Looking to upgrade your phone? Not yet sure which model to plunk down your hard-earned cash for? Worry not: We've made this easy guide to clear up the confusion. Here are your best choices in various categories
Having to buy wireless coverage for each device you own can be a hassle. What's smarter and more efficient is to get one connection to the wireless carrier's network that can work for all devices and be at the ready when you're away from the office. What's the best way to do this? Let's review your options
There are more gizmos and gadgets than people in the United States, according to the latest report of industry group CTIA
Sales of Apple's iPhone 4S topped one million on its first day
Given the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, criminals' interest is increasing too, bringing with it a bigger threat of loss, theft and exposure to viruses and malware. Fortunately, there are plenty of security measures you can take to stay safe. Check out these five strategies -- and corresponding apps -- to help you carry them out
Wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communications gives enterprises new options for tracking assets, reducing overhead costs, ensuring employee safety and delivering value-added services. But what happens when the underlying wireless technology gets phased out?
Dozens of operators like AT&T are building networks based on Long-term Evolution (LTE), promising multimegabit download speeds. Here's what you need to know to get the most out of LTE
With network virtualization, wireless devices could connect to dozens of networks. It's a paradigm shift in wireless architecture -- and one that can't come soon enough
For enterprises, smartphones can be both a problem and an opportunity. Here, analyst Iain Gillott lays out five tips to help CIOs, IT managers and developers craft a can't-miss wireless strategy
There's no better time than now to upgrade your gear. Here are the top five portable tech gadgets I recommend checking out to enjoy on your summer travels
Free Wi-Fi connections can be tempting for traveling employees. And hey, you can't blame them, as one less item on an expense report can make them look better -- especially if your company is tightening its belt. But talking to them about the risks can help protect them -- and you
Getting video on phones doesn't make headlines anymore, but the companies delivering it are getting more sophisticated and offering an amazing array of both live and stored content. Here's how they stack up
Are you still using your smart phone just for texting friends and updating your Facebook status? Start putting it to work for you by downloading apps that can help you make the most of your jam-packed life. We've found five of the most practical -- and free! -- mobile apps out there, all tested and recommended by busy women
From wireless communicators to personal satellite tracking, the super-tech stuff we saw on the big and small screens are now largely a part of our everyday lives. Here's a run-down of just a few that have gone from outrageous to obvious, and from 'No way!' to everyday technology
Computers want to be linked. The growing number of households with multiple PCs or laptop computers want to share broadband Internet connections. Their hard drives are also full of digital songs, videos, and photos that yearn to travel throughout a home's PCs. Here are four products that can make it possible for even the tech-challenged to connect their PCs and other wireless devices
With promises of true broadband speeds, consumers are beginning to enjoy new networks that push cellular connections into the next generation. The 4G (fourth-generation) tech is the next step for mobile surfers who want anytime, anywhere downloads of music, video, and other Web fare.
Over the last few years, there's been a revolution in long-distance communication that makes it easier and cheaper than ever for travelers to stay in touch. Take your laptop or netbook to Europe, hook up to a fast Internet connection, and you can talk to people around the world -- for free.
With airline customer satisfaction at an all-time low, this is not the moment to consider making airplane travel even more torturous by allowing in-flight cellphone conversations. After arriving hours early at the airport and often after waiting for a delayed, or even canceled, flight, what could make air travel worse?
Despite predictions that in-flight cellphone usage would lead to Armageddon, the global rollout has been just the opposite. In 20 months of global usage, there has not been one reported incident or problem. In fact, 93 percent of passengers who flew on an in-flight communication-equipped aircraft want all jets so equipped. So why not U.S. carriers?
Onboard WiFi is the new 'hot' feature. Settle into your seat, open your laptop, notebook computer or high-tech phone, and spend the remaining flight hours sorting your email, keeping up with the news and most of the other things you do online. That's an increasingly likely scenario as the domestic airlines scramble to find 'value added' features for their dreary and uncomfortable coach product -- especially features that bring in more revenue