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Internet Connections 101: Different types of internet connections

There’s a number of ways to connect to the internet these days, no matter what device you own. We’ve come up with a brief overview of them. Dial-up (Analog 56k) The good old days of dial-up internet are impossible to forget. Remember the blind rage every time someone picked up the phone in the middle Full Article

FCC Auctioning off Wireless Spectrum for Billions

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it would be auctioning off a large portion of newly available wireless spectrum to US communications companies. With demand for wireless ...Full Article

FCC to Open Military Frequencies to Wireless Users

The demand for wireless connectivity is on the rise, but frequencies to run those connections on are limited and getting very clogged up by the rush of daily traffic. ...Full Article

WISP – the next wireless internet service

Currently most Internet users get service from either a telephone company or a cable company, i.e. through physical connections. The invention of WISP will see an end to that. ...Full Article

How WiGig is Going to Change Wireless Internet

The latest innovation in Wi-Fi technology makes a lot of promises about the future of wireless internet connections, but what exactly is the new system being referred to as ...Full Article

Meet the world’s first internet-controlled oven

If you’ve ever worried about a late lunch because you haven’t made it home from the supermarket yet, fear not! The Dacor Discovery iQ is here to remedy just that. ...Full Article

Facebook posing new threat to wireless carriers

Though the seemingly random $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR clouded Facebook’s previous (and almost equally mysterious) purchase of messaging app WhatsApp, some interesting details are emerging. In Europe, ...Full Article

Google working on wireless carrier services

According to reports, Google is considering launching a wireless carrier service. This comes after the tech giant reportedly met with Verizon to discuss the possibility of launching its own ...Full Article

AT&T set to make waves with new “Sponsored Data”

Wireless provider AT&T has announced a new program called “Sponsored Data”, which promises to have a big impact on the US wireless market. “Sponsored Data” would permit companies pay ...Full Article

T-Mobile to purchase 700MHZ band from Verizon to boost LTE coverage

The war between AT&T and T-Mobile is raging, and the latter has just thrown down the gauntlet. The wireless network quality, the company announced, would be improved significantly through ...Full Article