Tag Archive: Network


Android Q could make it easier for carriers to lock phones to their network

Here’s what we’re expecting from Android in 2019.

Quesito? Quiche? Queen of Puddings?

Whatever it ends up being called, Android Q is the latest upcoming software update for Google’s mobile OS, and even though it seems like Pie was just released yesterday, Q will be here before you know it.

If you’re looking for the latest news, rumored features, and more for Android Q, you’ve come to the right place.

The latest Android Q news January 21,  [Read More…]

How to share photos and videos from PlayStation Network

There are so many times we do awesome things in video games we wish our friends could have seen. Well, PlayStation makes it so that even if they aren’t in the same room as you, you can share your gaming achievements with the rest of the world. There are plenty of options as to which social media you can share to or, heck, share to them all!

Products used in this guide Amazon: PlayStation  [Read More…]

Japanese government is the latest to ban Huawei network equipment

Japan follows the U.S., Australia and New Zealand in banning Huawei network equipment.

The hits just keep on coming for Huawei: earlier this week, BT announced that it would be removing Huawei equipment from “key areas” of its 4G network. A week before that, New Zealand blocked the sale of Huawei equipment to regional carrier Spark, saying it identified a “significant network security risk.” New Zealand also said it will not use Huawei equipment for its 5G  [Read More…]

Unreal Mobile now also delivers its cell phone services through AT&T’s network

Unreal Mobile is a new offshoot brand from popular MVNO FreedomPop that offers super cheap plans with talk, text and 4G LTE data.

So far, Unreal Mobile has given its users the option of making calls or using data via Sprint’s CDMA network. But this week, the company has announced it’s expanding and will start offering low cost, unlimited mobile and Wi-Fi services through AT&T’s GSM network.

With the new partnership in place, customers can now buy and use an  [Read More…]

How to protect your Wi-Fi network from hackers

It’s your house and your network, filled with your stuff. Nobody wants some random intruder snooping around in it.

The digital information age is pretty awesome. I can find the answer to almost anything in just a few seconds, I can look at a screen small enough to carry in my pocket to know where to go and why I need to go there, and I can even make the lamp brighter by telling Alexa or Google  [Read More…]

T-Mobile offers a free network trial in select locations across the US

Do you live in Boston, MA or Austin, TX or Atlanta, GA? If you do, we have an interesting piece of news to share with you.

T-Mobile is giving you the opportunity to experience its network for free for up to 30 days or up to 30GB of data (whichever comes first).

To take advantage of the offer you will have to sign up online to receive a small trial device that needs to be connected to your phone. There  [Read More…]

T-Mobile inks $3.5 billion deal with Nokia over 5G network equipment

T-Mobile starts laying the groundwork for its 5G network.

T-Mobile has announced that it is teaming up with Nokia to deploy its 5G network. The $ 3.5 billion deal will see Nokia provide T-Mobile with 5G equipment as well as software and services support. T-Mobile’s initial 5G push will include 30 cities, with work set to commence this year. The carrier is building its 5G network on 600MHz and 28GHz millimeter wave spectrum comliant with the 3GPP  [Read More…]

Expand the reach of your network with a $100 Google Wifi router

Sometimes, one is all you need.

Google sells its mesh Wi-Fi system in one and three packs by default, though you can customize the systems to meet the needs of your home pretty easily. The single router normally sells for $ 129, and the 3-pack has settled down at around $ 280 recently. We tend to see various discounts on the 3-pack that bring it down to around the $ 260 mark, but the single unit tends to just  [Read More…]

Google Wifi vs. Orbi vs. Eero vs. AmpliFi: Wireless Mesh Network Face-off

There are some great mesh systems to choose from; which is the right one for you?

Most people don’t put enough thought into their wireless router. Things like the layout of your house, how its built, and how many stories it is all matter when you want good Wi-Fi from one end to the other. Or maybe you need to plug something into a router with a network cable in one room but still want great Wi-Fi  [Read More…]

These are three of the cities where AT&T’s 5G network will launch in 2018

Everything’s faster in Texas.

In early January, AT&T announced plans for launching a legit 5G network in twelve different markets by the end of 2018. The carrier remained tight-lipped at the time about which markets would be graced with this early access, but now we have the names of three of those twelve.

According to a post on AT&T’s newsroom, “parts of” Dallas, Atlanta, and Waco, Texas will be among the first cities to be serviced with  [Read More…]