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​Are your streams buffering? YouTube wants to help

YouTube releases the Google Video Quality Report, a tool that shows how your video-streaming quality compares to your neighbor's.

By May 29, 2014

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Return to YouTube's old way of buffering full videos

With a browser extension, you can disable YouTube's Dash Playback to buffer full videos instead of segment by segment.

By August 30, 2013

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Pandora iOS update adds autopause, better buffering

The changes are meant to keep Pandora's mobile radio playing when you want it and turn it off when you don't, as the company keeps the bite of licensing costs limited to engaged listening.

By July 9, 2013

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The 404 Show 1,555: Netflix tries to spoil everything, a simple guide to happiness (podcast)

Today we're not spoiling anything, unlike what Netflix is trying to do with a random spoiler generator it just released. Also, researchers think they've discovered a simple thing that happier people do.

By September 22, 2014

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Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus preorders top 4M in first 24 hours

Apple says it hit a record in the first day of sales. However, it confirms demand outstripped initial preorder supplies, so some customers will receive their new iPhones as late as October.

By September 15, 2014

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​Internet's security bug tracker faces its 'Y2K' moment

From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.

By September 16, 2014

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Apple: iPhone 6 preorders set a record overnight

Despite online-store outages and other glitches, more customers have preordered Apple's two newest iPhones than ever before, the company says.

By September 12, 2014

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iPhone 6 presales begin -- with US Apple Store caught napping

The launch of the new iPhone 6 models is supposed to be Apple's biggest. But the company's online store wasn't up to the task at the start.

By September 12, 2014

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Apple iPhone 6 preorders start at midnight, but problems plague Apple Store, other sites

Advance orders began online at 12 a.m. PT on Friday, but the online Apple Store still wasn't back up two hours later. And some other preorder sites had hiccups, including Sprint and T-Mobile.

By September 12, 2014

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Facebook nixes click-bait headlines in users' newsfeeds

Likely bringing a collective sigh of relief, the social network announces it's changing its algorithm to ensure click-bait articles aren't so prominently featured.

By August 25, 2014