AT&T to Make GM Cars Smarter in 2015

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At Mobile World Congress, U.S. wireless carrier AT&T has announced that it is partnering with General Motors to deliver wireless LTE connectivity to cars. The deal would bring 4G wireless connectivity to GM brands like Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac for the 2015 models, which will arrive later in 2014 in the U.S. The deal […]

AT&T Enters Home Security Market With Connected Sensors

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To further AT&T‘s vision of the connected lifestyle, the U.S. 4G LTE wireless carrier is looking to enter the home security market with its own prepackaged solutions that will allow smartphone and tablet customers to monitor their homes while away. Though various components of the AT&T package have been available for some time through various […]

AT&T Looks Beyond Phones & Tablets to a Connected Lifestyle

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At the AT&T keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show, CEO Ralph de la Vega talked about the Rethink Possible network’s vision for a connected digital life that spans the phone, the home, and the car. Utilizing technologies like 4G LTE, wireless connectivity, biometrics security, NFC, and existing services such as Uverse TV, AT&T will not […]

Sprint’s Velocity Brings Apps, Automation, and Intelligence to Cars

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For Sprint, the connected car will be the new phone and the carrier’s Velocity engine will be the tool to help make cars smarter through automation, apps, and connectivity. Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show as part of Sprint’s M2M (machine to machine) platform, Velocity isn’t just about delivering connectivity to automobiles, but it’s […]

CTIA Fall 2011: LG’s Smart Home Concept Connects Your Appliances (Video)

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Last week at the CTIA fall show in San Diego, California, machine-to-machine, otherwise known as M2M, made a big splash as device vendors, manufacturers, carriers, and partners look forward to the future to envision a connected and inter-connected world beyond smartphones. At the LG booth, the smartphone manufacturer showed off some concepts for the connected […]

From Now to Next, How Sprint is Evolving to Make the World ‘Smart’

Sprint's Human Kiosk allows users to video conference in an expert, great for medical or retail applications where experts are needed in the field.

With the rise of smartphones, tablets, Internet-connected and 3G-ready netbooks and notebooks, and MiFis and USB modems taking up space at Sprint and other carrier retail stores, it’s hard to not become myopic on the potential and possibility of mobile broadband data beyond computing, phones, and tablets. Fortunately for us, Sprint and its partners have […]

Viper Brings SmartStart Technology to Home Alarms

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Viper, which makes an app and the required hardware to remotely start, lock, and arm your car with your smartphone, has teamed up with Alarm.com to let smartphone users also manage their home security system remotely. The app, which is downloadable right now, is in version 2.2. To switch between controlling your car or your […]