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Nokia Networks Is Testing Tech That Promises Faster Cellular Data

Nokia Networks has announced that it’s going to test out pCell, the new cellular data system created by Steve Perlman which embraces large quantities of mobile devices to actually speed up data provision.

Why I'll Probably Ditch My US Telco For Google's Project Fi

One month ago, we tried Google’s experimental cell phone service in New York. It was a disaster. But I guess the second time’s a charm. After spending two weeks with Project Fi in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’m just about ready to ditch my old carrier.

Google Project Fi Review: My Time With Google's Telco Was A Disaster

I used Google’s Project Fi. I glimpsed the future, before it collapsed into bullshit.

Project Fi: Google Launches Plan To Fix Wireless Service In The US

Google’s Project FI is the company’s long-rumoured wireless carrier service for mobile devices. But far from a traditional plan, Google’s might be the most flexible out there — while also saving customers a bundle of money

Watch This Carrier Drone Let Another Drone Take Off From It

As if launching one drone alone wasn’t good enough, hobbyists at Flite Test have decided that what’s required is a drone carrier. Yep, this video shows one drone take off from the back of another.

In The US, It Is Now Legal To Unlock Your Phone

As of a few days ago, President Obama has approved and signed the “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act,” making it once again legal to unlock your phones to use on carriers of your choice. Sen. Patrick Leahy, the main supporter of the bill, confirmed the news via The White House Blog. Of course, you still have to completely own your phone, so month-by-month payment plans and other contract terms will keep your phone on lockdown.

Animation Explains Why It's So Important To Protect Net Neutrality

Maybe net neutrality is just something you hear about on the news and see in headlines. Maybe it’s something you don’t want to bother to understand. Or maybe you know how important it is but don’t know how to explain it to your friends why. This simple animation video by CGP Grey does all the explaining you need. It breaks down why net neutrality is important and why defending net neutrality is even more important than you think.

AT&T Brings Global LTE Connectivity To The Car

AT&T is joining the connected car fray with AT&T Drive. Announced today at CES, it gives automakers a global data platform for things like voice-controlled apps and in-car entertainment, similar to plans by Google and Apple.

US Mobile Service Provider Says It Can't Keep Subsidising Phones

The big carriers have long subsidised phones to lure customers in. But that could all be coming to an end, at least in the US, if AT&T’s chief is to be believed.

US Telcos Reject Anti-Theft Plan So They Can Sell More Insurance

Remember the idea to prevent mobile phone theft with a so-called kill switch that would disable the device remotely after it had been stolen? Well, lawmakers in the US are having the darnedest time getting a policy in place, in part due to carriers. Let me rephrase that: due to greedy carriers.

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