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Why Your USB Cable Might Not Charge Your Android Smartphone – Lifehacker

Why Your USB Cable Might Not Charge Your Android Smartphone – Lifehacker

A cable is a cable is a cable, right? Not quite. While there shouldn’t be any difference from one USB cable over another—it’s mostly the protective covering around the cable and a bunch of marketing—some have found that their Pixel 4 smartphones get fussy depending on which USB cable you’re using to charge them. Pick…
1,000km Cable to the Stars – The Skyhook

1,000km Cable to the Stars – The Skyhook

To support Kurzgesagt and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://www.brilliant.org/nutshell and sign up for free. The first 688 people that go to that link will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription.Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sources...Get your 12,020 SPACE Calendar here: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org/WORLDWIDE SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE!Getting to space is incredibly hard, expensive and needs a lot of resources.…
Cable companies use hidden fees to raise prices 24% a month

Cable companies use hidden fees to raise prices 24% a month

Cable companies being cable companies — Analysis of cable bills finds loads of fees not mentioned in advertised price. Jon Brodkin - Oct 3, 2019 5:54 pm UTC Enlarge / Graphic from Consumer Reports' report on hidden cable fees.A Consumer Reports analysis of cable bills found that companies add $37.11 per month in fees to…
Cable industry fights plan to require robocall-detection technology

Cable industry fights plan to require robocall-detection technology

Robocalls — NCTA opposes strict deadline on rollout of SHAKEN/STIR Caller ID authentication. Jon Brodkin - Aug 27, 2019 9:02 pm UTC The cable industry is fighting an attempt to require deployment of robocall-detection technology. Some phone providers have already begun deploying the technology in question, which is called SHAKEN/STIR. The technology authenticates callers with…
AT&T brings cable TV prices to online streaming with $135 monthly plan

AT&T brings cable TV prices to online streaming with $135 monthly plan

Cable bundles just won't die — After losing 1 million customers, AT&T makes streaming TV even pricier. Jon Brodkin - Aug 20, 2019 6:55 pm UTC Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago.AT&T is now charging up to $135 a month for the online video service formerly known as DirecTV Now. DirecTV Now launched in…
Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done

Cable broadband — Broadband investment happens in cycles—despite what the FCC tells you. Jon Brodkin - Jun 14, 2019 8:10 pm UTC Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018.Getty Images | Andrei StanescuCable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast and Charter finish up their nationwide DOCSIS…

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Leaked Intel document shows Core i9-10900K with 30% performance gains over...

Something to look forward to: We know that Intel’s 10th-generation Comet Lake chips are on their way, and they include the flagship Core i9-10900K. Now, what’s purported to be an internal document from Chipzilla has shown some of the official performance gains of the ten-core CPU. The document comes from MebiuW, a Weibo forum user,…

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