Netflix’s own speed test — fast.com — initially just tested a user’s download bandwidth, the most important factor for streaming on-demand content. This week, however, the company added upload and latency testing to fast.com, making it more useful as an all-around Internet speed test and perhaps indicating an expansion of Netflix’s service to include real-time content.
Amazon announced that it will start collecting sales tax from all states that have one starting on April 1st, even if the company doesn’t have a physical presence there.
With the free upgrade offer officially ending in July, Microsoft is finally removing the Get Windows 10 app from Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs, bringing an end to a frustrating and controversial period.
macOS Sierra is now available as a free download on the Mac App Store, bringing features like Siri to the Mac for the first time.
macOS Sierra is set to launch this week but Mac users who rely on Fujitsu ScanSnap scanners are being warned to hold off on upgrading. Fujitsu has alerted users to a crucial bug with its products in Sierra which could erase the contents of past and future scanned PDFs.
Apple has released a new way to subscribe to Apple Music, this time for a little bit cheaper. Users can now pay up front for a full year of Apple Music and receive a discount of about 17 percent over the total on the month-to-month plan.
Own a Kindle? Make sure to update to the latest software version before March 22nd, as Amazon will block devices running older software versions from accessing any online features after that date.
Apple surprised everyone Tuesday morning with the release of its first ever battery case for the iPhone. Dubbed the Smart Battery Case, it promises to notably increase talk, Web, and video time on Apple’s latest smartphone, but it comes at the cost of a rather unusual and unattractive design.
Apple has changed course on its plans to deny royalty payments to artists during the 3-month Apple Music trial period following pressure from pop superstar Taylor Swift and other concerned artists.
Apple today unveiled its long-awaited streaming music service. Apple Music will bring users millions of songs from the iTunes Store, music videos, lyrics, live DJs, curated playlists, and social media features that let users connect with their favorite artists.