In case you haven't noticed, satellite provider Dish Network wants to get into the cellular carrier business -- only days after a rumored partnership with T-Mobile, the TV provider is launching a bid for Sprint instead.
When it comes to flying the friendly skies, Apple reigns supreme, with a major in-flight Wi-Fi provider revealing that iOS devices make up a significant number of the devices connecting to its service.
The Mac|Life 101 series is where you can come to learn new and simple ways to do things with Apple’s desktop and mobile operating systems. Whether you’re new to the platform, or just want to learn a new technique, then MacLife 101 is for you.
Whether you’re traveling, or in a situation where you need to use your iPad or iPhone where there is little or no Wi-Fi, there’s a solution, and it involves your Mac. With almost all Macs shipping in the past 10 years, you can instantly create a Wi-Fi or ethernet network by simply turning on a few switches in System Preferences. This is great for those times when you need a Wi-Fi or ethernet connection and don’t have access to a router.
AT&T users in rural areas may soon find a big improvement in their service, thanks to the carrier buying up what remains of the former Alltel, which was previously acquired by Verizon Wireless. Confused? Don't be.
We have no complaints with our iPhone 5, but if you were among those disappointed that the handset didn't introduce near-field communication (NFC) to iOS, a new Kickstarter campaign might be just what you're looking for.
What comes after N? In the alphabet, that would be O. In the world of Wi-Fi standards, the answer is ac. Buffalo’s AirStation AC1300 N900 dual-band router and AirStation AC1300 N450 dual-band bridge are based on the second revision of the not-yet-final 802.11ac standard, which promises Gigabit Ethernet speeds wirelessly, up to 1300Mbps maximum on the 5GB band and 450Mbps on the 2.4GHz band.
With 34 new markets lighting up 4G LTE across the United States on Thursday and another 38 getting beefed up, Verizon Wireless now appears well ahead of its own goals, blanketing more than 75 percent of the U.S. population with fast data speeds.