Comcast Wants To Turn Home Routers Into Public Wi-Fi Hotspots

In the coming weeks, Comcast is rolling out a new feature that turns residential customers' new Xfinity Wi-Fi routers into public hotspots. The rollout starts in Houston on Tuesday, and the company says it'll be in millions of homes across the country by the end of the year. That's a big hotspot! » 6/10/14 2:40pm 6/10/14 2:40pm

The Sneaky Trick Crappy Movie Studios Use to Rack Up On-Demand Views

Movie studios are betting you're crazy impulsive when it comes to picking what movie you want to watch. Apparently, many movie titles are selected purely on alphabetical prioritization, so that they'll pop up higher on your on demand menu. If your movie isn't good art, you've got to make an art out of the business… » 7/31/13 12:46pm 7/31/13 12:46pm

Comcast Xtreme 105: Supafast Internet That You Can Actually Get

There are faster internet speeds to be had than offered by Comcast Xfinity's 105Mbps; Verizon FiOS pushes 150Mbps, and Google's about to endow Kansas City with 1Gbs speeds. But neither of those services has the reach—an estimated 40 million households—that Xtreme 105 does. So get ready, several major metropolitan… » 4/14/11 9:58am 4/14/11 9:58am

Comcast Will Now Troubleshoot Your Gear, Too

Instead of focusing only on your connection, Comcast's got a new service on deck that offers support for your laptop, gaming console, routers, and other equipment that contributes to your online experience. Xfinity Signature Support can be built into your monthly plan, or you can pay as you go. It's only available in… » 3/09/11 11:11am 3/09/11 11:11am

Comcast's Xfinity TV App Finally Comes to Android

Remember back in November when we looked at the Xfinity TV app for iDevices? Those of you with Comcast cable service should because of how super cool it was. Now, couch potatoes with Android phones are being offered the same chance to ditch their clunky old remotes they were going to lose anyway. Like its Apple… » 3/01/11 3:40pm 3/01/11 3:40pm

Comcast Is About to Give You Round-The-Clock 3D Programming

Starting this Sunday (February 20) at 6p EST, Comcast is launching an all-3D TV channel that runs content 24 hours a day. Unconcerned with a lack of consumer interest in 3DTVs, Comcast wants to make sure you get all the 3D hockey matches and Kings of Leon concerts you can stomach (for the record, I have a weak… » 2/17/11 5:02pm 2/17/11 5:02pm