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Channel Your Inner-Engineer with LittleBits


Remember the last time you decided to fix one of your own gadgets and found that the only successful part of your experiment was figuring out how to take it apart with the detailed instructions of a YouTube video? Manufacturers purposely seal their products to discourage curious tinkerers from performing DIY repairs
. However, even though tech companies

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The Pot Holes on the Road to Faster Broadband Speeds

Customer.io CEO Colin Nederkoorn made headlines when he decided to stream Netflix at 3000kbps through a VPN service and found out that Verizon capped his data at an appalling .373 mbps when using Netflix. For the past month, Netflix has engaged Verizon in a public war of net neutrality accusing Verizon of intentionally lagging streaming speeds of Netflix users.

The FCC has yet to determine whether

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WiFi Grant for Schools - Infographic

U.S. Government Brings Internet Connectivity Up To Speed in the Education Sector

Internet connectivity in our schools currently lags behind in comparison to countries like South Korea where all schools currently enjoy high speed connectivity. South Korea even plans to phase out textbooks by 2016.

In an effort to modernize internet connectivity in under-funded classrooms, The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to invest $2 billion over the next two years to

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Tips To Improve Your Wireless Connection with Windows 8.1

Users who upgrade to Windows 8.1 may experience an issue: little to no connectivity to WiFi. The Microsoft Community forums note that problems are related to Surface tablets, but PC and other non-Microsoft tablet users are also experiencing the same issues. With forums flooded with frustrated inquiries, users note that even after reinstalling Windows 8.1, issues still persist. Some

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