Windows 8 can designate Wi-Fi connections as metered, so you can better manage data usage on connections with a data limit.
The day when consumers pay for every megabyte they use while downloading video, streaming music, or updating their Facebook statuses may be closer than you think.
Comcast and Time Warner are still making money in spite of a weak economy and increasing bandwidth demand, which they claim strains their network resources.
Time Warner Cable says it is suspending its trial of a new billing system that charges customers if they surpass a monthly cap on downloads.
Time Warner Cable says it will charge users based on how much data they transfer in an effort to control peer-to-peer traffic on their network, but the new pricing model could scare off customers.
On Thursday in Beaumont, Texas, the company will start a trial run of a service that charges users more for higher-speed access and higher download capacity.
The Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com apps for Android and iOS can be used even when your device is offline.
Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it's saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites.
Outlined in a newly-published patent application, Apple's system would give people credits they can use to purchase real goods and services.