Tag: Wireless

Google Turns On Android Auto Wireless For Pixel And Nexus Devices

Google recently enabled Android Auto wireless connectivity for some of its products. A total of six handsets from its Pixel and Nexus lineup are now compatible with seven head units from JVC and Kenwood.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 14, 2018

Verizon Inks Agreement With Corning For Optical Fiber Deal Worth $1.05 Billion

Verizon is banking on Corning’s fiber optics technology to improve its wireless broadband infrastructure. The deal will last from 2018 until 2020.

Business Tech April 19, 2017

Top Bluetooth Speakers: Creative iRoar, Sony SRS-X99, JBL Pulse 2, UE Boom 2 And More

A slew of Bluetooth speakers are in the market and companies like Sony, JBL, Yamaha and Bose are looking to dominate the space. These speakers are a fascinating mixture of quirkiness, elegance, style and quality audio.

Gadgets January 20, 2017

Afraid Of Losing Your New AirPods? This $10 Wire From Spigen Will Connect Apple's Tacky Earbuds

During the announcement of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple showcased a new earphone known as the AirPods. These are wireless earphones, but with a new design that left some consumers scratching their heads in confusion.

Apple September 13, 2016

Bose SoundTouch Wireless Speaker System Streams Music Throughout The Home Using Bluetooth And Wi-Fi

The SoundTouch 10, SoundTouch 20 Series III and SoundTouch 30 Series III speaker system can play the same or different music in separate rooms throughout the home from your smarphone right to the speakers via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

Gadgets September 30, 2015

This 3D Printed ‘Smart Cap’ Can Sense Spoiled Milk

Engineers at UC Berkeley have developed a 'smart cap' that combines 3D printing technology with electronics to wirelessly montior fresh milk and detect when it becomes spoiled.

Gadgets July 20, 2015

Best Gaming Headset For PS4: Turtle Beach Ear Force PX4 Wireless vs. Tritton Kunai vs. Kingston HyperX Cloud

Gaming is more than just strategy and controller dexterity. Audio is as vital as visual and game expertise. Here's a look at potential headsets that do well by PlayStation 4.

Video Games April 26, 2015

T-Mobile Announces A Cheaper Phone Plan For Smaller Businesses

T-Mobile announced its Un-Carrier 9 intiative in New York City to make phone plans simpler for smaller businesses. CEO John Legere came onstage to detail a simpler pricing structure free of the negotiating business owners might face from AT&T and Verizon.

Business March 18, 2015

T-Mobile Teases 'Real Piece Of Work' At March 18 Event: What Will It Reveal?

T-Mobile prepares another "un-carrier" move. This one will be "a real piece of work," T-Mobile says.

Business March 8, 2015

Intel Debuts vPro Chips To Meet Workplace Mobility, Wireless Demands

Already enjoying double-digit gains from its vPro chips, Intel aims to make them even more attractive for enterprises. Intel's new wireless display and docking technology seeks to cut down on the cords and push up on the mobility.

Computers January 29, 2015

Wireless Fetal Monitoring System Gets Feds Blessing, Boasts Advanced Features

Philips' wireless Avalon CL has the green light for market, given clearance by the FDA. The mobile fetal monitor builds on the feature set of its wired predecessor.

Gadgets January 13, 2015

Apple Beats Solo2 Headphones Boast Bluetooth And Hefty Price Tag

For just $100 more than the base model, Beats fans can enjoy music without wires. The Solo2 goes wireless, while the wired version gets more color options.

Gadgets November 12, 2014

4G is slow? Say hello to 5G: FCC mulls next-gen wireless networks above 24 GHz

The FCC scouts out the fifth generation of mobile telecommunications. Soon, 24-GHz 'millimeter waves' could be carrying data to mobile devices at up to 10 Gbps.

Internet October 21, 2014

Butt dialing accidentally causes half of wireless 911 calls

According to Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, 50 percent of 911 calls made on wireless numbers were butt dialed by accident. O'Rielly says that butt dialing can negatively affect the emergency system.

Internet Culture October 17, 2014

40 NYC subway stations get Wi-Fi service, carrier coverage

Forty more stations in New York City's subway get Wi-Fi service. The second phase of the seven-phase Wi-Fi rollout project includes stations in Manhattan and Queens.

Internet October 17, 2014

Microsoft's answer to Chromecast: Miracast dongle for the masses

Microsoft steps into the screencasting arena. The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter allows users to 'throw' content to an HDMI-fitted display from desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

Gadgets September 23, 2014

Deezer taps Sonos to deliver elite audio service to U.S. music lovers

Deezer agrees to bring its lossless audio service to Sonos' wireless HD sound systems. Deezer Elite will deliver sound quality that is up to five times better than MP3 audio, the company says.

Deals September 10, 2014

Apple Watch: What's all the fuss about charging? Oh, right, it's an Apple wearable

The morning after Apple's electrifying introduction of the Apple Watch, the tech world is starting to wonder about the smart watch's battery life. The watch's wireless charging also isn't as free of wires as some would like.

