American Cell Phone Carriers Are Terrible and 5G Isn't Magically Going to Save Us
The US lost the race to fast, affordable 4G. The wireless industry now wants the public to believe that 5G will be a silver bullet.
Wireless Carriers Make It Clear: You’re Going to Pay More For 5G
American consumers pay some of the highest prices in the world for 4G mobile data. Don’t expect that to change with 5G.
US Wireless Data Prices Are Among the Most Expensive on Earth
US consumers pay “excessive” prices for mobile data, research firm warns, adding that with looming mergers—it could soon get worse.
5G Wireless Rekindles Decades-Old Fight Over Cellular Health Risks
A California city has recently banned 5G cellular towers over health risks. But many say the science is shaky and the threat overhyped.
Everything You Need to Know About a Nationalized 5G Wireless Network
The proposal stirred a lot of controversy after Axios published a memo and presentation on this idea this weekend.
After More Than a Decade, Wi-Fi Security Finally Gets a Major Update
WPA3 promises better authentication, stronger encryption and protection for open networks.
How to Protect Your Home Router from Attacks
A comprehensive guide for choosing and setting up secure Wi-Fi.
Verizon Abandoning 8,500 Rural Customers Is Proof that Wireless Is Not Broadband
The move makes it even harder for the FCC to make its case.
With Some Help from Google, Virtual Reality Is About to Break Free from the Wires
Upcoming virtual reality devices from both HTC and Lenovo won't need PCs or smartphones to run.
Here's How to Make Canadian Phone Bills Cheaper
But CRTC is against it.
Disney Built a Room That's Basically a Giant iPhone Charger
Magnetic fields swirl around the room to power electronics.
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Deb Socia Wants Your City's Internet to Not Suck
The executive director of Next Century Cities is leading a coalition to promote municipal broadband.