan for Cuban home connectivity is under way. Find the slides here with our Larry Press' expert tech...
Cuban Internet: Universities Get Fiber [analysis]
Two Cuban universities now have access to a fiber connection. Larry Press analyzes the announcement, access points on the island and the future of...
Cuba Internet: Traffic Moves from Satellite to Undersea Cable [analysis]
The development of Cuban Internet is under heavy speculation. Larry Press shows there's a change in data traffic movement, from satellite to undersea...
US Trade Restrictions with Cuba: Larry Press’ Draft Testimony Here
Larry Press is drafting testimony that details the effects of US trade restrictions with Cuba. He wants feedback. Download it and leave comments here.
Cuba Wi-Fi Access Plan: A Fiber Backbone Outline?
A map released by Cuban telecom officials shows planned Wi-Fi hotspots distributed around the island. The map suggests a future Cuban fiber backbone...
Space Race Heats Up: Airbus to Make Satellites for OneWeb
OneWeb production of satellites will begin as SpaceX begins initial testing. The race for global connectivity takes off.
Cuba Releases Broadband Connectivity Plan
Cuba unveils a preliminary plan to establish broadband Internet throughout the country.
Cuba Wi-Fi Access Plan: How The Cuban Net Will Shape Up
The Cuba Wi-Fi access plan raises some intriguing questions. Whether its map hints out the outline of a future Cuba fiber backbone is just one of...
U.S. Senate Proposes Two Dueling Cuban Commerce Laws
Two proposed laws in the U.S. Senate take opposite approaches to Cuba and telecommunications trade. Larry Press commentary.
SpaceX to Test Internet Service Satellites: Analysis
Elon Musk's SpaceX is testing Internet service satellites. Here's the scoop from Larry Press.
Cuba’s New UIC: Why It Matters
Cuba forms the Unión de Informáticos de Cuba (UIC) as a government run IT professional society. How's it stack up against the ACM? Larry Press...
The Future (and Past) of Cuban Startups [analysis]
The future of Cuban startups has a lot of potential, and a storied past. Larry Press analysis.
Connecting All Cuban Schools in 3 Years? Been There, Done That
Cuba is out to connect all its schools in the next three years. The U.S. did this in the 90s, but not without a struggle. Here's what Cuban schools...
TeachTech: Three Elon Musk Videos to Inspire Your Students
College professor Larry Press uses Elon Musk videos as a way of imparting key business strategy lessons to the students in his classes. Here are...
U.S. And Cuba Internet Talks Moving Slowly
A U.S. delegation spoke to Cuban ministries about Internet and telecommunications. Larry Press analysis.
Greg Wyler, OneWeb and Satellite Internet
Larry Press discusses OneWeb's satellite Internet project.
Balloons and Fiber: Connecting the Developing World
Google and Facebook are working to bring Internet connectivity to people across the globe. Commentary by Larry Press.
Open Access to the Internet in Cuba: Big News or Not?
The government has recently allowed open Wi-Fi access to the Internet in Cuba. Is this a solitary event, or the beginning of something bigger?
5G Mobile: Narrowing the Digital Divide
5G mobile will be here by 2020. Demonstrations at MWC 2015 show high speeds, but what about a global 5G standard? Larry Press comments.
The Internet Routes Around Censorship
"India's Daughter" was banned by the Indian government, but forget censorship. Information wants to be free.
Do Global ISPs Require Unique Regulation?
SpaceX and OneWeb seem poised for success at becoming global ISPs, but how do regulate them, and who has the power to do it?
A New Bargaining Chip? The Guantánamo Undersea Cable
There's already a controversy around a proposed Guantánamo undersea cable. Larry Press investigates.
Cuba Commentary: Will Internet Access Be Expanded?
Cuba has the possibility of more Internet access than ever before. Our Larry Press comments on the history of Internet in Cuba and where it's headed.
A History of Computer Science at the RAND Corporation
The RAND Corporation had a critical influence on computer science. Larry Press details the greatest achievements of the company's bright history.
Roku Miracast: Goodbye Chromecast
The Roku just got Miracast, which makes the Chromecast a little obsolete. Larry Press commentary.
Whac-a-Mole: On Dictators vs. the Internet
Dictators have been playing a crazed version of Whac-a-Mole with the Internet for years. Here's what's new -- and how we got here. Gallery.
CBS All Access Works Poorly, and It Has Commercials
CBS All Access is a new a la carte streaming service that allows you to watch CBS episodes via app or web browser. Larry Press experiments.
A Closer Look: How Alibaba Compares with US Companies Now
Alibaba is a massive e-commerce company based on a web of interconnected relationships. How do they stack up against the U.S. corporate model?
Larry Press: Why I Won’t Buy Ebola.Com
The domain squatter who buys disease names is now trying to unload Ebola.Com. Here's why our Larry Press won't be buying it. Essay.
Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole’s Lessons for Silicon Valley
Jean Tirole, 2014 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, has some lessons for the Internet business. Larry Press elaborates.
Netflix Comcast Deal: The Costs We Bear
Regarding the Netflix Comcast deal, a report is out that guesses at the cost of the content stream deal between the two and what that means to you...
Larry Press: Where USDS and 18F Come In
The U.S. Digital Service (USDS) is an IT management firm that the White House just launched in hopes of bringing the U.S. government further into the...
Larry Press: An Algebra I Story
Who knew 70 percent of incoming UCLA freshmen took online courses on their own? Larry Press comments on a UCLA survey and the future of online...
The TWiT Brick House: My Visit to Podcast Mecca
Larry Press visits the TWiT studio, Brickhouse, in Petaluma, CA. Commentary and pictures on the show and host Leo Laporte.
Tour De France 2014 Apps for Android, Apple iOS
Larry Press reviews NBC's Tour de France 2014 app for Apple iOS. Check it out here.
The Chromebase, a Revolution in Desktop
Our Larry Press looks at the new Chromebase, a desktop running Chrome OS. See why he's sold on the new, safe computing system.
Aereo’s Platform in Demand After Supreme Court Rule
Aereo has been judged its in violation of copyright law by the Supreme Court. But the demand for local TV via the Internet is stronger than ever. A...
A New Course for Financing Entry-level Training
Colleges and universities are doing a poor job of training students for entry level jobs -- companies may (re)assume that role. Larry Press comments.
ISPs, Content Providers, Customers (analysis)
Content providers and ISPs continue to duke it out, keeping the statistics and real-data measures under wraps. As for customers? They are left in the...
Flash Boys and Real-life High-frequency Trading (commentary)
Our Larry Press looks at Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt." Press questions whether high-frequency trading is necessary.
Larry Press: Comcast Data Caps and Cord Cutter Pain (analysis)
Upcoming Comcast data caps really ought to depress cord cutters. Larry Press provides the deep dive data to back up that claim. Be afraid. Be very...
Korean Internet Faster and Cheaper than U.S. (commentary)
Larry Press reports that the Korean Internet services outside of Seoul equate to roughly $22 a month for 100 Mbps of Internet. How does that compare...
Chromebook vs. Laptop (analysis)
Our Larry Press tests the Chromebook C720 against his trusty laptop. He would really prefer to have both, but each has its merits. Review and...
Office for the iPad — Too Late?
Office for the iPad is here, but the iPad is four years old. Preliminary reviews say Microsoft has done a good job on the touch user interface. Larry...
Short MOOCs: A New Trend for MOOCs?
MOOCs (massive open online courses) once emulated university classes. The reality? Most people who take MOOCs are not interested in getting...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Calls for Strong Net Neutrality
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that he agreed to pay Comcast an interconnection fee to alleviate deteriorating customer experience. Can Net...
Capturing Egypt’s Never Ending Story (podcast)
Filmmakers of "The Square" discuss Egypt and how social media is causing a paradigm shift in today's world.
A Twitter Lesson for Turkish PM Erdogan: Net Routes Around Censorship
Today, when Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan said he would "eradicate Twitter" and blocked access to its site, we saw the power of citizen journalism...
Larry Press: Problems with the New Roku 3? (analysis)
Larry Press tries out the new Roku 3 and investigates reported problems with the device. Sensitivity is likely one of them. Analysis, review.
ISP Competition: Testing Time Warner Cable’s Public Wi-Fi Access
Time Warner Cable delivers handy Wi-Fi access. Tested and reviewed by Larry Press.
Larry Press: An Infographic on MOOCs
What are the advantages of massive open online courses? Larry Press presents a compelling infographic on MOOCs.
Larry Press: How I Reduced My Cable Bill by Nearly $40
Are you paying too much for your cable bill? Probably.
Larry Press: Venezuela vs. the Internet
The Venezuela government cracks down on Internet usage. Larry Press reports.
Google Gears Up for ISP Competition
Google is currently looking at 34 cities in nine metropolitan areas for potential ISP fiber installations.
Larry Press: Comcast Hasn’t Done Anything Wrong…Yet
The media landscape is changing rapidly. What does the recent Comcast-Netflix deal mean to consumers? Larry Press reports.
MWC 2014: European Commission Predicts 5G Internet of Things Applications in 2020
Mobile Internet usage in Europe will increase 30 times by 2020. Larry Press reports.
Larry Press: Cable Companies Pressure Google Fiber, Municipal Broadband
Google Fiber is expanding nationwide. Naturally, cable companies aren't very happy. Larry Press explains.