Wearable Tech September 10, 2014

T-Mobile preps Uncarrier 7.0 event, intends to 'upend' the wireless industry

T-Mobile is preparing for its Uncarrier 7 event to take place in San Francisco on Sept. 10. That is one day after Apple's expected launch of its new iPhone 6.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 29, 2014

Verizon once again top leader in network rankings report

For the second straight time, Verizon Wireless has come out on top in network performance. In the RootMetrics report, the company is tops in five categories.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 19, 2014

Sprint CEO talks rate cuts, 'disruptive' pricing strategy

New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure told the company that he wants to reduce rate plan pricing to become more competitive. In a companywide call, he says the company can boost its profile, but it will result in job losses.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 15, 2014

T-Mobile: We will roll out LTE in all major metro areas

T-Mobile announces it will be rolling out fast LTE networks in all major American metro areas. Although a timetable has not been given, it shows the company's belief it can compete in the U.S. market.

Internet August 14, 2014

More than a few challenges ahead for new Sprint chief

Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure is house hunting in Kansas City as he readies to take the helm. He faces a number of challenges as the carrier continues to fall as competitors win in the market.

Business August 12, 2014

T-Mobile topples Sprint, at least in prepaid market segment

T-Mobile is the No. 1 prepaid company in the United States, says CEO John Legere. The statement comes only days after Sprint backed out of a potential takeover of the wireless operator.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 8, 2014

$100/month, four-line wireless family plan? T-Mobile's latest offer best yet

T-Mobile's latest promotion is dubbed the 'Simple Choice' plan. It is a limited-period offer which, at a $100 monthly cost, will enable a family of four to take advantage of unlimited talk, text and up to 10 gigabytes of data.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 29, 2014

Verizon launches reward program with a catch, users have to say yes to being tracked

Verizon is the first wireless carrier to offer a rewards program. But in order to get on board, you will have to let Verizon track your whereabouts for targeting ads.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 21, 2014

Sprint debuts hotspot/projector device, but is it a consumer need?

Sprint has revamps its projector with WiFi. The goal is to streamline presentation needs and better wireless capacity.

Gadgets July 9, 2014

More homes going just wireless but growth rate is ebbing off, reveals new study

More Americans than ever are tossing landlines and going pure wireless in the home. But the growth rate is slower than a few years ago.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 8, 2014

Starbucks taps Duracell Powermat to add free wireless device charging to its menu

Charging your smartphone is about to get a whole lot easier. Starbucks announced it would be rolling out charge pads that wirelessly charge phones while their owners sip some coffee.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 12, 2014

Intel taps WiTricity to push wireless charging ahead

Intel and WiTricity are developing wireless charging technology. This should help boost the chip-makers' ability to innovate and get users charging their devices on the go.

Apps/Software June 11, 2014

Sprint makes move to merge with T-Mobile

Sprint is looking to make the merger with T-Mobile happen. It comes after much top-level chatter over the potential deal.

Deals June 6, 2014

Intel's to-do list: Display price drop, a wireless workplace and wire-free charging

Intel hopes to make the computing experience less cluttered, wireless and a more visually stimulating experience. It's working with partners on all three efforts.

Computers June 4, 2014

Hispanic wireless service to debut courtesy of T-Mobile, Univision, Walmart

"Univision Mobile" is a wireless service designed specifically for the Hispanic American consumer that will debut at Walmart next Monday. The service will feature programming and insights customized for the Hispanic computing and smartphone user.

Internet May 15, 2014

Rumors abound on potential T-Mobile acquisition as carrier enjoys big gains

Neither the third or fourth place carrier is talking but the buzz is an acquisition may happen by early summer.

Business May 3, 2014

Pricing war paying off for T-Mobile as it adds 2.4M new customers

For the first time in its history T-Mobile added over 2 million new customers in a quarter. Meanwhile Sprint is reportedly making moves to acquire T-Mobile by early summer.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 1, 2014

Take that Google! AT&T GigaPower will bring super-fast Gigabit fiber network to 100 US cities

AT&T is taking aim at Google with a new GigaPower service that could see wireless speeds dramatically increased. It should come to fruition in some 100 cities across the US.

Internet April 24, 2014

Would you pay $100 more for the next iPhone? Analyst says price jump is under review

An industry analyst's report claims Apple is discussing the price jump with carriers. How much will the market bear?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 14, 2014

Amazon smartphone is likely what T-Mobile, Sprint are wishing for

The choice of carrier could be critical to second-tier wireless carriers that have ignited a massive pricewar to topple leading carriers Verizon and AT&T.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 12, 2014

Qualcomm MU-MIMO offers 3x faster Wi-Fi speed: Should ISPs be worried?

Qualcomm has announced plans for new technology that would increase speeds up to three times current levels, in a move seen as a game-changer for the Internet.

Internet April 7, 2014

BlackBerry, T-Mobile divorce proceedings take a passive-aggressive tone in wake of BlackBerry leaving the carrier

The carrier apparently thinks it's taking the 'high road' in pledging continued support, even offering new incentives, after BlackBerry packs its bags and cuts ties with third-tier carrier.

Business April 3, 2014

REVIEW: NYNE’s new Bass Portable, Wireless Speaker Delivers Big Outdoor Sound

The new NYNE Bass is a solidly built, rugged wireless speaker system featuring Bluetooth 4.0, device charging over USB and 10 hours of battery life.

Gadgets March 21, 2014

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