A public Wi-Fi access point is like a public restroom. All kinds of businesses along travel routes offer restrooms to bring in customers. They offer free Wi-Fi for the same reason. The fact is, finding Wi-Fi on the road has become a lot easier over the past ten years. You just have to know where to look for it.
It’s pretty easy to find a hotspot if you need it these days.
Apparent has unveiled a new version of its portable paper scanner, the Doxie. The new Doxie Go + Wi-Fi costs $239. Doxio Go + Wi-Fi features a built-in battery and on-board memory storage, plus the ability to sync to your … Continued
In other words, iPhone users consume almost half of their content via WiFi and Android users consume more than three quarters of theirs over cellular networks. In tablets, the difference is even more pronounced: 91.9 percent of iPad data traffic … Continued
Consumer Reports on Tuesday said that Apple’s iPad topped its ratings of 10 tablets.
“So far, Apple is leading the tablet market in both quality and price, which is unusual for a company whose products are usually premium priced,” said Paul Reynolds, Electronics Editor at Consumer Reports. “However, it’s likely we’ll see more competitive pricing in tablets as other models begin to hit the market.”
The consumer watch-dog said the iPad’s closest competitor is the Motorola Xoom. Consumer Reports tested tablets from Archos, Dell, Motorola, Samsung, and ViewSonic, as well as a number of models from Apple.
The iPad 2 will go on sale in a few days and you may be wondering which model you should get. There are lots of options to choose from and choices to consider when making a purchase including 3G or … Continued
We’ve written about Virgin Mobile’s pay-as-you-go cell modem offerings before, so this development may be of interest to The Loop readers: Virgin Mobile has indicated that it will throttle its heretofore “unlimited” data plan for its Broadband2Go devices.
After Verizon’s iPhone 4 press conference was done, Verizon and Apple invited the assembled press and analysts to actually get their hands on the CDMA iPhone that Verizon and Apple will soon be selling.
As reported in The Loop’s live coverage of Verizon Wireless’ press event in New York City earlier today, Verizon Wireless has announced that it will make the iPhone 4 available beginning in early February. It will cost $199 for the … Continued
With MacBooks, Wi-Fi-only iPads and other Wi-Fi-only devices, we have an increasing desire for Internet access when we’re out of the range of a local Wi-Fi hotspot. But we’re also reluctant to lose our unlimited iPhone data plan with a … Continued
I have yet to take a flight with Wi-Fi, but I know I’d get a lot of use out of it. At $4.95, it seems like a no-brainer. Alaska Airlines Joining the In Flight Internet Game [Mac Observer] Here’s a … Continued