Posts Tagged ‘Computers’

Looking to waste more time on your Xbox 360?

October 6, 2009

Later this month there will be a public beta of Facebook, Twitter and Last.FM for the Xbox 360. Excellent, now we can get friend updates during games of Call of Duty or Halo. “Just pwned sum n00bs, lol!”

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Missing: Demonoid

September 20, 2009

If you belong to certain circles on the internet, you may have noticed on of the more well known “free rental sites” has gone dark. Usually in times like these, the internet will panic, crying out that powers beyond their control have swooped in and crushed the site. In Demonoid’s history it’s not the first time the site has encountered problems.

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Have a terrible Internet connection? Move to Japan

August 26, 2009

AB2NJSXLJIUY2PSOUOZQANCNMIL74TXHThat’s right. The Japanese have better internet speeds that we do. South Korea has an even better connection than them… No wonder they can zerg rush like champs.

In a recent report America clocked in at 28th on the list of Broadband connection speed. Claiming that uploading a high definition video would take us 2.5 hours, while in Japan it takes 12 minutes! It’s mostly to blame on our crappy network. America’s high speed internet network is crap compared to some, with 18% of users reporting in a 768 kilobits a second while 64% getting 10 megabits a second.

President Obama has put forth a plan to get high speed internet in every home in America with the FCC trying to help. Some of the best internet speeds come from the Northeastern part of the country while the worst comes from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and surrounding areas.

Source: Yahoo! Tech