How to Speed Up Your Internet Without Paying A Dime

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If you have slow internet, the easiest thing to do would be to pay more per month for a faster connection, but if you don’t want to fork out more money, there are ways that you can speed up your internet for free. Unfortunately, you can’t literally speed up your internet for free, as a […]

Google Fiber Expansion Could Put Pressure on Comcast

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Google has announced today a list of 34 cities within nine metropolitan areas that it wants to install Google Fiber in. These metro areas consist of Portland, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, San Antonio, Nashville, Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham. Don’t get too excited just yet, as the company is merely just “exploring” the idea […]

Apple Improving Internet Infrastructure Ahead of Potential TV Boost

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In effort to potentially prepare for its alleged Apple TV revamp later this year, Apple has begun working on improving its network of internet infrastructures to help deliver content to users’ living rooms, according to the Wall Street Journal. Of course, the company has already seen an increase in its iCloud usage, storing all sorts […]

By 2020, iPhones Can Download Full HD Movies in 1 Second

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While we’re still debating on who has the fastest 4G LTE network here in the U.S., South Korea is already looking ahead to the potential of 5G. Setting a budget of $1.5 billion and a 2020 deadline, the home of Samsung and LG will soon allow its citizens the capability of downloading a full movie […]

With Share Everything Plans, Numbridge’s VoIP Service Makes Sense

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Unlike traditional VoIP calls, Numbridge’s telephony system uses a local gateway to connect customers similar to how Google Voice works in the U.S. And given the recent shift in the mobile market in the U.S., Numbridge’s business model may make more sense than traditional telephony services that are based purely on the Internet for connecting […]

Southwest Airlines First to Offer Gate-to-Gate WiFi Service

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After the FAA decided to allow mobile devices to be used during take-off and landing last month, numerous airlines have changed their policies as well, allowing passengers to use their smartphones or tablets from gate to gate. However, Southwest Airlines is going a step further and will allow flyers to use the airline’s WiFi service […]

Let There Be WiFi: AT&T Lights Up Colleges with Broadband

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Though UC Berkeley’s college motto may be “let there be light,” a nod to the knowledge that’s both instilled and created through research on campus, that spread of “light” is aided by AT&T’s broadband and mobile broadband networks. In a partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, telecom giant AT&T is providing the school with enhanced […]

$5 a Day Offers AT&T Tablet Owners Instant 4G Gratification

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For those users who find themselves infrequently needing cellular mobile broadband data, wireless carrier AT&T is offering a new plan that allows customers to purchase a day pass for just $5 for 4G LTE connectivity. The rate will give you just 256 MB of mobile data, but offers convenience and flexibility for those who find […]

AT&T Gigabit Internet Coming to Austin, Texas in “Mid-2014″

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AT&T has announced that it’s beginning its deployment of fiber optic internet in Austin, Texas and will have its 300Mbps tier ready for Austin residents come December, with gigabit speeds rolling out sometime over the summer next year. AT&T is boasting that its gigabit internet will be the fastest available in Austin when it rolls out, […]

C Spire Takes On Google Fiber with Gigabit Internet Rollout Plans

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In an effort to give Google Fiber more competition, C Spire has announced that it will begin rolling out gigabit internet to the masses. It will be called C Spire Fiber to the Home and the company is encouraging cities and towns to campaign for C Spire to pick them as the first region to launch […]

New Law Forgives Teenage Digital Indiscretions

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A new state law signed by California Governor Jerry Brown forgives teenagers of their youthful indiscretion on the Internet. Thanks to ubiquitous connectivity with mobile broadband and the rising adoption of smartphones, the mobile revolution has paved new avenues to over-sharing, some of which may haunt people in the future as they apply for jobs. […]

How Google Fiber Can Still Benefit You, Even if You’re Not in a Google Market

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Google’s cheap, competitive pricing for its fiber-based Internet and TV service has many tech users clamoring for the service, but unfortunately it’s roll-out is still in very limited markets. However, in spite of limited availability of Google Fiber, the service may have far more wide-reaching effects, even to those who don’t live or work in […]

Apple to Blame For Slow iPhone 5 Internet Speeds

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It’s easy to blame your–sometimes not favorite–carrier when Internet data speeds on your favorite iPhone smartphone is slow, but it appears that the culprit behind the throttling is Apple and not the carrier. Recently discovered code in the iOS operating system suggests that Apple is limiting the true speed potential of your iPhone when connected […]

Android Tethering At Risk in Patent Dispute With Nokia

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In a patent battle between Android smartphone-maker HTC and Nokia, the issue of tethering on one of the world’s most popular mobile platforms may be at risk. Likely, Nokia will seek an import ban on troubled smartphone-maker HTC, but the two companies will probably work out a licensing agreement that will allow both parties to […]

Pandora Places a Cap on Streaming

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Internet music streaming service Pandora will be capping the streaming capabilities of its growing arsenal of free users down to 40 hours a month. Doing away with unlimited ad-supported streaming for free, non-paying subscribers, Pandora is citing increasing music royalty and licensing fees as reasons for its decision. According to the company, many users will […]

Globalgig Launches Affordable Mobile Hotspot for International Travelers

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If you’re a traveler destined for the U.S., the UK, or Australia, then Globalgig‘s hotspot solution may help you cut high international data charges. Travelers to foreign countries usually either have to get an unlocked phone–or unlock their phones themselves–and use a local SIM card for more affordable voice and data calls, or pay roaming […]

Chrome for Android Will Match Version Number on Desktop in 2013

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On a post on its own Google+ social network, Google has commented about the development of the Chrome browser on Android. One of the questions posed was when Chrome on Android would match the version number of Chrome on the desktop since the Android edition is now in build 18 while the desktop has Chrome […]

iPad Commanded 88% of Black Friday Tablet Web Traffic

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Despite analysts’ predictions of fluctuating tablet market share, when it comes to web traffic for tablets on the busiest consumer retail day of the year, Apple’s iPad still reigns supreme compared to competing Android slates. In a report by IBM, the iPad controlled 88 percent of all web traffic from tablets for the post-Thanksgiving Black Friday […]