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Netflix Admits Throttling Verizon & AT&T Customers’ Video Speeds

You may recall Netflix being among the most outspoken critics of data throttling when AT&T and other Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been found guilty of it in the past, so it came as quite a shock when Netflix admitted to doing the same thing to its own customers late last month. Per The Washington […]

Netflix Logins Being Sold On Black Market

Another day, another warning about stolen data. At least this one’s easy to defend against. On 2/11/16, Symantec reported on a booming black market for Netflix logins, which can be purchased for as little as 25 cents each. One way thieves collect the logins is via an email phishing scam. From the Symantec post: In […]

JustWatch App & Site Provide A Streaming Video Search Engine For All Services

Whether you subscribe to multiple streaming video services in addition to your regular cable or satellite service, or are an outright cord cutter, it can be a hassle trying to figure out what’s currently available to you on all the different services you use. JustWatch has solved this problem by providing a streaming video search […]

Secret Netflix Category Codes

Any regular user of Netflix will soon notice the programs available there are often tagged with some incredibly specific genre categories, like Period Pieces About Royalty and Foreign Satanic Stories. But when it comes to looking up movies by genre, the official menus don’t include all the obscure, uber-specific categories you see on the programs’ […]

Does Cutting The Cord Save Money?

As regular readers know, a point of pride with me is that I’m very good at sussing out the best deal on anything. And since the consumption and analysis of digital media forms the basis of how I make my living as a tech blogger, you can bet all this recent talk about “cord cutting”—cancelling […]