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Sprint Guardian Service Apps Keep Your Phone and Family Safe

The new Sprint Guardian service uses a cluster of apps to keep an eye your Android phone--as well as on other family members.


Passpoint, Wi-Fi Alliance's Automatic Hotspot Login, Coming this Summer

Passpoint promises to put an end to the annoying process of logging in to public hotspots through browser-based splash screens.

CTIA 2012 Preview: New Phones, More Debate Over Spectrum

CTIA 2012, the big U.S. mobile phone and tablet show, kicks off Monday. Will a few very hot LTE phones make their debut?

Sprint: Data Stays Unlimited, Even for a 4G LTE iPhone

Sprint is the only major wireless carrier that still offers unlimited smartphone data with no throttling although there are some data limitations.


Samsung Releases Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade List

Newer Samsung phones will receive Android 4.0, but if you have a Galaxy S, an original 7-inch Galaxy Tab or if you're a T-Mobile customer, you may be out of luck.


Samsung Galaxy Nexus, LG Viper Now on Sprint Shelves

Sprint offers the Galaxy Nexus for $200 with a two-year contract and the LG Viper for $100 with a new two-year contract and mail-in rebate.


3G and 4G Wireless Speed Tests, Windows 8 Editions, and Google Drive on PCWorld Podcast #136

Can Google Drive compete with Dropbox? Which wireless carrier has the best real-world speeds? How many editions of Windows 8 will you really have to choose from?

FCC Fights Carrier Bill Shock

Site lists the major mobile U.S. carriers' policies for warning customers who approach their over-usage limits (and accompanying fees) in a compromise with industry association.


How Five Tech Companies Will Go Green for Earth Day

Long-life light bulbs, eco-friendly smartphones, and easier ways to shop for earth-friendly cars are some of the green projects tech companies will show off this Earth Day.


3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

We tested 3G and 4G wireless data transfer speeds--indoors and out--for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, at multiple locations in 13 major cities. Here's what we found.