Why Ikea Shutting Down Its Most Popular Fan Site Is a Giant Mistake

If you're like me, you've spent countless hours surfing IkeaHackers, where Ikea fans send in their mods and hacks. You've also probably spent money at Ikea thanks to the site, which has inspired a DIY fervor among its fans. Which is why Ikea shutting down IkeaHackers this weekend over trademark claims is beyond… » 6/16/14 12:05pm 6/16/14 12:05pm

Hawaii Wants to Ruin Paradise By Invading Your Privacy and Keeping…

Hawaii! You're supposed to be the state that us contiguous folks dream about moving to so we can escape the noise and interwaves of computers and Internet. You're not supposed to be the state that pushes a ridiculous invasion of privacy bill that requires every Internet provider to keep track of every single website… » 1/26/12 2:20pm 1/26/12 2:20pm

iPhone Apps Could Get Influx of VoIP Functionality

While AT&T terms of service don't allow customers to use their 3G internet to provide voice over IP, iPhone users could still save minutes utilizing VoIP over Wi-Fi. And a company named Global IP Solutions plans to release a VoIP software development kit for the iPhone that will not only allow developers to more… » 8/12/08 1:40pm 8/12/08 1:40pm

iPhone / iPod TiVoRemote App Makes Telnet Control Easy

Remember when we showed you an iPhone controlling a TiVo over IP by means of Telnet? Well, over at the TiVo Community Forum, a user named Duckfin has compiled a "quick and dirty little program" that gives the iPhone and iPod touch a proper TiVo Remote. The app which is named TiVoRemote, no surprise there, actually… » 5/08/08 7:45pm 5/08/08 7:45pm

AT&T Turns On Ultra-Fa(s)t 40Gbps Backbone Network

Before everyone gets Godzilla bandwidth, the backbone pipes have gotta be able to fit Mothra and the rest of the crew in the system to prevent backups and bottlenecks. So AT&T's plumped their backbone up with a new 40Gbps (OC-768) network on 50,000 of its wavelength miles, making it the first provider to carry traffic… » 12/11/07 12:10pm 12/11/07 12:10pm