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

After an initial launch in Boston and Chicago, 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...

Comcast’s mesh Wi-Fi system, xFi Pods, launches nationwide

Comcast today is officially launching its own Wi-Fi extender devices called xFi Pods that help to address problems with weak Wi-Fi signals in parts of a customer’s home due...

Comcast is leaking the names and passwords of customers’ wireless routers

Comcast has just been caught in a major security snafu: revealing the passwords of its customers’ Xfinity-provided wireless routers in plaintext on the web. Anyone with a subscriber’s account...

Tile and Comcast team up to help you find lost items with your TV’s...

Lost device finder Tile today is making good on its previously announced partnership with Comcast by introducing a way for Comcast Xfinity customers to locate their Tiles using Comcast’s TV...

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

The Federal Register showed that the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rules would come to an end on April 23, and now, that has come to pass. The killing blow entered...

Comcast will start bundling Netflix into its cable subscriptions

Today’s development in weird potential frenemy relationships is an interesting one with Comcast now planning to bundle Netflix into its cable subscriptions, the companies announced today. Known as the...

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

In an unlikely alliance, Comcast and pay TV competitor Dish Network are working together to offer multicultural streaming service Sling International on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 platform. The post Comcast and Dish...

Comcast’s X1 cable boxes now serve up YouTube videos alongside traditional TV

Comcast’s cable boxes are getting YouTube. The cable TV company and Google today announced the addition of a YouTube app across Comcast’s Xfinity X1 service nationwide, which...

And the Emmy goes to… Apple, DJI, Microsoft and Comcast (?! 💁)

A handful of tech companies have just been given Emmy awards for a variety of behind-the-scenes accomplishments. Yeah, I didn’t know it was a thing...

FX’s new $6 per month ad-free streaming service isn’t for cord cutters

FX this morning announced the launch of a new streaming service, FX+, that will offer commercial-free viewing of current seasons of both FX and FXX...

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Ford’s latest driver-assist tech can park your car, and watch your...

Ford is developing more driver-assist tech, including a rear cross-traffic alert system, and a system that can autonomously park cars. The Blue Oval's...