Minnov8 Gang 272 – One Cool Thing…


Hosts: Steve Borsch, Tim Elliott, Graeme Thickins and Phil Wilson. Music: Spin the Globe by The Powergoats. Brought to us by the podsafe Music Alley. Discussed During the Show Minnesota’s Top Stories SportNgin closes Series D round with a final $4 million strategic investment Samsung In Talks To Scoop Up SmartThings For Around $200 Million Why Samsung Buying…  [Read More…]

Comcast Wins Battle Over the FCC


A U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled yesterday that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) overstepped their authority when it issued a citation in 2008 against Comcast Corp., the largest U.S. cable company, for slowing some Internet traffic on its network. This deals a blow to internet-based commerce, peer-to-peer usage and other forms…  [Read More…]

Comcast’s MN Oscars Fail


Though the problem seemed to begin on Friday with our Comcast cable TV service, we didn’t much care until the family sat down to watch the 82nd Academy Awards and the video stuttering and audio dropouts were so horrifically bad that it was almost unwatchable. Rebooting the device during a commercial break was a mistake…  [Read More…]