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Move over Amazon MP3 store, Spotify hits Kindle Fire

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Hope you have room for another music app on that Kindle Fire: Spotify is now available in the Amazon Appstore for the small slate. The software is free and provides ad-supported access to the millions of tracks in Spotify’s digital music library. While Kindle Fire owners can play music from...
Move over Amazon MP3 store, Spotify hits Kindle Fire

FoodToEat Takes on Seamless and GrubHub With Low Fees and Food Trucks

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Ms. Kapur. As if Seamless didn't have enough to worry about with GrubHub nipping at its heels. Ever heard of online food ordering service FoodToEat? Maybe not, as the young startup has been quietly growing in beta. But FoodToEat launched in June 2011 and after a recent redesign, founder Deepti...
FoodToEat Takes on Seamless and GrubHub With Low Fees and Food Trucks
FreedomPop announces network expansion for nationwide coverage alongside new 3G/4G 'Overdrive Pro' hotspot

THE SILICON ALLEY 100: The Coolest People In New York Tech This Year

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In the past few years, New York City has become a tech hotspot. And while it hasn't had any LinkedIn or Facebook-size exits, it has produced a few IPOs and near-billion-dollar acquisitions. It's become the home to some of tech's most promising new companies, from Etsy to Makerbot to Kickstarter....
THE SILICON ALLEY 100: The Coolest People In New York Tech This Year

Mysterious, ZTE-made T-Mobile Aspect swings by the FCC

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Sometimes FCC filings are rife with details. T-Mobile and ZTE aren't playing that game right now: a device has shown up at the US agency bearing only the T-Mobile Aspect name and a ZTE F555 model number. That already tells us that it's likely to have 1,700MHz 3G inside,...
Mysterious, ZTE-made T-Mobile Aspect swings by the FCC

Verizon launches new data plans you can share across up to 10 devices

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US mobile operator Verizon has today released details of the shared data plans it first announced earlier this year The new Share Everything plans will be available from 28 June, and will offer unlimited voice minutes, unlimited text, video and picture messaging and a single data allowance for up to...
Verizon launches new data plans you can share across up to 10 devices
Match and raise: BMW adds Siri-like voice dictation, then builds a touchpad into iDrive

M-Via lets you transfer money overseas from any phone — at a low cost

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M-Via, a young mobile phone payment service that lets you send or receive money on any type of phone, outside of the country — even if you and your recipients don’t have bank accounts — has raised $5 million in debt financing, according to a filing with the SEC....
M-Via lets you transfer money overseas from any phone — at a low cost

Yota introduces Ruby LTE hotspot with e-ink display at CTIA 2013 (hands-on)

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Remember Yotaphone, the twin-display Android smartphone (color LCD in front, e-ink in back)? Today at CTIA in Las Vagas, Yota devices, the company behind the innovative handset, introduced Ruby, a sleek LTE hotspot with a small e-ink screen. We don't usually get too excited about such devices, but Ruby...
Yota introduces Ruby LTE hotspot with e-ink display at CTIA 2013 (hands-on)

New iPad a Hotspot Now for Verizon, Not So Much With AT&T

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So, we jumped the gun a bit when we said that the new iPad can act as a hotspot for both Verizon and AT&T. As our now-corrected story notes, it’s ready now for Verizon. AT&T, meanwhile, says it is working with Apple on the feature. However, it won’t be ready...
New iPad a Hotspot Now for Verizon, Not So Much With AT&T
Ruckus Wireless designs an open Wi-Fi hotspot with a secure connection

Netgear buys Sierra Wireless' AirCard unit, delves deeper into LTE

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Sierra Wireless will be a very familiar name to many travelers who've depended on a hotspot or modem to keep their laptop online. Let's hope they aren't overly comfortable with the brand: Netgear just snapped up the assets of Sierra Wireless' AirCard business, which covers many of the portable...
Netgear buys Sierra Wireless' AirCard unit, delves deeper into LTE

FreedomPop expands its free Internet service nationwide on Sprint's 3G network

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FreedomPop has expanded coverage of its free Internet service to reach 220 million possible customers in the US by adding Sprint’s 3G network to the fold. With the announcement, FreedomPop has begun taking orders for its Overdrive Pro hotspot device, which uses 4G when available and falls back on 3G...
FreedomPop expands its free Internet service nationwide on Sprint's 3G network

Review: Connectify Hotspot turns your laptop into a hotspot

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Your phone isn't the only piece of equipment able to share an internet connection with other devices. Windows has been able to do this for years; the problem is getting it accomplished quickly, easily and wirelessly, especially on the go with a laptop system. Connectify Hotspot (two editions, various...
Review: Connectify Hotspot turns your laptop into a hotspot

New 3G Chromebook is $80 more than Wi-Fi model

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Google surprised many this week with introduction of a cheaper new Chromebook that runs on a chip usually meant for smartphones and tablets. The ChromeOS laptop is lighter and thinner than its predecessor, not to mention $200 less with a base price of $249. My hands on video review showed...
New 3G Chromebook is $80 more than Wi-Fi model