Larry Press: 1984 Apple Super Bowl Ad, Early Mac Reviews Here
After reading Jerry Pournelle's review on the slow, hot original 1984 Apple Mac, Larry Press dug out his own reviews. Original Super Bowl Mac ad...
Sebastian Thrun Champions Lifelong Vocational Education
Sebastian Thrun steers Udacity to lifelong vocational education. Here's why.
Why I Will Buy One of the New Chromebooks
Chromecast. Chromebooks. The two are made for one another. Larry Press examines his own laptop and gets excited for the new C-books.
The iPhone 5s Leaps Ahead, If You Build It, They Will Come
The iPhone 5s now has 64-bit power and biometric security. Read Larry Press's commentary of the future of the iPhone, smartphones and computing.
CBS 60 Minutes Broadcast on Facial Recognition
Facial recognition is the next big thing in privacy. Soon advertisers will market to us through our faces while the government profiles anyone with a...
Google + edX = Mooc.org
Google and edX have joined forces to create mooc.org, an open educational platform for everyone. Larry Press dives into the benefits and hopes of...
Technology — Where Do We Draw the Line?
Larry Press questions the positive and negative implications that technology can have on society. At what point should a technology be banned? How do...
Google Chromecast: Production Issues or Legal Hardball?
Maybe it was a data input error. Or maybe Amazon.com had been hacked. I don't know. But whatever it was, I received an email on Aug. 8 saying the...
Engelbart Photo Tribute
Doug Engelbart helped pave the way for the technological world. Larry Press explores his significance and impact through a history of photos.
Doug Engelbart: A Tribute
A tribute to computer pioneer, deep thinker and the inventor of the mouse, Doug Engelbart.
Google Fiber: The Conspiracy Theorists Were Right (commentary)
Conspiracy theorists aren't always wrong. Google execs indicate that Google Fiber isn't just a test bed after all, but a viable business and future...
Larry Press: On the Status of Cuba Netizens
aNewDomain.net — Until last January, Cuba’s connection to the Internet was over slow, expensive satellite links. As we reported earlier...
Larry Press Deep Dive: Cuba-Jamaica Undersea Cable Turns On
On the Cuba-Jamaica Undersea Cable, our Larry Press does a deep dive analylsis. Pun intended. It's aNewDomain.net.
The Job Search for the Class of 2012 (infographic)
College graduates entering the job market need to have this particular experience in their resumes to get a job. Find out what this is and how to get...
Facebook Graph Search: The Tragedy of the Commons, Commentary
With Facebook's Graph Search and recent Facebook-Voxer developments in the news, Larry Press looks at how large companies view their competition or...
Babson Online Learning Survey: MOOCs By the Numbers
aNewDomain.net — Check out the results of Babson’s 2012 survey reviewing eight years of online education, MOOCs and all. Scroll below to...
Larry Press: Internet Impressions from Yangon, Myanmar (gallery)
Larry Press spent a couple of days last week in Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar. Here are his impressions of the state of the Internet there...
Weakening Cartel: Dish TV Morphing Into Dish TV and Mobile?
DishTV won FCC approval to use spectrum they already own for LTE cellular communication instead of TV broadcast. Larry Press looks at what this could...
Windows 8 Usability, Cord Cutting: Yet Another Tech Show
It's Yet Another Tech Show -- YATs version 33 -- and our Mat Lee, Ant Pruitt, Mike Rothman and Larry Press join up to talk cord cutting, Windows 8...
Hurricane Sandy Internet Outage: Animation, Analysis
Hurricane Sandy Internet Outage: animation, analysis: Our Larry Press examines how the Internet has become a self-sensing network. Data: Renesys, Con...
Playon.tv: Not Ready for Prime Time
Playon.tv lets you stream Internet video on your TV set. Our Larry Press gives it a try and here's what he has to say.
Bill O’Reilly vs. Jon Stewart 2012: Rumble video
Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart debate politics at George Washington University on live stream. Larry Press watched the show and he says this is the...
T-Mobile and MetroPCS Merger: If You Can’t Join Them, Beat Them
T-Mobile and MetroPCS. 42.5 million subscribers. Good for consumers? Larry Press looks at the combined company, also called T-Mobile, and what to...
Ting: MVNO Says BYOD
Ting announced that in the next quarter, it will let customers use their own Sprint phones. That means Ting’s selection of new phones will increase...
Google Experiments with Gmail and Semantic Search
Last May, Google rolled out Knowledge Graph, its first semantic Web feature. It is now testing a similar approach based on the information in Gmail...
Google Fiber Kansas City: What It Costs, How It Works and Should You Get It?
Well, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Is the Internet service symmetric? How many fiberhoods will Kansas City be divided into? What will the...
Larry Press: Cheap cords, no cord cutting, no problemo
Living in the US, we can lose perspective, assuming that things are the same in other places as here. I am a cord cutter, but, if I lived in Riga or...
