The idea was proposed to increase competition and lower costs in healthcare. Isn't that just what U.S. broadband needs?
A new antenna design--which utilizes the metal sides of the phone--helped the iPhone 4 achieve higher speeds in our tests, as long as we held the handset correctly.
The company's future depends on finding just the right balance between the privacy expectations of its users and the quality of the social marketing data it can serve to its business partners.
I toured six 4G cities in the Northwest, measuring connection speeds on the first 4G phone available in the United States. Here's what I found.
Testing the new smartphone in two 4G cities in Oregon, I saw some solid speeds (by 3G standards) and good coverage, but nothing that could revolutionize mobile communications.
My tests in Seattle and surrounding towns suggest that 4G service there is not yet fast enough to make the first 4G phone a revolutionary experience.
As phones improve, new devices (iPad) launch, networks improve, and consumer demand grows, lots of money flows toward bigger and better mobile video services. Who will emerge as the "Hulu of mobile"?
Our devices often tell us of our dumb user errors in comically understated terms. ("Please insert a readable CD in the drive.") What would they sound like if they just gave it to us straight?
The Big Four wireless providers updated and expanded their 4th Generation wireless network plans. Each is taking a very different direction.
The CTIA wireless trade show is abuzz this week with hot new cell phones, accessories, and services.
T-Mobile upgraded its New York City network by the time PCWorld performance tested it in January--and it showed.
Does Sprint’s WiMAX service deliver the speeds promised by 4G? For the most part, yes.