WiFi

(Wireless Fidelity) is the popular term for the 802.11b wireless Ethernet standard.  Wi-Fi areas, coined to also be known as "hot spots", are generally found in your favorite coffee shops, airports and hotels. Even though WiFi areas sometimes are limited to a smaller radius (typically 100-300 feet indoors and up to 2000 feet outdoors), the speed is significantly faster than using standard EDGE, GPRS, HSDPA or EV-DO cellular access.

As often as I can say that I love the changes that manufacturers have included over the years in our favorite mobile devices, the result isn't...
2 years 1 month ago
Some of you may remember a short time prior to the release of the initial T-Mobile Nexus One, Google had briefly listed in the device specifications...
4 years 7 months ago
If I were a Windows Mobile user, I would feel kind of left out by ATT's decision to provide free Wi-Fi to BlackBerry and iPhone users at the carrier...
5 years 2 months ago
Since we can't actively cover every news article that breaks (as much as we would love to), PhoneDog compiles various announcements and press...
5 years 3 months ago
BoyGenius Report and SlashGear reports that a new BlackBerry Storm is all set for a September release for Verizon Wireless. And, word has it, the...
5 years 7 months ago
Sprint's gone and launched the Palm Treo 800w smartphone, and some of you might even have one already.  $249.99 (on contract and after rebates) gets...
6 years 4 months ago
Boy Genius Report got their mitts on an official internal spec sheet for the upcoming BlackBerry 9000 from RIM, and it looks like the newest...
6 years 7 months ago
Where there is a will there seems to always be a way when it comes to adding features and applications to the iPhone. Now I have to admit I am a big...
6 years 11 months ago
For many of us, 8GB's is just not enough storage space to handle all of the movies and music we want to have with us all of the time. Thankfully a...
6 years 11 months ago
Since your iPod touch is essentially an iPhone without cellular voice calling capability it seemed only a matter of time before someone was able to...
6 years 11 months ago
Jet Blue recently announced they will be adding free in-flight Wifi service on December 11th; albeit with no real internet access other than IM and...
6 years 11 months ago
As a Gizmodo commenter put it, there's a new reason to jailbreak your iPhone every day.  Today's is iSync for iPhone by Francisois, a GUI application...
6 years 11 months ago
The Nokia N810 Internet Tablet I covered a few weeks back is now available direct from Nokia.  This isn't the rumored WiMAX tablet that may or may...
7 years 6 days ago
Alltel today announced they will offer Wifi data plans that will grant their customers access to over 100,000 hotspots via Boingo Wireless throughout...
7 years 1 month ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Whether staying in a hotel, waiting for a flight or drinking a latte at the local coffee shop, Alltel customers can now connect...
7 years 1 month ago
Yes it's true; a company called Truphone was able to make a call from a ?locked iPhone? using an IP connection established through a Wifi connection...
7 years 2 months ago
AT&T announced they are going to release the new Blackberry 8820 tomorrow for $299 with a new 2 year contract. Unfortunately the 8820 is...
7 years 2 months ago
Samsung has done it again!! If you think the Samsung Blackjack is awesome, think again. The Samsung i620 combines Windows mobile with what Samsung...
7 years 4 months ago
Word is that Motorola's V9 (aka RAZR 2) and Z9 are both headed to AT&T.  Boy Genius has a photo gallery of a Z9 slider complete with AT&T...
7 years 4 months ago