How Data Travels From a Wireless Device

How does that picture you just sent your buddy get from your phone to his computer, exactly? Surprisingly enough, not through pixie dust and unicorn dreams! Here's how it really works. » 6/29/10 6:40pm 6/29/10 6:40pm

Question of the Day: How Much Wireless Data Do You Actually Use?

AT&T has killed off its unlimited data plan, which seems really terrible for consumers. But then I checked my actual data usage and found it to be much lower than I expected, which will end up saving me $15/month. » 6/02/10 6:40pm 6/02/10 6:40pm

It's Time For One Data Plan to Rule All Our Gadgets

If you buy a 3G iPad, you'll be able to purchase data, month by month, from AT&T. Neat! But you already pay for unlimited data access on your iPhone, also from AT&T. So why not have one plan, for everything? » 3/15/10 10:00am 3/15/10 10:00am

Intel Done With Ultra Wideband Development, Leaving it for Dead

Intel halted development of Ultra Wideband technologies, leaving the future of the standard highly in question. According to Electronista » 11/05/08 7:40pm 11/05/08 7:40pm, Intel decided to pull the plug on the 5-year-old project last month but only just announced it now. This comes after one of the biggest UWB chip manufacturers, Wiquest, stopped…

Verizon Wireless just announced the availability of the Sierra Wireless AirCard 595U EVDO Rev. A USB Modem for $179 after $50 mail-in rebate and two-year contract. (Service is $60 per month.) Our own Charlie White has already tested the Sprint edition of the 595U, and calls it "freedom on a stick." » 8/16/07 12:14pm 8/16/07 12:14pm