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Marriott Won’t Block Your Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Anymore

Frequent tech-savvy travelers are used to hotels charging big bucks for the privilege of using the hotel’s provided Wi-Fi as a service. In my experience (and others agree), this Wi-Fi can become quite slow, especially when it’s trying to handle all the smartphones, laptops, and tablets we take with us while traveling. (Have you ever [...]


FCC Filing Points to Sony Xperia Z3 Coming Soon to T-Mobile USA

Sony’s making a pattern of refreshing their flagship Xperia Z line of smartphones twice each year. 2014 is showing to be no different. In January, we saw the introduction of the Xperia Z2 and beginning only a few months after, rumors started flying about the Z2′s successor: the Xperia Z3. While the Z2 has yet [...]


Why YOU Should Care About Net Neutrality and the FCC’s Attempts to Control the Internet

Highlights: FCC’s ‘Open Internet’ proposal advances to the next round of hearings. Paying for Internet could become like subscribing to cable TV with bundles and packages. You’ll pay more for the ‘Open Internet’ and so will the content providers. The FCC wants your comments within the next 60 days. Please submit them here. —– Money [...]


FCC Wants $48,000 Fine From Florida Man Who Jammed Cell Phones From His Car For Two Years

Florida is one of a handful of states who have yet to outlaw the use of mobile devices while driving, and apparently resident Jason Humphreys had had enough of distracted drivers. He decided to take matters into his own hands and actually got away with it for quite some time. For nearly two years, Humphreys [...]


Not Just Another Smartwatch—FiLIP Is For Kids

Smartwatches are the latest in wearable technology, but FiLIP is a little different. It’s actually a watch AND a phone—and it’s for your kid. After all, staying connected to your kid can be pretty useful. The device itself is simple. It stores five important numbers so your kid can place a call if they need [...]


Here’s How The FCC Plans To Speed Up Wi-Fi

Big news for anyone who believes that Wi-Fi is the future: The FCC is planning on helping boost the speed and capacity of Wi-Fi networks by increasing the spectrum made available for the wireless protocol. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski said that the new scheme, aimed at increasing speeds and alleviating congestion in [...]

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Jawbone’s Bigger and Better New Jambox

Since the original Jawbone Jambox Bluetooth speaker was such a hit, an even bigger, better and newer version has been rumored to be in the making. The new speaker will deliver all the same amazing features of the older version, just in a bigger package. This new speaker will be able to fill up any [...]


911 Accepts Calls, But Soon It Will Also Accept Texts, Photos & Videos

911 is probably one of the easiest numbers to call; I mean it only consists of two different numbers. But sometimes people call the number and have a hard time saying what they need to because they’re either hurt, too freaked out, or hysterical; it can make it hard to get them help if the [...]


Verizon Challenges the FCC: What It Means to You

This past Thursday, Verizon issued a legal challenge towards interned restrictions on broadband providers set forth by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). The gist of the challenge is that the FCC currently mandates that broadband providers stay “neutral” in controlling access on their broadband networks. Verizon wants to lessen this rule, and has fair reason [...]