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FCC prohibits WiFi-blocking of hotels, says this practice illegal

We're aware that some hotels and companies are blocking the WiFi hotspots of guestS. That is a bad practice and according to the FCC, it's ILLEGAL. One of the most controversial issues which actually led to FCC issuing a special warning was that of Marriot's WiFi-blocking efforts. FCC officially released what is called an "FCC Enforcement Advisory" that says jamming other people's WiFi hotspots is not acceptable. This practice must be stopped immediately.

New Sony Xperia smartphone lands at the FCC

A new Sony Xperia smartphone has crossed the FCC seeking certifications to come to market. There are no actual images of the device to be seen at this time, but there is line art and an image of the tags that will be featured on the smartphone.

FCC documents reveal more details about Yotaphone 2

The first generation Yotaphone was significantly different from its competitors in the market because it had two screens; one as a regular color display, the other as a more eye-friendly E Ink Screen for when you want to use the device as an ebook reader. The Yotaphone 2, unveiled during the recently concluded CES 2014, gives us a few more tidbits about itself through some documents uploaded on the FCC Website.

Dell Venue 10 Bluetooth Keyboard spied at the FCC

We all know that if you work from a tablet and need to do some serious typing, on screen keyboards don’t quite cut it. A lot of tablet users prefer Bluetooth keyboards that can be connected to the tablet like a case. Rumors have been swirling about the Dell Venue 10 tablet for a while and a new keyboard has crossed the FCC that appears to be for that tablet.

E-Labels Act signed, no need to display regulator logos

Your future gadgets will no longer bear the regulatory text usually found at the back. This is according to a new E-Labels Act that said products like tablets and smartphone could provide the needed information within the software of the device. No need to include the text and symbols because companies have been asking to save some more design space.

Nexus 6 drops at the FCC, should be shipping soon

The Nexus 6 – Google’s new flagship phone for Android that was built by Motorola – has finally made an appearance at the FCC, pointing to shipping dates most likely just around the corner. The appearance seems right on time for the year’s biggest gadget sale rush at the end of October, and the device should most likely be available for consumers to purchase pretty soon.

Samsung Galaxy SM-A300H appears at FCC without 4G LTE

The announcement of Android 5.0, codenamed Lollipop, and the impending arrival of the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player, has taken up much of our attention these days, enough to distract us from rumors about Samsung's "premium only in looks" Alpha family that is yet to materialize in any official manner. To seemingly remind us that it's still in the running, one of them, particularly the SM-A300H has made its presence known at FCC, but sadly it didn't bring along with it some 4G connectivity.

Google’s Nexus Player now approved by FCC, no pre-orders yet

At first there was that awkward moment when the Nexus Player – a breakthrough product being the Google’s first set-top box – was hastily taken down from the Google Play Store because it was lacking FCC approval. Now the FCC has finally given its thumbs up for the product, but the Nexus Player is still unavailable for pre-orders at this point.
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