Higgs Boson, the Web: CERN’s Greatest Hits and the Cernettes
CERN published the first pic on the web -- one of its greatest hits, besides the Web itself. Check out CERN's greatest hits.
Larry Press: Aereo Antenna Tech Explainer, Patents and Why You Should Care
I’ve been covering Aereo’s effort to stream local TV online since it launched — and, predictably, immediately got sued by...
Apple, Aereo Beat ABC TV: Broadcasters Plan Appeal (full complaints here)
As we knew would happen, broadcasters sued Aereo almost as soon as it released its local, broadcast TV service to test users in New York City. The...
Higgs Weeps: At CERN, Higgs Boson “God” Particle Excites, Ignites
The Higgs Boson subatomic building block particle — or so-called “god particle” — is dominating science news with...
Larry Press: Can Sprint’s Virtual Wireless Carriers Compete?
Larry Press looks at how Sprint is competing with telco giants by partnering with mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs). Is this the first step to...
Larry Press: From Ballistics to Programming — IEEE Spectrum (podcast and video)
This great podcast talks about the women who were computing artillery shell trajectories during World War II and became the first ENIAC programmers.
Larry Press: Undersea Cable Linking Venezuela to Cuba and Jamaica “Operational” But Quiet
Cuba connected to the Internet in 1996, but its connection is via dial-up and satellite and not undersea cable. That's the problem. Venezuela...
Google Knowledge Graph: How it Works, How to See if You’re In It
A deeptech dive into Google Knowledge Graph -- and how its semantic system differs and is a more closed system than the wide open Freebase system it...
Aereo: How It Works and How It’s Working So Far
Aereo, the Barry Diller-backed IPTV system, so far works on Apple iOS devices, Apple TV and with the Roku box. It has been available to New Yorkers...
TED Talks: Rob Reid and the $8 Billion Apple iPod (video)
Our Larry Press on what he says is a great TED Talks session with comedian Rob Reid on how pirates are robbing the music industry and everyone...
Microsoft Research: How to Make a Video Cliplet (freeware)
A cliplet is a still image with a video region. You can make a cliplet like this one with a cliplet program from Microsoft Research.
Ora.TV, Aereo: Moguls Carlos Slim, Barry Diller Jumpstart Internet TV
IPTV is finally at the cusp of the big time, and Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, the world's richest human, is pushing it forward with Ora.TV. Here's...
We Need Historical Hashtag Data
I want to search for historic hashtag terms. I know I'm not alone. Fifteen days ago, I asked seven students to post tweets with the hashtag #275s12...
Levelator Freeware: Adjust Sound Levels the Easy Way
We're extending freeware Friday for the whole weekend. It's a freeware free-for-all. Here's our Larry Press' choice. It's the Levelator.
Barry Diller, Aereo: Tiny Antennae and Great Big Lawsuits?
It makes it a lot easier to give up cable or satellite TV if your local broadcast channels work on your streaming digital devices, too. Aereo, funded...
Barry Diller Backs Aereo: Live TV Hits the Net
Photo Credit: Associated Press Media mogul Barry Diller is sinking $20.5 million in Aereo, a firm that plans to stream broadcast TV signals to any...
Online Super Bowl Streaming: Larry Press Is Underwhelmed
Credit: Live stream of last Sunday's NFL Super Bowl, screenshot by our Brian Burgess, Story by our Larry Press in Los Angeles.
Microsoft Windows 8 Beta and App Store Launch February
Microsoft will co-launch its Windows App Store and Windows 8 Beta in late February. Microsoft is offering a generous deal for developers, too. More...
The Arab Spring: Internet Images Bring It Home
With the onset of citizen journalism, news watchers get a view into news not possible when traditional media was limited to inches of text or pre-set...
Verizon FiOS: Or Is It Just Time to Cut the Coax?
Here's what Verizon says is the future of TV. Watch the video and see if you're as skeptical as our Larry Press is. He isn't betting on Verizon's...
NFL Superbowl XLVI: Will Live Stream for First Time, Along with Pro Bowl and Playoffs
The NFL says it will live stream the Superbowl on Feb 5 in partnership with Verizon. It will also live stream the Pro Bowl in Hawaii next month and...
Apple iPad: How to Touch Type Easily with the TouchFire Overlay
I don't know about you, but I'd love to be able to rest my hands on my Apple iPad virtual keyboard and touch type. A clever, transparent plastic...
Apple SiriProxy: Mainstreaming Speech Recognition through Hobbyists
Hobbyists are using SiriProxy to push the boundaries of Apple Siri. Check this video out.
Apple iPad: WiFi Is Weak, Says Larry Press
My wife just got an iPad – the first tablet in our house. It wasn’t easy to get it away from her, but last night I managed to take our...