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Have a BMW, Mini or Rolls Royce with the ConnectedDrive feature parked in your driveway? Maybe all three? Well, it turns out there was a bug that allowed ne'er-do-wells to manipulate it -- entirely wirelessly. According to Reuters, by simulating a fake phone network researchers at German outfit AD...

January 31st 2015 at 4:39am 0 Comments
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These days we could all use a little more mobile bandwidth, and the folks at AT&T and Verizon are giving us some. Let's break it down, shall we? If you're on an AT&T single-line plan or have two to three devices, the company is now offering 3GB of data as opposed to the prior 2GB for $40 p...

October 31st 2014 at 11:10pm 0 Comments
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If 500MB of free browsing a month in exchange for watching a few ads seemed too good to be true, it was -- Samba, the free, data-only MVNO is no more. According to the company's blog, it came down to the increasing price of wholesale data, which made the ad model unsustainable. Fortunately, if you...

April 28th 2014 at 8:05am 0 Comments
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Like it or not, thinking about every megabyte is essential for smartphone owners hoping to keep their monthly usage from topping whatever tier they've purchased. The nasty, unbecoming world of data caps isn't changing in the near-term, and Google knows it. Following in the footsteps of Opera, the...

September 17th 2013 at 9:39pm 0 Comments
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Forbes is reporting that FreedomPop, the gratis wireless broadband startup, is planning to release a 4G device designed specifically for tablets. The company's "LTE Clip" will attach to an iPad or Android tablet and transform WiFi-only devices into 4G-capable hotspots (so long as you're in an area...

February 4th 2013 at 11:23pm 0 Comments
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T-Mobile silently killed off its $10 per month 200MB data plans, a leaked document reveals. A company spokesperson verified the news with Fierce Wireless. This decision is most likely due to the growing demand for mobile data as smartphone applications continue to evolve. Grandfathered customers w...

October 19th 2012 at 4:31pm 0 Comments