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A faster internet for your smartphones

Most of us spend a significant portion of our time on our phones. So when the Internet connection slows or stalls, it can interrupt our lives to a maddening degree. We complain about the network, shut down apps, and double-check ...

Apr 08, 2014 5 / 5 (9) 0

Broadband picture may not be so bleak

In March, the Federal Communications Commission released its National Broadband Plan, in which it reported that “the actual download speed experienced on broadband connections in American households is approximately ...

Jul 16, 2010 4.9 / 5 (9) 9 | with audio podcast

Wireless networks that build themselves

From traffic lights to mobile phones, small computers are all around us. Enabling these ‘embedded systems’ to create wireless communications networks automatically will have profound effects in areas from emergency management ...

Mar 07, 2008 4.3 / 5 (10) 1

Open Garden plants app for open network

(Phys.org) -- The Open Garden network app, which was launched in private beta in February, is now available free for download. The San Francisco based startup, founded in 2010, is set to break down the in ...

Jun 05, 2012 4.7 / 5 (9) 2 | with audio podcast report

Wireless World: Mobile maps

You're on vacation, and, after a brief walk about town, you realize you can't find your way back to the hotel. Relax. You're not going to be lost for long. Sources tell United Press International's Wireless World that mobile-phone ...

Jun 09, 2006 4.2 / 5 (10) 0