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4G wireless: It's fast, but outstripped by hype

(AP) -- Cell phone companies are about to barrage consumers with advertising for the next advance in wireless network technology: "4G" access. The companies are promising faster speeds and the thrill of being the first on ...

May 31, 2010 4.3 / 5 (8) 1

Wi-Fi networks less private than ever

The local java joint or airport terminal might seem like the perfect location to log onto Facebook or troll Amazon for a deal. But for anyone who has accepted the convenience of unsecured Internet access, here's another reminder ...

Nov 11, 2010 4.9 / 5 (7) 0

ACLU: US Attorney OK'd GPS to track cell phones

(AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey under Christopher Christie, now a GOP gubernatorial candidate, tracked the whereabouts of citizens through their cell phones without ...

Apr 23, 2009 3.7 / 5 (9) 2

Almost half of Americans yawn over 4G LTE

Who needs faster wireless networks? Nearly half of US consumers say they don't. A new survey finds that nearly half of U.S. consumers feel they just do not need 4G LTE. "Colossal power!" "Scorching speed!" ...

Aug 24, 2012 3.6 / 5 (9) 17 | with audio podcast weblog