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Comcast axed G4 after it failed to meet a $19M income goal, source says

Before G4 suddenly shut down operations, sources tell Digital Trends that the channel was given a $19 million income goal by Comcast.
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Super fast 10Gbps internet edges one step closer to your home

Comcast's improved accessibility features let you increase on-screen font sizes.

Comcast says accessibility is no longer an afterthought

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Comcast tests 4Gbps speeds that could ramp up your internet

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Comcast’s new XiOne streaming boxes to hit U.S., parts of Europe

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Modem vs. router: What’s the difference?

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Here’s how Comcast is celebrating

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Xfinity Mobile adds 5G to its networks — for free

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Comcast adds Hulu to Xfinity Flex and X1 as social distancing ramps up

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Comcast cable subscribers’ bills will go up in 2020

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NBC’s new Peacock streaming service is just one big ad-injection machine

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The visually impaired can now watch Comcast TV channels on VR goggles

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Comcast clarifies its free Xfinity Flex offer for internet-only customers

Comcast clarifies its free Xfinity Flex offer for internet-only customers

After reports emerged that not every Comcast internet-only customer was able to take advantage of the free Xfinity Flex deal, the company has clarified the timelines for those who do not rent their equipment from Comcast. Though these customers will still get the Flex box for free, they'll have to wait a little longer.
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Comcast rolls out ultra-cheap internet to millions of low-income Americans

Comcast rolls out ultra-cheap internet to millions of low-income Americans

Comcast has offered its Internet Essentials low-cost internet access program since 2012. However, Monday's announcement marks the single most significant expansion of the program yet: effective immediately, almost any low-income customer qualifies for low-cost service.
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New Comcast feature limits the amount of time kids spend on the internet

New Comcast feature limits the amount of time kids spend on the internet

Today's kids have had the Internet since they were born and they're used to 24/7 access. Comcast is giving parents a little more control with a new feature that can automatically pause a kid's access to the Internet once their daily time limit has been rearched.
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Comcast lowers shared data prices on Xfinity Mobile based on how much you buy

Comcast lowers shared data prices on Xfinity Mobile based on how much you buy

Comcast has announced a few changes to the price of Xfinity Mobile. Namely, shared data on the company's By the Gig plan will now cost a little less, depending on how much data you buy. At the same time, Unlimited Data plans are seeing a few more restrictions.
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Xfinity Mobile customers can now bring their own Android device to the carrier

Xfinity Mobile customers can now bring their own Android device to the carrier

Xfinity Mobile, a free cellular carrier service for Xfinity internet customers, has added the Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, S8, S8 Plus, Note 9 and Note 8 to its Bring Your Own Device program -- the first Android devices to be supported. It's an even more compelling option for those using Xfinity Internet.
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Digital Trends Live: Unlocking iPhones, eye-controlled TV remote, and more

Digital Trends Live: Unlocking iPhones, eye-controlled TV remote, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the trending tech news of the day, including an Israeli company who claims they can unlock any iPhone for police, Comcast’s eye-controlled TV remote, the world’s largest airplane, wall-climbing robots, and more.
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Here’s why Disney’s Hulu takeover won’t matter for a while

Here’s why Disney’s Hulu takeover won’t matter for a while

With Comcast ceding control of Hulu to Disney while it preps its own streaming platform, Disney is now in complete control of the service. That's great news for Disney, but it won't mean much for regular Hulu subscribers who enjoy NBCUniversal programming — not for now, at any rate.
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Comcast launches Xfinity Flex, a $5-a-month service aimed at cord cutters

Comcast launches Xfinity Flex, a $5-a-month service aimed at cord cutters

For $5 a month, Xfinity Flex gives existing Xfinity internet subscribers a 4K- and HDR-ready set-top box that can stream video from YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Cheddar, and ESPN3. It also comes with a voice-controlled remote, and makes upgrading to Comcast's Xfinity X1 cable service a snap.
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Cheer for your favorite NCAA team and Xfinity will respond with matching lights

Cheer for your favorite NCAA team and Xfinity will respond with matching lights

Screaming at your favorite team just became a lot more rewarding thanks to Comcast's Xfinity voice remote and some special NCAA commands that set your smart lightbulbs to your favorite team's colors. The players may not hear you, but that doesn't mean you'll be ignored.
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CES 2019: Comcast launches digital security service to protect smart devices

