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GOWEX lighting up New York with free Wi-Fi

GOWEX, for those not familiar with the name, is a company that promises to "reinvent your city" and transform it into a Wireless Smart City. That being the case, it looks like they have begun transforming a new city -- New York. Based on details we have seen, GOWEX will be rolling out nearly 2000 hotspots across the city. Or more specifically, they have said they will be offering 1,953 hotspots in and around some of the biggest neighborhoods of the city.

NYC payphones being switched into free WiFi Hotspots

Today while browsing the interwebs I stumbled across a neat story from New York City. Since everyone these days walks around with a smartphone attached to their faces or hands, the need for a payphone is steadily declining. With payphone booths set up all across cities in the US we might as well make use out of them. In New York City they are doing exactly that -- making them WiFi hotspots for all.

T-Mobile promotional package to include free tethering January 25

A bundled mobile hotspot will be included in select T-Mobile data plans January 25. Though only available in the 5GB or 10GB data packages, the mobile hotspot included normally costs an additional $19.98 per month. They will be termed as the Unlimited-Premium 5GB and Unlimited-Ultra 10GB data feature bundles.

HTC Inspire 4G AT&T Phone Shown Off in Minute-Long [Video]

If you were looking for a nutshelled explanation of what the HTC Inspire 4G from AT&T was all about, you found it. This is a commercial (possible web-only) in which a fellow with knowledge on the Inspire 4G drops said knowledge on the viewer in under a minute. In this speech he goes through all the bits that make the phone different from other Android phones, including, but not limited to: 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.3 inch display, AT&T HSPA+ speed capabilities, weight of under 6 ounces, mobile Wifi hotspot, a big fat 8 megapixel camera on the back, and all that for under $100.

T-Mobile Responds to G2 Tethering and WiFi Calling OTA Update

We know people who have gotten the OTA update for their G2’s enabling WiFi Calling and Tethering. However, it seems T-Mobile is not ready to comment, if the push was a mistake, or premature. T-Mobile provided an official response to Phonescoop detailing their stance on what happened. Their response wasn’t the response we were looking for but at least they acknowledged that it would be coming, when in another story.
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