Category: Networking

Networking, News and Press, Tech

Why Trump blocked Qualcomm-Broadcom: It’s all about 5G

March 14, 2018


Donald Trump just stepped into the global 5G “arms race.” The US president late Monday issued an executive order blocking a corporate merger, Broadcom’s proposed $117 billion deal to buy mobile chip giant Qualcomm, citing national security concerns. The order […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech

Washington state first with a law protecting net neutrality against the FCC repeal

March 6, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Back in December, the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal the net neutrality laws enacted by the previous administrations, and to give carriers or other internet service the freedom to prioritize traffic from this or that source, including their own […]

Networking, Tech

Cisco targets mobile operators with ‘5G Now’

February 26, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Cisco has launched a major play for service providers and mobile operators with the launch of its ‘5G Now’ portfolio of services and products. Operators and traditional telecoms network equipment manufacturers such as Ericsson, Nokia and Huawei will use Mobile […]

Networking, Tech

These 3 cities will be the first to get real 5G

February 21, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

According to everything we’ve heard, 2018 will be the year that 5G stops being a distantly-whispered myth and starts becoming reality. The standards for 5G have been agreed by the telecoms industry, chip manufacturers have announced when their modems will […]

Networking, Tech

What is 5G? Here are the basics

February 9, 2018


Those crazy-fast 5G networks are right around the corner. Unfortunately, they also come with their own vocabulary of tech jargon and buzzwords that wireless industry executives throw around a little too casually. First off, a quick definition of 5G: It’s […]

Networking, Tech

90% off lifetime access to award-winning VPN

February 1, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

If you talk to any internet security expert, the first piece of advice they will give you is to arm your computer and mobile devices with a VPN whenever you are connected to the internet. Many experts also believe that […]

Networking, Tech

Google’s Project Fi: What you need to know about the network of networks

November 28, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Google has its hands in a lot of pots, and depending on which phone you use, you may not have known that the search company has also been operating its very own wireless service since 2015. Google’s Project Fi mobile […]

Laptops, Networking, Products, Tech

2 USB-C adapters worth considering for your Chromebook

October 31, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Heads-up, my mobile productivity compadres: If you’re using a Chromebook for work, there’s a decent chance you’ll need to load up your laptop bag with a few good adapters. Increasingly, Chromebooks today — just like laptops in general — are […]

Networking, Tech, Wireless

Huge security flaw leaves Wi-Fi devices wide open to hackers

October 16, 2017

Via: Mashable

There’s a hole in Wi-Fi security, and it affects the vast majority of Wi-Fi devices and networks. That very likely means your phone, your home wireless network, your wireless network at work — everything. Belgian security researcher Mathy Vanhoef from […]

Networking, Tech

Are VPN safe? Not when you’re a cyberstalker

October 9, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

An internet stalker in the US has been tracked down by the FBI thanks to help from the VPN provider PureVPN which assisted the government agency by combing through its logs to reveal the IP address of the suspect. On […]