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Express Mobile Hotspot from Sprint launched

11/14/2011, In addition to the new mobile broadband plans launched today, Sprint announced the launch of its new Express Mobile Hotspot. Offering 3G/4G internet access on any WiFi-enabled device while on-the-go, the Express Mobile Hotspot can provide internet up to 5...

Lego Mindstorms NXT augmented by Wi-Fi capability

11/11/2011, What does the Internet and Lego Mindstorms NXT have to do with one another? Everything it seems, as Dexter Industries intends to bring the Internet to the Lego Mindstorms NXT’s footsteps. Some of the more fun activities involve a robot who actually...

Republic Wireless to offer unlimited data plan

11/09/2011, Republic Wireless, definitely one of the smaller mobile carriers around, will soon offer an unlimited data plan. Yes, that’s right, for a mere $19 each month, you will be able to rock your device to unlimited text, data and voice. The reason why...

AT&T launches VoIP app for making international calls

11/08/2011, Subscribers on AT&T’s network that travel often and require to make a lot of calls while overseas will soon find their bills a lot less lighter. This is thanks to an app by AT&T that allows for VoIP calls, although technically we guess that this...

AT&T offers free Wi-Fi in select NYC parks

11/04/2011, New York might be a sprawling metropolis, but that does not mean the place has no room for some greenery. There is this bunch of particularly iconic parks around the city, and apart from relaxing and exercising there, what else do you think you can do...

ZyXEL MWR102 portable wireless router

10/26/2011, Travelers on the go probably have multiple device that could use a wireless internet connection, such as tablets, smartphones and laptops. Unfortunately sometimes not all hotels or locations provide free WiFi, sometimes providing users with a single LAN...

Amped Wireless ups Wi-Fi ante to 1.5 miles

10/25/2011, 1.5 miles – that is definitely some distance when you talk about a wireless signal. In fact, hotels and other public spaces that want to offer Wi-Fi connectivity will definitely scramble to read all about Amped Wireless, where the company has rolled...

Free Wi-Fi on metro in Bangalore, India

10/20/2011, When it comes to wireless networks these days, many people see them as essential and not something extra. While we rock on to our smartphones with a 3G connection, sometimes we just want to preserve battery life – and this is where Wi-Fi networks...

Patent trolls go after WiFi usage in hotels and coffee shops

10/04/2011, Uh-oh, it looks like the patent trolls are back, and this time a company called Innovatio is attempting to sue small hotels and coffee shops for offering WiFi services. Yes, you read that right – a feature that we readily expect from most coffee...

Gogo Wi-Fi gets 4x speed boost on American airlines

09/19/2011, Gogo, the provider of Wi-Fi connectivity if you happen to be flying with American airlines, is said to be working on delivering their new ATG-4 service that enables in-flight entertainment systems to deliver faster wireless speeds. Just how fast? Well, on...

Researchers come up with new way to extend smartphone battery life

09/16/2011, Battery life on smartphones are an issue. Compared the battery life on smartphones these days with feature phones like the Nokia 3310, where it could last you just about forever. With smartphones, turn on 3G/4G/WiFi, surf the net for a while and suddenly...

Delta regional jets to receive Wi-Fi service

09/07/2011, Wi-Fi connectivity while you are flying used to be nothing but a pipe dream, but this dream has turned into reality for quite some time already. Delta Airlines is one of those companies who has made available their own Wi-Fi service whenever you take to...

Samsung SE-208BW Smart Media Hub unveiled

09/02/2011, While digital content delivery is rendering most physical mediums obsolete, it’s going to take awhile before it’s finally eradicated. Since it’ll be a long time more before we have affordable and awesome internet connectivity all over...