Over the past few weeks DeviceMag’s new Networking 101 series has been opening up “new” ways for our readers to gain totally FREE broadband Internet access via Microsoft’s powerful Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) software. This week we will continue this trend (albeit not always free) with a slight twist called Tethering. Tethering can be loosely described as a way to [...]
When deciding to purchase and use a wireless service and cell-phone, it is very important to do a thorough analysis, arrive at an accurate diagnosis, and prescribe an effective solution: 1. The decision should first take into account your location; not all wireless ISPs are equal in a specific region. This could be the difference [...]
How in the world, you might ask, can T-Mobile survive charging nearly half the price of its nearest competitors for the same thing: unlimited talk, unlimited text, and unlimited data? And they out-did Sprint in Consumer Reports recent customer service study to boot. “For example, T-Mobile’s new Value family plan with unlimited talk, unlimited text [...]
The Apple iPhone gives business and personal users’ fingers a new level of freedom. Instead of awkwardly texting phone numbers or Facebook chats (where the fingers do the walking), iPhone users can now talk to the thing and let the device do all the work. Voice recognition software has hitherto been the exclusive resident of [...]
LG might roll out the first phone that is Qi (pronounced “chee”) enabled in the very near future. If you are wondering what Qi is, the devices that are Qi enabled can be charged wirelessly. Qi was introduced by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), consisting of around 70 companies including all popular handset makers like [...]
If by any chance you get to visit Japan, actually Tokyo, sometime next year, promise us you’ll be search for one of those high-tech taxis that have been blessed with a WiFi connection or if you’re lucky, with a PSPgo console to play with. Mobile carrier DoCoMo and taxi operators in Tokyo have entered a [...]
Verizon’s 4G LTE modems have been spotted in the wild some time ago and now it’s time for Big Red to actually introduce them to the market, so meet the new LG VL600 4G LTE USB modem. Compact and lightweight, with a flip cover and a sleek outer finish, the new LG VL600 modem is [...]
Huawei has brought to the fore a new Wi-Fi device that promises to make Internet surfing an experience like never before. High-speed Net surfing is what the new Huawei E583C mobile Wi-Fi device offers Hong Kong customers who are constantly on the move. The Huawei E583C is capable of converting 3.5G HSPA mobile signals into [...]
Flying to Asia in 2012? If you haven’t some travel plans lined up, you could think of buying tickets for Cathay Pacific Airways. For, Cathay Pacific has inked a deal with Panasonic Avionics Corporation so as to bring to passengers the provision of full broadband connectivity. The feature will be made available on all Cathay [...]
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced that it has officially adopted the Bluetooth Core Specification Version 4.0, otherwise known as Bluetooth 4.0. Low energy consumption is said to be the main feature in the latest Bluetooth version. According to the SIG, the low energy technology will allow for Bluetooth 4.0 to be integrated [...]
Network security and personal privacy are hot and very important topics. Most people don’t broadcast when they mix technology with their thirst for sex. Then others throw off the boxing gloves, name their WiFi network something to incite their neighbors. There’s nothing boring about these rude, crude, and lewd WiFi names. Here are 26 of [...]
Just announced at Apple’s WWDC 2010 is something that’s sure to make a lot of people happy- the iPhone 4 will have the capability to video chat with other iPhones!
The HTC Evo 4G, Sprint’s first phone to have access to their growing 4G network, has been catching a lot of media attention lately, so we we’ve put together a recap of everything you need to know about the Sprint HTC Evo 4G for your viewing pleasure.
AT&T are now offering a free Wi-Fi access spot in New York, in an attempt to relieve the network from the increasing congestion lately. The wireless hot spot is located in New York’s Times Square, and the pilot program will offer free access to the network to any AT&T customers with laptops, smartphones, and anything [...]
Seems like despite the Facebook privacy concerns, the development team has been some good work. Just yesterday marked the exciting release of 0.facebook.com (that’s [ZERO].facebook.com)… a mobile version of the website optimized for minimal data transfer, minimal enough that over 50 carriers are offering the website at no data charge. It’s about time.