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Moto G6 series screen and chipset specs affirmed
The Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play all have Android Oreo, Bluetoth 4.2 and 2:1 displays. Two have one chipset, one have another.
February 13, 2018 11:22 pm
Connection speed now posted with Wi-Fi network listings on Android 8.1
If you're stuck in 2G or even 3G territory, a good Wi-Fi network is probably all you're wanting at this point, even if you're on unlimited data.
January 22, 2018 11:43 pm
$10.99 for the ultimate wireless charging experience
For a limited time, the Qi Wireless Charging Pad is 50% off. Get yours today for just $10.99.
Patch to Google Cast bug will speed up Google WiFi, Chromecast devices
Users of those devices were disappointed to see slow speeds and no one exactly knew why, but Google's put the spanner to the works.
January 19, 2018 7:01 pm
ZTE gets an Android 8.1 phone certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance
But what phone is it? ZTE had grouped up quite a few fans with its Axon 7 in 2016, but with a gap year in what many consider the series's lineage, there's some wonderment as to what to expect.
January 18, 2018 8:24 pm
Galaxy S8 units with Android 8.0 now certified by Wi-Fi Alliance
This could mean that the Android Oreo update is nearly ready to go. At least for certain parts of Europe and Asia... and for those who have the international unlocked variants.
January 4, 2018 9:12 pm
Qualcomm and OnePlus respond to one root backdoor, hacker finds data dump function
One hole is getting patched (somewhat) while another allows for personal data, including location, to be recorded, dumped and taken away.
November 15, 2017 8:33 pm
Pixel and Nexus devices do not get November 6 level patch for KRACK
Those devices have the November 5 level patch, which does not have the fix. Let's hope Pixels and Nexuses get there sooner rather than later.
November 8, 2017 2:27 pm
Essential Phone patched of KRACK with Android 7.1.1 update
The Essential Phone is getting a fix for one scary Wi-Fi vulnerability. On the other hand, some big feature improvements are also in this update.
October 30, 2017 3:22 pm
Latest iOS 11.1 beta and watchOS, macOS, tvOS betas have WPA2 KRACK fix
Apple's software platforms are being patched for the recent Wi-Fi WPA2 security standard exploit. You can engage in the beta.
October 16, 2017 6:01 pm
Wi-Fi WPA2 standard subject to KRACKS — key reinstallation attacks
The encryption keys that your phone or computer and your Wi-Fi router may not be as safe as you think they are. The scramble is on for a fix.
October 16, 2017 2:30 pm
“Good supply” of iPhone 8 available at Apple Stores worldwide
CEO Tim Cook said in a quick interview today that the problem with some Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular units will get a quick fix.
September 22, 2017 2:44 pm
Nope, sorry, you can’t ‘completely disable’ Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from iOS 11’s Control Center
Billed as a "giant step for iPhone" and a "monumental leap for iPad", Apple's iOS 11 update feels like a step back for Control Center ease of use.
September 21, 2017 8:36 am
AccuWeather and other iOS weather apps may continuously feed location data to ad servers
Multiple weather apps that deliver you a forecast based on your GPS and network data also send it to an ad server. They may take more dips into that data.
August 23, 2017 2:45 pm
Big deals for Google Wifi and Google Home at Google Store, Amazon, Target
Two sites are doing bundle deals for both Google Wifi and Google Home, but one is just taking a chunk outta that mesh network enabler.
August 20, 2017 7:30 pm
Comcast launches Verizon-backed Xfinity Mobile service nationwide, unlimited plans are $45 per line
Supported by Verizon's 4G LTE network, as well as a whopping 18 million Wi-Fi hotspots, Xfinity Mobile is now available for all Comcast customers.
August 18, 2017 6:06 am
Free Google Home voice calls roll out, benefits for Google Voice and Project Fi users
Google Home owners can make calls with their device, but most won't be able to link their phone number to it — except for Project Fi and Google Voice users.
August 16, 2017 2:43 pm
iOS 11 tracks Wi-Fi connection quality records, won’t auto-join poor ones
If you've been by the airport, get on its Wi-Fi and find it hasn't been doing you good, iOS 11 is going to help you out with a tool of convenience.
July 27, 2017 10:44 pm
“Find Wi-Fi” on Facebook goes global
Only a few countries got this nifty feature from Facebook just previously, but everyone comes into dead spots and data caps all over the world.
July 2, 2017 3:17 pm
Verizon SmartHub is a cellular smart home router
In an intersection between cellular hotspots and smart home hubs, it's a combination LTE data router and smart home manager. Simple enough.
May 24, 2017 10:13 pm
Republic Wireless promo takes $30 off plans for six months
That makes the 2GB cellular data plan completely free for half a year. But there are some hoops that you'll have to jump through.
May 15, 2017 2:13 pm
Both refurb and original Galaxy Note 7 score Wi-Fi certification running Android 7.0; wait, what?
While it's no big secret that Samsung is cooking up a refurbished Galaxy Note 7, we don't know what to make of the original model's Nougat testing.
April 24, 2017 8:45 am
Android O Wi-Fi activation can be triggered by location
An unreleased, but visible feature in the settings menu of Android O preview devices is a nifty little feature for those who turn Wi-Fi off often.
April 5, 2017 12:38 am
Verizon and T-Mobile LTE-U deployment begins this spring
The FCC has given the go-ahead to push cell towers into the 5GHz range where most of it is being used by Wi-Fi. Will things go as well as expected?
February 23, 2017 2:28 am
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