Tag: WiFi

PhotoSync transfers pictures and videos over WiFi

Backup tools, even those limited to photos and videos, abound in Android, and each have their own unique features and selling points. One such...

Chrome OS Dev update recognizes tethered devices

When tethering your WiFi capable devices to an Android smartphone, it’s usually to check email or other quick work. The last thing you want...

Rumored Google app automates Starbucks hotspot login

Soon tech-savvy Starbucks customers slurping both lattes and bandwidth will have their Internet lives a lot easier. Google is reported to be working on...

Three quick and easy ways to reduce data usage on your Android device

With shared or tiered data plans fast becoming the new normal, many of us will want to find ways to maximize the small pool...

Scratch Wireless WiFi-first wireless service opens

Scratch Wireless first arrived several months earlier when they announced plans to fight the other, "too expensive" cellular service options. They are an MVNO...

HTC M8, or One Two, passes WiFi certification

The anticipated followup to HTC’s One might be just around the corner. The device has just received WiFi certification, an important step in bringing...

Southwest Airlines will be the first to allow gate-to-gate WiFi

If you’ve ever been in a situation where you really, really need to use your device on a plane, you’re probably happy to know...

Google using TV whitespace to create spectrum for other uses

Google has announced a program to take unused TV spectrum whitespace, and repurpose it for use. By creating a spectrum database, Google hopes to...

GoGo WiFi to offer in-flight calls, texting

While letting people know your location in real-time is handy, the ability to call and text during a flight would be useful. That’s exactly...

GoGo and Glympse let you offer your location via in-flight WiFi

If you’re looking to let family know when you’re going to arrive, GoGo and Glympse have teamed up to let people know your location...

Google WiFi Passport gets soft launch in Jakarta

One of Google's long-term aspirations, aside from becoming the world's repository of information, is to help get everyone on the planet connected to the...

Scratch Wireless arriving to fight the “too expensive” cellular service options

Scratch Wireless has entered the market as another MVNO style carrier going after the high-pricing often associated with mobile service. In this case they...