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This Tiny 3G Chip Will Pump The Internet Into Anything

It might not look much, but this is the world’s smallest 3G chip — and it could help bring internet connectivity to even the tiniest of devices.


FCC Papers Show LG May Be Building A Smartwatch With Reception

Newly-surfaced FCC papers seem to indicate that LG’s upcoming smartwatch will boast a 3G mobile connection. Soon you could be wearing your LG mobile phone on your wrist!


This Is The World’s Smallest 3G Modem

Intel’s XMM 6255 is a 3G Modem that measures in at around 300sq mm, making it the world’s tiniest modem as the company prepares to stake its claim in the Internet of Things.


Telstra Will Switch Off Its 2G Network By 2017

“It’s time to say goodbye, old friend.” Telstra has made clear its intention to phase out its 2G network by the end of 2016, freeing up that portion of spectrum for extra 4G bandwidth.


Moto G Review: The Best Cheap Phone, But Still A Cheap Phone

Cheap smartphones — we mean really cheap, off-contract smartphones — are terrible. They’re tormented by horrid, pixilated screens, they’re slower than your grandma, and they feel like they’re held together by Scotch tape. The $249 Moto G is none of those things. It definitely has significant shortcomings, but put simply, you can’t get a better cheap phone.


This SD Card Is Hiding A Mifi Inside

The last thing you want to do after buying yourself a sleek, ultra-slim laptop is muck up its lovely form factor with an ungainly mobile WiFi hotspot hanging off a USB port. So taking inspiration from the Eye-Fi, Huawei has cooked up its own SD card that’s gutted to make room for a nano SIM slot and a HSPA+ 3G radio to give your laptop mobile internet wherever you roam.


How Much Mobile Data Do You Actually Use?

Some of us — including me — are lucky enough to still have “unlimited” data plans. That’s great, especially given that I burned through 2.6GB in the last month alone. But just how much mobile data do you use?


I Want To Live In Sydney's Train Tunnels

Sydney is a pretty great place to be, but I now officially want to try living underground for a few months. Here’s why.


Telstra Plans To Stop Its 3G Ski Signal From Perishing

We want 3G everywhere, it seems. Telstra’s announced upgrade plans for its mobile communications tower in NSW ski town Perisher. The aim is to provide better service and lessen the possibility of employees being impaled by shards of falling ice.


Someone Made An Entire Movie About How Awful 3G Data Is

What began as a shamelessly transparent ploy by the LTE-peddling thugs of the mobile crime wars has evolved into a tale of star-crossed lovers set for the modern stage. Presenting 3G: The Killer Connection, a tale about what can happen when your choice of data carrier turns out to be wrong. Dead wrong.