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Fitbit quickly issued a voluntary recall for its Force sportsbands, even though it has yet to pinpoint the exact component that can trigger contact dermatitis.
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Government working with Fitbit to recall rash-inducing sportsbands
Dish has a seemingly insatiable appetite for wireless spectrum, and it’s willing to spend a lot of cash to get its fill.
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Dish wins all the wireless spectrum in the FCC’s latest auction
What if you could turn the music down on your phone by just waving your hand? That’s the idea behind AllSee, a new gadget under development by computer scientists at the University of Washington. Built by the same guys who created the…
It’s great to have speedy 802.11ac WiFi in a smartphone, but the technology doesn’t always live up to the promise; busy hotspots and walls often slow it down. They may not be as much of a problem once Broadcom’s new BCM4354 system-on-chip reaches…
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Broadcom’s new 5G WiFi chip promises up to twice the real-world speed
How do you fit 12.2 inches of tablet into your life? That’s a question I’m sure Samsung must have pondered at some point before greenlighting its Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, a device that stretches the upper limits of what we can easily call a tablet. It’s…
After 14 years of partnership, Verizon now has full control over its cellphone business. The telecom giant has officially completed its buyout of Vodafone’s 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless, giving it both more independence and leaner operations….
Where American carriers go, so goeth their Canadian counterparts.
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Rogers lets Canadians upgrade phones with no money down, plus a few catches
Google is working on a new WiFi app that could take a lot of the drudgery out of accessing public hotspots. According to our sources, the search giant has built Android and iOS versions of an app that automatically authenticate and connect to its…
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New Google WiFi app could automatically log you into Starbucks and other public hotspots
Google is working on a new WiFi app that could take a lot of the drudgery out of accessing wireless hotspots. According to our sources, the search giant has built Android and iOS versions of an app that automatically authenticate and connect to its…
If you hadn’t heard, BlackBerry chief John Chen isn’t happy with T-Mobile — he believes the carrier fired a shot across the bow when it enticed BlackBerry users to switch phones in a recent promotion. To mend that bruised relationship, the magenta…
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T-Mobile will give you $250 if you trade in your old BlackBerry for a new one