Wireless

Wireless

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.
Karl Bode
6.5.19
5G

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.
Karl Bode
4.30.19
Mobile

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.
Karl Bode
11.20.18
cellphones

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.
Karl Bode
9.17.18
government

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.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.29.18
Wireless

After More Than a Decade, Wi-Fi Security Finally Gets a Major Update

WPA3 promises better authentication, stronger encryption and protection for open networks.
Lucian Constantin
1.11.18
wi-fi

How to Protect Your Home Router from Attacks

A comprehensive guide for choosing and setting up secure Wi-Fi.
Lucian Constantin
1.3.18
Broadband Land

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.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.19.17
Wireless

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.
Leif Johnson
5.18.17
canada problems

Here's How to Make Canadian Phone Bills Cheaper

But CRTC is against it.
Jordan Pearson
3.2.17
Quasistatic Cavity

Disney Built a Room That's Basically a Giant iPhone Charger

Magnetic fields swirl around the room to power electronics.
Samantha Cole
2.17.17
humans of the year

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.
Nicholas Deleon
2.3.17
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