Daily Archives: March 7, 2013
Comcast has doubled its available internet speeds for customers in several states including Arkansas, Indiana, and Michigan. The increased speeds come at no additional cost to customers who subscribe to the Blast! and Extreme 50 internet service plans. Customers with Blast! service will get twice the download speed with an increase from 25 Mbps to 50 Mbps (with 10 Mbps upload speed). Extreme 50 customers will get more than twice the internet speed with an increase from 50Mbps to 105 Mbps (20 Mbps upload). To experience the faster speeds you’ll need to restart your cable modem.
So much for reading on your Nook, Barnes & Noble has announced content deals with major studios including Lionsgate, MGM, and Paramount Pictures that will make it hard to get to the latest NY Times Best Seller. We’re talking titles like The Hunger Games, Flight, Skyfall, Paranormal Activity 4, and films from the Twilight franchise. Additional video content will come from Relativity Media, National Geographic, Little Pim, and Film Buff. And, if you’ve got an UltraViolet account yet you’ll be able to watch your UV-enabled titles on your Nook HD by linking to the NOOK Cloud.