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FCC redefines advanced broadband as 25 Mbps; Republicans blow a gasket

The agency's higher speed definition allows it to take new actions to encouarge deployment. But Republicans on the commission went a little nuts.

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Google Inbox is lousy; try it for yourself and see if you agree

Google opens up Inbox to all for 24 hours, although I feel that the existing Gmail is still a better solution.

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Galaxy S6, Galaxy S Edge may also get support for Gear VR headset

The heat is on after Apple’s blockbuster earnings call, so it’s time to try some new things to generate some buzz.

Dish Network adds Netflix support to its Hopper DVR

Dish will offer a Reverse AutoHop for the Super Bowl, showing only the commercials

The day after the big game, subscribers who enjoy the commercials more than the action on the field can skip past all the boring parts.

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Securing your computing ecosystem from smartphone to PC

Your computer is no longer the only thing at risk. Make sure your mobile devices are secure from malware, scams, and exploits like there.

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Samsung's Galaxy S6 may unbundle the bloatware to win buyers back

Yet another report suggests a cleaner, more Nexus-like flagship from Samsung as the company's profits tank.

Big flagship Radeon graphics card price cuts add pressure to GTX 970 memory furor

The AMD R9 290 and R9 290X are seeing price cuts and touting their memory performance in the aftermath of the Nvidia GTX 970 memory allocation furor.

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Jawbone opens a Marketplace to show that it's more than step counter

The new online store offers smart scales, home automation devices, and even a pet tracker with hooks into Jawbone's own fitness bands.

Key Considerations for Extending Unified Communications to Mobile Users

Mozilla puts old hardware to new use running Tor relays

The organization opted for running middle relays, although exit relays would have probably helped the anonymity network more.

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LibreOffice gets a streamlined makeover, native alternatives for major Microsoft fonts

LibreOffice is a great productivity suite and version 4.4 gives the suite an improved interface and new fonts to replace two popular choices from Microsoft.

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Windows 10 FLAC support will extend to phones and small tablets

The lossless audio compression format won't be limited to laptops and desktops, though it's a few months away.

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TracFone must pay $40 million for choking 'unlimited' data

TracFone has agreed to pay $40 million to settle US FTC charges

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Apple hits Samsung at home, where it hurts

With China and Japan in its pocket, Apple is gaining in South Korea.

New Chrome extension spots unencrypted tracking

TrackerSSL is aimed at alerting websites of insecure tracking via Twitter