How to Set Up WiFi the RIght Way


Whether you’re moving into a new place and setting up your WiFi, or you switched internet service providers, here are some things that you need to do when you’re setting up your home WiFi network. Too many times, your internet service provider will come in, set up your internet, and then leave. Usually the router […]

How to Listen to Wireless Music on Your Phone or Tablet with Bluetooth


Music lovers enjoy listening to music on smartphones or tablets, but many hate the annoying cables used to connect earbuds, headphones or external speakers. But using Bluetooth, we can cut the cord while working out, taking a walk or driving. Before switching to wireless, understand that Bluetooth audio drains the battery faster than using built-in […]

Google Wireless Could Be a Perfect Place for the Nexus 6


Now that Google is battling U.S. cable providers with its own Google Fiber internet connection, we’re now hearing the next step is a Google-powered wireless network for our smartphones. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard rumors of Google looking to offer their own wireless network for Android smartphones and tablets, and last year rumors […]

Tech to Watch: pCell Provides Broadband Speeds 1000 Times Better


One hears about new tech innovations that can disrupt things frequently. Occasionally those bold ideas come to be. pCell is one I think anyone (except possibly the carriers) would welcome. pCell is a short cut for “personal cell.” It’s a personal cell phone signal that can follow you wherever you are and deliver better connectivity […]

Wireless Charging and the Sun to Power Apple’s Rumored iWatch

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In recent years, we’ve seen advancements in mobile processors, displays, and cameras on smartphones, but the common constraint that many mobile devices still faces is power consumption. So far, there hasn’t been tremendous improvements to battery technology or design, and that may be where the holy grail of mobile computing will lead manufacturers like Apple […]

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


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 […]

AT&T Video Bill Shows and Explains Charges

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AT&T shipped me a bill this month that included a link to a video that explained all of the charges to the bill. The video didn’t just include generic explanations, but somehow showed real figures from our monthly bill. The email’s subject read, “Your AT&T Wireless Bill is Ready, with Highlighted Changes, for Viewing!” That last word […]

Can Amazon Succeed Where Google, Apple Failed in Transforming Mobility?

After transforming tablet computing, Amazon could turn business models for wireless mobility on its head with a rumored Kindle Phone offering.

Amazon has long been rumored to be eyeing the smartphone market after having launched its Kindle Fire tablet based on a forked version of Google’s Android operating system, and now there is chatter that Amazon is looking to do what no others before it have even attempted. The move by Amazon to introduce the Kindle […]

iOS 7 AirDrop Could Negate the Need for NFC on iPhone 5S


Apple may be avoiding the short-range NFC, or near field communications, wireless protocol for yet another generation of the iPhone when the company debuts the iPhone 5S. According to leaked information pertaining to iOS 7, Apple will instead use its AirDrop technology, which allows file transfers over the WiFi protocol that’s already present in all […]

Nokia Pairs NFC App to Wireless Car Charging Dock


Nokia had introduced a wireless car charging dock before, and now the company is making the dock a bit smarter thanks to built-in NFC functionality. With the wireless charging dock, users can simply attach their compatible Lumia smartphones into the car dock and not need to plug in a micro USB cable to charge. The […]

Panasonic Bets on NFC, Rather than Smart OS, on Latest Lumix GF6 Camera


Panasonic had unveiled its latest micro four thirds Lumix GF6 camera with WiFi and NFC, the latter wireless sharing standard is still a rarity on camera systems. The inclusion of NFC is both nice and surprising. Instead of choosing to go with a smart mobile operating system, like the adoption of Google’s Android OS that […]

T-Mobile Launches New GoSmart Prepaid in U.S.


After having trialed the GoSmart service in several markets, T-Mobile is launching its new prepaid service nationally. The nation’s fourth largest carrier is continuing to target the prepaid market, which it says grows at an annual rate of 7 or 8 percent. As such, it hopes its competitively priced offerings may lure customers away from […]

Why a Cheaper iPhone 6 Doesn’t Matter to You, But it Does to Billions


In a report by Digitimes, Apple is looking into cheaper materials to deliver a cheaper iPhone 6 model to the world. Replacing expensive strengthened glass and unibody metal components for the shell of the device, Apple may once again be turning to plastics–as it had on the iPhone 3G and 3GS models–or mixed metal and […]

Seagate Wireless Plus Adds 1 TB Storage to Your Smartphone, Tablet


At the Consumer Electronics Show, Seagate announced a portable wireless hard drive that would serve as a companion to your smartphone, tablet, or ultrabook to give you up to an additional terabyte of storage. This far exceeds the maximum smartphone storage right now, which is 64 GB of internal storage on devices like the Galaxy […]

Google May Become a Wireless Carrier


It looks like Google may be taking on wireless carrier partners, like AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless, if a deal goes through with Dish Network. Sources to The Wall Street Journal are reporting that the Internet search giant has been holding talks with satellite TV-provider Dish Network to explore a partnership […]

AT&T Cuts Down Return Policy to 14 Days, Follows Industry


Over the weekend, there has been a lot of outcry over AT&T’s new return policy, which has since been confirmed by AT&T. The policy, which has already gone into effect on Sunday, October 7, shortens the period where a customer can change their minds and return a phone without being assessed an early termination fee. […]

iPhone 5: AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint 4G LTE Coverage Maps

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The iPhone 5 features new faster 4G LTE connectivity, but unless Sprint, Verizon and AT&T offer 4G LTE coverage in your city, there are no speed gains to be found. For users that want the fastest speeds on the iPhone 5, it’s important to find the carrier that offers the best 4G LTE coverage before […]