Cellphone

05.11.15
LA's newer cell towers will keep working after earthquakes
05.11.15

LA's newer cell towers will keep working after earthquakes

Cellular networks are only trustworthy if they continue running in emergencies, and Los Angeles kn...

By J. Fingas,   05.11.15
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05.06.15
NVIDIA is getting rid of its cellular chip business
05.06.15

NVIDIA is getting rid of its cellular chip business

Alas, NVIDIA's one-time dream of hitting it big in the cellular chip world is not to be. The compa...

By J. Fingas,   05.06.15
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04.26.15
Nokia says it's not going to start making phones again
04.26.15

Nokia says it's not going to start making phones again

We hope you weren't counting on Nokia reviving its phone business. The Finnish firm is now bluntly...

By J. Fingas,   04.26.15
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04.25.15
The CIA couldn't properly use a mass surveillance program for years
04.25.15

The CIA couldn't properly use a mass surveillance program for years

Whatever you think about the morality of using mass surveillance to catch evildoers, the technolog...

By J. Fingas,   04.25.15
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04.15.15
Google search 'Find My Phone' to locate your missing Android
04.15.15

Google search 'Find My Phone' to locate your missing Android

Google's making it even easier to track down your misplaced mobile device. While Android Device Ma...

By A. Tarantola,   04.15.15
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04.05.15
Google wants no-cost international roaming for its phone service
04.05.15

Google wants no-cost international roaming for its phone service

Google may not have grand ambitions for its upcoming cellular network, but the company could still...

By J. Fingas,   04.05.15
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04.01.15
Pew: 7 percent of Americans only use their phone for internet access
04.01.15

Pew: 7 percent of Americans only use their phone for internet access

You probably lean heavily on your smartphone for internet access these days, but for some American...

By J. Fingas,   04.01.15
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03.30.15
T-Mobile hopes to draw you in with crowdsourced coverage maps
03.30.15

T-Mobile hopes to draw you in with crowdsourced coverage maps

If you've relied on carrier coverage maps to decide who gets your business, you know that they're...

By J. Fingas,   03.30.15
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03.26.15
Nigerian telecoms to face jail time over shoddy cell service
03.26.15

Nigerian telecoms to face jail time over shoddy cell service

Nigeria's Consumer Protection Council (CPC), with the backing of the country's government, is thre...

By A. Tarantola,   03.26.15
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