Connectivity specialist rock space launched a new version of its dual-band AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 Router at a 30% discount on Amazon on Tuesday, bringing the $79.99 price down to $56.
Apple ‘in discussions’ over bringing RCS messaging to iOS
Apple is said to be “in discussions” over adding Rich Communications Services (RCS) to iOS.
The upgrade to traditional text messaging would allow for some iMessage features — like read receipts and typing indicators — when talking to friends who use Android and other platforms.
There’s a serious security flaw in Wi-Fi and we’re all at risk
A major security flaw has been discovered in Wi-Fi and we’re all at risk.
Researchers discovered the weakness in WPA2, the protocol that secures all modern Wi-Fi networks. Any modern device with a wireless connection could be open to a KRACK attack that would expose information like credit card numbers, passwords, messages and more.
International Apple Watch 3 won’t work with U.S. carriers
If you want your Apple Watch Series 3 to work properly in the U.S., don’t buy it when you’re on vacation abroad.
Units purchased in other countries won’t connect to LTE networks in the U.S., and vice versa. That means you won’t be able to roam with your Apple Watch in the same way you can with your iPhone.
Boomerang network brings classic cartoons to Apple TV
The Boomerang network has updated its streaming app to add support for Apple TV. Users can enjoy classic cartoons like Tom & Jerry, Scooby-Doo, and The Flintstones on the big screen — so long as they cough up for a subscription.
Virgin Mobile innovates by going iPhone-only
In an effort to regain relevancy in the ridiculously competitive mobile network space, Virgin Mobile CEO Richard Branson revealed today that his company is going all-in on iPhone.
Virgin Mobile is set to become the first-ever iPhone-only carrier and to kick things off the company is offering a deal for Apple fans that just might convince them to switch from one of the major networks.
T-Mobile and Sprint begin informal merger talks
A merger between Sprint and T-Mobile could be back on the table, according to a new report that claims informal talks between the two carriers sparked up again this week.
Sprint attempted to acquire T-Mobile back in 2014 but the deal fell apart because of regulatory concerns. Now the heads of both companies have expressed to investors that they’re willing to consider consolidating again.
Sprint ad hits Verizon right in the balls
The war between mobile carriers in the U.S. continues to heat up and with the latest battle, it’s personal. Sprint came out with a new ad that directly targets Verizon’s from just a few weeks ago. Using big, colorful balls to symbolize network quality and performance, Sprint claims Verizon’s ad is rubbish and outdated while the yellow network is the true champion.
Google wants to make Wi-Fi better with OnHub router
Google is getting into the router business. The search giant today announced a new $200 device called OnHub, and it’s coming later this month to make setting up and managing our home Wi-Fi networks easier than ever before.
T-Mobile Now Offering Free International Data In Over 100 Countries
If you’ve ever traveled internationally and been unlucky or unknowing enough to keep on using your smartphone’s data as if you were still in the fatherland, you’ll know that watching a single YouTube video on a foreign network can result in a few hunded dollars being added to your bill.
International roaming charges are so insane that the European Commission is actually planning to abolish them altogether. But looks like T-Mobile beat them to the punch: the uncarrier is now promising free global data in over 100 different countries, no extra charge.