Items tagged with data hogs

Broadband internet access is something that we all take for granted these days. Long gone are the times when we used to “dial-in” to the internet using 28Kbps or 56Kbps modems and wait hours to download a 10MB file. Now, we’ve got access to fat internet pipes, with ISPs like Google Fiber and Cox Communications offering customers 1Gbps service. It’s the latter company that’s drawing our attention today, after it was reported that Cox has been angering customers by slowing down the internet speeds of entire neighborhoods due to the actions of a few customers. According to an extensive report from the folks over at Ars Technica, Cox is cracking down on... Read more...
You guys just had to go and ruin it for all of us, didn’t you!? Microsoft has announced a wide-scale reshuffling of its OneDrive cloud storage tiers and the changes aren’t pretty at all. The first major casualty is unlimited storage, which is being nixed for Office 365 Home, Personal and University subscribers. The unlimited option was originally introduced over year ago, with Microsoft stating that it was “just one small part of our broader promise to deliver a single experience across work and life that helps people store, sync, share, and collaborate on all the files that are important to them, all while meeting the security and compliance needs of even the most stringent organizations.” Well,... Read more...