August 19th, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission has fined an internet provider $750,000 for using Wi-Fi monitoring systems to jam people’s personal hotspots at hotels and convention centers.
The FCC says that Smart City, described as an Internet and telecommunications provider for conventions, meeting centers, and hotels, was guilty of blocking people’s mobile hotspots in order to force them to pay for Smart City’s Wi-Fi services. Read the rest of this entry »
June 23rd, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission is set to fine AT&T $100 million for misleading customers about unlimited data plans.
According to the FCC, “AT&T severely slowed down the data speeds for customers with unlimited data plans and that the company failed to adequately notify its customers that they could receive speeds slower than the normal network speeds AT&T advertised.” Read the rest of this entry »
May 15th, 2015
As you may have heard, Google’s a wireless provider now.
The company unveiled Project Fi on Wednesday – a move that had been hinted at for months. Fi piggybacks on Sprint and T-Mobile’s networks to provide $20 per month unlimited talk and text, with $10 per GB data. Here’s what you need to know about Google’s offering. Read the rest of this entry »
April 14th, 2015
I’m a pretty heavy Android user, and I’m also a big lover of my device(s). So naturally I’m also quite proactive when it comes to keeping them secure. Here’s a tip on how you can hopefully secure your Android smartphone – remember, a disaster is pretty much inevitable! Read the rest of this entry »
March 11th, 2015
IKEA wants to free you from the ugliness of strewn-about cords, and has just announced a new line of furniture that can wirelessly charge your devices.
Not your iPhones, but plenty of other devices. Read the rest of this entry »
January 23rd, 2015
If you’re on one of AT&T’s Mobile Share Value plans, you’re going to be happy to hear this.
Capped data sucks, but it’s a reality that most of us have to live with. AT&T has just announced that it’s going to help a little bit by letting you take your unused data with you to the next month. Yep, AT&T is letting you rollover data. Read the rest of this entry »
December 4th, 2014
Vimeo announced a new, revamped version of its mobile site. It’s now faster and lets you better use the service without logging in, which should be great for generating more interest from casual users who never wanted to bother creating an account. Read the rest of this entry »
October 15th, 2014
Here’s something brilliant and perhaps an app that should be mandated by all motor vehicle insurance and licensing agencies! The TextBuster is fast and simple to install, works in any vehicle, prevents texting and mobile web access while the vehicle is moving while allowing incoming calls and GPS navigation functionality – nice idea! Read the rest of this entry »
September 12th, 2014
As more of the web becomes mobile-friendly, wireless subscribers are now using mobile apps more than ever. This, combined with the fact that there are now few brand-new mobile customers in the U.S. has significantly increased competition among American mobile providers. Read the rest of this entry »
August 8th, 2014
I finally got my head around 802.11a, b, e, n and the new ac specs and now I hear that there’s an 802.11ax version of wifi wireless coming up? So what’s new and when will 802.11ax units start showing up? Read the rest of this entry »