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Google Cast Wi-Fi disruption fix arrives tomorrow for Android

8 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

In recent days, attention was drawn to Google Cast and its involvement in Wi-Fi issues for some users. Today Google has released a support page acknowledging the problem, saying that there's a bug where Chromecast devices could cause slow Wi-Fi performance. That bug originates from the Cast software for Android phones, Google explains, which could “incorrectly send a large amount...
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Project Fi's Bill Protection plan offers unlimited talk, text and data for $80 a month and less

Project Fi's Bill Protection plan offers unlimited talk, text and data for $80 a month and less

8 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Google's Project Fi hybrid MVNO uses a combination of Wi-Fi hotspots and cellular networks to connect its customers to the internet. And now Project Fi has announced a whole new unlimited data plan that it calls "Bill Protection." Previously, for $20 a month, customers got unlimited talk and text and paid $10/GB for data. Money spent on data not used during a given month was refunded.
To better compete with carriers like T-Mobile and Sprint and their low priced unlimited offers, the new Bill Protection plan again supplies unlimited talk and text for $20 a month. And yes, you still pay $10 ...
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Google Says Bug Fix for Chromecast WiFi Issue On the Way

Google Says Bug Fix for Chromecast WiFi Issue On the Way

8 monthes ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Responding to reports of poor WiFi performance in homes with Chromecast devices, Google plans to issue a patch that should resolve the issue. "We're aware of an issue where Chromecast built-in devices may be affecting WiFi network performance," said Google. "In certain situations, a bug in the Cast software on Android phones may incorrectly send a large amount of network traffic which can slow down or temporarily impact WiFi networks." Google says the bug primarily affects those who have an Android handset and a device with Chromecast built in, such as a Google Home product, running on the...
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Google releasing fix for Chromecast Wi-Fi crashes

8 monthes ago   |   By ZDnet

After knocking WiFi routers offline, Google is releasing a fix on Jan. 18 for its Cast software that powers the Chromecast.
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Google fixing Wi-Fi-slaying Chromecast bug on Thursday - CNET

8 monthes ago   |   By CNET

An Android update should keep your home network from succumbing to potentially crippling data bursts.
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