Archive | March 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 – The new era is here…

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Samsung’s Galaxy S4 (or IV) smartphone announcement is just a few days away. For those gadget geeks out there, it’s a big day — but as with any new device announcement, it’s rife with rumors and speculation. So what does the South Korean company have up its sleeve with the new S4? Andwhat should consumers expect?

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The Copyright Alert System: How the New “Six Strikes” Anti-Piracy Program Works

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This week marks the rollout of the long delayed “Copyright Alert System” aka the six strike anti-piracy program. It’s a bit confusing at a glance, but it’s not nearly as powerful as you’d think. Here’s how the system works, how it’ll affect you, and everything else you need to know.

The Copyright Alert System is a policy created by the Center for Copyright Information with backing from the RIAA and other copyright organizations along with the major internet service providers: AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner, and Verizon. The group monitors peer-to-peer file transfers, and sends out email notices when it detects you’re downloading copyrighted material. Read More…