February 22, 2018

PowerbyProxi debuts wireless charging solution, aims to fully integrate it into future smartphones (video)

The pathway to innovation is paved with failed attempts to produce wireless charging solutions that a) actually work and b) people genuinely want to use, but we've got yet another upstart here at Mobile World Congress willing to give it a go. PowerbyProxi's solution looks pretty similar to renditions we've seen from Fulton Innovation, but it's … [Read more...]

Dish’s Charlie Ergen on wireless dreams, ad skipping, à la carte programming and more

Charlie Ergen, chairman and co-founder of Dish Network, was the keynote speaker on the first night of the D:Dive Into Media conference in Dana Point, California., and without question, he's going to be a tough act to follow. The hour-long conversation touched on everything from Ergen's expertise at the blackjack table to his belief that there are … [Read more...]

Seagate’s $200 Wireless Plus 1TB hard drive streams content everywhere, includes 10-hour battery

A (very) early slip through the FCC's database uncovered Seagate's Wireless Plus drive several months ago, but here at CES, the company is finally ready to take the official wraps off of the aforesaid drive. It's a portable 1TB affair, shipping with USB 3.0 support and offering up the ability to stream music and video to practically anything … [Read more...]

Wavefront Wireless Summits

Wavefront Wireless Summits Week 2013 connects technol­ogy solution providers with global business leaders to accelerate ideas and market opportunities. Start: 2013-02-04 10:00 AM End: 2013-02-06 4:00 PM Location: Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, Canada More … [Read more...]

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Wireless WaveGuide Seminar

Is your technology product optimised to control for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)? How might your device affect or interfere with the transmission of critical data from other devices? Have you considered the variable EMC regulatory regimes in your target markets? A lot of the issues related to EMC are unseen but need to be considered in your … [Read more...]

Tep Wireless review: another great option for international mobile hotspot rentals

Traveling is great -- nay, amazing. And travel that requires a passport can be even more fulfilling for those willing to open their minds to new cultures (and, perhaps, deal with entirely too much security screening). But here's the thing -- travel is a lot better, generally speaking, with an internet connection within arm's reach. Things are never … [Read more...]

Tep Wireless expands mobile hotspot rental plan to 50 countries, revamps pricing

The international mobile hotspot rental market just got a lot more interesting. While Xcom Global's offerings are still broader, Tep Wireless is expanding in a major way. Previously reserved for European nations, the upstart is now serving a full 50 nations, adding Brazil, the United States, South Africa, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, … [Read more...]

Tep Wireless unveils European-wide hotspot rental service for $5-a-day, 1GB of data included

Hardcore jetsetters should still be turning to Xcom Global, iPhone Trip or a local mobile shop upon arrival, but those who won't be burning up the megabytes now have yet another alternative when traversing European lands. The outfit best known for keeping those traveling to the UK connected is now branching out a bit, enabling a single rental … [Read more...]

Nikon WU-1a wireless mobile adapter for D3200 review: using Android as a remote trigger / wireless display

In the world of DSLR shooting, you can certainly catch one's attention by mentioning one of two things: a wireless display, or a remote trigger setup. Neither of these are exactly fresh concepts, but Nikon has chosen a curious beast to highlight one of its most promising accessories to date. The $ 60 WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter primarily allows … [Read more...]

24 wireless operators agree on data roaming alert mechanisms, do nothing about actual roaming rates

GSMA, also known as the entity that produces Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Expo each year, seems to be onto something. And by "something," we mean "getting 24 carriers around the globe to agree on a single point." That's no easy feat, mind you, and the latest release from Shanghai asserts that 24 operator groups have agreed to implement new … [Read more...]