Mobility & Wireless News, Features, and Interviews

  • iOS 10 slower off the uptake mark

    At the 12-day mark, iOS 10 accounted for 41.9% of all iOS editions detected by Mixpanel, significantly lower than the 52.4% accumulated by iOS 9 last year at the same post-release point.

    26 Sept. 16 23:12 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • 802.11ad is the fastest Wi-Fi that you might not ever use

    802.11ad offers the possibility of extremely fast wireless speeds over short distances – but experts differ sharply on its eventual role in the enterprise. The differences center on whether 802.11ad will be used in the same way as previous Wi-Fi standards.

    26 Sept. 16 19:00 Written by Jon Gold
  • Why you want Google's Allo

    Reviews are mixed on Google's latest communication app. Here's what the reviewers aren't telling you.

    24 Sept. 16 21:00 Written by Mike Elgan
  • Well, I never! iOS 10's voicemail transcription has a potty mouth

    Anyone who has looked at automatically-generated subtitles on YouTube can tell you that asking a computer to describe what a human says can lead to hilarious results. Now, Apple has brought that to iOS 10 with support for transcribing voicemails.

    24 Sept. 16 02:52 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Why 90% of customers still want their Note7

    There's some debate about whether the number can indeed be that high, and what happened to the other 10% of Note7 users -- if they've already gone to another device or just opted not to do anything at all.

    24 Sept. 16 00:53 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Google Fiber push advances in Nashville

    Google Fiber won a victory in Nashville as the city's Metro Council approved an ordinance that would speed up the company's fiber-optic cable installations.

    23 Sept. 16 05:19 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Google needs solid win with release of smart Allo app

    Google this week launched Allo, a smart messaging app that uses artificial intelligence to help users express themselves, accomplish more and find more information within their chats.

    22 Sept. 16 21:35 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Telstra to offer emergency services priority on LTE

    Telstra has announced plans to launch in December functionality on its LTE network that will give emergency services organisations (ESOs) priority access to network capacity.

    22 Sept. 16 11:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Mobile apps still have long way to go in state governments

    A new survey released this week reveals that while a little more than half of state CIOs surveyed consider mobile devices and apps an essential or high priority, relatively few state government apps are mobile ready or are being used by employees and external users on mobile devices.

    22 Sept. 16 06:19 Written by Bob Brown
  • Can Wi-Fi and LTE-U live together? The tests are ready

    On Wednesday, the Wi-Fi Alliance released a test plan for LTE-Unlicensed products, which would bring 4G cellular to unlicensed spectrum bands that Wi-Fi users depend on.

    22 Sept. 16 05:02 Written by Stephen Lawson

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