How To Watch The Super Bowl On Your Android or iPhone

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The big game is Sunday and people all across the land are planning big Super Bowl parties… except those of you who can’t get to a TV for whatever reason. Fear not, we live in the future. And that means watching the Super Bowl on your phone. A few weeks...
How To Watch The Super Bowl On Your Android or iPhone

FreedomPop raises $7.5M to free you from carrier shackles (exclusive)

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The seemingly mythical FreedomPop, which aims to disrupt the mobile broadband landscape by offering freemium 4G service, is one step closer to reality. The company has raised $7.5 million in a first round of funding led by ManGrove and DCM, VentureBeat has learned. FreedomPop hopes to file its Form...
FreedomPop raises $7.5M to free you from carrier shackles (exclusive)

INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

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Standing outside the convention center, Mark was yelling out "Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi..." to the super connected crowd attending SXSW in Austin, Texas. His shirt says it all: "I'm Mark, I'm A 4G Hotspot." For the Internet-hungry, Mark is literally a walking hotspot. He has a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot hanging...
INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

VIDEO: The next high-tech global hot spot?

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While the UAE has had tech-successes like Cobone, US IT firm Cisco predicts the Palestinian territories are on the brink of becoming "the next high tech global hotspot"...
VIDEO: The next high-tech global hot spot?

HTC EVO 4G: Sprint’s First WiMAX Phone

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Sprint let some hot news fly at CTIA today: The first commercially available phone that will support the WiMAX next-generation cell network will be the HTC EVO 4G. It’s a powerhouse of a phone, running a 1GHz processor even more powerful than what’s under the hood of the Nexus...
HTC EVO 4G: Sprint’s First WiMAX Phone

Gadgetwise Blog: Karma Hotspot Gives Out Free Data

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The Karma Hotspot is a portable hotspot that gives away 100 megabytes of free data when you share it with new users....
Gadgetwise Blog: Karma Hotspot Gives Out Free Data

Amazon Talks Up Android Appstore Growth Ahead Of New Kindle Fire Announcement

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And Amazon’s pre-announcement PR onslaught continues. While the recent Kindle Fire leak may have ruined Amazon’s big surprise, the online retail giant is still working to position itself as a hotspot for Android developers, and has just released some new stats about the growth of its Android Appstore to back...
Amazon Talks Up Android Appstore Growth Ahead Of New Kindle Fire Announcement

Prior to the network, Sprint outs the LG Viper, its first LTE phone

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Following up on last week’s news that Sprint’s LTE field testing is nearly complete, the carrier announced pre-orders will start on April 12 for its first LTE handset. The LG Viper gains the distinction as the first LTE device for Sprint’s LTE network, even though the network itself isn’t expected...
Prior to the network, Sprint outs the LG Viper, its first LTE phone

Crowdfunding Sites Are Springing Up Like Dandelions

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On Thursday, President Obama is scheduled to sign the JOBS Act which makes it easier to raise funds online. (Although not as easy as the original bill would've made it.) Every day we hear from yet another crowdfunding site crowing about the situation. Most of them were alive and...
Crowdfunding Sites Are Springing Up Like Dandelions
Stoke's Wi-Fi Exchange gateway promises easier data offloading for mobile carriers and users

Boingo gravitates toward "free" Wi-Fi with Cloud Nine purchase

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Consumers are increasingly expecting free Wi-Fi in public spaces, so one of the world’s biggest hotspot providers is adjusting its business model accordingly. Boingo has acquired Cloud Nine Media, which manages sponsorship deals for Wi-Fi access in more than 6000 airports, hotels bars and restaurants in the U.S. and Canada....
Boingo gravitates toward "free" Wi-Fi with Cloud Nine purchase

An Instagram look behind the secret walls of North Korea

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Days after North Korea opened up its mobile data service to foreigners, Instagram is promoting some of the photos captured by the Associated Press’s Chief Photographer for Asia inside the country. While having a photographer share their work on the photo-sharing service isn’t necessarily a big thing, it’s rare that...
An Instagram look behind the secret walls of North Korea

Briefly: Sprint Tri-Fi hotspot, Pebble watch sells out

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Sprint and Sierra Wireless have announced the availability of the first mobile router to combine LTE and WiMAX 4G connections alongside 3G connectivity. The Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot will connect to Sprint's 4G network and will become available to customers starting May 18.......
Briefly: Sprint Tri-Fi hotspot, Pebble watch sells out
Karma's Share-And-Save Wi-Fi Scheme Is The Digital Answer To Mary Kay

Apple: Yes, The iPad Has WiFi Issues, Here Are Some Tips

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The iPad has been having some serious WiFi issues, with everyone and their dog complaining about its lack of signal awareness and sluggish network rejoin capabilities.Apple is now admitting to some of these issues today, by releasing new support documentation covering the problem of iPads not reconnecting to known WiFi...
Apple: Yes, The iPad Has WiFi Issues, Here Are Some Tips
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