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Microsoft has shown off a concept lamp based on its new DT-903 Wireless Charging Plate, which glows and blinks to indicate notifications on your Windows Phone, such as new Facebook updates or texts.
After Vodafone began the trend earlier this month, EE has now started to roll out LTE-A technology, marketed as 4G+. This will allow users on compatible handsets to reach higher speeds online.
After first showing off the future of Wi-Fi, Samsung is now revealing some impressive tests they've been doing on 5G networks, which achieved incredible download speeds even in tough conditions.
Samsung is in the midst of prepping a new Wi-Fi standard that promises to boost wireless data transmission rates by 5x the current home standard for routers before the end of 2015.
AT&T is set to roll out a new limited time promotion that will offer current and existing customers the opportunity to double up on shared monthly data plans at no extra cost.
Following a trend started by Verizon, a recently leaked memo suggests that T-Mobile will begin to throttle some unlimited data users that constantly misuse their network.
Seagate announces new, cheaper options to give smartphone users with small amounts of storage the ability to access and store files wirelessly using their Wireless Plus external hard drives.
Google may be venturing further into everyday life by launching their very own wireless cell phone service to compete with companies such as AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.
So what really goes on outside 10 Downing Street? Well it turns out that 2 police officers face disciplinary action, over the exchange of hardcore pornography rumored to have been shared on duty
Neowin is back with another giveaway for our dear readers, this time the highly regarded HooToo TripMate. It combines power, wireless networking, and filesharing all in a small box and can be yours!
This little device can recharge your portable devices, can act as a router/bridge for wireless network access, and can be a NAS device to share files with your devices. But how well does it deliver?
True unlimited data is a rare commodity these days. As smartphones became more widespread, carriers quickly realized they could make more on average by charging less for fixed data packages and...
The Wi-Fi Alliance group has announced that it plans to certify the first products that will be released using the new WiGig wireless standardization sometime in 2014.
Amazon seems to be experimenting with the possibility of starting its own wireless network. It started running tests through satellite communications company Globalstar in Cupertino, California.
Are you struggling to get a signal far away from your wireless router? Let Neowin help you out with this free Amped Wireless repeater! Read about the details on how to enter!
Reports today have indicated that Apple may be looking to include wireless charging into the next iPhone. However, the iPhone 5S be an incremental release so will not include radically new technology.
Developers at the North Carolina State University have developed a piece of software called WiFox which has the capability of improving Wi-Fi connection performance by up to 700 percent.
Microsoft and Google are currently in discussions with UK government and regulatory officials for the use of white space to create a free national WiFi service that could be used on mobile devices.
Early buyers of Samsung's flagship Android handset were given the choice between blue and white, but now Verizon customers can also choose from black and... brown? Yup, brown.
We take a look at the Amped Wireless repeater to see how well it extends the range of a wireless network and to see if it's a good product for you to implement in your home network.
Samsung has stated that they're prepared to sue Apple immediately if the next iPhone contains 4G-LTE connectivity, proving they're prepared to step back into the ring against the Cupertino giant.
Wireless headphones are extremely convenient for gamers, especially those with surround sound and microphones attached. Today we look at Corsair's Vengeance 2000: headphones with just those features
A new report claims Microsoft's upcoming Surface tablet will only include Wi-Fi variants at launch, eschewing a cellular option for the time being.
Verizon Wireless has just officially announced its new data sharing plan called Share Everything, which will give customers with multiple lines of service a way to share their data starting June 28th.
Japanese researchers achieve a new hi-speed record for data transmission over a wireless link. The proof-of-concept tech could bring even far higher data throughput, the researchers say.
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A startup called Chamtech took to Google's 'Solve for X' event to show off their awesome new invention, a super efficient organic canned antenna that you can spray onto almost any surface.
With Windows 8, Microsoft has made the wireless and mobile Internet experience just as good, if not better, than all of today's smartphones. Today's Building Windows 8 post has the juicy details.
Starting January 15th, 20`1` Verizon users who pay their bill online or by phone will be charged an extra $2 "convenience" fee. Will people jump ship to a competitor?
Here's a twist for you: Net neutrality supporters file a lawsuit protesting net neutrality. Apparently, they beat Verizon and Metro PCS to the punch.
This guide will help network users find out if their WiFi is being stolen. We've also thrown in a couple of suggestions on how to get something in return if you don't actually mind sharing your WiFi.
3G coverage here in the UK at least in my experience has been a very patchy affair with distinct variations in signal strength, speed and reliability. What does the Future hold for Wireless Internet?
The UK's national cable network confirms plans to deliver free Wi-Fi access across London - to customers and non-customers alike.
It was not that long ago that AT&T dropped its unlimited data plan and Verizon more recently killed off its unlimited data plans as well. While Sprint still has unlimited data and T-Mobile is still...
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Just when you thought you were finally getting used to 802.11n Wi-Fi, those rascals at the IEEE are at it again, this time adding another letter to the now almost ubiquitous Wi-Fi certification symbols. This...
Microsat Systems Canada Inc. (MSCI), an established company, has announced that they are to launch a new worldwide polar communications constellation system comprising of 78 microsatellites. “The influx of millions of data-hungry mobile devices, such as smartphones and...
We stopped by the Netgear booth at CES today, and found several new products and revamps to their router lines that will please most consumers. The WNDR3800 router First up is the new WNDR3800 router,...
Intel held their CES press conference today, introducing a variety of new products and revamps to their processor, graphics, and wireless chipset lines. New i3, i5, and i7 processors feature a new microarchitecture that allows for...
Apple and Google are reportedly competing for patents being sold by bankrupt Canadian telecom Nortel. Nortel filed for bankruptcy in January 2009 and sold most of its business units to rivals Ericsson, Hitachi, and others....
Remember the original 900Mhz cordless phones? Remember picking it up to make a call, only to hear the neighbor's conversation instead? Well, that spectrum could soon be in use again, but this time for cell...
Powerline networking has started to become more popular over the past couple of years or so, mostly due to the work both Devolo and Netgear have done with their range of products. Devolo was one...