How to watch the Super Bowl over the Internet

In the United States, Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest holiday of the sports year. Watching it is easy. You just get together with your fellow fan friends at whomever’s home has the biggest HDTV and bring out the beer and chips. But, if you can’t get to a TV, or if you’re out of […]

2015: The year the Internet crashes. Hard.

An Internet joke that goes back at least to the early 1980s consists entirely of the phrase: “Imminent Death of the Net Predicted!” Every year, even more often than you’d hear “This will be the year of the Linux desktop!” someone would predict that the Internet was going to go to hell in a handbasket […]

How to watch the NFL on the internet

On any given Sunday in the United States, professional football is the most popular sport of all. There’s only one problem. If you’re a cord-cutter (someone who’s left cable and satellite behind for internet television), you’re going to find it difficult to watch America’s favorite Sunday afternoon pastime. There are ways, however, you can still […]

Bigger, better 64-bit Chrome Web browser now available for Windows

Like clockwork, Google has delivered its latest version of its Chrome Web browser for Linux, Mac, and Windows users, but it’s the 64-bit Windows users who will get the most from this latest upgrade: Chrome 37.

Will Harris, a Google Software Engineer, blogged, “64-bit Chrome offers many benefits for speed, stability and security.” While 64-bit […]

ICANN offers fix for domain name collisions

I recently got a call from a friend whose business was having problems with an internal network whose web server had a URL that included .guru. One day, their staff had trouble reaching it. They’d made no changes and you could still reach the server using its IPv4 address; it was a mystery. It took me […]