The White House Website: Today Vs. When Bush Took Office

Today has been loaded with little metaphors. Dick Cheney leaving in a wheelchair, for instance, but another amazing one is comparing the White House website today with what it looked like when Bush took office. » 1/20/09 5:20pm 1/20/09 5:20pm

AT&T Bumps U-Verse Top Speed to 10Mbps, Verizon FiOS Chuckles

We'd heard that AT&T's U-verse service was getting a new top tier of 10Mbps downstream, up from 6. It's official now, and still weak and girly (despite the "Internet Max" moniker) compared with Verizon's competing FiOS, which has up 50Mbps packages in some spots. FTTP FTW, guys. [AT&T] » 1/23/08 12:50pm 1/23/08 12:50pm

AT&T Wi-Fi Hotspots Now Free for Broadband Subscribers

Good news, AT&T broadband subscribers! You will soon get free access to AT&T's 10,000+ Wi-Fi hotspots, which is nice if you hang out mostly at Barnes & Noble, McDonald's, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf and airports. [AT&T] » 1/23/08 12:20pm 1/23/08 12:20pm

Verizon's Symmetrical FiOS Expands to Entire Coverage Area

The imminent announcement about wider coverage of Verizon's symmetrical FiOS that was teased last week has arrived, and it's pretty nice: Everyone gets it. FL, MA, and RI get 20Mbps up and downstream like NY, NJ and CT, while the rest get 15Mbps both ways. They've also got an option for 30 down and 15 up, but the… » 11/20/07 6:45pm 11/20/07 6:45pm

World Is Ending: More Girls Than Guys Online

The internet is now officially a place to pick up girls, since they outnumber guys on the internets in the US by over 6 million users. Of course, most of them look nothing like Scarlet Johansson, but we can't all be picky. Apparently, only 66 percent of them have heard of YouTube, however. Of course, the more… » 4/15/07 6:30pm 4/15/07 6:30pm