The US already has four big carriers (and a bunch of smaller ones) but Comcast believes it can succeed as a competitor. The company will launch a wireless network by mid-2017.
Instead of a traditional network with its own airwaves, Comcast will use its 15 million WiFi hotspots and Verizon’s airwaves. This does mean that the service ... Read More »
FreedomPop is known for offering extremely limited but free cell service for those who don’t use their phones much. You can’t argue with free! Today the company unveiled a new plan, and it’s far more useful than the previous ones.
The new plan offers 200MB of data and 100 minutes of calls for free. This is less ... Read More »
Network tests are both fun and useful. You can make sure your network is running as it should (it’s never fun finding out your home internet is running at half of what you pay for), and testing your LTE and finding the highest speeds is definitely fun.
But let’s be fair, SpeedTest.net is an annoying site. ... Read More »
As much as people love to say that voice calling is dead thanks to texting and online chats, it’s far from the truth. T-Mobile claims its customers are making almost 600 million calls a day, and over half of those are through Voice over LTE. VoLTE was a big improvement over the archaic cellphone calls ... Read More »
It’s possible to make a smartphone that’s compatible with all four major carriers in the US. Look at the Moto X Pure Edition and the new Nexus devices, which can go between AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon at will. HTC was hoping to achieve the same thing with the unlocked One A9, but unfortunately those plans ... Read More »
The Google OnHub router duo is Google’s entry into the home network game, and it’s a good one. The routers are expensive but a joy to use, with no complicated menus and setup. The actual hardware is great too. It’s missing a lot of advanced features, but it’s constantly being updated.
The latest update comes ... Read More »
In my opinion, Facebook search has always been severely lacking. Sure, you can search for people and pages (though those searches don’t always work so well either), but you could never search posts or what people were talking about. Facebook is changing that today.
The company has improved its search, which now supports searching public ... Read More »
After the date leaked a few days ago, Sprint has confirmed that it will be shutting down its WiMax network on November 6, 2015. Internal documents revealing the date came out over the weekend and due to legal requirements, Sprint needed to inform customers ... Read More »
In a new ad campaign, AT&T is now claiming that it has the nation’s “most reliable 4G LTE network” alongside the prior claim of having the fastest LTE network. AT&T says industry comparisons showed that the company has the fastest LTE network as well as the “highest success rate for delivering mobile content across nationwide ... Read More »
Many Sprint users are experiencing a text-messaging outage this afternoon, with users reporting receiving an error 2128 code when attempting to send a text message. Several users are apparently still able to receive messages, but the issue prevents users from sending messages to recipients. This outage appears to be widespread, as several users on Read More »