Comcast Trials 1TB Data Cap

Comcast is testing a plan to increase its controversial monthly data cap to 1 terabyte a month. It also plans on increasing the costs for users who go over the limit. According to the Wall Street Journal, officially all Comcast customers have a 250GB cap, but this hasn’t been widely enforced for years. Instead it […]

Google.com Dangerous Says Google (But Not Anymore!)

Google briefly labelled Google.com as “partly dangerous.” The automated warning appears to be a quirk caused by hosted content. The warning came on Google’s own Transparency Report page, which includes details of its Safe Browsing technology. That’s the database that gives warnings in Google’s search tools and the Chrome browser when pointing to a potentially risky […]

Facebook To Audio-Describe Photos

Facebook has launched a tool that describes photographs to visually impaired users. However, it seems to be keeping expectations low. The tool is the work of Facebook engineer Matt King, who lost his sight through a medical condition. He wanted to deal with the way screen readers currently “speak” the name of the person who […]

Netflix Admits Slowing Mobile Connections For Some Users

Netflix has revealed that it has intentionally varied mobile streaming bitrates based on the user’s cellphone service provider. It’s now dropping the policy amid claims of hypocrisy. The revelation came in a blog post that explained that its default bitrate for mobile viewing has been capped at a somewhat low-sounding 600 kilobits per second, something Netflix […]

Ad Blockers [Comic]

This comic from our pals over at Commitstrip illustrates what happens to sites that block people who use ad blockers. As far as you guys go, I know that between 20% and 40% of you are blocking ads on Geeks are Sexy. I’ve recently moved to a single gaming/geek-focused ad network, which should help quite […]

Free eBook: “The Most Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Popular Services”

For today’s free eBook, we’re offering you “The Most Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Popular Services.” This eBook is about the most important and relevant keyboard shortcuts for skyrocketing your productivity. This neatly designed list is about that the most useful keyboard shortcuts for popular tools and online services. When we say ‘most useful’, we really […]