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AT&T discontinues TV Now service, but current subscribers can still use it

January 13, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Introduced back in 2018, AT&T’s TV Now service is now being phased out by the US carrier. The service that costs as low as $55/month can still be accessed by current subscribers, but new sign ups are no longer accepted […]


Tech, Wireless

T-Mobile has even greater 5G ambitions, preparing two major 2021 breakthroughs

December 16, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

T-Mobile might still have a fairly long way to go before catching up with Verizon in terms of subscriber numbers (after overtaking AT&T with Sprint’s help), but when it comes to 5G infrastructure, the “Un-carrier” is already so far ahead […]


Tech, Wireless

T-Mobile will continue to focus on its 5G network before starting Sprint’s shutdown ‘in earnest’

December 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Even though Sprint’s death has been in the works for nearly three years now after a T-Mobile takeover proposal announced all the way back in April 2018, the nation’s fourth-largest mobile network operator is still stuck in the purgatory stage […]


Tech, Wireless

Make your WiFi less spotty with an at-home analyzer on sale

November 24, 2020

Via: Mashable

We all have that one spot in our homes that seems to be in another dimension entirely. No matter how blazing fast your internet subscription is, that single area doesn’t seem to get good signal. To ensure that you get […]


Tech, Wireless

Dish revises 5G launch schedule, risking to break its FCC promises

November 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Given the deafening silence of the last few months on the Dish 5G network buildout front, it’s hardly shocking to hear Charlie Ergen revise his previously optimistic forecast of a single market launch by the end of the year. Worse […]


Tech, Wireless

This wireless charger needs under 20 minutes for a full recharge

October 19, 2020

Via: BGR

Apple brought back from the dead the MagSafe brand last week, but this time around, it’s all about the iPhone. All iPhone 12 models feature magnetic wireless charging, which is supposed to be more efficient. The MagSafe charger sticks to […]


Tech, Wireless

AT&T and Verizon become unlikely allies in the 5G war against T-Mobile

September 21, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

There are very few things bitter rivals Verizon and AT&T have historically been able to agree on, but believe it or not, the two cellular giants are essentially banding together against quite possibly the greatest threat their wireless industry duopoly […]


Tech, Wireless

T-Mobile splashes the cash to further accelerate its 5G network build and expansion

September 16, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

It’s no longer a big secret that the second-largest wireless service provider in the US is incredibly well-positioned to challenge Verizon’s industry dominance soon in terms of everything from subscriber numbers to download speeds, overall network experience, and coverage after […]


Tech, Wireless

The HONOR Router 3 is here to make the connected life a reality

August 27, 2020

Via: Mashable

The Internet of Things is hardly new, but until now it’s been more of a pipe dream than a reality. With the advancement of 5G and IoT devices, we’re more prepared than ever to live more intelligent and connected lives. […]


Tech, Wireless

The T-Mobile vs Verizon 5G war rages on with mixed NAD verdict

August 26, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

T-Mobile might have been the nation’s third and even fourth-largest mobile network operator for a fairly long time, but its Sprint acquisition was enough to leave AT&T behind in terms of subscriber numbers, and with the help of some unrivaled […]


Tech, Wireless

Apple Music launches new radio stations for hits and country

August 18, 2020

Via: The Verge

Apple is beefing up its linear Apple Music radio stations today with the launch of two new stations and a rebranding of the popular Beats 1 station. Apple Music Country and Apple Music Hits will be available today, and Beats […]


Tech, Wireless

Verizon is going all out in its efforts to close the 5G coverage gap to T-Mobile

August 10, 2020

Via: Phone Arend

While Verizon is in no immediate danger of following AT&T’s suit to be overtaken by T-Mobile in terms of wireless subscribers, the nation’s number one carrier can certainly not afford to rest on its laurels as far as network infrastructure […]


Tech, Wireless

Apple’s new spatial audio headphone feature should have Bose and Sony worried

July 1, 2020

Via: CNET

In case you missed it, Apple announced last week at its Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 that the AirPods Pro will get a big upgrade this fall with the release of iOS 14 (and the update of iPadOS, too): a “spatial […]


Tech, Wireless

Existing Sprint customers can get an incredible deal before migrating to T-Mobile

June 18, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

It’s safe to say T-Mobile’s latest efforts aimed at migrating Sprint customers and integrating the “Now Network’s” mid-band spectrum to improve capacity and boost speeds didn’t go particularly well, but it actually pays off to stick with the soon-to-be-retired carrier […]


Tech, Wireless

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 launched with NFC, 1.2-inch color display

June 11, 2020

Via: Pocket Now

Xiaomi has launched its next wearable. The Mi Band 5 is official. It packs an AMOLED display, improved fitness tracking, and a magnetic charging dock. The wearable features a 1.2-inch display, which will get 100+ new animated watchfaces with characters […]


Tech, Wireless

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 launch set for June 11

June 1, 2020

Via: Pocket Now

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 has been in the rumor mill for a couple of months now. The device received NCC certification in Taiwan recently. Now, it has been confirmed to launch on June 11 in China. As per recent leaks, […]


Tech, Wireless

Best wireless headphones to buy in 2020

May 22, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Smartphones with a headphone jack may soon become a rarity. Even staunch defenders of the analog output like Samsung have axed it from their devices. This leaves music enthusiasts with two options: either use a flimsy dongle or go wireless. […]


Tech, Wireless

Verizon is in hot water over its misleading 5G commercials following AT&T complaint

May 18, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

If you’ve been following the countless mobile network reports recently released by reputable research and analytics companies like OpenSignal and RootMetrics, you probably know the 5G situation in the US right now is… far from ideal. While T-Mobile has a […]


Networking, Tech, Wireless

Because of T-Mobile and AT&T, US 5G still lags behind Wi-Fi in terms of speed

May 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

It’s no longer a big secret that the US mobile 5G landscape is… pretty messy, as the nation’s major wireless service providers are each doing their own thing when it comes to implementing the different flavors of 5G technology, which […]


Tech, Wireless

Wireless mesh networks: Everything you need to know

May 5, 2020

Via: TechHive

Mesh networking for small networks appeared in 2015 with the claim that it would solve Wi-Fi problems by improving coverage, speeding networks, and eliminating hassle. It also promised to remove the need to place base stations meticulously around a home […]