CES 2019: Comcast launches digital security service to protect smart devices

The number of smart home devices in the average home is growing exponentially and so is the number of attacks against IoT devices. At CES 2019, Comcast hopes to provide a comprehensive solution for its customers with a new digital security service that uses A.I. and machine learning to identify and neutralize threats.
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Xfinity indoor/outdoor camera zooms in on Grinch’s faces and license plates

Xfinity indoor/outdoor camera zooms in on Grinch’s faces and license plates

Comcast's Xfinity Home security cameras can help the police catch Grinches who steal delivery packages from your home. The cameras use artificial intelligence to analyze moving objects and zoom in on faces of people at your front door and license plates of any vehicles in view. Footage is stored in the cloud.
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Over a million veterans now eligible for Comcast’s Internet Essentials program

Over a million veterans now eligible for Comcast’s Internet Essentials program

Comcast's low-cost Internet Essentials program, which provides internet access for just $10 per month, has expanded to include U.S. veterans. One million veterans now qualify for the service. Comcast is working with non-profits to spread word of the service to those who need it most.
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A second massive Comcast outage leaves customers without service this month

A second massive Comcast outage leaves customers without service this month

Comcast is experiencing a second massive outage this month. The outage is taking out phone, internet, and video service for both residential and business customers across the country. Comcast blames a partner for accidentally cutting its fiber line, though an estimate was not provided for when service is expected to be restored.
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Comcast gives the internet a victory, ends throttling — for now

Comcast gives the internet a victory, ends throttling — for now

Comcast gave the internet a victory and ends its practice of throttling heavy users, citing a stronger network that's capable of handling congestion. However, Comcast also said that it reserves the right to reverse its decision. Heavy users are still subjected to data caps and overage charges.
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Data-stealing bug prompts Comcast to shut down Xfinity activation website

Data-stealing bug prompts Comcast to shut down Xfinity activation website

Comcast shuts down its Xfinity activation portal after learning of a bug that may have displayed a customer's address, Wi-Fi name, and network password. Although Comcast claims that it doesn't believe any customer was compromised, it's probably best to buy your own router than to lease one from Xfinity.
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Comcast’s Xfi Pods turn power sockets into a mesh Wi-Fi network

Comcast’s Xfi Pods turn power sockets into a mesh Wi-Fi network

After an initial launch in Boston and Chicago at the end of 2017, Comcast's Xfi Pods are now available to all Xfinity internet subscribers across the nation in a three-pack for $119, or a six-pack for $199. They're compatible with the company's Xfi Wireless Gateway and the Xfi Advanced Gateway.
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Comcast looks to protect cable business with new deal on faster internet speeds

Comcast looks to protect cable business with new deal on faster internet speeds

In an effort to protect its cable business, Comcast is wooing customers by giving them a boost in internet download speeds if they subscribe to a package that includes cable TV and internet. The move could be seen as an offensive as Comcast faces increasing threats from streaming services.

Tile lets Comcast users use voice control to find keys, wallets, and even kids

Tile lets Comcast users use voice control to find keys, wallets, and even kids

Tile's latest partnership will enable Comcast cable’s customers to use their Xfinity X1 Voice Remote to locate Tile's Bluetooth-enabled devices, tags and other dongle-equipped devices anywhere and display the results of their search directly on the television to augment its home automation platform.
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FCC’s net neutrality rules officially end, but 18 ISPs promise to stay honest

FCC’s net neutrality rules officially end, but 18 ISPs promise to stay honest

The Federal Register showed that the Federal Communication Commission's net neutrality rules officially came to an end on Monday, April 23. That means internet service providers no longer fall under the government-regulated "utility" umbrella. We'll have to see what happens next.
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Soon, you won’t need a separate subscription to watch Netflix on Comcast Xfinity

Soon, you won’t need a separate subscription to watch Netflix on Comcast Xfinity

Since 2016, Comcast Xfinity customers have been able to watch Netflix on the Xfinity X1 platform, as long as they had a subscription. Soon, you won’t need to pay an extra subscription, as an expanded partnership will see Comcast bundling Netflix into new and existing Xfinity packages.
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Seven months after being acquired by Comcast, Stringify is back with new features

Seven months after being acquired by Comcast, Stringify is back with new features

It's been a quiet few months since Stringify, the cloud-based Internet of Things company, was acquired by Comcast. Now, it's making some noise.
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Comcast and Dish Network team up to offer Sling International on Xfinity X1

Comcast and Dish Network team up to offer Sling International on Xfinity X1

In an unlikely alliance, Comcast and rival Dish Network have teamed up to offer Sling International on the Xfinity X1 platform.